Fatal crash suspect on suspended license

UPDATE: Friday / 9:30 a.m.: Makayla Aldeguer has been taken into custody. She was booked into the Yamhill Ounty Jail on a probation violation. _ _ _ Benden Duck was driving with a suspended license ...

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Richard Wagner talks about his hopes to build a processing facility for the marijuana that he grows on his property.

Neighbors angry at pot plant prospect

The fear odor and chemicals; he says he plans to be organic

Off-campus venue found for controversial speaker

Linfield College’s student government organization this week withdrew permission for a newly organized club, Young Americans for Liberty, to bring a controversial speaker to campus for a free public ...

Jeb Bladine: A mixed response to drugs and crime

Last week, staff writer Tom Henderson produced a powerful story about the ravages of drug addiction and current threats to funding for drug treatment programs. Oregon legislators, one source said, “understand ...

Courtesy Beaux Frères Facebook##Beaux Frères founder Michael Etzel will remain president/CEO after a majority of the company was purchased by French outfit Maisons & Domaines Henriot.

Along the Street: Henriot buys Beaux Frères

Beaux Frères, one of Oregon’s oldest and most prominent pinot noir producers, already had a French name. Now it has a French owner as well. Maisons & Domaines Henriot, a family-owned ...

Sheridan awards playground contract

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council awarded a playground equipment contract to Playcraft Systems of Grants Pass for just under $54,000 at its Monday night meeting. The playground structure is part ...

Distinguished Service Awards banquet reservations due

Reservations are due by Wednesday for the 62nd annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet. It is slated for 6 to 8 p.m. Monday, May 1, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, upstairs at 325 N.E. Third St. Tickets ...

##Tim Roberts, left, is facing challenger Zach Dotson in the May 16 McMinnville School Board election.

Zach Dotson challenges Tim Roberts for Mac school board position

Zach Dotson, who grew up attending McMinnville schools, then earned a GED after dropping out, is challenging 10-year incumbent Tim Roberts, a retired dentist, for Position 1 on the McMinnville School Board. ...

Open house slated on sidewalk work

McMinnville city officials are planning to host an open house to showcase their efforts to improve sidewalks and promote pedestrian safety. It is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Kent Taylor ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention participants cross Fifth Street during their march Wednesday night.

Locals march for children

Local people carried signs and blue pinwheels  -- and umbrellas, in some cases -- during McMinnville's first Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention, held Wednesday evening. The blue pinwheel is the ...

Farm succession talk set

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District is joining with the Oregon State University Extension Service and Rogue Farm Corps to host a Monday workshop on farm succession. The free workshop will ...

Victim's family issues statement

A GoFundMe page has been established to benefit the family of James Osredkar of Sheridan, who died in a motorcyclc crash while returning home from work on Highway 22. It can be accessed at https://www.gofundme.com/james-ozredkar-memorial. The ...

Highway 18 traffic reopens following collision near McMinnville

Highway 18 near the Booth Bend overpass has reopened after being partly blocked due to a serious crash. The collision occurred a little after 2:30 p.m. Traffic remained slow in both directions for more ...

Council urged to reverse subdivision denial

McMinnville planning officials are asking the city council to overturn a Feb. 16 rejection by the planning commission and put a Baker Creek Road subdivision project back on track, The planning commission ...

Juliette's House seeks new tool

When children are physically abused, they are often to taken to Juliette’s House, where forensic investigators sometimes have to examine sensitive parts to gather medical evidence. Russell Mark, ...

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