Before a packed audience Thursday morning, the Yamhill County commissioners announced they were postponing a decision until April 2 on whether to allow expansion of Riverbend Landfill. On the advice of ...


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Alpacas are coming to Vineyard Heights!

Friday, April 10th at 2:00 pm

Barbara and Randy Coleman will be bringing some of their herd to our community and plan to speak about the animals and their care. They will also talk about wools and fibers to engage all those interested in knitting and spinning. Check them out at www.wingsandaprayeralpacas.com 345 SW Hill Road McMinnville; 503.435.1000 activities@vineyardheightsassistedliving.com

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N-R appeals county's public record denial

News-Register Publisher Jeb Bladine has appealed Yamhill County’s refusal to make public the legal advice offered commissioners on ex parte contact in the course of the Riverbend Landfill expansion ...

McMinnville man charged in child assault

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Sex defendant granted conditional release

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Linfield loses lifelong supporter Charlotte Filer

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Mac women plan to cycle the country

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One councilor reappointed, other not

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Weapon charge leads to jail term

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Along the Street: Mac chamber provides local residents a Capitol eye

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Historic Dayton on the rebound

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State agency hacked; governor calls for study, changes

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Prosecutors: Evidence Germanwings co-pilot hid illness

MONTABAUR, Germany - Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz appears to have hidden evidence of an illness from his employers, including having been excused by a doctor from work the day he crashed a passenger ...

Evergreen introduces Mac discounts

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Wings & Waves Waterpark are now offering McMinnville residents a 20 percent discount on memberships. “We’re moving forward,” officials ...

County clerk honors staffers

The News-Register staff Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen made a special presentation Thursday, during the county commissioners’ meeting, to honor two members of his staff — Mesa Confer ...

Co-pilot 'intentionally' destroyed plane, prosecutor says

Updated at 1:09 pm, Thursday. PARIS - Ignoring the captain's frantic pounding on the door, the co-pilot of the Germanwings jet barricaded himself inside the cockpit and deliberately rammed the plane full ...

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