Rollover crash reported on Highway 18

A single-vehicle rollover crash was reported about 5:30 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 18 just west of Lafayette Highway. Another vehicle stopped, picked up the driver and passenger of the vehicle and drove ...

Housing Authority selects new director

The Housing Authority of Yamhill County announced on Thursday that after a nationwide search, the Board of Commissioners has selected Massey Casper as their new Executive Director. Massey will be joining ...

Planning commissioners discussing strategies

Members of the McMinnville Planning Commission will discuss the city’s 15-year development strategies at a work session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, June 21. Specifically, commissioners will discuss an ...

Commission considers water rate hike proposals

With an estimated $80 million in upcoming capital improvements, the McMinnville Water & Light commission is spending this summer discussing how to pay for them. Throughout its history, the utility ...

Citizens eye more Neighborhood Watch groups

A kid wearing a hoodie walking down the street and looking at cars might be up to nothing more sinister than wearing a hoodie and looking at cars. Or, he or she might be considering a real life version ...

Members of Congress meet with imprisoned immigrants

U.S. Rep. Earl Blumenauer broke down at a press conference June 16 after he and other Democratic members of the Oregon congressional delegation visited immigrants imprisoned at the federal penitentiary ...

Immigration protests draws 200 marchers to Mac

A march to oppose a federal immigration policy that separates immigrant children and parents drew more than 200 protestors to downtown McMinnville June 14. Kerstin Maroney, a retired high school teacher ...

Youngsters can eat summer meals

People 18 and younger can eat free meals at several sites in the McMinnville area this summer. Offered by the McMinnville School District, the summer food program is funded by the U.S. Department of Agriculture. Breakfast ...

Willamina council adopts budget

WILLAMINA - The Willamina City Council unanimously adopted a 2018-19 general fund budget of $3,555,064 at this month's meeting. Property owners will pay $4.20 per $1,000 of assessed value. In other business, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Vehicles of all types are featured in the Sheridan Days Parade.

Everyone loves a Sheridan Days parade

SHERIDAN — Alien-like creatures occupied the pilot and co-pilot seats of the Hiller model helicopter that sat on a trailer on Southwest Cornwall Street in front of Faulconer-Chapman School Saturday ...

Grandson charged with murder related to Willamina fire

The 14-year-old grandson of a Willamina resident who died last Wednesday morning when a fire engulfed the family home has been charged with one count each of murder, first-degree aggravated theft and first-degree ...

Educators close out careers

McMinnville School Board honored 16 retiring educators at their business meeting last week. Each of the five retiring teachers, 10 classified staff members and one administrator received a golden apple ...

Mac district, classified employees reach contract

McMinnville School District and its classified employee union, the Oregon School Employees Association, have agreed on a new contract. Both ratified the new, four-year contract last week. The pact will ...

Commissioners approve raise for transit bus drivers

Among rider complaints about the county’s bus system, quality and number of drivers have repeatedly been discussed. First Transit, which contracts with the county for public tranisit services, has ...

Council delays action on smoking ban

Smokers have at least two more weeks to light up on Third Street before a proposed smoking ban could take effect June 26. McMinnville City Councilors were scheduled to pass the ban at their Tuesday meeting, ...

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