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2016 NFMS/AFMS "Treasures of the Northwest" Rocks, Minerals, & Fossils Show

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday July 29th-31st

2016 NFMS/AFMS "Treasures of the Northwest" rocks, minerals, & fossils Show, hosted by Willamette Agate & Mineral Show! Hundreds of displays, field trips, silent auctions, and dealers galore!

$4 admission (12 and under are free), or $10 for a 3-day pass. Located at the Linn County Fair and Expo building, 3700 Knox Butte Rd., Albany, OR.

For more information, please visit www.wamsi.org, or call/email Janice VanCura (Show Chair) at 541-753-2401/jvancura@peak.org.

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Top Stories

City may tighten downtown parking

The McMinnville City Council is planning to crack down on drivers who try to move their cars to different parking spots to avoid tickets. Councilors will to discuss local parking rules at tonight’s ...

Mac board seat filled

Carson Benner, who has been an active supporter of McMinnville schools for more than a decade, has been named to a vacant seat on the school board. He was chosen July 18 night to replace Stan ...

 
Hikers raise money for Homeward Bound Pets

Nearly 90 hikers -- and many dogs -- walked wooded trails during the Timberland Trek 4 Tails, Saturday's fundraiser for Homeward Bound Pets. Property owners Dale and Jenny Thornton offered their land ...

 
Hard work pays off for graduate

Renee Myers, one of the valedictorians in McMinnville High School’s Class of 2016, considered several colleges.  She visited Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and contemplated the ...

Repair of private vehicle triggered county probe

Yamhill County Public Works Director John Phelan told the News-Register that he had been placed on administrative leave July 19 over an allegation that he used the county shop to perform a repair on his ...

DEQ meets with dump opponents

A meeting between state air quality officials and local landfill opponents had a tense start Wednesday, when the state Department of Environmental Quality told participants the volume of complaints ...

ONPA awards 20 honors to NR

The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association presented 20 individual honors and its top sweepstakes award to the News-Register at its annual conference last week. The News-Register has claimed the ...

Pot shop greenlighted by planners

The McMinnville School District owns and operates a set of tennis courts on Northeast 11th Street, but the McMinnville Planning Commission decided on a 4-2 vote Thursday that the courts should not prohibit ...

Carlton plans National Night Out Aug. 2

CARLTON -- Island music will be playing Aug. 2 during Carlton’s annual National Night Out event, a gathering designed to encourage good relationships between neighbors and between community members ...

 
Riverbend pressing ahead with expansion bid

Despite another remand this month by the state Land Use Board of Appeals, Riverbend Landfill and parent Waste Management remain confident they will ultimately prevail with their expansion plan, ...

IPNC kicks off this weekend

Wine enthusiasts from far-flung corners of the world will pour into McMinnville this weekend for the 30th International Pinot Noir Celebration, being held at Linfield College. They are expected ...

Pot-laced brownies lead to charges

A woman who allegedly served marijuana-infused brownies to two unsuspecting teens, forcing them to seek emergency medical care for “acute THC intoxication,” is now facing two felony counts ...

Man charged with thefts, burglaries

A Carlton man has been accused of stealing and selling property from two homes near McMinnville. James Leroy Bogosian, 31, has been charged in connection with the theft and sale of tools, guitars, coins, ...

Trial date set in street race case

A trial date was set Thursday for street racing suspects Jeremy Gavlin Hopper and Andrew Robert Dean Olsen, who are facing one count each of first-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, fourth-degree ...

 
Down commits to museum purchase

Utah businessman Steve Down, high bidder at $10.9 million, has formally committed to purchase the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum’s water park and space hall facilities. Down had been given ...

 
Bonamici touts healthy meals for kids

Making sure children receive healthful food today will pay off in the future, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, said when she visited McMinnville’s summer lunch program Tuesday. Bonamici donned ...

County places public works chief on leave

Yamhill County Public Works Director John Phelan was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday. The action came one day after the county cancleled a meeting at which Phelan was to brief the ...

Latest Sports

 
Zoom! - Kart racing in Mac this weekend

McMinnville’s Mason Smark takes practice laps around the kart track at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Wednesday in preparation for his race Sunday, July 24. Qualifying begins at 11 a.m. with racing ...

 
Grizzly JBO crunch West Albany in first round, 11-1

SHERWOOD - In a clash of number one seeds, McMinnville will meet Clackamas in the second round of the 12 and under Junior Baseball Organization state tournament on Friday at 6:30 pm after its decisive ...

 
Michael Abeyta’s busy ‘summer camp’ adventure

Named outstanding wrestler of Western regional tourney

 
Closer to home

McMinnville’s Sitton is back in the Pacific Northwest after signing with Mariners

 
Mac JBO teams advance to state

McMinnville’s Junior Federal (12 and under) Grizzly baseball team earned a trip to the state championships where the top eight teams will play beginning Thursday at Hopkins Elementary Field in Sherwood. The ...

Oswald to coach Willamina football

With Willamina football coming off three consecutive 1-8 seasons, Athletic Director Jerry Buczynski has been searching for a new head coach to lead the program. A few candidates were considered for ...

 
Off to the rodeo!

Y-C graduates Ouska, Sauers, set to compete in national finals next week

 
Grizzlies lose in Harlow’s farewell

WEST LINN – McMinnville head baseball coach Jordan Harlow’s three seasons at the helm are officially over after Wednesday night’s doubleheader against West Linn. Harlow’s ...

 
Grizzlies take three in home stand

After victories over Glencoe and Mountain View on Friday and Canby on Saturday, the Hyder Dental Grizzlies played Canby again for the tournament championship Sunday morning at Linfield College’s ...

 
Look at those turkeys trot

Racers depart from McMinnville’s City park to begin the 8K division of the McMinnville Turkey Trot on Saturday, July 9. Devon Wilson of McMinnville won the 8K race with a time of 31 minutes flat; ...

 
2016 All-Valley Baseball Athlete of the Year

Strikeout machine: McMinnville’s Mechals transitions to starting, stardom, with ease

 
Willamina Valve Cover Races results

Willamina Fourth of July Valve Cover Races ResultsJuly 4, 2016Youth ClassFirst place: JoJo Lauer, SheridanSecond place: Sylvie Berry, WillaminaThird place: Cambira Hulbutt, SheridanAdult ClassFirst place: ...

 
2016 All-Valley Softball Athlete of the Year

Haley Couch’s season in two words: total domination

 
Clowning around at the St. Paul Rodeo

ST. PAUL – JJ Harrison has taken an interesting Journey to become rodeo’s funny man and protector of bull riders. The crowd at the St. Paul Rodeo during the Independence Day weekend might never ...

Harlow, Seifert resign coaching jobs

Mac baseball head coach departs to run Linfield JV team; softball skipper seeking more time with family

An Olympic Performance

Young track stars shine at Junior Olympics in Portland; 30 move on to regional round

 
Grizzlies claw back against Aloha

Timely hits, Smith’s pitching gem guide Hyder Dental to doubleheader sweep

 
The Roar of Competition

It’s more than just getting dirty for mud racers of Willamina

 
Hot-hitting Grizz drop two in Sandy

SANDY – Despite returning home with a pair of losses, McMinnville’s Hyder Dental Grizzlies found some much needed offensive firepower in their Friday OIBA doubleheader against the Sandy Pioneers ...

 
2016 All-Valley Boys Track and Field Athletes of the Year

Hollywood at Hayward: A battle of brothers and a surprise state champion made the truth better than any fiction at the 2016 OSAA Track and Field State Championships

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