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 ...

McMinnville shooting leaves one injured

There was one victim of a Monday night shooting on Second Street near Fenton, according to McMinnville police. A 20-year-old Latino male sustained a non-life threatening injury, Capt. Dennis Marks ...

Photo by Corey Rich##The Roswell Conner House fire started on July 23.

Historic house fire started downstairs

The fire that heavily damaged a historic McMinnville residence, built in 1905 and featured in the 1983 movie “Quarterback Princess,” started on the main floor, according to McMinnville Fire ...

Mac council bans loaded open carry in public places

The McMinnville City Council banned the open carry of loaded guns in public places Tuesday. The move occured after the city learned its previous rule banning guns outright from city parks did not ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Maddy Tuning cuts a door on the police car she’s helping to make for National Night Out. Kids’ cars will be
displayed at the event Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Carlton’s upper park.

National Night Out brings neighbors together

Neighbors will gather and get to know each other better at National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 4. Locally, events are scheduled at Discovery Meadows Park in McMinnville, in Amity City Park and in ...

Along the Street: Mac hospital most profitable in Oregon

McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center is the most profitable hospital in Oregon, according to a report released earlier this month by the Oregon Health Authority, which collects and ...

Commissioners OK dog kennel contract

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a contract under which McMinnville’s Pet Stop Inn will host county strays. The private kennel, serving to replace the county’s ...

Five hurt in crash

SHERIDAN — Five local youth suffered injuries last Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash north of Highway 18B at the intersection of Southwest Cherry Hill Road and Regia Drive. The ...

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