Derrick Graham

Mac's Christian Academy has new administrator

McMinnville Christian Academy has added a new administrator to guide it through the next phase of an expansion program. Derrik Graham, former dean of students at a Christian school in Arizona, joined ...

Homeless numbers fall as concern rises

By TOM HENDERSON<br/>Of the News-Register At a time when the community is expressing growing concern about homeless people obstructing commerce by panhandling, public urination and camping downtown, ...

Once in a lifetime event

Physics and astronomy professor Michael Crosser discusses eclipses, both solar and lunar, with his students at Linfield College. This month, he’ll have a stunning visual aid to add to the discussion: ...

Farm Bureau says ruling guts state land use law

The Oregon Farm Bureau has submitted a second, lengthy Friend of the Court brief to the Oregon Supreme Court for its review of an appellate court decision on Riverbend Landfill’s expansion plan.The ...

Amity discusses solar power proposal

AMITY — The Amity City Council entertained Wednesday a solar power proposal from Pacific Northwest Solar LLC, which is interested in leasing 16 to 20 acres of municipal land lying just east of the ...

Witnessing more than just an eclipse

By STARLA POINTER<br/>Of the News-RegisterIn 1979, McMinnville was in the path of totality of another solar eclipse — one that reached land on the Oregon Coast and passed through McMinnville ...

Reps. tout bipartisanship, disparage Democrats

State Rep. Bill Post told a crowd of about two dozen, gathered for a Tuesday town hall at the Chehalem Cultural Center in Newberg, that much of the bitter partisanship people hear about in the Legislature ...

Power back on after morning outage in Mac

Electricity blinked off about 6:30 a.m. in the core area of McMinnville and on Riverside Drive, according to McMinnville Water & Light. Service was restored to the 1,000 customers who lost power by ...

Evergreen museum has turbulent history

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum was founded by the late Del Smith as a memorial to his eldest son, an aviation ace who died in a car crash. It was a nonprofit outgrowth of his for-profit Evergreen ...

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News-Register file photo##The Evergreen Aviation Museum, pictured earlier this year.

Museum says exhibit count holding steady

Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum officials acknowledge losing seven planes from an inventory of approximately 140 over the last three years, in some cases due to sale of planes by their landlords, ...

Attacker wanted to kill his victim

UPDATED: 11 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 9: NEWBERG — Matthew Lindsay said he bound his victim’s wrists and stabbed her twice, according to court records. He said it was his intention to kill her, ...

Baker Field almost ready

Soccer players practiced fundamental skills Monday morning on the new bright green turf at Baker Field, nearly ready for full reopening after undergoing several months of work. While student athletes ...

Advocate not giving up on planned village for homeless

Howie Harkema envisions a housing project where homeless people could choose between one of 70 small apartment units or 25 tiny houses. Also, they would get access to computer services, job counseling, ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##A Range Rover SUV crashed into this house at the corner of Pike Road and Highway 47 in Yamhill, pictured Sunday, Aug. 6, taking out a utility pole along the way. Portland General Electric crews worked throughout Sunday to repair downed lines, seen here in the foreground.

Car crashes into house in Yamhill

[UPDATED 6 p.m. 8/8/17] YAMHILL — An SUV failed to negotiate a corner at Highway 47 and Pike Road, crashing through a guardrail and slamming into a house about 12:30 a.m. Sunday.  Both the ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Stephanie Rosenbalm competes in 4-H Senior Pole Bending at the Yamhill County Fair on Friday.

Fair provides entertainment, learning experiences

Animal exhibits, carnival rides and carnival games along with slightly lower temperatures attracted more residents and visitors to Oregon’s oldest county fair over the weekend. For many, the main ...

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