Council paves the way for new bridge

The McMinnville City Council Aug. 28 granted the Oregon Department of Transportation permission to build a temporary bridge across the South Yamhill River along Three Mile Lane while a new bridge ...

Council approves temporary camping program

Critics take aim at section prohibiting public camping

Paws for Love workshop open to dog owners

Paws for Love, a program in which dogs and owners spend time with people who need support, will hold a training workshop this fall. Sessions start Sept. 29. Friendly dogs that love to visit people can ...

Along the Street: Chehalem Dance Academy offers new Mac classes

The U.S. Department of Agriculture predicts an excellent hazelnut harvest this fall and Oregon growers agree. The Capital Press, the state’s agricultural weekly newspaper, reports the latest production ...

Labor Day weekend features enhanced patrols

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office will increase patrols over the Labor Day weekend in an effort to reduce impaired driving. Extra patrols began today and will monitor holiday traffic through Monday, ...

School board fills position

McMinnville School Board members appointed Gerardo Partida to fill an opening on the board Monday night. He is the first Latino to serve on the board. "It's important that we represent the community we ...

Downtown shooter is a security officer; faces multiple charges

Security guard claims he fired rounds in fear of being assaulted

New homeless stats show high number of domestic violence victims

Yamhill County ranks second only to Multnomah County in the number of homeless people fleeing domestic violence. Anne Falla isn’t surprised by that statistic — the result of the latest census ...

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During the Cruising McMinnville car show Saturday, automobile lovers check out many kinds and ages of vehicles on Third Street -- creating numerous opportunities for conversations between friends and enthusiasts.

Cruising cars celebrated on Third Street

Tim Elliott sneaked over to Third Street as a child to watch cars cruising what was then known as “The Gut.” Decades later, he agreed to serve as co-creator of the town’s first Cruising ...

New staff prepare for start of school

McMinnville School District on Monday welcomed 29 new teachers, some recently out of college and others with many years of experience. Some had previously worked in the district in other capacities; several ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Gov. Kate Brown, left, and Sen. Jeff Merkley discuss issues with area farmers during a visit to Organic Valley Creamery in McMinnville.

Senator, farmers meet at creamery

Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Oregon) swept through McMinnville so quickly Friday there was no time for the scheduled tour of Organic Valley’s creamery. Still, about a dozen co-op farmers whose milk is processed ...

Shots fired on Third Street; suspect arrested

A private security officer told McMinnville police he fired multiple rounds from his 9mm handgun into the ground in the area of Northeast Third and Ford streets last Friday night because he feared for ...

Submitted photo##President Miles Davis talks with Linfield students as they pick up symbolic acorns following the college s opening convocation.

Linfield president touts liberal arts

New leader speaks at college’s opening ceremony

Suspicious device retrieved

McMinnville police responded shortly before 4:30 p.m. Thursday to a reported suspicious device at Baker Street Square, between Mac Nails and Dollar Tree. A citizen reported the device was located near ...

Chemeketa prof wins Fulbright scholarship

Tim VanSlyke is headed to Plovdiv, Bulgaria, one of the oldest cities in Europe, known for its rolling hills and rich sense of culture. An English as a Second Language professor at Chemeketa Community ...

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