And the landfill survey says ...

The News-Register staff Unscientific sample probes Riverbend Landfill expansion Seventy-six percent of online News-Register subscribers responding to an e-mail survey favored closure of Riverbend Landfill ...

Baker Rock denied fish passage easement

Baker Rock Resources is in the process of devising an alternative route for a channel to the Willamette River designed to facilitate fish passage from a gravel mine it is developing on Grand Island. The ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Neon Mustache teammates, from left, Anna Hinchcliff, Kate Cratty, Kaia Brantner, and Cameron Flannigan
discuss their response to a question asked during the Memorial Elementary Battle of the Books finals.

Young readers vie in Battle of the Books

Two top teams — the Neon Mustaches and the Nerdy Reading Pandas — battled it out Tuesday for the reading championship at Memorial Elementary School. When the dust cleared, the Pandas were ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A McMinnville man was killed Thursday morning in a two-vehicle crash on Highway 99W north of Lafayette.

McMinnville man dies in Highway 99W crash; wife injured

LAFAYETTE — A McMinnville man died about 10 a.m. Thursday in a two-vehicle crash just south of the McDougal junction on Highway 99W. His wife, a passenger in the vehicle he was driving, was injured. Matthew ...

Erickson CEO retiring as stock bleeds value

Erickson Inc., the company that bought McMinnville-based Evergreen Helicopters from the now-defunct Evergreen International Aviation two years ago, announced Tuesday that President and CEO Udo Rieder would ...

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Linfield second baseman Kenzie Schmoll (right) readies herself to tag a Lewis & Clark player Sunday.

Linfield softball posts series victory against Lewis & Clark

The News-Register staff PORTLAND – The Wildcats were all set to wrap up another perfect weekend on the softball diamond in the nightcap of Sunday’s doubleheader against Lewis & Clark. The ...

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Brian Barnes of McMinnville is congratulated by an official after winning the Class 6A  195-pound State Championship match at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland on Saturday, Feb. 28.

State Wrestling: Barnes, Nelson lead Grizz to best-ever finish

PORTLAND – Hours before one of the major wrestling matches of his life, McMinnville 195-pounder Brian Barnes had more pressing issues than his state final against the weight class’ No. 1 seed, ...

School board filings are due by March 19

People interested in seeking school board positions in one of Yamhill County’s seven districts need to file by 5 p.m. Thursday, March 19. About half of each board’s positions will be filled ...

Soroptimists collecting baby items

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is collecting diapers, crib sheets, baby clothes and other items for its annual Community Baby Shower. The club, which works for the benefit of women and girls, ...

Film about former governor Mark Hartfield to show at Linfield

“The Gentleman of the Senate: Oregon’s Mark Hatfield,” a feature-length film about the former governor turned senator, will be shown Wednesday, March 11, at Linfield College. The showing ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Elwwod P. Dowd (Skyler McClafinas) chats with, from left, Veta Louise Simmons (Adrian Martin), Mrs. Ethel Chauvenet (Anna Guedon), and Myrtle Mae Simmons (Marian Larsen) about his invisible friend Harvey, disturbing the three women.

Harvey to play at Mac High

McMinnville High School will present “Harvey,” a comedy about a gentle man who happens to be friends with a 6-foot tall white rabbit. Performances run Friday through March 14. The show will ...

Don Iler/News-Register##Mothers, their children and allies showed support for breastfeeding at the McMinnville Goodwill on Friday after a social media furor over an employee tweet prompted breastfeeding advocates to organize a protest.

Breastfeeders stage 'nurse-in' at Goodwill

Dozens of mothers, joined by their children and supporters, organized a nurse-in Friday at the McMinnville Goodwill on Highway 99W. The protest, which drew significant TV coverage in the Portland market, ...

Council sets goals for the year

The McMinnville City Council set goals for the 2015 year during its annual goal-setting retreat, focusing on many of the hot-button topics floating through council chambers in recent months.  Economic ...

News-Register file photo##Evergreen Museum has created a new executive committee to steer the threatened institution.

Evergreen museum reaching out to community

“Under new management” is not really the phrase John Rasmussen prefers to use in connection with the newly reconstituted Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum board of directors. But that’s ...

Yamhill County wrestlers rock, roll in finals

McMinnville finishes 4th in Class 6A division

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