Rockne Roll/News-Register##From left, Carson Brenner, Zack Geary, John Mead and Abhinav Mishra of Cellar Ridge Construction, the 2016 McMinnville Downtown Association Business of the Year, pictured at their offices in McMinnville on Monday, Feb. 27.

Cellar Ridge claims top business honor

Cellar Ridge Construction, which marked its 10th anniversary last year, was honored as McMinnville Downtown Association’s Business of the Year at the group’s annual awards banquet. Executive ...

Planners have two hearings scheduled

The Yamhill County Planning Commission is scheduled to conduct two public hearings when it meets at 7 p.m. Thursday, one from Newberg and the other from Dundee. The session will be held in Room 32 of the ...

Urban Renewal committee mulls new grant program

New development projects in McMinnville could receive up to $100,000 in grant or loan money through a program being considered by the McMinnville Urban Renewal Advisory Committee. The committee will discuss ...

County going with design-build process

Acting in their capacity as the county’s contract review board, the Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday granted a request from the county’s Public Works department for an exemption from ...

Water & Light awards an array of contracts

The McMinnville Water & Light Commission awarded the contracts for the 2017 logging program in its Coast Range watershed last week. Herbert Lumber submitted the high bids on both this year’s ...

Bugs betray Mac teams

PORTLAND — Two McMinnville High School robotics teams, Blackbird and McMinnville Mastermind Mechanics, which goes by M-cubed, competed against other top Oregon teams over the weekend at Benson High ...

Carlton keeping heat on

CARLTON — Thanks to an Oregon Impact grant, the Carlton Police Department was able to launch a concerted drive last month to get impaired drivers off the road. The saturation patrol effort produced ...

Dayton to review contracts

DAYTON — The Dayton School Board plans to convene in executive session at 5:30 this evening to consider renewal of staff contracts and a second executive session to review applications for the superintendent's ...

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Repeat DUII offender hurt in drunken crash

DUNDEE — An Amity woman with a history of drunk driving was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants following a Thursday night crash south of Dundee on Highway 99W. Oregon State ...

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Mac High senior Michael Martinoff, local and state winner in the Performing Shakespeare contest, performs his monologue for members of the McMinnville Shakespeare Club.

McMinnville has third Shakespeare winner

Encouraged by a friend, Michael Martinoff memorized a monologue from Julius Caesar and entered the Performing Shakespeare competition hosted by the McMinnville Shakespeare Club. He placed first among almost ...

Chemeketa tuition going up

Chemeketa Community College is planning to raise tuition by $4 to $5 per credit and fees by $1 per credit, effective this summer. The college has not raised tuition and fees for five years, and cannot ...

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Amity student wins national honor

AMITY — Carlie Steele, a student at Amity Middle School, has been named winner of the Prudential Spirit of Community Award for Oregon. The seventh grader was honored for using “Carlie’s ...

Dayton board to review contracts, applications

DAYTON -- School board members plan to review applications for the superintendent's job when they meet in an executive session Tuesday, March 28. The special board meeting will start at 5:30 p.m. ...

Photo entries sought

Whether it’s a panorama of a Yamhill County vineyard, a shot of draft horses in action or a portrait of a longtime farmer, there’s a category available in the Yamhill County Historical Society’s ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##From left, McMinnville robotics students Jose Flores, Prescott Benner, Laura Denney, work on a design for a plastic ball launcher at Evergreen Space Museum on Monday, Feb. 20.

Robotics teams gear up for state

In after school robotics clubs, students create robots that move across a playing field, collecting balls and then sending them into or through targets. The little ‘bots can be operated by a driver ...

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