Pair to discuss equality, speech

Civil rights educator Cheryl Harris and political commentator Jonathan Rauch will discuss equality and speech Thursday, Oct. 12, at Linfield College. The presentation is set for 4:30 p.m. in Melrose Hall’s ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Repairs on Robert Moon s house on Darci Drive have a long way to go six weeks after a vehicle driven by an intoxicated driver plowed through the entire structure.

House-crashing motorist granted DUII diversion

A McMinnville man who was high on booze and pot when he crashed his speeding car through a house last month has qualified for diversionary treatment on a charge of driving under the influence of intoxicants. Mario ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Sharon Hunt rings the bell at St. Barnabas in remembrance of those who died in the Las Vegas shooting.

Bell rings for Las Vegas victims

The big brass bell at St. Barnabas Episcopal Church has a deep, sonorous tone. Each “Bong!” resonates with emotion. Sharon Hunt loves the sound. But she didn’t want to ring the bell ...

Local men indicted on sex charges

A Carlton resident has been charged in an 18-count Yamhill County grand jury indictment with engaging in inappropriate sexual relationships with a number of young girls over a four-year period. McMinnville ...

Warden to speak

Rich Ives, warden of the Sheridan Federal Corrections Complex in California, will address the McMinnville City Club set for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday, Oct. 10, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. Ives said his ...

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NASA educator Gabe Gabrielle gives a presentation to Patton Middle School children. He encouraged middle schoolers to set goals and work hard to meet them.

Work toward 'Infinity and Beyond'

Determine your passions, set incremental goals and work hard to reach them, a NASA spokesman told Patton Middle School students Thursday in an often-humorous assembly about the space program, called “To ...

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##McMinnville fossil hunter Mike Full talks with Addy Ahmasuk about the mammoth tusk she found in the South Yamhill River.

Fossils tell students about early life

Linfield College senior Addy Ahmasuk spent a productive day floating on the Yamhill River. She came home with a section of mammoth tusk more than a foot long and about 50 million years old. Dark brown ...

Koncert for Kids will benefit music programs

Tickets are available for the annual Koncert for Kids, a K-12 music program fundraiser set for Wednesday, Oct. 18. The music will start at 7 p.m. in the McMinnville High School auditorium. Pianist Michael ...

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From left, Emily Arrazola and Claudia Morales Ramirez pollinate a flower plant as part of an on-going experiment during an Advance Placement Biology lab class Wednesday, Sept. 27, at McMinnville High School.

Choosing the challenge: AP classes at Mac High

McMinnville High School senior Natalia Rentsch chose to take advanced placement biology this year. The college-level course is rigorous, with homework expected every night. It takes up a quarter of her ...

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A group of seniors rally their fellow seniors as they march down Evans Street in the annual homecoming parade.

Mac High students mark homecoming

McMinnville High School students dressed in red, black and white to celebrate homecoming week Thursday afternoon. Homecoming continues Friday night when the Grizzlies face off with South Salem on the ...

City considers dumping Riverbend

Trash collected within McMinnville city limits would no longer go to the local Riverbend Landfill, under a proposal being considered by the council. Recology Western Oregon, which holds the collection ...

Linfield to add marching band

Linfield College plans to add a marching band program next year. The marching band will be another performance opportunity for music majors and students from other disciplines, said Faun Tiedge, professor ...

Local veteran featured in documentary

McMinnville veteran Carol Brown, who served as a nurse in Vietnam, is among vets featured in a new Oregon Public Broadcasting documentary.  The 90-minute Oregon Experience episode, called “The ...

Along the Street: Director sought to head MDA

The search is on to fill a McMinnville Downtown Association vacancy stemming from the pending departure of Executive Director Rebecca Quandt, who accepted a job in Salem. The MDA this week posted notices ...

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Elks member Vern Popowski hands Sue Buel Elementary student Brisa Martinez a new school uniform shirt. McMinnville Elks members visited the school last week as one of their community service activities.

Elks help Sue Buel students

A herd of McMinnville Elks visited Sue Buel Elementary School to award some special prizes last week  — school uniform shirts. The Elks, a group of people who help others and perform community ...

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