Hot June melts into hot July

On the first day of July, it hit 98 degrees in McMinnville. On the second, it reached 100. Local highs hovered above 90 for six straight days. And June had already concluded with a six-day run of its ...

Michaela Fujita-Conrads / News-Register##Jeremiah and Mariah Lotseeit excitedly ride a roller coaster. Hot weather did not deter crowds from the Yamhill County Fair and Rodeo.

Despite heat, crowds enjoy fair

Although an extreme heat wave coincided with the dates of this year’s Yamhill County Fair & Rodeo, that didn’t stop people from coming out in near-record numbers to watch bull riding, eye ...

Dan Shryock / News-Register file photo##Natalie Sigafoos of Lemelson Vineyards passed out tastes of wine to runners along NE Hendricks Road during the 2013 race.

Traffic Alert: Runners on the road Saturday

Motorists heading to or through Lafayette and Carlton on Saturday morning should take heed of runners traversing Yamhill County back roads as part of the 2015 Oregon Wine Country Half Marathon. The ...

Newberg city manager is exonerated

NEWBERG — The Marion County District Attorney’s Office has found no basis to allegations that Newberg City Manager Jacque Betz violated the law in placing Newberg-Dundee Police Chief ...

Martin Mojica-Penaloza of McMinnville

New charges lodged against two-time felon

An inmate serving 12 1/2 years for stabbing his father and stepmother repeatedly and slashing his father’s throat is now facing charges alleging sex acts with a girl under the age of 14. Martin ...

Resource festival slated Saturday

A Cadena de Vida, featuring information about health and social service resources, is slated to run 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at St. James Catholic Church, Second and Kirby streets. Admission is free. The ...

Submitted photo##Lester Herring of McMinnville took this photo on V-J Day while stationed in Hawaii during World War II.

Local Navy vet recalls A-bomb , WW II's end

The world changed Aug. 6, 1945, when the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was the beginning of nuclear warfare — and threats of nuclear warfare that continue today. But it ...

Joe Steward

Joe Steward, longtime local business leader, to be remembered

Memories of the late Joe Steward, a longtime McMinnville resident and business leader, will be shared from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the McMinnville Elks Club, 333 N.E. Evans St. Steward, who spent most ...

Smoking pan on stove brings firefighters to apartment

A reported fire turned out to be a pan burning on a stove, McMinnville firefighters said when they arrived at the scene at an apartment at 1355 W. Second St. Smoke was showing from the window, a caller ...

Hearing set on rural rodeo plan

The Yamhill County commissioners held an unannounced executive session Monday to discuss a real property issue, but took no action in open session. On Thursday, they are scheduled to conduct a public ...

McMinnville shooting leaves one injured

There was one victim of a Monday night shooting on Second Street near Fenton, according to McMinnville police. A 20-year-old Latino male sustained a non-life threatening injury, Capt. Dennis Marks ...

Photo by Corey Rich##The Roswell Conner House fire started on July 23.

Historic house fire started downstairs

The fire that heavily damaged a historic McMinnville residence, built in 1905 and featured in the 1983 movie “Quarterback Princess,” started on the main floor, according to McMinnville Fire ...

Mac council bans loaded open carry in parks

The McMinnville City Council banned the open carry of loaded guns in city parks Tuesday. The move occured after the city learned its previous rule banning guns outright did not conform to state law. Cities ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Maddy Tuning cuts a door on the police car she’s helping to make for National Night Out. Kids’ cars will be
displayed at the event Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Carlton’s upper park.

National Night Out brings neighbors together

Neighbors will gather and get to know each other better at National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 4. Locally, events are scheduled at Discovery Meadows Park in McMinnville, in Amity City Park and in ...

Cities host Friday Nights series

Free, family-oriented Friday Nights series are being offered again this summer in Amity and Dayton, which lie just eight miles apart. The Amity program opens its run tonight and continues through Sept. ...

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