Local businessman, church leader arrested on child sex charges

Vaughn Leslie Monagon, 47, of McMinnville, was arrested Friday on child sex abuse charges.  "Over the course of several months, information was obtained that indicated Mr. Monagon had engaged in ...

Newberg woman dies following 'medical emergency' in jail

A Newberg woman died Monday following a medical emergency that occurred while in custody of the Yamhill County Jail, the Sheriff’s Office said Friday in a press release. Kathleen Margaret Norman, ...

Democrat files for District 23 seat

Democrat Danny Jaffer of Independence is seeking state Rep. Mike Nearman’s House District 23 seat. Nearman has staked out a position for himself in the Legislature as one its most conservative members, ...

MEDP officially goes independent

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership officially became an independent organization Jan. 11, separating itself from the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce. MEPD has functioned as a chamber ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Trucks and RVs parked along Doran Drive have raised concerns among nearby residents of the north McMinnville neighborhood. Some went to the McMinnville City Council meeting Jan. 9 to demand city officials take action to discourage campers.

'We Have a Home'

Jacob lives with his wife and children in an RV frequently parked on Doran Drive off Highway 99W. Nearby residents complained to the McMinnville City Council Jan. 9 that area has become a virtual homeless ...

Commissioners deny solar farm application

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday upheld an appeal by Atticus Winery, denying approval of an application for a new solar farm along Highway 47 outside Yamhill. Commissioners split two to one over ...

Falls Event Center lawsuit to continue on to trial

A Washington County judge has denied a motion by local businessmen J.W. Millegan and Paul Peterson to dismiss a lawsuit against them filed last year by the Falls Event Center. The center, which owns part ...

Survey results emphasize downtown safety concerns

Downtown employees often feel unsafe because of people behaving badly in the neighborhood, according to survey results being released to the McMinnville City Council Tuesday, Jan. 23. The survey was distributed ...

Wireless policy back on council agenda

Local residents can give their input on a new wireless communication policy for McMinnville during a public hearing scheduled during the Tuesday, Jan 23, city council meeting at 7 p.m. Councilors have ...

Sal Peralta

Peralta tapped for vacant city council seat

The McMinnville City Council chose Sal Peralta, secretary of the Oregon Independent Party, to fill the remainder of retired Councilor Kevin Jeffries’ term during a special meeting Wednesday night. Peralta ...

No students injured in school bus crash

None of the 30 students on a First Student school bus were injured when it was involved in a crash Wednesday afternoon at the intersection of Northeast Atlantic and Cumulus streets. McMinnville police ...

Transit bus, car collide

A Yamhill County Transit Area bus and car collided Wednesday morning at the intersection of Northeast Baker and Fifth streets. There were two passengers on the bus and one was transported by McMinnville ...

Along the Street: Cannabis group rally

Cannabis trade groups in Oregon will join with their Washington and California counterparts to “protect West Coast cannabis interests” in the wake of the Trump administration’s recent ...

Sheridan's general fund budget is a concern

SHERIDAN - While City Manager Frank Sheridan’s budget message to the city council Monday night was alarming, as related to the general fund, he said the sewer, streets and water funds are on solid ...

Civic leader Al Hansen dies

Longtime McMinnville attorney and civic leader Bernt “Al” Hansen died Sunday, Jan. 14. He was 76. Arrangements are under the direction of Macy & Son Funeral Directors. Interment will be ...

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