Council caught in crossfire at forum

The McMinnville City Council found itself caught in the crossfire Tuesday as merchants and citizens packed the Kent Taylor Civic Center to address what they called downtown safety concerns, related to ...

Carr leaving Mac Water & Light

The McMinnville Water & Light board has scheduled a special meeting for 7 a.m. Wednesday to discuss policies, procedures, standards and criteria for the recruitment of a new general manager to replace ...

Planners craft new cell tower guidelines

The McMinnville Planning Commission on Thursday fashioned new guidelines for construction and operation of cellphone transmission towers. The guidelines, still subject to approval at a public hearing, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Construction crews last week began framing the second of four floors of the Atticus Hotel at the corner of Fourth and Ford streets in downtown McMinnville.

Atticus Hotel lands celebrated PDX chef

When the Atticus Hotel opens in downtown McMinnville next spring, the ground floor will feature a restaurant conceived by one of Portland’s most celebrated chefs. John Gorham, who opened the Spanish-themed ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##From right, Nerd Herd robotics team coach Alicia Eagen looks on as Max Kuhn, Meira Lee and Jessica Johnson work on one of the team s robots at Eagan s home in McMinnville.

The nuts and bolts of coaching

Former deputy district attorney’s home turned into mechanics shop to boost success of robotics team

Mac Water & Light honors Haugeberg

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission honored its former attorney, David Haugeberg, for more than 40 years of service at its Tuesday night meeting.It noted Haugeberg’s law firm, Haugeberg, ...

Merchants urged to rally on downtown safety concerns

The homeless contingent camping downtown in increasingly conspicuous fashion in recent months seemed to all but disappear over the July 4 holiday. But gone does not, by any means, equate with forgotten ...

Mac officer honored for heroism

Mac council next week will also award several contracts for transportation bond projects

Shelter operators praise city government

While some people criticized the city council for not doing more to curb local homelessness, Kaye Sawyer had nothing but praise for the city’s efforts at the council’s most recent session. Sawyer, ...

Planners discuss changing codes for cell towers

The McMinnville Planning Commission will discuss regulations to take cell towers down a peg or two at a work session set for 5:30 p.m. Thursday. City code requires cellphone towers and other types of ...

N-R earns general excellence honors

Also claims 20 other awards, including sweepstakes prize

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Pastor Kevin Cope baptises Quintin McAvoy, 10, in the North Yamhill River Sunday. It was Carlton First Baptist Church s first river baptism in decades.

Cleansed: Take me to the river

CARLTON — The North Yamhill River lapped gently at Pastor Kevin Cope’s waist as he raised the questions traditionally preceding a baptism. “McKenzy Marie McAvoy, have you accepted the ...

Council approves airport leases

McMinnville City Council approved a set of ordinances granting the lease of property at the McMinnville Airport to three companies: Redtail Soaring, Potcake Farms, and Kauer Family farms. The Potcake ...

Fair board plans special session

The Yamhill County Fair Board is will meet in special session at 6:30 tonight, July 18, in the rodeo show office on the fairgrounds. The board plans to continue its consideration of the two finalists for ...

Citizens seek action on homeless issues

Steve Getz lives on Ford Street where homeless people camped out near his home have become worse than unsightly, he told the McMinnville City Council at its July 11 meeting. They’ve become neighborly. “It’s ...

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