Along the Street: NW UAV engine marks 1,000 hours of 'combat' flight

One of Northwest UAV’s multi-fuel engines recently hit a new milestone — 1,000 hours of combat flight hours. All told, the McMinnville-based company has now produced 10,000 build-to-print propulsion ...

Along the Street: Rural counties leading job growth

When the local unemployment rate dipped into the mid-3 percent range this winter, Yamhill County joined an elite group of job creators in Oregon, according to a business advocacy group. Oregon Prosperity, ...

Along the Street: Sears Hometown immune from national troubles

There’s been a lot of press lately about the financial troubles of Sears, so Floyd Huff is accustomed to customers of his outlet on McMinnville’s Highway 99W asking him if they can expect a ...

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Along the Street: WVMC ranks among Top 100 hospitals

Willamette Valley Medical Center has been named one of the Top 100 Rural & Community Hospitals in the United States by the Chartis Center of Rural Health, an industry trade association. The selection ...

Dallas RV builder to set up shop in Sheridan

To employ up to 250 workers at former Liberty Homes plant

Along the Street: Mac severs ties with media company

McMinnville has severed ties with CGI Communications Inc., a New York-based firm hired in 2015 to produce promotional videos on its behalf. In a Feb. 16 letter, City Attorney David Koch not only put CGI ...

Along the Street: Oregon farm profits soar

Farm profits in Oregon can vary wildly, both from year to year and farm to farm. But the bottom line statewide is this: A decline in labor costs and other expenses is giving many farmers a financial shot ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##From left, Jean and David Spalding, pictured at Timmreck and McNicol Jewelers in McMinnville. Dave, the owner, is passing control of the business to his daughter Jean.

Along the Street: Daughter will continue jewelry store

When you spend virtually your entire adult life operating a popular downtown business, you want to pass it on if at all possible. That isn’t always easy, but Dave Spalding has found a way with Timmreck ...

Along the Street Jobless rate dips again

Unemployment in Yamhill County slid to 4.4 percent in December, down from a revised 4.8 percent in November, according to the Oregon Department of Employment.  Although the statistical range for ...

Along the Street Truffles Festival kicks off in Yamhill County

McMinnville and Newberg will roll out the welcome mat this weekend for fans of fungi, as the 12th annual Oregon Truffle Festival begins, with events scheduled at several local restaurants and wineries. Like ...

Along the Street: Headcount time for local farmers

Next year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release a wealth of information about the nation’s farms in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, and the data will be based on what happens over the ...

Along the Street: Local restaurants make A list

More than a dozen Yamhill County restaurants have been named to the 2017 Oregon Wine A-List, announced Tuesday by the Oregon Wine Press and Oregon Wine Board, which collaborate on the program. The list ...

Along the Street: Farmers selling directly to consumers

Farm direct marketing remains an important component of Oregon agriculture, according to a first-ever national survey on local food marketing practices released by the Oregon Department of Agriculture. More ...

Along the Street: Unemployment down, house prices up

Yamhill County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to 4.8 percent in November, down from 5.2 percent in October. Area unemployment is now below the state rate of 5 percent. County employment ...

Along the Street: Housing market tightens

Yamhill County’s housing market has been tight all year at the more affordable end of the range, and now it is beginning to decrease at the upper end as well. A search of two popular databases used ...

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