Marvin Leroy Smith

Suspect arrested in McMinnville stabbing incident

A man was stabbed Wednesday night in the Burger King parking lot and a suspect was quickly taken into custody by McMinnville police. Marvin Leroy Smith, 60, a McMinnville transient, was charged with one ...

Noted McMinnville physician dies

Dr. Crittenden “Crit” Huston, who practiced medicine in McMinnville for more than 50 years, died Jan. 14 at the age of 91. Huston was named McMinnville First Citizen in 2000 by the McMinnville ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, speaks to a crowd at Linfield College.

Wyden draws crowd unfazed by the freeze

Yamhill County residents didn’t let freezing weather keep them from attending a Saturday town hall with Oregon’s senior U.S. senator, Ron Wyden. Among those braving icy roads and temperatures ...

Freeze gives way to rain, flooding

According to forecasters, this morning’s encounter with another in a series of recent ice storms is about to give way to something much more typical of winter in Western Oregon — rain, rain ...

Graphic by Teri Gunn/News-Register

Eclipse a boon for local business

One day a few months ago, the phone started ringing at Martha’s Vineyard West, a cozy two-story B&B in southeast McMinnville. Within three hours, owner Martha Karson had booked all her rooms ...

Wendling

Dayton man allegedly victimizes woman twice

Robert Wendling’s release agreement, following his Jan. 6 arrest on harassment and second-degree criminal mischief charges, prohibited him from having any contact with his female victim. But that ...

Police seek help identifying robber

McMinnville police are seeking the public’s help in identifying the suspect in the attempted Jan. 7 robbery of the McMinnville Taco Bell, located at 915 N. Highway 99W. An adult male entered the ...

Sheridan to get budget report

SHERIDAN — City Manager Frank Sheridan will present a mid-year budget-report to the Sheridan City Council when it meets at 7 tonight at city hall. Newly elected council members will be sworn in, ...

Sheridan eyes snow makeup

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board will discuss ways to make up recent snow days when it meets at 6 p.m. Wednesday in the district office. The board also plans to hear reports, authorize application ...

Japanese school to host Informational meeting

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Japanese School will hold an informational meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 19. The school is located at 430 S.W. Monroe Street. Another informational night will be held ...

Locals preparing 'polite' inauguration protest

Following Donald Trump’s Friday inauguration, countless protests and marches are planned across the country, including one local activist Kris Bledsoe decided to organize in McMinnville. Participants ...

Home invader gets return trip to pen

Convicted felon Lucian Cregor IV engaged in a one-man crime spree in early November, and when it was time to pay the price, he got 28 months — just over two years. Cregor, from Coos Bay, stole a ...

Chemeketa Board to meet

SALEM — Chemeketa Community College's board of directors will meet Wednesday in Building 2 on the main campus, located at 4000 Lancaster Drive NE in Salem. The meeting includes a workshop on career ...

City gets help with financial planning

The McMinnville City Council approved Tuesday a contract with Smith-Wagar Brucker Consulting LLC for budgetary and financial planning consulting services, in an amount not to exceed $10,000. City officials ...

City resolution trumps hostile rhetoric

The McMinnville City Council passed a resolution last Tuesday embracing all people, regardless of national origin or immigration status. And Miriam Corona was among those applauding the move. She remembers ...

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