Berschauer withdraws demand for trail bridge engineering audit

After talking with the manager of the contractor the county hired to build a bridge over Stag Hollow Creek for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Yamhill County Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer told her colleagues ...

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Four hopefuls eye seat on Y-C School Board

Three Yamhill residents and a Carlton resident are running for election to Position 4 on the Yamhill-Carlton School District Board on the Tuesday, May 18, special district ballot. Incumbent William ...

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 ...

Yamhill council to discuss police fee

Yamhill City Council members will discuss a proposed $5 a month police service fee when they meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 14. The public meeting will be held via Zoom. A link is available on the city ...

Board seeks grant audit; says no to LUBA appeal

Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday told staff they want estimates for the costs of conducting both an engineering assessment of a partially built bridge, and a forensic audit of county staff’s ...

Carlton expects water, sewer rate hike

Carlton residents and businesses users will see a hike in water and sewer bills each year in order to pay for current operations and infrastructure improvements, a water rate consultant told the city council ...

Carlton Farms open, monitoring

The Carlton Farms meat plant is up and running again after being cleared out Monday by a carbon monoxide leak that sent 11 workers to the hospital and sickened six others. McMinnville Fire Department ...

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Area firefighters and EMTs treat members of the Carlton Farms staff following a carbon monoxide leak at the meat packing plant near Carlton Monday morning. Eleven workers were taken to hospitals and 17 total were treated. The plant was closed the rest of the day as firefighters made sure CO was no longer lingering inside.

17 sickened in CO leak at Carlton meat plant

A carbon monoxide leak sickened 17 employees at Carlton Farms Monday morning. The meat packing plant closed temporarily and ambulances took 11 people to area hospitals. Everyone was evacuated before 11:30 ...

Carlton council to hear water rate study

Carlton City Council members will hear a water rate analysis presentation when they meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 6. The public session will be held via Zoom, with a link available on the city website, ...

A few Easter egg hunts spring up

The Easter Bunny will be hippity-hopping through Yamhill County on Saturday, hiding candy-filled eggs and other surprises for children to find in several cities. Because of continuing pandemic restrictions, ...

Yamhill mulls police service fee

Yamhill City Council is considering adding a $5 a month “police services fee” to fund equipment and other needs. The fee would generate $25,260 in the first year, Police Chief Greg Graven ...

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Horse owner indicted on 55 counts of animal neglect

A Carlton woman who allegedly provided inadequate care for 48 horses on her Northeast Hendricks Road property has been indicted on 55 counts of second-degree animal neglect by a Yamhill County Grand Jury. She ...

Courtesy Cleary Family Archive##Beverly Cleary at work. The Yamhill native was known for books such as  Ramona Quimpy, Age 8  and  The Mouse on the Motorcycle.

Locals remember ‘Girl From Yamhill’

Beloved children’s author Beverly Cleary, who was born in McMinnville and spent several years of her childhood in Yamhill, died Friday, March 25, in Carmel, California. She was 104 and would have ...

ODOT turns down invite to negotiate repayment with board

Representatives from the Oregon Transportation Department declined a request from county commissioners to attend this week’s board meeting, to publicly negotiate how the county will repay ...

McMinnville man killed in Highway 47 crash; three injured

A McMinnville man was killed and three others were injured Tuesday morning in a two-vehicle head-on crash on Highway 47, north of Yamhill, in the Cove Orchard area. The Oregon State Police identified ...

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