McMinnville Police Department photos##These pictures taken by the police department at the parking structure in downtown McMinnville were included in the council packet and presented at Tuesday’s meeting.

Council gets first look at code for parking structure

McMinnville police can crack down on people camping in the parking structure at Northeast Fifth and Evans streets all they want, said Matt Johnson, but he will continue sleeping in the building’s ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Secretary of State Dennis Richardson speaks at an event organized by the Yamhill County Republican Women Thursday.

Secretary of state dispels myths of voter fraud

Donald Trump spent much of his 2016 presidential campaign telling people the electoral system was rigged in favor of Democrats by millions of illegal votes. Such claims once worried Dennis Richardson. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Construction workers Josh Guerrero, left, and Ryan Prior stand in front of the McMinnville School District office advocating for better treatment of workers at West Side iron.

Iron workers protest at school district

A group saying it demands “justice for iron workers” held up protest signs at McMinnville High School and the school district office this week in an effort to draw negative attention to a subcontractor ...

Lawsuit settlement with county finalized

Former county Information Systems Manager Murray Paolo will receive $225,000, including $40,000 in attorney fees, in a settlement of his lawsuit with the county. As part of the settlement, Paolo agreed ...

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Members of the Chamber Leadership group set the new bench into its place 
in front of the Willamette Cancer Center. The group raised half the cost 
of the bench.

Community effort adds bench at cancer center

Patients and their supporters at Willamette Valley Cancer Center have a new place to sit and relax. Members of the Chamber’s Leadership Mac group raised $1,250 from local businesses to pay half ...

Council takes final action on sign law

The McMinnville City Council amended the city’s controversial sign law April 24 so local business owners have to change their signs only under certain conditions. The city council originally passed ...

Willamina council takes smoking stand

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night — Title XIII/Chapter 132 of the code related to offenses against public peace — that addresses smoking ...

Mac School Board to meet

McMinnville School Board members will establish student fees when they meet Monday, May 14, in the district office, 800 N.E. Lafayette Avenue. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. The proposed fees ...

Grant helps educate adults on child abuse

Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center in McMinnville has received a $108,534 two-year grant from the Ford Family Foundation for adult education. The local program is designed educate ...

Amity board approves HVAC proposal

AMITY — The Amity School Board Wednesday night accepted a proposal from Northwest Control Company of Portland to purchase control panel software for the HVAC systems at the high school and elementary ...

Linfield choir to perform

The Linfield College Concert Choir, Women’s Vocal Ensemble and Wildcat Men’s Glee Club will present a spring choir concert Sunday, May 13. Music will start at 4 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille ...

Sheridan's code enforcement still under fire

SHERIDAN — Residents crowded into Sheridan City Hall Monday night to resume a discussion with the city council regarding a perceived lack of code enforcement on the part of city staff. Residents ...

Education, enforcement of new RV law underway

Although the McMinnville City Council passed strict laws April 10 against parking RVs on public streets, many of the self-described “outliers” and their vehicles remain unmoved. Police Chief ...

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Oregon State Sen. Jeff Merkley meets with the staff of the McMinnville High School newspaper, The Bruin, to discuss gun violence. The MHS students said they want congress to improve the safety of schools.

Bruin staff meets Merkley

By STARLA POINTER<br/>Of the News-Register Before he met the public at a town hall Friday, U.S. Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Oregon, visited the staff of McMinnville High School’s Bruin newspaper. He ...

First Federal announces local grants

Executives at First Federal Savings & Loans announced this week they have awarded grants to six Yamhill County nonprofit organizations “We are happy to support these organizations with their ...

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