Rockne Roll/News-Register##A pair of law enforcement vehicles sits on the shoulder of Oregon Highway 18 near Riverbend Landfill outside McMinnville after colliding with one another while pursuing a suspect.

Deputy hurt helping stop van

Highway 18 was shut down just west of McMinnville between 12:30 and 1 p.m. Thursday as sheriff’s deputies and state troopers tried to stop a van from which a woman was calling 911 for help. The woman ...

Commissioners debate trail procedures

Revisiting an issue they have already aired many times, county commissioners once again found themselves debating procedural aspects of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail this week, once again without finding ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register file photo##Wolves & People owner Christian DeBenedetti just before the brewery’s opening in May of last year.

Commissioners OK brewery application

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday an application from Newberg’s Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery to hold beer-tasting events with a food service component up to ...

Bag ban passes, following final protest

The McMinnville City Council voted Tuesday to ban merchants from offering non-reusable plastic bags, following the lead of five fellow Oregon locales — Ashland, Corvallis, Eugene, Forest Grove and ...

Mac schools eying calendar options

The McMinnville School District is considering two options for the 2017-18 school calendar that differ only narrowly .  Both have classes starting Sept. 5, the day after Labor Day, and ending June ...

City approves contract for Alpine upgrade

The McMinnville City Council has approved a $3.55 million bid from Salem’s Emery & Sons Construction for improvements along the Northeast Alpine Avenue corridor. That step paves the way for ...

Locals snag acting award

Drama students from McMinnville's Patton Middle School won an Excellence in Acting award at Junior Theater Festival West, held Feb. 10-12 in Sacramento. Patton's International Thespian Society Troupe ...

Robotics teams make state

Both McMinnville High School robotics teams, Blackbird and McMinnville Mastermind Mechanics, or M Cubed, have qualified for this year’s state tournament. It is set for Feb. 25-26 in Portland. They ...

Along the Street Best jobs for college grads

Quick, what do web developers, substance abuse counselors and interior designers have in common? They all rank in the top 10 for prospective jobs for Oregon’s 2017 college graduates, according to ...

Faulconer-Chapman parents take concerns to Sheridan board

SHERIDAN — Angry parents of Faulconer-Chapman School students addressed the Sheridan School Board on an alleged rampant lack of discipline. They said it threatens student safety and degrades the ...

'Eleanor & Park' still out, but up for reconsideration

YAMHILL — The young adult novel “Eleanor & Park” is still not being read in eighth-grade classrooms at Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School. But school board members voted unanimously ...

Arrest made in jewelry store heist

Locally made knives spotted for sale on eBay by pawn shop

Philosophy lectures examine climate change

Linfield College’s annual Walter Powell Philosophy Lecture series, Feb. 22-23, will address climate change. Lewis & Clark Professor Jay Odenbaugh will present the lectures at 7 p.m. each evening. ...

Woman escapes felony in officer attack

Thanks in part to a McMinnville forgiving police officer, a 29-year-old McMinnville woman has avoided a felony conviction for knocking him to the pavement with her car. The trigger for Tiffany Current ...

Students study earthquake damage

A group of Dayton High School freshman took time last Thursday to present their findings on potential local impacts of a Cascadia Subduction Zone earthquake to the Yamhill County emergency preparedness ...

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