Amity water system goes down

AMITY - What Mayor Michael Cape described as a "computer malfunction" at Amity's treatment plant shut down the city's ability to produce water Monday morning. The cause of the computer glitch is unknown, ...

Lafayette seeks bond measure for fire station

LAFAYETTE -- The city of Lafayette is asking residents to approve a bond measure to build a new fire station and city hall, replacing the cramped quarters currently in use. Earlier this year, the city ...

New hearing slated in Peterson lawsuit

Judge Ronald Stone has scheduled a new hearing in a contempt of court case against local businessman Paul R. Peterson. Peterson and one of his companies, Aurora Energy Corporation, are being sued in Yamhill ...

Delay sought for lawsuit response

Local businesmen J.W. Millegan and Paul Peterson have filed a motion in U.S. District Court seeking more time to submit their initial response to a lawsuit filed against them by The Falls Event Center. Millegan ...

Submitted photo##Thick smoke from wildfires looms over Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital, where former McMinnville resident Jen Bryant ha been working for a year.

Living the Santa Rosa wildfires

After almost two weeks, Jen Bryant still remembers how the wind began howling through Santa Rosa and surrounding wine country hillsides the evening of Sunday, Oct. 8. Bryant, who was raised in McMinnville, ...

County union files intent to strike notice

Local 1422 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees told county commissioners Thursday morning it had filed a notice of intent to strike with the state. Bargaining team member ...

Council considers easing accessory dwelling rules

The McMinnville City Council could pass amendments Tuesday making it easier for residents to build small secondary dwelling units on their properties as a way of providing more affordable housing. The ...

Marshall faces ethics charges

PORTLAND — The Oregon State Bar has found probable cause to bring ethics charges against former U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall, now in private practice in McMinnville. She stands accused of lying ...

Monkeyfan / Can Stock Photo

When you can or can’t shoot a home intruder

Capt. Rhonda Sandoval of the McMinnville Police Department remembers a call a couple of years ago about a drunk man wandering into the wrong house and sacked out on the couch. Hours later, after sobering ...

Home intruder shot once in the chest

A home intruder shot by a McMinnville resident early Sunday is recovering at Oregon Health & Science University in Portland, according to Capt. Rhonda Sandoval of the McMinnville police. Hit once ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##Firefighters attack the blaze at Second and Ford streets Tuesday morning.

Fire destroys downtown McMinnville spa business

Breathe Body & Spa, located at 205 N.E. Ford St., was destroyed by fire Wednesday morning. The cause, determined to be accidental, is unknown, but evidence of candles was found near the point of origin, ...

Food talk slated

Writer and lecturer Langdon Cook says hunting and foraging are the keys to eating well in today’s modern food landscape. The Seattle-based author will discuss wild foods, the outdoors and his books ...

Submitted photo / Lindsay Fowler##Little remains of the home in wildfire-ravaged Coffey Park, a neighborhood in Santa Rosa, of a high school friend of Linfield student Lindsay Fowler.

Fire hits home for Linfielders

By OLIVIA GOMEZ Of the Linfield Review She was at a friend’s house for the night when calls began flooding her friend’s cellphone. It was 2 a.m. They were told they needed to evacuate immediately. The ...

Along the Street: Turkey Rama will take different form

Here’s one to file under rumor control: Turkey Rama has not been canceled, but it will likely take a somewhat different form next time.  After this year’s annual event, there were whispers ...

Basham

Judge comes down hard on elude suspect

Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Easterday questioned Tuesday whether the Oregon sentencing guideline grid is tough enough on defendants convicted of attempting to elude police officers. Matthew ...

Web Design & Web Development by LVSYS