Library's air conditioner (fingers crossed) working again

The McMinnville Public Library's air conditioner is working again, and library director Jenny Berg said she is confident it will stay that way. Librarians have had an on-again/off-again relationship with ...

James Tate

McMinnville business owner charged with abusing young boy

James Adam Tate, owner of NW Food & Gifts in downtown McMinnville, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court on one count of first-degree sexual abuse. His alleged victim was ...

Museum responds to Falls Event Center bankruptcy

Appraisal performed on space exhibit hall in case it is listed for sale

Immigration issue continues to ignite protests

The imprisonment of 123 asylum seekers at the federal prison in Sheridan has sparked the creation of a new local activist group called ICE Out of Sheridan. Members will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July ...

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Victoria Flores cooks authentic enchiladas dipped in chile sauce at Festival Cadena de Vida.

Cadena de Vida festival celebrates life

Every night for the past five years, Nelson Zepeda is connected to a machine to undergo dialysis, a procedure that filters and purifies the blood. He received a transplant three months ago. He recalled ...

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Emily Ramirez and her brother Alex wave to their parents as they fly by on a children s Turkey Rama Carnival ride.

The show goes on

Turkey Rama evolves despite absence of some traditions

Newberg assault results in three-year prison term

Pedro Radilla’s victim claimed he was repeatedly kicked, kneed and punched in the chest and face by the defendant. Then he was left in a rural area of Newberg to fend for himself. The 24-year-old ...

Newberg motorcyclist killed

GERVAIS — A Newberg motorcyclist was killed in a crash Thursday morning in rural Marion County. The sheriff’s office identified him as Robert Grove, 69. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies ...

Willamina schools' staffing levels set

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick reported to the Willamina School Board at this month’s meeting that staffing “appears to be complete” at each of the three schools leading ...

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As Carlton First Baptist minister Kevin Cope and Tucker family members watch, Rebecca Tucker prepares to be baptized by her pastor, Jeff McInnis of Carlton Community Church. The two churches held a joint baptism in the North Yamhill River at Wennerberg Park Sunday morning.

Churches gather for river baptisms

CARLTON — Jacob Becker already knew, without a doubt, that his life is “already enveloped in Christ.” To show that fact to his church family and the world, he leaped into the Yamhill ...

News-Register file photo##Youngsters will race down the ramp in Beulah Park during Yamhill Derby Days.

Yamhill revs up for Derby Days

YAMHILL — As it has since 1953, Yamhill will celebrate the summer with derby car races and other activities Friday and Saturday, July 20-21. Yamhill Derby Days began when T&E General Store celebrated ...

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Crews prepare to paint historic Fenton House

Contractors are scraping loose paint at Fenton House in preparation for repainting the 109-year-old structure. Built in 1909 for McMinnville attorney Frank W. Fenton in the Colonial Revival style, according ...

Council takes a look at permit process

The McMinnville City Council will be briefed on how city officials issue permits for special events during a work session at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 18, at Kent Taylor Civic Hall, 200 N.E. Second St. “The ...

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