Dog shooter receives 48-hour jail stay

Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Ladd Wiles struck a middle ground on Monday in sentencing a former veterinary technician for shooting her neighbors’ dogs — giving her less jail time and ...

Cooperative preschool holds open house

Organizers of the McMinnville Playschool Cooperative are holding an open house from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 24, at the McMinnville Community Center, 600 N.E. Evans St., Room B5. There will be snacks ...

City planners debate vacation rental rules

The McMinnville Planning Commission spent its Thursday evening meeting reviewing staff recommendations for changes to the city’s current rules on vacation home rentals, with Planning Director Heather ...

City planners hear water report

McMinnville has an abundance of water for the foreseeable future, and is working on creating a secondary source for resiliency, Water & Light General Manager John Dietz told the city’s planning ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##The first post base for the trelisses along Alpine Avenue can be seen here. More of the unique architectural elements of the  festival  district roadway will be installed this week.

Trellises going up on Alpine Avenue

The transformation of Alpine Avenue continues this week as trellises are installed between Seventh and Eighth streets. The unique architectural elements are part of the “festival” district ...

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The Mac High Sterling Jazz group perform the song  Dive into the Pool of Love  during Jazz Night. Addie Nelson took the solo.

For the love of music

Noah Miller held up his mic and sang the opening lines of “Takin’ it to the Streets.” “You don’t know me, but I’m your brother,” he sang as his fellow Twilighters ...

Lawmakers offer preview of short session

State Rep. Ron Noble, who represents  District 24, returns to Salem Feb. 5 with only one purpose on his mind. Well, maybe two. He wants to introduce a PERS bill and amend Oregon’s new restrictions ...

Cultural coalition awards grants

The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition has awarded grants to 11 organizations and programs, ranging from music to dance to theater to a historical museum. “Grants from YCCC help to spur growth, drive ...

Faulconer-Chapman students give a teary perfrormance

SHERIDAN — Faulconer-Chapman School eighth graders Lexi Bell and Juliana Dunn put on a singing performance that filled the Sheridan School Board meeting room with emotion last week. Programs ...

Jessica Monroe

Sheridan woman vies for dairy title

Jessica Monroe of Sheridan will compete Saturday, Jan. 27, for the title of 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador. Monroe will represent Yamhill County in the contest, which will culminate with the Oregon ...

Ballots due by 8 tonight

Ballots for this month’s special election on health insurance fees must be turned in by 8 p.m. tonight. They may be turned in to the Yamhill County Clerk’s Office at Fourth and Evans streets ...

Vaughn Monagon

Local businessman, church leader arrested on child sex charges

[Updated 9 a.m. 1/23/18]  A well-known mortgage broker and active member of McMinnville’s Nazarene Church on the Hill, Vaughn Leslie Monagon, 41, was charged Friday with four counts of first-degree ...

Newberg woman dies following 'medical emergency' in jail

[Updated 9 a.m. 1/23/18]  A Newberg woman died Monday, Jan. 15, at the Willamette Valley Medical Center after suffering a medical emergency while in custody at the Yamhill County Jail. Sheriff Tim ...

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 ...

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