Bull elk skeleton found near Yamhill, OSP seeks info

The Oregon State Police is seeking information about skeletal remains of a bull elk discovered earlier this month north of Yamhill. Evidence indicates the elk was killed during the first two weeks of ...

Carlton native Tom Jernstedt, known as the ‘Father of Final Four’, dies at 75

Tom Jernstedt, Carlton’s “Father of the Final Four,” died on Saturday. He was 75. A member of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame and pioneer of the NCAA Division I men’s ...

Yamhill County commissioners hold record open in Yamhill house permit hearing

At the request of opponents, county commissioners on Thursday agreed after a lengthy hearing to allow another week of written testimony on a proposal to build a house in rural Yamhill. Applicant Steven ...

Winegrowers Association supports food bank

An $8,000 donation from the Yamhill-Carlton Winegrowers Association will help the YC Storehouse continue supplying dozens of people who need food and supplies every month. Volunteers from the Carlton-based ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Carlton residents met at the fire house in February to discuss the rerouting of Highway 47.

Carlton will wait for ODOT to consider Westside truck bypass

Carlton City Council members on Tuesday briefly considered asking voters to state their preferences for the path Highway 47 takes through town — along Main Street downtown, as the state ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Initial construction of the Stag Hallow Creek bridge along the planned Yamhelas Westsider Trail.

Commissioners approve Yamhelas trail planning grant

Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday voted to accept a grant from the state Department of Transportation to develop a master plan for the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Commissioners Casey Kulla and Rick ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus in July.

Filing deadlines approach for candidates in city races

Deadlines are approaching for filing for Yamhill County city offices. Candidates must file this month to run for mayor or city council openings. The last date for filing varies by city. To run for a ...

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Two charged in theft of tools, guns, 1958 Chevy

Two men were arrested for running a burglary and theft ring targeting Yamhill County in May after sheriff’s deputies recovered more than $50,000 in stolen goods, including a fully restored 1958 Chevrolet ...

Carlton council to discuss vote on Highway 47

Carlton City Council will hold a special meeting tonight to take care of several items left over from the Aug. 4 meeting. During the Zoom session, the council will discuss having voters choose whether ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill City Recorder Lori Gilmore (right) counts votes from the city s biennial caucus.

Yamhill caucus chooses slate of candidates

About 40 Yamhill residents gathered in Beulah Park Wednesday night to choose a slate of candidates for the Nov. 3 election. Yamhill is one of only a few places that uses the caucus system to select candidates ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Organizer Shai Sesay McDonough speaks at a Juneteenth celebration in Newberg.

Dozens celebrate Juneteenth in Newberg

Growing up in Yamhill County, adopted into a white family, Shai Sesay McDonough didn’t celebrate Juneteenth. She only learned about the holiday when she began researching Black history on her own ...

Carlton will discuss loan, new city hall

Carlton City Council will hold a special meeting Tuesday, June 23, to discuss a grant for businesses affected by coronavirus closures as well as plans for a new $4 million city hall. The city received ...

Yamhill will hold caucus to nominate mayor, councilors

Yamhill citizens will gather in Beulah Park to choose candidates for mayor and city council on Wednesday, July 8. Residents will nominate candidates for the seats now held by mayor Yvette Potter and council ...

County reissues Yamhelas trail bridge contract

Over objections by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved a new contract for bridge construction, in a 2-1 vote. Commissioner Mary Starrett ...

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