Along the Street: Turkey Rama, with all the trimmings

Since the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce decided in December to take over aspects of Turkey Rama from the McMinnville Downtown Association, there has been speculation and questions about what exactly ...

Along the Street: Cannabis group rally

Cannabis trade groups in Oregon will join with their Washington and California counterparts to “protect West Coast cannabis interests” in the wake of the Trump administration’s recent ...

Along the Street: BYH Burgers to replace Third n Tasty

Portland chef John Gorham’s restaurant management company, Toro Bravo Inc., has decided to switch formats for the restaurant it will be operating on the ground floor of the Atticus Hotel, due to ...

Along the Street: Applications due for internship program

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership will begin accepting applications Monday for this year’s WORKS Internship Program, currently in its sixth year. Seventeen companies and organizations ...

Along the Street : New tobacco enforcement begins

Oregon will soon begin enforcing a new law raising the required minimum age to legally buy or obtain tobacco products from 18 to 21. SB 754, known as Tobacco 21, has been in effect since Gov. Kate Brown ...

Along the Street: Downtown Association keeps looking

The McMinnville Downtown Association’s search for a new executive director will extend into 2018.  Having lost its previous director to an employer in Salem, the MDA asked for applicants in ...

Along the Street: Online Northwest looking at more cities

It’s been a busy year for Online Northwest. The McMinnville-based internet, phone and cable television provider is busy installing high-speed, high-capacity fiber in Willamina. Meanwhile, it is ...

Along the Street: Three wineries mark anniversaries

Three historic Oregon wineries, all based in Yamhill County, will celebrate 30 Years of Winemaking in the Dundee Hills with a round of Sunday toasts and pours in Dundee. Argyle, which opened a spacious ...

Along the Street: Get ready for Small Business Saturday

Between the rising tide of earlybird holiday shopping, riding the coattails of Black Friday and its recent Cyber Monday offshoot, is another day of bargains. We refer, of course, to Small Business Saturday, ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Some of the 400 ecliipse paintings created by McMinnville artists John Stromme. Downtown businesses are stocked with eclipse souvenirs for an influx of visitors this weekend.

Along the Street: Businesses expect ripples from eclipse

McMinnville’s business community began plans months ago for Monday’s total eclipse, a rare celestial event with a unique mix of economic opportunity and logistical challenge. On the opportunity ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Nancy and John Bahr, outgoing owners of Found Objects in McMinnville.

Along the Street: Found Objects owners to retire; store stays

John and Nancy Bahr will be leaving Found Objects in downtown McMinnville at the end of September, but the objects within — at least those not scooped up during their retirement sale — will ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Construction crews work on the site of WinCo Food’s expansion in McMinnville.

Along the Street: WinCo expanding to 85,000 square feet

McMinnville’s largest grocery store is about to become even bigger. WinCo Foods opened in McMinnville in the fall of 1999 at 2585 Highway 99W. It currently occupies 62,000 square feet — spacious, ...

Along the Street: Ballot initiative would prohibit grocery taxes

Anticipating another ballot run by supporters of a tax on gross corporate sales, rather than the more traditional net corporate income, the grocery industry has filed a ballot measure with the Oregon Secretary ...

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, ...

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