Oregon Art Beat features McMinnville

McMinnville’s public art will be featured Thursday, Oct. 22, on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s “Oregon Art Beat” television show. The show plays at 8 p.m on channels 10 and 710 on ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Beverly Richardson,
left, and Kim Alt say they enjoy relaxing at their spinning wheels.
Both women knit with
the yarn they create.

Stopping By: Taking their wheels out for a spin

While their wooden wheels revolve rapidly, members of the Mac Spinners sit quietly, centered and calm. Only their hands and feet move, and even then the movements are subtle: feet rhythmically press pedals ...

Second Winds band to honor vets

Second Winds Community Band will perform its seventh-annual Veterans Day concert Sunday, Nov. 8, in the McMinnville Community Center. The free program will start at 3 p.m. Donations will be accepted. Entitled ...

The Streak lives on as Linfield dispatches Willamette

Defensive scores fuel Wildcats' victory over Bearcats

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Jesse Medley (7) and Justin Trimble (23) celebrate Medley’s second receiving touchdown of the night Friday evening in McMinnville s 28-7 victory over McKay.

One is fun, but two is better for Grizzlies

Spartans limited to 52 yards of offense against Horizon Christian

Yamhill County fires longtime tech chief

Yamhill County Administrator Laura Tschabold fired longtime county Information Technology Manager Murray Paolo on Monday. Paolo had been on paid administrative leave from his $94,340 post since ...

Victims to survivors to warriors

Women flee to Henderson House in McMinnville to find safe haven from brutes who terrorize them physically and emotionally, but the beaten and abused usually don’t stay safe for long. They ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Former Mayor Ed Gormley and downtown manager Cassie Sollars receive the Great American Places award for Third Street from American Planners Association board member Brian Campbell.

Third Street honored in ceremony

Dozens of people attended the American Planners Association presentation of Third Street’s “Great American Place” award Thursday morning. In fact, almost everyone gathered at McMinnville ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During the Great American Shakeout earthquake drill, Grandhaven first-graders Jesus Pacheco-Perez, Luna Guzman and Urijah Jimenez hide under their desks for protection.

Great shakes!

An earthquake is when the ground shakes, first-grader Aiden Cummings said as his class discussed how to stay safe during a natural disaster. The Grandhaven students joined children throughout ...

City considers urban renewal funds for Alpine Ave. work

The McMinnville City Council plans to consider using urban renewal funds to expand the scope of the planned Alpine Avenue rejuvenation and enhancement project, at the request of the McMinnville Urban Renewal ...

News-Register file photo##The Union Block building, pictured here in May, is still for sale and now with a lower price.

Along the Street: Union Block price tag falls again

The Portland-based commercial real estate firm Kidder Matthews is still beating the pavement trying to find a buyer for one of downtown McMinnville’s most distinctive buildings, the 125-year-old ...

Board approves polices, travel

The McMinnville School Board approved updates to its wellness, nutrition and food services policies when it met Monday night. The policies were revised to reflect federal child nutrition rules, designed ...

Mac High wins grant for invention

An after-school club at McMinnville High School is one of 14 groups nationwide to win grants designed to help them invent solutions to real-world problems. Mac High’s InvenTeam won $10,000 ...

Deputy honored for rescue aid

At the end of May, then-deputy Rich Geist of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office was off-duty driving home from Salem with his wife, when they came across a serious traffic accident. Among the first ...

Wilco driver injured in crash

HOPEWELL — The driver of a Wilco tanker truck was injured Tuesday morning when his rig rolled onto its side on Lafayette Highway. Raymond Wilbert Sickendick, 45, of Salem, was transported by McMinnville ...

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