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Dave Merz, who runs Carlton Valley Honey, offers three varieties in his shop, all named for the flowers from which his bees collect nectar: poison oak, forest flowers and blackberry.

Sweet as honey

Dave Merz’s great-great-grandparents kept bees in Switzerland before they immigrated to the U.S. in the 1880s. Two generations later, Merz donned a protective hood and jacket and became a beekeeper ...

The buzz on bees and honey

* Bees can't see white or red. Beekeepers often uses hives that are white so they appear neutral, and non-threatening, to bees. Merz paints his hives pale yellow, aqua, green and gray to help his bees ...

Shop offers Carlton Valley Honey

Three kinds of honey are available from Dave Merz's Carlton Valley Honey shop. They are named for the flowers from which bees gathered nectar to make the honey: Poison oak, blackberry and wild forest. ...

Carlton approves zone change for housing project

CARLTON — City council members last week approved a zone change to allows an affordable housing nonprofit to apply for a 12-unit subdivision. The mayor and four council members voted yes to change ...

'It was the worst night of my life'

Jamie Rollins was at home in Dayton when he received a text message from his friend, Lacey Everett, on the night of Nov. 24, 2017. She had finished her shift at the former Zippy’s Pizza in Yamhill ...

Reach the Beach goes through Yamhill County Saturday

Three segments of the American Lung Association’s annual Reach the Beach “Cycle for Air” fundraising bike ride will start in Yamhill County Saturday morning. About 3,000 riders are expected ...

Yamhill shooting victim will carry bullet with him forever

David Trivelpiece rose from his seat and walked slowly, with a limp, to the witness stand in Judge John Collins’ courtroom. With a bullet still lodged in his neck, he testified Tuesday afternoon ...

Principals named in Mac, Y-C

McMinnville School District has hired Lauren Berg, a former McMinnville teacher, as principal of Wascher Elementary School in Lafayette. Berg, who has been principal of Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School ...

Y-C Elementary evacuated due to fan fire

CARLTON -- Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School was evacuated shortly before 2 p.m. because a fan caught fire. Carton and Yamhill firefighters responded to the fire alarm. The small fire in broke out in ...

Carlton approves zone change for housing project

CARLTON -- City council members last week approved a zone change to allows an affordable housing nonprofit to apply for a 12-unit subdivision. The mayor and four council members voted yes to change ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Zippy s Pizza shooting defendant Richard Mershon of Yamhill, left, confers with defense attorney Mark Pihl of McMinnville Wednesday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court.

Zippy's Pizza shooting defendant guilty of all 12 charges

Richard Mershon was found guilty by a unanimous vote of the jury on all 12 charges early Thursday evening as the Zippy’s Pizza shooting trial wrapped up after four days in Yamhill ...

Legion members from three counties gather in Carlton

CARLTON — American Legion members from Yamhill, Polk and Marion counties gathered in Carlton on Sunday for the District 2 spring meeting. Several Oregon Department leaders joined representatives ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Right across the street from the Carlton Bakery, a new bakery is going up. The two-story building also will hold offices upstairs.

Carlton Bakery project wins revitalization grant

CARLTON — A new building in Carlton has received a full-funding grant from Oregon Heritage, a division of the state Parks and Recreation Department, according to the Carlton Business Association. The ...

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A Massachusetts newspaper ran a photo when Jane Day and two of her brothers joined the service during World War II. Carol Prendergast and 
Susan Day of Yamhill are Jane s niece; their father, John, is on the 
right and their uncle, Thomas, on the left.

Yamhill women want recognition for nurse cadets

When Carol Prendergast and Susan Day were girls, the Yamhill sisters loved hearing stories about their aunt’s service in World War II. Jane Day, their father’s sister, served her country in ...

Carlton Council to meet Tuesday

CARLTON -- Council members will open a public hearing on a proposed zone change and comprehensive plan amendment when they meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in Carlton City Hall. The hearing will be part of a public ...

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