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Council selects Jessica Payne to fill vacant seat

 

Downtown Economic District renewed, along with resolution to put services charge in place

COVID cases see sharp increase this week

Although in mid-June Oregon Health & Science University confidently forecast that COVID-19 cases numbers in Oregon “appear to have crested,” and case numbers dropped slightly between June ...

Willamina celebrates the Fourth from daylight to dusk

Jack Scott, chairperson of the Willamina Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Committee, said it just doesn’t seem right that a community which for years has prided itself on being recognized ...

Commissioners to vote on ending term limits in July

Yamhill County Commissioners decided Thursday to vote on ending term limits for some elected officials at their July 14 meeting. In the meantime, they are asking the public for its thoughts on ending term ...

Wiles succeeds Easterday as presiding judge

Judge Cynthia Easterday is stepping down as Yamhill County Circuit Court Presiding Judge. She will continue in her role as one of the judges in the 25th District. The Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme ...

Two suspects break into Willamina market

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at Willamina’s Center Market, 180 N.E. Main Street, around midnight Monday, June 27. The pair allegedly stole about $2,500 work ...

McMinnville man killed in two-vehicle crash

A McMinnville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99W at Northeast Riverside Drive, according to McMinnville Police. The victim was identified as Michael David Page, 70, ...

 
Worried, optimistic about wine grape crop

After suffering frost and snow in April, a warmer than usual winter and a cool, wet spring, wine country grape growers are concerned … uncertain … confident … hopeful … about ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Friday, July 1] Yamhill County reported 32 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the county to a total to date of 19,682 cases and 227 deaths. *** [Thursday, June 30] Yamhill County reported 43 new ...

FCI inmates initiate hunger strike

Eighty people incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution-Sheridan began protesting extensive lockdowns in their cells, inadequate meals, limited medical care and restricted access to computers ...

 
National commander visits local Legion

Local American Legion members welcomed their national commander June 28, giving him a tour of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museums as well as the McMinnville, Sheridan and Carlton Legion posts. “It’s ...

 
Stopping by: Walking toward retirement

Steve Long figures he walks about four miles a day in his job as manager of the McMinnville Habitat for Humanity ReStore — walking from his office to the front desk to talk to one of the volunteers, ...

 
Relay For Life renews local fight against cancer

Event at Dayton draws 300 people, seeks more volunteers for future fundraisers

Along the Street: Dessert contest planned, with superhero theme

The See Ya Later Foundation’s children’s baking contest will feature a super hero theme. The dessert competition asks fifth through 12th graders to “bake something that portrays ...

Band of Brothers to meet

The McMinnville Band of Brothers group will hear about the ramifications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at its next meeting, Thursday, July 7. The meeting will be open to veterans and their spouses ...

 
Mural honors librarian, volunteer

The crowd gathered on Cowls Street Friday could hardly wait for the unveiling of the new mural honoring the late Rose Marie Caughran, McMinnville librarian, tree advocate and dedicated volunteer. Neither ...

Professors group censures Linfield

University dismisses claims by AAUP over firing of Daniel Pollack-Pelzner

McMinnville man killed in two-vehicle crash

A McMinnville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99W at Northeast Riverside Drive, near Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, according to McMinnville Police. The victim ...

FCI inmate dies

An inmate at the Federal Correctional Institution/Sheridan minimum security Satellite Camp died early Tuesday morning, according to a prison official. He was identified as Dylan Joseph Jardin, 25, who ...

Dayton Friday Nights will resume July 1

Dayton Friday Nights, the weekly gatherings in the park for music, food and fun, will resume July 1. Activities will run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Blockhouse Park in downtown Dayton. Food, crafts and ...

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Turning her world upside down

AMITY – For an outgoing and ambitious athlete like Amity’s Haley Vanderzanden, the COVID-19 pandemic completely altered her day-to-day life. Aside from her career in volleyball and ...

 
‘It’s been rough’ Dayton’s Benji Hudson critical of COVID restrictions

DAYTON – As an all-state athlete in soccer, basketball, baseball and track and field, Dayton’s Benji Hudson didn’t appear affected by the ongoing restrictions of the COVID-19 ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, June 24 KP No. 1: Vern Brockman KP No. 3: Charlie Nagely KP No. 7: Les Toth LP No. 9: Charlie Nagely LP No. 5: Roland Vorrath LD No. 8 Red: Vern Brockman LD ...

