Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mirian Vargas Corona is the first full-time executive director of Unidos Bridging Community.

Unidos hires full-time executive director

Miriam Vargas Corona began work this month as the new executive director of Unidos Bridging Community, a Hispanic advocacy organization in McMinnville. Corona is the nonprofit’s first full-time ...

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Amity High graduates Faviola Alba and Kyndra Knuth walk under a large balloon archway as they enter the graduation ceremony.

Amity seniors instructed to own their future

AMITY — John Stearns and Amity High School’s seniors assembled for the final time Saturday afternoon. “Don’t ever forget what a special place this is,” Stearns told the 2018 ...

Yamhill County Deputy DA charged in Curry County

Yamhill County Deputy District Attorney Amanda Dresen has been charged in Curry County on the Southern Oregon coast with one count each of fourth-degree assault, harassment and strangulation. The Class ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Students process to their seats during commencement exercises for the Yamhill-Carlton High School Class of 2018 held Sunday at Laughlin Field in Yamhill.

Y-C graduates encouraged to serve others

YAMHILL — Yamhill-Carlton Superintendent Charan Cline said he’ll miss the Class of 2018, which graduated Sunday afternoon. “You’re beginning your journey as adults,” he said ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dayton High graduates toss their hats into the air at the conclusion of the ceremony.

Dayton graduates headed for big things

DAYTON — Kaley Leanne Guinn will attend college this fall to study animation. Zachary Burnett will study game design. Fortunato Harlyn Rios will become a wildland firefighter. Thomas Howard will ...

MHS senior wins GRADitude scholarship

Daniel Lobatos, who graduated Friday from McMinnville High School, has been chosen for a $1,000 college scholarship from the Oregon School Boards Association. Lobatos created a video expressing GRADitude ...

Ceremonies will honor the flag

Three local organizations will ceremoniously honor the American flag on or near Flag Day. All events are open to the public without charge. American Legion Post 21 members will respectfully ...

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McMinnville High School graduates Madeline Gibson, Natalia Rentsch, Caleb Landis and Allison Robertson share a group hug at the conclusion of commencement.

Showers, a rainbow and 500+ celebrations

Though showers fell from time to time, a rainbow appeared Friday night as McMinnville High School teachers and administrators distributed diplomas to more than 500 students — it was Mac High’s ...

Water & Light warns of scam calls

Don't pay up when callers threaten to cut off service, utility warns

Dayton High will graduate 2018 Pirates

DAYTON -- The Pirates' Class of 2018 will graduate Saturday, June 9, from Dayton High School. Commencement will begin at 2 p.m. on the school's football field. The event also will including honors for ...

Y-C to graduate Class of 2018 Sunday

YAMHILL -- Yamhill-Carlton High School will graduate its Class of 2018 Sunday, June 10, at the school's football stadium. The ceremony will start at 5 p.m. Graduates will march into the stadium in orange ...

Amity High School will graduate 64 seniors

AMITY - John Stearns, Amity High School's industrial tech teacher, is leaving after 12 years for what Superintendent Jeff Clark called an "amazing opportunity" in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Before he ...

Swim meet planned

McMinnville Aquatic Center will be closed Saturday and Sunday, June 9 and 10, for the Wine Country Open Swim Meet, The aquatic center and the McMinnville Swim Club will host the meet, which will attract ...

Council eyes towing law, library hours

People who park illegally during public events or near construction projects may find their cars towed if the McMinnville City Council passes a new law at its 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 12, meeting. Although ...

Water & Light to hear report on proposed water rate increas

Meeting a week and an hour earlier than normal, the McMinnville Water & Light board will hold a public hearing June 12, at 4 p.m., to discuss a proposed water rate increase, and vote on the utility’s ...

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