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Yamhill County World War II veterans who attended the celebration at the McMinnville Band of Brothers meeting on Pearl Harbor Day include, front
row from left, Lester Herring, a Navy photographer who took photos of the group; Glenn Smith, Ron Jolling, Peggy Lutz,
Warren Dunn and Marv Worden; back row, from left, Bill Lawrence, Robert
Baker, Frederick Hisaw, Bruce Huffman, Ben Asquith, Ray Mader, Ted
Phillips, Vic Banke, Ralph Juda and Robert Fulham.

WWII vets honored on Pearl Harbor Day

To mark the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, the McMinnville Band of Brothers honored more than a dozen local World War II veterans Thursday.  These men and women were in their teens or early ...

Head-on crash reported on Highway 99W north of Lafayette

LAFAYETTE - Law enforcement and medical personnel responded about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to a reported two-vehicle head-on crash north of Lafayette on Highway 99W. The crash involved a vehicle and tractor-trailer ...

Norovirus outbreak feared at Sheridan High School

SHERIDAN — With so many Sheridan High School students and staff members absent with a gastrointestinal illness, Yamhill County officials are concerned about a norovirus outbreak threatening public ...

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Jacob Losli marks his 100th birthday. He said he s lived from  horse-and-buggy days  to the time of space travel.

Singing at 100

Jacob “Jake” Losli enjoys serenading the staff at Ivy Pagoso’s adult foster care home in McMinnville. “Call me, Darling,” he sings in his strong baritone. “Oh, my darling, ...

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Larry Baker, right, listens as his attorney addresses the court during his sentencing hearing Monday, Dec. 4, at the Yamhill County Courthouse on charges stemming from an Oct. 15 break-in which resulted in Baker being shot in the chest.

Home intruder undergoes sentencing

The single round McMinnville resident Adrian Hennig fired at home intruder Larry Baker the morning of Sunday, Oct. 15, pierced Baker’s heart. He was flown to Oregon Health & Science University ...

Recology also bids on Cowlitz landfill

Recology, the company holding the local hauler franchise, is among eight companies bidding for the right to operate the Southwestern Washington landfill where McMinnville plans to begin sending its garbage. Recology ...

Millegan and Peterson seek dismissal of Falls Event Center lawsuit

Local businessmen J.W. Millegan and Paul Peterson announced this week they are seeking dismissal, on SLAPP grounds, of a lawsuit filed against them by the Falls Event Center. SLAPP stands for “strategic ...

Along the Street: Online Northwest looking at more cities

It’s been a busy year for Online Northwest. The McMinnville-based internet, phone and cable television provider is busy installing high-speed, high-capacity fiber in Willamina. Meanwhile, it is ...

Apartment fire was set

In all likelihood, the resident who died Sunday in a fire at the Park Place Apartments, 59-year-old Linda Marie Nash, ignited the blaze, according to McMinnville Assistant Fire Chief/Fire Marshal Debbie ...

Health officials fear norovirus outbreak at Sheridan High School; precautions being taken

Testing of staff and students underway at school

Baby's death attributed to 'abusive head trauma'

UPDATE: Friday, Dec. 8, 3 p.m.: McMinnville Police have identified the primary caregivers of the 7-week-old girl who died Nov. 24 from head trauma as Clely Flores-Ramirez and David Arias. Both reside ...

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Kendra Votava of Court Appointed Special Advocates sorts through donated coats Wednesday, Dec. 6, at the Sears store in McMinnville.

Campaign nets 300-plus coats

More than 300 youngsters will be warmer this winter, thanks to the annual Coats for Kids clothing drive. Based on an idea from Parker Smith of Smith and Company Painting, the annual drive is supported ...

Illicit online relationship lands perpetrator in prison

Detective Sam Elliott of the McMinnville police built his case against Brian Stanfield by serving a search warrant for the contents of a Facebook account belonging to one of the victims. Stanfield, a ...

Student chefs sell Christmas cookies

Students in McMinnville High School’s catering program are selling cookies and candy to raise money to pay for uniforms, ingredients, equipment and travel. Members of the public can order boxes ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Tags tied to the giving tree at Hopscotch Toys in McMinnville denote basic needs being requested instead of toys or bears -- which also are accepted.

'All I want for Christmas is a stable home'

For a child, there is nothing more joyous than receiving a new toy Christmas morning, unless it’s knowing his mother is getting the professional counseling she needs so she doesn’t take her ...

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