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Emil Geyer orders a beverage at Cornerstone Coffee Roasters in McMinnville on Friday, Dec. 2, next to a sign thanking customers on the shop s final day of operation. Cornerstone announced their sudden closure Thursday night.

Cornerstone Coffee announces its closure after Friday

Cornerstone Coffee Roasters, a fixture of downtown McMinnville's coffee scene, announced late Thursday that it will close today due to financial problems. The announcement, made by the owners on the coffee ...

Federal judge dismisses police officer's lawsuit

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit brought by a McMinnville police officer who sought $3 million in damages, claiming his constitutional rights were violated by city and county officials when ...

Commissioners OK excavation company to use Fox Ridge

Despite the pleas of neighbors citing concerns about safety, noise and road damage, the Yamhill County commissioners voted unanimously Thursday to authorize an excavation company to continue parking ...

Car club donates funds

The North Valley Cruzzers car club has donated money from its 2016 car show to four local charities. It has awarded $500 each to Juliette’s House, the American Legion Toy Drive, the Dayton ...

Amity nearing city administrator selection

AMITY — Five finalists for Amity City Administrator are scheduled to meet with community members Tuesday and undergo interviews with the city council Wednesday. Mayor Michael Cape and Councilor ...

Agency shutters its foster-care operations

Chehalem Youth strikes deal with state in abuse probe

Domestic suspect endangers officer

A McMinnville woman has been accused of putting the life of a McMinnville police officer in grave danger Tuesday by knocking him over with her car door, then driving toward him. Tiffany Deanne ...

Along the Street: Pancakes inspire new restaurant

When Julius Northington was a boy, his grandparents took him to an Elmer’s Pancake House. He opted for the German pancake, which is thicker and fluffier than its American cousin, and he’s been ...

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Accused sex abuser reneges on deal

Judge Ronald Stone agreed Tuesday to allow accused child sex abuser Abraham Reed to rescind a plea agreement and take his case to a Yamhill County Circuit Court jury. Stone also cautioned the ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Artist John Stromme makes some finishing touches to his latest painting.

Lasting impressions

John Stromme is in the middle of what future art historians might call his impressionist period. The artist’s streetscapes of McMinnville and the surrounding countryside start with photographs, ...

N-R launches new children' section

Today, the News-Register unveils a new weekly section, Kid Scoop News, which can be found on the back page of our Connections section.  Kid Scoop News is a nationally syndicated tabloid published ...

Dental van slated

Medical Teams International is scheduled to bring its free dental services van to McMinnville First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St., on Tuesday. Prospective patients will undergo screening ...

Scouts to collect food

McMinnville Cub and Boy Scouts will collect non-perishable food for local food banks Saturday. Scouts will go door-to-door, starting about 9 a.m., as part of an annual Scouting for Food tradition. ...

Yamhill tree lighting set

YAMHILL — Yamhill will host its eighth-annual holiday tree lighting at 6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 9, outside city hall. Refreshments will be served in council chambers afterward. Mayor Paula Terp ...

Submitted photo##A rock brought home by astronauts who visited the moon. When the rocks were first brought to earth, scientists weren t sure if they would be dangerous. Turned out they are benign.

Delphian displays moon rocks

SHERIDAN — The Delphian School is displaying moon rocks on loan from NASA through Monday, Dec. 12. The school worked with the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum to create an interactive ...

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