Sports briefs

Dayton hosts JBO playoff tournament The Dayton Junior Baseball Organization (JBO) will host district playoffs for the Senior National and Minor National leagues next weekend. The Pirates feature a pair ...

 
The importance of high school athletics

SHERIDAN – If there’s one lesson learned from the COVID-19 pandemic, Sheridan’s Gavin Anderson hopes it’s an understanding of the positive impact of high school sports. The ...

 
Missed experiences: Last two years didn't meet expectations for Mac's Angevine

The past two years weren’t how Lucy Angevine envisioned upperclassman life at McMinnville High School. She expected to share memorable experiences with her friends and teammates during pep ...

 
Willamina Mud Drag results

WILLAMINA – A total of 82 vehicles competed in Saturday’s Willamina Mud Drags and Boggs, with Outlaw Racing capturing the Top Team Award for overall performance. The annual racing event included ...

 
'Day in, day out' Randy Gibson reaches pinnacle of high jump with tireless effort

SHERIDAN – For the past three Athlete of the Year features, a common theme of hard work proved a central aspect during the breakout seasons of Hallee Hughes, Ky Hoskinson and Brynn McManus. Today’s ...

 
A new perspective

YAMHILL – When the COVID-19 pandemic erased many of Olivia Southard’s social and athletic opportunities in 2020 and 2021, the Yamhill-Carlton standout gained a new appreciation for high ...

 
Nelson calls COVID lockdowns 'damaging' to mental, physical health

WILLAMINA – Over a year after COVID-19 restrictions forced Willamina High School to online learning and placed a hold on athletic competitions, Spyre Nelson feels certain they placed a tremendous ...

Senior golf scores, 6-24-22

Cross Creek Golf Course, Dallas, Wednesday, June 8 Front nine KP No. 4: Lynn Foster KP No. 7: Jim Givens LP No. 8: Larry Peterson LP No. 9: Doug Halsebo Low Gross No. 1: Matt Dunckel 40 LG No. 1: ...

Jerami Grant to be traded to Blazers

By TIM REYNOLDS AP Sports A person with knowledge of the situation said the Detroit Pistons have agreed to trade Olympic gold medalist Jerami Grant to the Portland Trail Blazers, with the biggest part ...

Winker homers again, Mariners blank A

By Michael Wagaman AP Sports OAKLAND — Jesse Winker homered for the second straight day, Cal Raleigh also connected and the Seattle Mariners won consecutive games for the first time in more than ...

 
One of the greatest

Brynn McManus’ numerous Class 6A hitting records tell only a fractional part of her incredible story. McMinnville’s star shortstop earned the News-Register’s Softball Athlete ...

All-State Baseball: Hoskinson named Player of the Year in 6A; 10 local athletes earn honors

Ten Yamhill Valley high school baseball players, including Class 6A Player of the Year Ky Hoskinson, received all-state recognition for their efforts during the 2022 spring season. Hoskinson, who pitched ...

Y-C’s Preston, Hurley balance all-star duties with graduation

The Class 1A, 2A, 3A OSAA Senior All-Star baseball West team, with Yamhill-Carlton High School standouts Wyatt Hurley and Jacob Preston on the squad, swept the East team in three games over Saturday and ...

 
Hoskinson’s dominance led Mac to historic season

“Memories. So many good memories.” Those were the words McMinnville senior Ky Hoskinson used to describe his final baseball season in a Grizzly uniform. The right-handed pitcher couldn’t ...

 
McManus named 6A Co-Player of the Year; Antle earns 3A’s top award

When the all-state softball lists were released earlier this week, Yamhill County’s top players were justly rewarded for their breakout spring seasons. Two local athletes – McMinnville’s ...

 
Learning from the best: Athlete of the Year Hallee Hughes teaches the finer points of javelin

WILLAMINA – For this spring’s Girls Track and Field Athlete of the Year feature on Willamina junior Hallee Hughes, I decided on a fresh approach. Hallee has earned her fair share of ...

Sports briefs

Hoskinson to play in All-Star Series McMinnville’s Ky Hoskinson has been invited to compete in the 2022 Richardson Oregon All-Star Series June 18-19 at Oregon State University’s Goss Stadium. ...

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