Along the Street: Chamber offers legislative update

Now that Gov. Kate Brown has signed SB 1528, which will deprive some Oregon small businesses of more than $1 billion over the next six years, there should be plenty to discuss at the McMinnville Area Chamber ...

Along the Street: Hip, hip hooray for joint replacement program

Willamette Valley Medical Center’s hip and knee replacement program has won the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, making it the first hospital in Oregon to receive the advanced certification. “This ...

Along the Street: TED Talk comes to Mac

McMinnville will have its own TED Talk in 2019 — sort of. TEDx, the localized offspring of the famous TED Talk conferences that give A-list speakers like Bill Clinton, Jane Goodall and Bono 18 minutes ...

Along the Street: Fate of federal tax break for Oregon businesses uncertain

The 2017 federal tax reform bill was signed months ago, but business owners in Yamhill County and across the state are waiting on Gov. Kate Brown to see it all will play out Oregon. Oregon historically ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Using a techhandler, construction workers lift new furniture up to the second floor of the Atticus Hotel. The boutique hotel is scheduled to open April 1, along with BYH Burgers on the ground floor, which is hosting a burger party and job fair Sunday.

Along the Street: A month from opening, Atticus hosts job fair

Registration for Lemonade Day, scheduled for May 5, is now open at the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce’s website, and forms are also available at its office, 417 N.W. Adams Street.  It’s ...

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 ...

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