Yamhill to bring in superintendent finalists

Yamhill Carlton School District residents will have a chance to meet finalists for the superintendent job — Brad Berzinski, John Koch and YC High Principal Clint Raever— at a community ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register## At Los Molcajetes in downtown McMinnville, Javier Rangel arranges tables and chairs for Friday s return to indoor dining. The state has placed Yamhill County in the  High  risk level, which allow 25% occupancy in restaurants.

Struggling restaurants, other establishments reopen their doors to the public

Rogelio Gutierrez Martinez has witnessed many changes in the 13 years he’s owned Los Molcajetes, a Mexican restaurant on Third Street in downtown McMinnville, but nothing like the past year. Sales ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Jeri Harris of McMinnville dips her Melt Down grilled cheese sandwich into tomato bisque prepared by Brooks Wines chef Norma Buchholz.

Off to a gooey start

It may be freezing outside, but cheese is melting on grilled sandwiches all over Yamhill County. Diners eagerly started ordering Melt Down specials as the annual grilled cheese fundraiser for the county ...

Yamhill interviews superintendent finalists

The Yamhill Carlton School Board will interview six finalists for the superintendent's job this month. They are seeking a permanent superintendent to replace Charan Cline, who left the district in June ...

School board seats open in county

Candidates for school board seats around Yamhill County can file for election with the Yamhill County Clerk's Office. March 18 is the filing deadline for the May 18 election. School board positions that ...

Former Secretary of State George Shultz dies at 100

Former Secretary of State George Shultz died Saturday at his home in California. He was 100. His son and daughter-in-law, Peter and Marilyn Shultz, are longtime Carlton residents. The local connection ...

YC winemakers offer roses, rosé

Tiger Vines, the student-run vineyard and winery at Yamhill Carlton High School, is offering gifts for the Valentine’s Day holiday. “Rosé and Roses” includes a bottle of 2019 ...

Yamhill council to meet Wednesday

Yamhill City Council will meet via Zoom at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 10, in council chambers, 155 E. First St. Council members will consider implementing a public service fee and adding “dead ...

Video lottery reopening met with mixed reactions

Video lottery machines can operate in restaurants and bars closed for in-person dining in extreme risk counties, the Oregon Health Authority announced last week. Some businesses in Yamhill County ...

News-Register file photo##After months and months of discussion by county officials, proponents and opponents, the Yamhelas Trail has been canceled.

County commissioners officially end pursuit of Yamhelas Westsider trail

Yamhill County has ended its effort to pursue the Yamhelas Westsider Trail, and will have to repay the state more than $2 million it received in grants to purchase railroad right of way and for design ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register## Retired veterinarian Eric Witherspoon and his wife, Artist Annie Witherspoon - here at their home northwest of Yamhill - have supported each other since they met in college. They moved to Oregon in 1980 to open the Carlton vet Clinic.

Stopping by: Creatures great and small

Now retired, longtime Carlton vet fulfilled his 'James Herriot' dream

Shannon Beaucaire

Carlton negotiating with top choice for city manager

Carlton is negotiating with Shannon Beaucaire, its choice to fill the city manager position. Mayor Linda Watkins said Beaucaire’s small-town experience, including 3 1/2 years as city manager of ...

Submitted photo##Johnathan Calhoon is remembered as a  goofball with a big heart, who always had a smile on his face.

Yamhill community mourns loss, supports family

Brad Post said the Calhoon family of rural Yamhill reminds him of family he misses in Chicago. “It’s a tight-knit family,” Post said of the Calhoon’s. “I like their grit.” Johnathan ...

News-Register file photo##The bridge over Stag Hollow Creek, pictured here last August, is now 95% completed, but work is on hold.

Commissioners debate next move regarding Yamhelas Trail

Commissioners held an hours-long discussion about issues related to the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail on Thursday. During the session, Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer criticized staff at length about ...

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 ...

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