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Blood supply at crisis level; several local drives planned

Several local blood drives are planned in the next few weeks as the American Red Cross tries to restock its supplies during what it calls “a national blood crisis.” McMinnville, Amity and ...

Dayton schools take a break; some Sheridan classes online

Some Yamhill County school districts are closing buildings or switching to online learning temporarily, with many staff members as well as students absent because of COVID or in quarantine related ...

Kristof granted his day in court

As May election preparations loom, the Supreme Court has signaled that a legal avenue is open for Nick Kristof and his plans to run for governor. Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum gave the green light ...

Organizers end effort to recall West Valley Fire board member

With the West Valley Fire District no longer performing its own services and a chief some members disliked gone from the district, organizers of a recall effort against West Valley Fire Board President ...

Republican, conservative money targets recall vote

By NICOLE MONTESANO Of the News-Register Right-wing politicians and organizations have been pouring money into the Newberg School Board recall election, with fliers attempting to link it to everything ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Columbus Elementary Skill Builder Danielle Vironen helps kindergartner Eli Godoi with a writing assignment. Vironen, a classified employee who is working on her master s degree, sometimes fills in for teachers at her school when other substitutes are not available.

Classified worker turned sub enjoys teaching duties

Danielle Vironen is planning to become a teacher when she finishes her master’s degree in 2023. She’s had a chance to get started early, though, substituting for absent teachers in the school ...

County health director: If you have symptoms, assume COVID

COVID-19 is surging in Yamhill County, dwarfing the highest numbers seen during last summer’s Delta variant surge, County Health and Human Services Director Lindsey Manfrin told a group of elected ...

What to do if you get sick with COVID-19

The Oregon Health Authority and Yamhill County are posting guidelines for people sick at home with COVID-19. The state has set up a call line, 866-917-881, for people with questions, either about health ...

Grand Ronde woman killed in Highway 22 crash

A Grand Ronde woman was killed early Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 22 in Polk County, about nine miles east of the Highway 18/22 interchange. She was identified as Elisabeth Robin, ...

Dayton cancels high school, junior high classes due to staff shortages

Dayton School District's high school and junior high will be closed Thursday, Jan. 13, due to staff shortages. The elementary school is open as usual today, but both schools will be closed Friday. Dayton ...

Commissioners push for changes to COVID website

County Commissioners Mary Starrett and Lindsay Berschauer sought on Thursday to add to the information provided by the county’s Public Health website about COVID-19, and include unproven home treatment ...

Board backs restoring tribe’s hunting rights

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday decided to postpone resuming in-person meetings for three weeks, given the massive surge of COVID-19 cases in the state, and agreed to support a bill in the U.S. ...

Man arrested in West Valley burglaries

A Willamina man was arraigned last Thursday in Yamhill County Circuit Court on charges that allege he burglarized multiple West Valley properties. Stephen Darrell Price, 34, was arrested at a rural Willamina ...

Police find wanted subject dead

McMinnville Police, who attempted to establish contact with a wanted subject at his residence in the southwest part of the city Friday afternoon, found him dead of a self-inflicted gunshot wound. The ...

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Missing tattoo artist found dead in Tigard

The body of Jesse Michael McFerran, a Lafayette resident who owns the Fancy Rabbit Art Collective tattoo business, 413 N.E. Third St., in McMinnville, was found Saturday in what Tigard Police described ...

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