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McMinnville High School dance team members perform at the first assembly
of the year, held at Wortman Stadium. Seniors, juniors, sophomores and
freshmen filled the stands for Friday s event.

Mac High takes assemblies outside

Nearly 2,300 McMinnville High School students filled Wortman Stadium with sound and more sound Friday morning for the school’s first assembly of 2018-19. They celebrated the end of the first week ...

Crypto, Blockchain topic of City Club kickoff

The McMinnville City Club kicks off its 2018-19 season on Tuesday, Sept. 11 with presenter Kevin Chambers, a managing partner with Headwater Investment Consulting in McMinnville, who will be discussing ...

Carlton police arrest robbery suspects

CARLTON — Police arrested two suspects in connection with an alleged robbery in Carlton. Following a two-week investigation, officers arrested Cade Henry, 20, and Glenn Lundy, 18, both of Carlton. The ...

Submitted photo##The Thursday morning blaze left the Carlton house damaged, but thanks to Good Samaritans, no one was injured.

Good Samaritan helps rescue woman from house fire

CARLTON — Kyle Findley’s maintentance job with the Yamhill-Carlton School District usually means he’s working in Yamhill. But Thursday morning, his boss asked him to go to Carlton and ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##The entrance to the new public works building faces Lafayette Avenue.

Work continues on new county Public Works building

Crews from Haworth Construction are working to finish a roof on the new county Public Works building on Lafayette Avenue. About 85 percent of the roof has been completed. Public Works Director John Phelan ...

Highway neighbors ask ODOT for solutions

Residents and business owners living along Highway 99W between Archery Summit Road and McDougal Corner held a meeting with representatives from the state transportation department on Wednesday, to ask ...

Mac board to look at improvement plan

McMinnville School Board members will examine the school improvement plan — the board’s goals for the year — during their meeting Monday, Sept. 10. The public session will start at 7:30 ...

MV Advancements eyes land across from Walgreens

Officials at MV Advancements are in the process of purchasing the land across from Walgreens, 600 S.E. Baker St., from Linfield College to build new headquarters. The private nonprofit, which provides ...

Council looks at zone change for proposed housing

The McMinnville City will consider a zone change at its 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 11 meeting, that could lead to two dozen homes along Northeast McDaniel Lane. The McMinnville Planning Commission recommended ...

Amity police chief search stalls

AMITY — City Councilor Max Walker reminded his colleagues at Wednesday night’s meeting that Police Chief Chris Bolek has “graciously committed” to leading the department through ...

Library celebrates its recent achievements

Officials at the McMinnville Public Library will celebrate recent upgrades at the library at 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 8. Library Director Jenny Berg will make remarks before the library opens at 10 a.m., ...

Court rules ban on public camping violates Constitution

Whether homeless people in McMinnville can sleep on any public property could be affected by a decision handed down Sept. 4 by the Ninth U.S. Circuit of Appeals. The San Francisco-based court, in a 2-1 ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Cherrie Letter lives without a permanent home.

'My last chance to make a difference'

Terminally ill woman wants to share her story before it ends, likely alone in the park

Along the Street: Company buys Duck Pond

Great Oregon Wine Company, which operates from a facility off Lafayette Avenue beyond the east side of Wortman Park, announced a major acquisition Wednesday: The company purchased Dundee-based Duck Pond ...

Keizer man sentenced on sex abuse charges in Yamhill County

One week after Steven James Potter was convicted of two counts of second-degree sexual abuse and sentenced to 20 months in prison in Yamhill County Circuit Court, the Keizer resident pleaded guilty Wednesday ...

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