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 ...

Church hosts pageant

The News-Register staff Church hosts pageant YAMHILL — "The Best Christmas Pageant Ever" will play once tonight and twice Saturday at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, located at ...

Stan Primozich

Primozich files for re-election

Yamhill County Commissioner Stan Primozich has filed for re-election. Primozich has served on the board of commissioners since 2015. He replaced Kathy George when she term-limited out. Primozich serves ...

Grange marks anniversary

The McMinnville Grange Hall will host a dance Friday to mark the sesquicentennial of the national Grange organization. The dance will run 7:30 to 10 p.m. at the hall, located on Old Sheridan Road. Admission ...

County awards economic development grants

The room for the November 30 Yamhill County Commissioners’ meeting was packed with smiling people, which as Chair Stan Primozich noted, isn’t often the case. Usually, he told the crowd, people ...

County changes Tuesday meeting time

Yamhill County commissioners are moving their Tuesday meeting time u from 2 p.m. to 1:30 in order to allow for weekly work sessions. The county has been considering the change for several months, at the ...

Prof named wine industry leader

Linfield College Professor Gregory Jones has been named one of Wine Business Monthy’s 48 Top Wine Industry Leaders for 2017. The magazine chose Jones for his research in climatology, “with ...

Daily News file photo##Waste Control workers monitor one of the first loads being dumped after Cowlitz County s 2004 purchase of the Weyerhaeuser landfill near Silver Lake.

Cowlitz County ponders leasing landfill operation

Cowlitz County, owner of the Headquarters Landfill, where McMinnville plans to begin sending its garbage, may start leasing the operation to a private company. Waste Management Inc., Texas-based owner/operator ...

Inmate walks away

WILSONVILLE — A minimum-security inmate Lorrie Marie Hocker fled Monday from the custody of the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in Wilsonville. She was on the way to a work assignment in Salem ...

News-Register file photo##Businesses with signs that don t comply with height and size rules will have another year to make changes.

Council delays sign law another year

The McMinnville City Council voted Tuesday to wait another year before instituting enforcement of a controversial sign law enacted nine years ago. Councilors will spend the next 12 months considering ...

Mac, Dayton, Perrydale land industrial arts aid

The state has awarded the McMinnville School District more than $280,000 to expand its industrial arts program in order to serve more middle school students and high school freshmen. The district also ...

Dayton High lands Lemelson-MIT grant

DAYTON — Dayton High students will create an automated chicken coop that can be monitored remotely, thanks to a $9,000 Lemelson-MIT grant. The school is one of 15 in the nation winning “InvenTeam” ...

Mac woman dies in apartment fire

UPDATE: Tuesday 1:30 p.m.: The resident who died Sunday night in a fire at the Park Place Apartments has been identified as Linda Marie Nash, 59, according to McMinnville Police Capt. Tim Symons. He ...

Ridenour

Suspect in Mac shooting arraigned

Christopher Ridenour pointed a handgun at his head, the victim told detective Brett Rudolph of the McMinnville Police, then pulled the trigger at arm’s length. He took evasive action, he said, but ...

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