City Club mulls D.B. Cooper and other stories

McMinnville City Club members will ponder “D.B. Cooper, the Exploding Whale and Other Folk Tales” when they meet at 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, April 10, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. Author ...

Rotarians plant another peace pole

The McMinnville Rotary Club planted another peace pole, which carries messages of peace in several languages, at the McMinnville School District Office Monday afternoon. It’s the fifth pole the ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##A magnolia tree in honor of former McMinnville School Superintendent Mike Brott is growing outside the new district office.

Juliette's House honors Brott

Juliette’s House officials planted a tree Monday in honor of the late Michael Brott, a longtime supporter of the child abuse assessment center and advocate for keeping kids safe. The tree dedication ...

Along the Street: Cascade rebound

Portland-based Schnitzer Steel Industries on Thursday reported  its McMinnville operation, Cascade Steel and Scrap, had $5 million in operating income for the second quarter, a “significant ...

Peterson hearing set over

A hearing on whether businessman Paul Peterson should be found in contempt of court has been delayed a second time, in response to a report from his attorney that he has reached a settlement with his accuser. Peterson ...

Family Place hosting fundraiser

A Family Place Relief Nursery, the nonprofit that works to prevent child abuse and neglect, will host a fundraising luncheon Thursday, April 12, in the McMinnville Community Center. The event will run ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##McMinnville School Board member Tim Roberts and other school officials ceremoniously hammer a wall that will be torn down to make room for new classrooms and a gym at Mac High.

Construction starting at Mac High

With a few hammer blows, McMinnville School Board members kicked off the demolition and reconstruction project that will add a new gym, central hall and classrooms at McMinnville High School. Following ...

New bus needed to help struggling families

A Family Place Relief Nursery, a program of Lutheran community Services Northwest, received $10,000 this month from Newberg’s morning Rotary Club toward the cost of a new bus. The agency still needs ...

Anti-SLAPP ruling appealed

Two businessmen being sued by the Falls Event Center have appealed a judge’s ruling against their motion to have the case thrown out. The center, which owns part of the land occupied by the Evergreen ...

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Dave Rucker off loads a delivery from Yamhill Community Action Partnership s new refrigerated food bank truck at St. Vincent de Paul in McMinnville Wednesday, March 28.

YCAP gets new truck to help feed the hungry

Trucks from Yamhill Community Action Partnership visit local grocery stores every morning to collect food to distribute to disadvantaged individuals and families. That mission became increasingly difficult ...

News-Register file photo##Cars parked on the top level of the parking garage at Fifth and Evans streets.

Consultant to city: There's enough parking

People who work in downtown McMinnville must stop parking on the street, a consultant told the McMinnville City Council March 27. “We have to do whatever we can to get employees off on-street parking,” ...

Council delays final action on RV crackdown

The McMinnville City Council continued discussion March 27 of dealing with people who live in RVs parked on public streets, but delayed final action on a proposed law until the Tuesday, April 10, council ...

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Visitors inspect the Drawing Room at an open house event for the new Atticus Hotel Wednesday, March 28, at the hotel in McMinnville.

Worldly appeal, local flavor

Locals tour new luxury hotel in downtown McMinnville as April 1 opening approaches

Along the Street: Hip, hip hooray for joint replacement program

Willamette Valley Medical Center’s hip and knee replacement program has won the Joint Commission’s Gold Seal of Approval, making it the first hospital in Oregon to receive the advanced certification. “This ...

Lunch party on Alpine Avenue set

Improvements along Northeast Alpine Avenue in McMinnville will be celebrated from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Friday, April 27, with food trucks, vendors and live entertainment during an event called Lunch ...

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