McMinnville school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members will discuss after school and summer school programs when they meet in a work session at 7:30 p.m. Monday, April 26. The board also will hear reports on capacity and assessments. For ...

County invites vaccine appointments

Yamhill County Public Health is having a vaccine clinic Thursday and there astill may be appointments available. Event Date: Thursday April 22nd Location:  McMinnville High School ...

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Crews respond to Organic Valley Creamery fire; crews remain on site hours later

Multiple units responded Tuesday afternoon to a three-alarm fire at McMinnville's Organic Valley Creamery, 700 North Highway 99W. Firefighters were still working on the property early Wednesday morning.  The ...

County to purchase seats for bus stops

Yamhill County is spending $51,940 to purchase 80 seats for bus stops throughout the county, as part of its ongoing effort to improve transit services. The cost includes shipping. Transit Manager ...

Willamina renews sheriff’s office contract

The Willamina City Council renewed its fiscal year contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office for law enforcement services through June 2022 at this month’s regular meeting. During ...

Fire board extends contract with Chief Hertel

The Sheridan/Southwestern Polk/West Valley tri-district has extended Chief Fred Hertel’s contract through June 30, 2024. The agreement was revised at this month’s Zoom board meeting. Hertel’s ...

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Three seek school board Position 1

Three people, the incumbent and two challengers, are seeking election to Position 1 on the McMinnville School District Board of Directors. Voters will decide among incumbent Yanira Vera, who was appointed ...

Blue sends anti-abuse message

Community members are asked to wear blue Wednesday, April 21, to demonstrate support for child abuse prevention. Blue is the color of Child Abuse Prevention Month, which runs though April. Blue pinwheels, ...

Bicyclist struck by truck, killed

An adult male McMinnville bicyclist was struck and killed by a commercial truck shortly before 6 a.m. Friday in the area of Northeast Baker and Fifth streets. The victim was identified as Donald “Donnie” ...

As Champion Team closes, another nonprofit steps in

By NICOLE MONTESANO AND DORA TOTOIAN Of the News-Register Champion Team, a nonprofit supporting people experiencing homelessness and other challenges, will dissolve at the end of this month and move ...

County reports another death, additional cases

Yamhill County reported 46 new cases of COVID-19 from Saturday to Monday, and one death. According to the Oregon Health Authority, a 58-year-old man diagnosed on Feb. 19 died April 7. He had underlying ...

Commissioners considering ending trail master plan work

Yamhill County Commissioners last week proposed ending a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, but delayed a vote so staff can again ask Oregon Department of Transportation if doing so will obligate ...

Over 100 students exposed to COVID in Willamina

Three Willamina High School students and one other student were diagnosed with COVID-19, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the News-Register Friday. Additionally, the baseball and ...

Adult bicyclist struck and killed in McMinnville

An adult male bicyclist was struck and killed by a commercial motor vehicle shortly before 6 a.m. Friday in the area of Northeast Baker and Fifth streets in McMinnville. The 24-year-old victim ...

County will replace all planned J&J vaccine doses with Moderna

Health officials across Oregon and the country are making hasty plans to replace all Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine doses with Moderna or Pfizer, after learning Tuesday that the Centers for Disease ...

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