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Principal Clint Raever congratulates Laticia Garcia, one of the salutatorians, as she begins her speech during Yamhill Carlton High School’s graduation Sunday afternoon.

At YC, sun and smiles emerge

The clouds opened up and rain fell just as Yamhill Carlton High School’s Class of 2021 walked onto the football field Sunday afternoon. But the sprinkles soon stopped and the sun emerged, ...

As much pomp as circumstances allow

Yamhill County high schools will hold their graduations in the next two weeks. The ceremonies, which were drastically altered in 2020 because of the pandemic, will look much more like normal this year ...

Challengers win election to McMinnville School Board

Challengers Jason Bizon and Abbie Warmbier won seats on the McMinnville School Board Tuesday night, according to unofficial election results released by the Yamhill County Clerk’s Office. Bizon, ...

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Beverly Cleary event planned in Yamhill

On May 15, “A Walk with Beverly” will feature multiple events in downtown Yamhill from 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. The Yamhill Downtown Association will hold a grand opening of its self-guided Beverly ...

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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