Mac adopts school budget

The McMinnville School Board has adopted a $71.3 million general fund budget for 2016-17, up 5 percent. It is part of a total budget of $140 million, including Public Employee Retirement System ...

The late Leonard DeWitt

Commissioners praise WWII hero

Commissioners Stan Primozich and Allen Springer planned to attend the funeral of World War II hero Leonard DeWitt on Thursday, and all three commissioners took a few minutes during their morning ...

Friends want to honor dog lover

Friends of the late Toni Doty, who worked with and cared for animals, plan to honor her by installing a reading bench at the McMinnville dog park. Doty worked for Companion Pet Clinic and for ...

Submitted photo##YCINT busted a huge pot grow near Dayton this week.

Massive pot grow site located in rural Dayton

r DAYTON — Local and federal agents converged on a suspected Mexican drug trafficking organization marijuana grow site south of Dayton off Wallace Road early Tuesday morning. They seized approximately ...

Mac High's Kris Olsen to move to another educational job

McMinnville High School Principal Kris Olsen retired Thursday and today started his new job with the staff of the Confederation of Oregon School Administrators. While a principal, he was COSA president ...

Carlton pool won't open Tuesday

CARLTON — With the new bath house still under construction, the city has delayed the opening of its outdoor pool. City Manager Chad Olsen said contractors and city officials met Thursday ...

Picnic supports mastiff rescue

Mastiff Rescue Oregon has a picnic fundraiser slated for 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday, July 15, at De Ponte Cellars. The winery is located at 17545 N.E. Archery Summit Road, near Dayton. Tickets are ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Danielle Moore helps her daughter, Khloe, receive a free lunch from McMinnville School District s Timarie Fox and Nicole Shockley.

Program offers free, healthy meals for kids in summer

School districts around Yamhill County are now offering free meals for children and teens 18 and younger this summer as part of a federal feeding program “When you’re a low-income ...

Where to catch fireworks

In honor of Independence Day — falling on a Monday this year — fireworks will light the night skies over McMinnville, Willamina and St. Paul.  The McMinnville display is slated for the ...

Newberg teen drowns

ESTACADA — A Newberg teen drowned Wednesday at Milo McIver Park in rural Clackamas County. He was identified as Brandt W. Hatch, 18, according to the Clackamas County Sheriff’s Office. About ...

Stop the Dump complains to DEQ oversight panel

In their ongoing quest to demand the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality respond to the multiple independent reports they have submitted about Riverbend Landfill, members of Stop the Dump organization ...

Photo illustration##McMinnville detectives say the blue line is too thin for the city s population.

A thinning blue line

Detectives say McMinnville too large for their numbers

Library will host free vision screening for kids

The McMinnville Public Library will host free eye exams for children at 11 a.m. Tuesday, July 12, in its Carnegie Room. Exams are sponsored by the Elks and free to anyone between 3 and 7 ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##Willamina School Board Chair Clinton Coblentz, left, helped honor Ernie Hollman for 34 years of continuous service on the district budget committee Monday night.

Willamina honors longstanding budget member

WILLAMINA — The cake sat on a cart, ready to be cut and served. However, the Willamina School District Budget Committee had to wait for a quorum before it could get down to business Monday ...

Minimum wage law takes effect

Oregon’s minimum wage today increases from $9.25 an hour to $9.75 in Oregon counties with a mix of urban and rural areas, which includes Yamhill County. It’s the first of seven annual increases ...

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