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As the duo Luminous Heart (Jamie Corff and Val Blaha) performs, Donna and Andrew Scott, with blonde poodle Riviera and black poodle Monet,  join others hikers beginning the Timberland Trek 4 Trails Saturday. . The Scotts said they signed up not only to support Homeward Bound Pets, but also to give Monet and Riviera a nice walk and to practice for the upcoming Wine County Half Marathon, which will take place in mid-August.

Hikers raise money for Homeward Bound Pets

Nearly 90 hikers -- and many dogs -- walked wooded trails during the Timberland Trek 4 Tails, Saturday's fundraiser for Homeward Bound Pets. Property owners Dale and Jenny Thornton offered their land ...

Carlton plans National Night Out Aug. 2

CARLTON -- Island music will be playing Aug. 2 during Carlton’s annual National Night Out event, a gathering designed to encourage good relationships between neighbors and between community members ...

Mac board seat filled

Carson Benner, who has been an active supporter of McMinnville schools for more than a decade, has been named to a vacant seat on the school board. He was chosen July 18 night to replace Stan ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Before she starts college, Renee Myers is spending the summer relaxing and reading. She enjoys nonfiction and novels, including suspense stories.

Hard work pays off for graduate

Renee Myers, one of the valedictorians in McMinnville High School’s Class of 2016, considered several colleges.  She visited Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana, and contemplated the ...

City may tighten downtown parking::4

The McMinnville City Council is planning to crack down on drivers who try to move their cars to different parking spots to avoid tickets. Councilors will to discuss local parking rules at tonight’s ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Riverbend Landfill employees and contractors operate a drill rig. Accordn to spokeswoman Jackie Lang, a similar machine will be used in coming months when Riverbend installs more gas collection wells.

Riverbend pressing ahead with expansion bid

Despite another remand this month by the state Land Use Board of Appeals, Riverbend Landfill and parent Waste Management remain confident they will ultimately prevail with their expansion plan, ...

IPNC kicks off this weekend

Wine enthusiasts from far-flung corners of the world will pour into McMinnville this weekend for the 30th International Pinot Noir Celebration, being held at Linfield College. They are expected ...

Pot shop greenlighted by planners

The McMinnville School District owns and operates a set of tennis courts on Northeast 11th Street, but the McMinnville Planning Commission decided on a 4-2 vote Thursday that the courts should not prohibit ...

Repair of private vehicle triggered county probe

Yamhill County Public Works Director John Phelan told the News-Register that he had been placed on administrative leave July 19 over an allegation that he used the county shop to perform a repair on his ...

DEQ meets with dump opponents

A meeting between state air quality officials and local landfill opponents had a tense start Wednesday, when the state Department of Environmental Quality told participants the volume of complaints ...

ONPA awards 20 honors to NR

The Oregon Newspaper Publishers Association presented 20 individual honors and its top sweepstakes award to the News-Register at its annual conference last week. The News-Register has claimed the ...

Pot-laced brownies lead to charges

A woman who allegedly served marijuana-infused brownies to two unsuspecting teens, forcing them to seek emergency medical care for “acute THC intoxication,” is now facing two felony counts ...

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