McMinnville conducts survey

The city of McMinnville is hosting an online survey seeking opinions on its wayfinding program, designed to guide visitors to and through the city. It is part of a project Visit McMinnville launched this ...

Officials warn about unsafe viewing

Yamhill County Health & Human Services is preparing for possible eye damage and auto accidents connected with Monday’s solar eclipse. Director Silas Halloran-Steiner said the staff “will ...

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Eclipse casts shadow over normal routines

As the saying goes, neither snow nor rain nor heat nor dark of night stays postal couriers from the swift completion of their appointed rounds. Dark of 9:30 in the morning, on the other hand? That might ...

Solar eclipse will elicit strong law enforcement presence

Capt. Chris Ray of the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office stopped short of using the word “gridlock” to describe a potential traffic escalation stemming from Monday morning’s total ...

Sheridan planners greenlight 72-acre solar array

Company asking city to annex majority of land in the plan

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Some of the 400 ecliipse paintings created by McMinnville artists John Stromme. Downtown businesses are stocked with eclipse souvenirs for an influx of visitors this weekend.

Along the Street: Businesses expect ripples from eclipse

McMinnville’s business community began plans months ago for Monday’s total eclipse, a rare celestial event with a unique mix of economic opportunity and logistical challenge. On the opportunity ...

Wife wins leniency for husband

A sobbing Lisa Nelson ran into the arms of her husband as his emotional plea and sentencing hearing ended Tuesday morning in Yamhill County Circuit Court. She begged Judge Ronald Stone not to send him ...

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Eclipse earns all-clear forecast in Mac

Coast facing prospect of cloud cover

Electric rates to increase in Mac this fall

McMinnville Water & Light commissioners on Tuesday scheduled two public hearings for their September 19 meeting: One to take testimony on the utility’s plan to increase electricity rates in October, ...

Music for Hope will feature five bands

CARLTON — Saturday’s second Carlton Music for Hope, a benefit to support cancer patients, will showcase five bands. Carlton Blues, featuring Carlton police officers, will lead off at 11:30 ...

Carlton considers inclusivity statement

CARLTON — After listening to numerous citizens and visitors Tuesday night, the Carlton City Council asked the city staff to draft an “inclusivity” resolution stating that everyone is ...

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Willamina hires city manager

WILLAMINA — City Councilor Craig Johnson sensed Tuesday evening was going to be a “great night” as the council prepared to convene at the West Valley Fire District Station. Councilors ...

Grand Ronde woman's body found off Highway 18

FORT HILL — A 52-year-old Grand Ronde women was found dead about 2 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 18’s Fort Hill overpass. She was identified as Dayleen Kay Crowder, according to the Oregon State ...

School board ratifies teacher contract

The McMinnville School Board ratified a new three-year wage and benefits contract with the McMinnville Education Association Monday. It is still subject to approval by the union, which plans to conduct ...

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