Chemeketa, ferry closed; schools will continue distance learning

Head Start of Yamhill County will be closed Wednesday because of snowy weather. ------ School districts, including Yamhill Carlton and McMinnville, have announced that distance learning will continue ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Harry Fuller peers through a spotting scope for a closer look at a large group of birds resting at Baskett Slough. He suggests new birdwatchers use binoculars with at least 8x40 power.

Stopping by: Pecking order

Edges are the best places to view birds — where the edge of a city meets the edge of a forest or where the water meets the land, according to master birdwatcher Harry Fuller. Edges contain a buffet ...

Vaccinations to begin for educators

Teachers are expected to start getting COVID-19 vaccines late this week, according to Maryalice Russell, superintendent of the McMinnville School District. She said her district and Newberg will host ...

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Dozens voice opinions as county considers future of Yamhelas Trail

Yamhill County commissioners, who plan to consider the future of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail this week, have been flooded by letters from constituents. As of Monday afternoon, 35 people in support of ...

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Driver sentenced as a result of fatal crash

Sherri Gotcher Rains, sobbing as she spoke, told Christophere Davidson “you robbed the world of a kind soul” last September when he drove impaired and crashed his Jeep Cherokee in rural Yamhill ...

District says no snow days during distant learning

McMinnville students will not have snow days this winter, even if the area receives more than a dusting of snow. Since students are attending classes online, rather than in-person, there’s no need ...

Chamber asks council support in reopening of gyms, restaurants

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is urging the state to re-open fitness centers and restaurants for in-person services, and is seeking a letter of support from its city council, which it will discuss ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Guadalupe Najar receives a Moderna COVID-19 vaccine from Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue paramedic Jason Schurter with computer assistance from William Harmon during a recent vaccine clinic at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds.

Vaccine clinics running well, but allotments still short

Yamhill County has the capacity — thanks in part to an abundance of volunteers — to provide 4,000 to 5,000 doses of COVID-19 vaccine a week, according to Health and Human Services Director ...

Yamhill Fire District photo##A 13-year-old boy died in a three-alarm fire Sunday night in rural Yamhill.

Yamhill fire claims life of 13-year-old

A 13-year-old Yamhill boy died in a three-alarm fire Sunday night in the 17800 block of N.E. Stillers Mill Road. Several other residents escaped.

 

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Catie Anderson and Dave Hanson tend native plants outside the McMinnville Public Library during a work party Saturday, Jan. 23.

Native plant enthusiasts spruce up library garden

Members of the Oregon Native Plant Society spent some of their Saturday sprucing up the gardens around the McMinnville Public Library. The group planted native flora and made sure plants were labeled ...

7-Eleven disturbance results in jail sentence

A Sheridan man was sentenced to 30 days in the Yamhill County Jail for causing a disturbance in late November inside the downtown McMinnville 7-Eleven and fighting with police officers outside that resulted ...

Former Sunwest CEO's sentence commuted

Jon Herder, former owner of Salem-based Sunwest Management, which once owned six retirement and assisted living facilities in Yamhill County, including Hillside Retirement Community, had his 15 year sentence ...

County reports two more COVID deaths

Yamhill County reported another death from COVID-19 on Wednesday, along with 26 new cases. On Thursday, the county reported another death, and another 26 new cases, bringing the county to 48 deaths to ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Jason John, chief operating officer, chats with receptionist Hannah Forster in the companies McMInnville office. Hagan Hamilton has been named one of Oregon s Top 100 employers more than a dozen times.

Along the Street: Hagan Hamilton named a Top 100 employer - again

Hagan Hamilton Insurance Solutions has been named one of the Top 100 Employers in the state by Oregon Business Magazine for the 12th time in a row. The McMinnville company also received the award several ...

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