Commissioners just say no to mushroom ballot measure

Rural Yamhill County voters won’t see a ballot measure on psilocybin mushrooms this November, although residents of several cities in the county will. Commissioners agreed unanimously on Thursday ...

Submitted photo##New Yamhill Fire Chief Trampas Bergstrom.

Yamhill Fire Board fires longtime chief

The Yamhill Fire District Board voted unanimously Monday night to oust Brian Jensen as its chief after 18 years leading the district. The agency immediately named assistant chief Trampas Bergstrom ...

Shots fired in Southeast McMinnville

McMinnville Police responded about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, to a shots fired call in the area of Southeast Davis and Debbie streets. A residence in the 400 block of Debbie and a vehicle parked ...

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Pedestrians, a truck and cars take turns using the busy Highway 47/Main Street intersection in Carlton. Currently, northbound traffic turns left and makes two 90-degree turns to go through town. Under ODOT’s plans to reroute Highway 47, vehicles will go straight north, then make two gently curves leading to the path out of town. Carlton residents said safety for pedestrians should be a priority of the project.

Carlton residents call for safety on rerouted 47

Highway 47 will be rerouted, moving trucks and other traffic around downtown Carlton, rather than through the downtown business district, ODOT officials confirmed Tuesday night during a presentation ...

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Kristof creates PAC to direct job-training funding

Yamhill farmer and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Nick Kristof reports that his apples and grapes weathered the spring cold, and the crop looks good. Meanwhile, he is plowing former campaign ...

Willamina hosts city-wide garage sale

The Willamina Economic Improvement District and the city will host a community garage sale Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19-20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 30 participants are expected. Willamina Christian ...

Graphic novelist to speak

Graphic novelist Jonathan Case will present his new work, “Little Monarchs,” at the McMinnville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meeting on Sunday, Aug. 14. The meeting will start ...

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Retro Pizza offers wings, burgers and, of course, pizza on Trade Street in Amity. Arcade games also are featured.

Along the Street: Business changes

Susan Goodwin, who creates one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, has moved her showroom to a new location, 222 N.E. Evans St., downtown McMinnville. “My display changes continuously, since every piece is ...

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Justin Dililngham fills a glass at the bar of the Blue Moon, where many regulars meet to socialize, eat and have a drink.

Blue Moon over century mark

!00th birthday party Saturday

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Artists Elide Rivera Sanchez, left, and Allison McClay put the final touches on the new SMART mural at McMinnville Public Library. It will be dedicated at 1:30 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 14.

SMART dedicates new mural at Mac library

If McMinnville’s newest complete mural were a book, it would be an anthology. A wide selection of themes spans the McMinnville Library wall on Northwest Adams Street. Mural artists Allison McClay ...

Speaker explains history of Chinese in Mac in the 19th cen

A group of about 50 people glimpsed a little-known part of Yamhill County history — the life and times of 19th and 20th century Chinese immigrants — in a talk in the historic ballroom ...

Rock of Ages to host Fun Festival Saturday

usic and activities for all ages are planned at the Rock of Ages Fun Festival starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Valley View Retirement Village west of McMinnville, 15600 S.W. Rock of ...

Mt. Mazama Street shooting officers identified

Cpl. Brett Rudolph and Det. Evan Burt have been identified as the two McMinnville Police officers who returned fire Saturday, July 30, as Dillan Cashman allegedly fired about 200 rounds from multiple weapons ...

Dayton to host city/county dinner

The Dayton City Council will host the August Yamhill County/City Dinner Thursday, Aug. 18, at Stoller Family Estate, 16161 N.E. McDougall Road, Dayton. A social hour will start at 6:30, followed by dinner ...

Ombudsman sought to help elderly

The office of the Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman is looking for volunteers in Yamhill County, as well as across the state. Volunteer ombudsmen help protect the rights of seniors and others who are living ...

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