New development puts premium on parking

Downtown McMinnville faces a parking crunch as new development continues, particularly on the the east toward the Golden Valley Restaurant & Brewery. The latest cause for concern is the newly ...

Inmates deny lethal intent in jail beating

Yamhill County Jail inmate Zachary Chronister told McMinnville police detectives he and fellow inmate Joshua Mulbreght only planned to rough up or intimidate 34-year-old Jed Myers when they entered his ...

McMinnville High School student Elide Sanchez leads a group of seniors Thursday through the halls of Newby Elementary School. The class of 2015 graduates at 7 p.m. tonight.

 
Seniors visit their elementary schools

Children cheered as McMinnville High School seniors visited local elementary schools Thursday. This was the third year for the “Parade of Graduates.” It had Newby Elementary School third-graders ...

County, Riverbend at odds over taxes

Riverbend Landfill has appealed a determination by Yamhill County that it owes more than $265,000 in back taxes, due to a county failure to assess taxes on improvements currently valued at more than $5.7 ...

Brown bag concerts start Thursday

McMinnville’s popular Brown Bag Concerts will return Thursday, June 11. Concerts will be held Thursdays. Most will be on the U.S. Bank Plaza at Third and Cowls streets. However, the opening concert ...

Dayton advances to Class 3A championship game

McMinnville baseball, Yamhill-Carlton softball eliminated from playoffs

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David Brosius adjusts McMinnville baseball s  rally rooster  during an early May game at Patton Middle School. Brosius combined with Kade Mechals to throw a no-hitter to the North Medford Black Tornado in Friday s Class 6A quarterfinal.

No-hitter! Grizz defeat N. Medford

MEDFORD – How do you bounce back from needing an extra-inning rally and a timely stroke of luck to advance in the OSAA Class 6A baseball state playoffs? If you’re McMinnville, you do it by ...

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Anna Smiley dons her bike helmet in the transition zone following her swim in Saturday’s McMinnville Sprint Triathlon. Smiley finished the 500-yard swim, 12-mile bike course and 5k run in 1 hour, 36 minutes, 26 seconds.

2015 McMinnville Sprint Triathlon

More than 100 individual athletes and 12 teams of competitors took on the heat and length of this weekend’s sixth annual McMinnville Sprint Triathlon. McMinnville’s Parks and Recreation Department ...

McMinnville claims GVC Directors’ Cup

Grizzlies win three league championships in 2014-15

Marcus Larson/News-Register##The Siletz Feather Dancers perform during a celebration Thursday at Chemeketa Community College Yamhill Valley Campus. The Grand Ronde Canoe Family singers also danced and sang during the event. The third annual Native American Spring Gathering is to honor Native
American heritage and to encourage cross-cultural learning and interaction.

Chemeketa hosts Spring Gathering

Performers from the Grand Ronde and Siletz tribes sang and danced in traditional regalia, to the rhythm of Native American drummers, in a Thursday celebration at Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill ...

Former sheriff backs Chemeketa scholarships

Retired Yamhill County Sheriff Lee Vásquez and his wife, Erma, have donated $100,000 to the Chemeketa Community College Foundation. In exchange, the foundation has agreed to launch a campaign to ...

Along the Street: Sokol Blosser makes 'green' list

Yamhill County’s pioneering Sokol Blosser winery has made Oregon Business Magazine’s list of the ‘100 Best Green Workplaces.” The family-owned Dundee winery was the sole Yamhill ...

Early season plays havoc with local farms

Pablo Munoz Farms opened its fresh fruit and vegetable stand earlier than usual this year, as warm weather in early April sped the ripening process. The stand, located at the intersection of Northeast ...

United Way announces grants

Officials of the United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley have announced $338,500 in Community Impact Grants for nine collaborative, inter-agency projects and programs in Yamhill County. Winning funds ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Senator Ron Wyden speaks to students and community members at McMinnville High School on Friday.

Wyden visits Mac High

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden spent 90 minutes with students and members of the larger community Friday at McMinnville High School. He takes pride in conducting town halls in each of Oregon’s 36 counties, ...

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