Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Shannon Carter helps her young daughter Suzanne insert screws into a panel for the birdhouse they are working on.

Hands on at Earth Day

Children and adults celebrated the environment over the weekend in honor of Earth Day. Miller Woods hosted activities for kids to learn about nature. They walked the woods and field, peered into ponds ...

City issues $152k in building permits

McMinnville's building division collected $152,063 for 12 permits in March for construction items worth a total of $5.9 million. According to figures just released by division officials, the big-ticket ...

Road work could cause delays this week

Work on local streets, sewer lines and general construction could cause traffic delays this week. Crews will be preparing and pouring new sidewalks on the east side of Hill Road between Baker Creek Road ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Alpine Avenue s new look includes planters, picnic benches and pedestrian-friendly paths.

Alpine Avenue improvements get good reviews (for the most part)

Jon Basile, who has been creating custom woodwork from his one-man shop on Northeast Alpine Avenue for the six years, said he is pleased with the approximately $4 million worth of work done to improve ...

Riverbend air permit meeting draws usual complaints

Riverbend Landfill operators plan to drill several new gas wells over the next two months, and mail letters to area residents warning them the process can cause a “slight increase” in foul ...

Jennifer Chapman

Chapman would bring heavy civil experience to the bench

Ballots for the May 15 primary election will be mailed this week. Before they arrive, the five candidates for a Yamhill County Circuit Court judgeship — Position 2 in District 25 — will assemble ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##
Jim Stonebrink shows Donna Peters and Trena Peloquin photos taken at their 40th class reunion 25 years ago.

It was the summer of '53

YAMHILL — When they graduated from Yamhill High School in 1953, Fran’s Place was the local hangout, Menafee Turkey Farms one of the largest employers and Maple and Main streets were full of ...

Dayton cleanup Saturday

DAYTON -- Residents can dump yard debris and trash during the citywide cleanup from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 28. Dumpsters will be available behind Dayton City Hall, 416 Ferry St. There is no charge ...

Soroptimists help Henderson House

A gift from Soroptimist International of McMinnville will help Henderson House ensure the safety of women and children who stay in the domestic violence program’s shelter. Soroptimists presented ...

Citizens' liason gives Oregonians a personal point of contact

By Andy Zimmerman Oregon Deparment of Agriculture If you have questions about a pesticide or want to make a complaint, do you know whom to call? Would you know where to start? With the passage of House ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##
Crews from McMinnville Water & Light and the McMinnville Fire Department respond to the Primisys building on Northeast Baker Street in McMinnville Sunday, April 22, after a truck crashed through the front of the building.

Crashes damage McMinnville business, residence; one arrest made

A downtown McMinnville business sustained heavy damage and a local residence, in addition to multiple vehicles, were damaged in the wake of two motor vehicle crashes Sunday afternoon.

Union forum short four commissioner candidates

Three  of seven candidates running for two seats on the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners appeared Tuesday evening at a forum organized by Annette Madrid of the Yamhill County Employees’ ...

Dundee bypassed? Commissioners listen to city's concerns

DUNDEE -- With the Newberg-Dundee Bypass in operation, some Dundee officials are feeling bypassed. City Councilor Kristen Svicarovich said she worries about new bus routes taking the bypass without making ...

Inmate charged with courtroom attack

A Yamhill County Jail inmate has been charged in connection with allegedly assaulting another inmate while they were waiting in a courtroom to have their cases heard by Judge Cynthia Easterday. Antonio ...

Work session focuses on PERS and other disasters

Oregon’s Public Employees Retirement System accounted for 16.66 percent of the city of McMinnville’s payroll in 2007. In 2019, it rises to 28 percent. “Well, this has been fun,” ...

Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS