Marcus Larson/News-Register##McMinnville Cooperative Ministries has made cosmetic improvements to its homeless encampment.

City sets deadline for homeless camp

McMinnville City Manager Martha Meeker said the city has run out of patience with the homeless camp established downtown by McMinnville Cooperative Ministries. If the encampment isn’t gone by March ...

Submitted photo##Yamhill County Commissioner Allen Springer, left, laughs with Waste Management CEO David Steiner and Newberg Mayor Bob Andrews at a Sept. 3, 2014, dinner at Portland’s Benson Hotel. Commissioners will decide on a proposed 29-acre expansion at Waste Management’s Riverbend Landfill.

Springer keeps close ties with trash company

Opponents of a Riverbend Landfill expansion bid have been warned not to contact Yamhill County commissioners on the issue, for fear commissioners may have their opinions tainted by ex parte comments before ...

Panel gives sunny and warm economic forecast

The financial forecast calls for peppy with a chance of sparkly. Panelists assembled in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom to discuss the local economic outlook were unflinchingly optimistic Tuesday about ...

Commissioners approve trail grant application

The Yamhill County commissioners clashed again Thursday over what has been an ongoing point of disagreement — support for the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail. It’s one of the few areas in ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##New Willamina Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick poses with kindergartners at Willamina Elementary School.

Willamina names Zimbrick superintendent

[Updated: 2/27/15 11:30 a.m.] WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board voted Tuesday night to name insider Carrie Zimbrick as its next superintendent, replacing the retiring Gus Forster. Zimbrick, ...

Community choirs to sing

The ninth-annual Community Choir Celebration, slated for Tuesday, March 3, will feature school, college and adult choirs. The concert will start at 7 p.m. in the McMinnville Community Center. There is ...

Downtown Association hosts historic tour

The McMinnville Downtown Association will be hosting its annual historic downtown walking tours Saturday, March 7. There are 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. tours available. The tours last approximately an hour and ...

Dan Belderrain/McMinnville Fire Department##A 2015 Subaru crashed into the Hagan Hamilton Insurance building in McMinnville Monday evening.

Car crashes into insurance building

A speeding car careened into the Hagan Hamilton Insurance Services office at 448 S.E. Baker St. about 10 p.m. Monday, causing significant damage.

Operations Officer Jason John said one thought immediately came to mind when he arrived to inspect the damage:

Case alleges sex with dog

A McMinnville woman and Bend man have been arrested on charges alleging sexual conduct with children and a dog in March 2014. The case was investigated by McMinnville police under a referral from the state ...

Prison slasher declared mentally ill

PORTLAND — U.S. District Court Judge Robert Jones ruled last week that Sajoh Caram Yates, accused in last October’s razor blade slashing of two correctional officers at Sheridan’s Federal ...

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Search continues for missing Amity man

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office continues to actively work a missing person's report related to the disappearance last September of Christopher "Topher" Bernards of Amity. The 34-year-old Bernards, ...

Talks set on philosophy of dinosaurs

McMINNVILLE – Leonard Finkelman, assistant professor of philosophy at Linfield College, will lead two nights of discussion on the philosophy of dinosaurs. A screening of “Jurassic Park” ...

Linfield's online program honored

Linfield College’s accredited online program ranked 63rd in U.S. News and World Report’s list of the Best Online Bachelor’s Programs in America. Linfield received its highest marks for ...

Arrests and citations for Friday 02/27/15

McMINNVILLE POLICE DEPARTMENT Renee Louise Barnard, 21, McMinnville, Feb. 25, possession of a controlled substance/methamphetamine; booked into the Yamhill County Jail without bail. Zachary Michael ...

Meeker to address Band of Brothers

McMinnville City Manager Martha Meeker, a retired Air Force general, will address the Band of Brothers veterans group on Thursday, March 5, at Jake’s Deli. Meeker’s last posting was as vice ...

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