Submitted photo##Duniway Middle School teacher Jeremy Hurl poses on a rock overlooking the Shenandoah Valley.

Living history for his students

A history buff since he was younger than his students at Duniway Middle School, teacher Jeremy Hurl had long ago researched the Civil War. But nothing he’d read could equal the feeling of standing ...

Along the Street: Granary District invites public to stage raising

It’s not a barn they’ll be raising, but the same effort of collective community spirit will prevail in the Granary District later this month, when an amphitheater is built to accommodate a ...

Shooting leaves one injured

A 20-year-old Latino man was shot in the leg about 10:45 p.m. Monday night on Second Street. McMinnville police said the victim, whom they declined to immediately identify, was transported by ...

Mac school board gears up for new year

The McMinnville School Board will discuss the coming school year when it meets Monday. The public session is set for 7:30 p.m. at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. Classes will resume Tuesday, ...

Commissioners postpone rodeo decision

A public hearing on a series of rodeos proposed for a pasture on Mineral Springs Road lasted nearly two hours Thursday without producing any clear result. The Yamhill County commissioners postponed their ...

Prosecution complains of repeated delays

When McMinnville defense attorney Mark Lawrence requested another setover Monday morning during a plea and sentencing hearing for stabbing suspect Chad Holt, Yamhill County Deputy District Attorney Amanda ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Eight-year-old Alexis Lowe crosses the finish line of the sack race at Carlton’s National Night Out on Tuesday,
Aug. 4.

National Night Out brings out communities

McMinnville Police Chief Matt Scales made a big splash at the first citywide National Night Out event Tuesday. He spent some of the evening greeting the crowds who turned out to meet their neighbors, ...

News-Register file photo##Hot air balloons will lift off early Saturday morning during the Valley View air show.

Balloons return to annual air show this weekend

Hot air balloons, radio controlled planes and vintage cars will be featured at the annual Valley View Concert and Air Show Saturday, Aug. 8. The free event runs all day at Valley View Retirement Village, ...

Kaleidoscope features three weekends of performances

“Kaleidoscope,” Gallery Theater’s annual readers’ theater festival, will kick off Friday for a three-weekend run. It will feature three different shows, one of them a new play by ...

Sounds of Summer concert benefits Linfield

Violinist Aaron Meyer and other musicians will perform Thursday, Aug. 13, at Youngberg Hill Vineyards and Inn. The “Sounds of Summer” concert is a benefit for Linfield College music ...

Martin Mojica-Penaloza of McMinnville

New charges lodged against two-time felon

An inmate serving 12 1/2 years for stabbing his father and stepmother repeatedly and slashing his father’s throat is now facing charges alleging sex acts with a girl under the age of 14. Martin ...

Resource festival slated Saturday

A Cadena de Vida, featuring information about health and social service resources, is slated to run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church, Second and Kirby streets. Admission is free. The ...

Joe Steward

Joe Steward, longtime local business leader, to be remembered

Memories of the late Joe Steward, a longtime McMinnville resident and business leader, will be shared from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the McMinnville Elks Club, 333 N.E. Evans St. Steward, who spent most ...

Hot June melts into hot July

On the first day of July, it hit 98 degrees in McMinnville. On the second, it reached 100. Local highs hovered above 90 for six straight days. And June had already concluded with a six-day run of its ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads / News-Register##Jeremiah and Mariah Lotseeit excitedly ride a roller coaster. Hot weather did not deter crowds from the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo.

Despite heat, crowds enjoy fair

Although an extreme heat wave coincided with the dates of this year’s Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo, that didn’t stop people from coming out in near-record numbers to watch bull riding, eye ...

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