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Carlton police Chief Kevin Martinez is all smiles as he takes a breakfast order from a  student at the Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School Tuesday morning. Police visit the school frequently so students know then as friendly faces.

Police, chocolate milk draw kids for breakfast

CARLTON -- As soon as Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School opened its front doors Tuesday, students rushed in and lined up for breakfast. Eighty to 85 children usually eat the morning meal at the 360-student ...

Yamhill Council to meet, hold public hearing

YAMHILL — The Yamhill City Council will hold a public hearing on a proposed zone change and subdivision permit Wednesday, Nov. 6. The hearing will open at the start of the council’s regular ...

Along the Street: Horse Radish reopens in new location, adds dinner

Owners of the Horse Radish in Carlton have moved the restaurant a few doors down from 211. W. Main St. to its new location at 119 W. Main St. The restuarant also added a dinner menu, available Thursday, ...

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Child predator sting nabs two local men

HILLSBORO — McMinnville and Newberg residents were among nine men arrested by the Washington County Sheriff’s Office related to a child predator sting. Investigators posed on a variety of ...

County trail decision remanded again

Yamhill County punted too many important questions to the master planning process for the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled this week, and must instead address ...

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Rae/News-Register ##Farmer Bryan Schmidt holds up a fence post he said he found in the nearby bushes after contractors for the county drove an excavator through his fence across the county s former railroad right of way. Schmidt said the contractor destroyed a large swath of his fence, allowing his cattle to escape.

Farmer alleges county contractors smashed his fence

YAMHILL -- Yamhill farmer Bryan Schmidt is alleging that contractors working for the county smashed through his pasture fence and allowed his cows to escape. The fence is situated across a former railroad ...

Case law tips Carlton drug case

A Carlton drug case has unraveled in the face of legal precedents, leading to dismissal of charges against two of three defendants. Carlton police served a search warrant at a residence near Yamhill-Carlton ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##During the tournament, 14-month-old Tyson Smalley tries to participate by grabbing the pink and black bean bags and throwing them.

Tournament kicks off Breast Cancer Awareness month

About 26 teams entered the second-annual Paint Mac Pink cornhole tournament on Saturday, an event that kicked off Breast Cancer Awareness Month. The With Courage organization sponsors celebration during ...

Yamhill County photographer enters California plea

Yamhill County photographer Robert Koester entered a plea last week in San Diego County Superior Court to three felonies, including possession of child pornography, rape and sexual battery, and agreed ...

Carlton council to meet Tuesday

CARLTON — The city council will meet for a training at 6 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 1, then hold a business session at 7 p.m. Both will be open to the public in Carlton City Hall. During the business meeting, ...

Carlton Legion honors local first responders

CARLTON — In addition to hosting an American Legion memorial for victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, Carlton Memorial 173 Post also honored local first responders earlier this month. The ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##The granery in central Carlton now is the home to  Flâneur Winery. Owners spent more than a year renovating the 100-year-old site.

Along the Street: Carlton grain elevator now home of winery

Carlton’s 100-year-old grain elevator has become the home of Flâneur Winery. Winery owner Marty Doerschlag bought the building in 2013 and has spent the last year and a half renovating the ...

Carlton ends water restrictions

CARLTON — Residents no longer need to consult the calendar before watering their lawns. Carlton ended water restrictions Wednesday. The city had limited water use to odd/even days, by address, for ...

Submitted photo##Joined by Carlton Police officers, American Legion members Angel Mendoza from McMinnville and Renee Ohler of the Carlton Memorial Post preside over the 9/11 memorial that was repeated in Carlton Wednesday afternoon  after being held in McMinnville that morning. The Carlton post also honored an outstanding law enforcement officer and firefighter.

Veterans remember 9/11

American Legion members in McMinnville and Carlton on Wednesday remembered the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the thousands who’ve since died as ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Clint Raever said he s excited for his new job as principal of Yamhill-Carlton High School.

YC the right fit for new principal

New principal says post opened at the right time and place

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