Mac grad Paterson headed to Royals’ minor-league camp

SURPRISE, Arizona – Former McMinnville, Linfield and Oregon State standout southpaw Joe Paterson was assigned to the Kansas City Royals minor league camp late last week, according to the Kansas City ...

Along the Street: Mac chamber provides local residents a Capitol eye

The McMinnville Chamber of Commerce is keeping an eye on the Oregon Legislature. Chamber CEO Nathan Knottingham said he and his staff are tracking a number of bills potentially affecting local business ...

Evergreen introduces Mac discounts

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Wings & Waves Waterpark are now offering McMinnville residents a 20 percent discount on memberships. “We’re moving forward,” officials ...

County clerk honors staffers

The News-Register staff Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen made a special presentation Thursday, during the county commissioners’ meeting, to honor two members of his staff — Mesa Confer ...

N-R appeals county's public record denial

News-Register Publisher Jeb Bladine has appealed Yamhill County’s refusal to make public the legal advice offered commissioners on ex parte contact in the course of the Riverbend Landfill expansion ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Lizzy Trickey, left, and Haley Winkelman, along with their pet rat, Beef, will soon bike across the United States in an effort to raise money for Watsi, a nonprofit that provides medical care around the world.

Mac women plan to cycle the country

Two McMinnville women are preparing for a 10,000-mile road trip designed to take them into each of the 48 states in the continental U.S. — on bicycles. “Riding is fun,” said Haley Winkelman, ...

Rite-Aid almost ready to cross the road

Construction is almost complete on a 17,185-square-foot, $1.5 million Rite Aid outlet at Highway 99W and Northeast Evans Street in McMinnville. “We have two more weeks of construction before we ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Stan Primozich speaks to the audience at Thursday’s county commissioner meeting. Primozich’s ex parte contact has been questioned in recent days.

Commissioners put off landfill decision

Before a packed audience Thursday morning, the Yamhill County commissioners announced they were postponing a decision until April 2 on whether to allow expansion of Riverbend Landfill. On the advice of ...

John Ryan, left, and Casie Nelson

Sex defendant granted conditional release

A physicians association executive from Bend, indicted by a Yamhill County grand jury on charges alleging sexual conduct with a child and dog in March 2014, has been released pending disposition of his ...

Along the Street: Native son returns to offer optical perspective

The Precision Farming Expo held earlier this month in Salem included a presentation by Matt Weed, a 2003 graduate of McMinnville High, who is serving as director of research and development for Open Photonics ...

Candidates seek election to school boards

Three McMinnville School Board seats are being contested in the May 19 primary. Incumbent Larry Vollmer faces opposition from Allan Whitaker in Position 4, incumbent Janis Braich from Bill Bordeaux in ...

Sokol Blosser to speak at Linfield

Oregon wine industry pioneer Susan Sokol Blosser, co-founder of the Sokol Blosser Winery, will speak at Linfield College on Wednesday, April 1. She will also sign copies of her new book, “Letting ...

Distinguished Service ceremony set

Tickets are now available for McMinnville’s 60th Distinguished Awards Banquet, slated for the Monday of May 4. Tom Tankersley, who maintains a local law practice and serves on the McMinnville Water ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Dustin Wyant, co-owner of the KAOS Building, takes job seekers on a tour of
the building still under construction at Third and Galloway streets.

KAOS owners look for right ingedients in future staff

A steady stream of job seekers began filling out applications Monday at the trailer behind the KAOS construction site at Fourth and Galloway streets downtown. But if they want to work in one of the two ...

New campus president embraces Mac

Jim Eustrom knew the ins and outs of McMinnville long before he was named interim president of Chemeketa Community College’s Yamhill Valley Campus, then landed the job on a permanent basis. In the ...

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