Deluxe and Cornerstone remain in limbo

A bar and coffee shop, popular fixtures of downtown McMinnville, are facing possible demise at opposite ends of Third Street. The Deluxe Billiards Parlor, scheduled to close at 6 p.m. Christmas ...

Yamhill council plans election canvass

YAMHILL — The Yamhill City Council will conduct an election canvass when it meets at 7 p.m. Wednesday in its chambers adjacent to city hall. The council also plans to discuss the future ...

Y-C board eyes WESD services

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board plans to discuss Willamette Education Service District services when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in district offices, adjacent to the intermediate ...

Riverbend seeks to buy more time

Proposes to divert Metro waste, re-contour old cells

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Kyle Faulk moves a tree at the McMinnville Lions Club’s Christmas tree lot in McMinnville on Wednesday. The annual fundraiser moved to the location after five years at Chuck Colvin due to record sales at the auto dealer.

Along the Street: Lions sell trees in new place

The McMinnville Lions Club has new digs this year for the annual Christmas tree sale. You’ll find them at 1621 NE Baker Street, the site of Sears Hometown, near where Highway 99W divides into Adams ...

Mac school district to review tax

The McMinnville School Board will review the district's construction excise tax, and possibly consider adjustments, when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday in the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. The district ...

Justin Hogue

Amity goes outside for city administrator

AMITY — Justin Hogue, assistant city manager in the Marion County community of Mount Angel, was named Amity city administrator Wednesday night by unanimous vote of the city council. Hogue will replace ...

City asks residents for feedback on housing program

McMinnville city officials want to know how well they did using proceeds from a 2014 state grant to help low-income households carry out health and safety repairs. The council has a public hearing ...

Lead concerns raised at Mac armory

But community center, a former armory, likely clear

Dayton weighs standards

DAYTON — The Dayton School Board is slated to consider state standards, Willamette Education Service District services and other items when it meets at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 13. It also ...

Seth Hicks

Abuser dodges lengthy prison term

Seth Hicks told the court he only wanted to help the five young girls he victimized. In the end, however, he supplied them with alcohol, marijuana and engaged in sex with them. All five were under the ...

Carlton earns budget honor

CARLTON — Carlton's municipal budgeting program has once again been honored by the Government Finance Officers Association of the U.S. and Canada. The professional association cited the ...

Musician raising money for Henderson House

Frank Celentano and the Halfway Home Band are using their latest recording to raise money for Henderson House, a local domestic abuse shelter. The CD, “Dream Chaser,” features 12 songs. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Ronnie Vostinak, new Director of Homeward Bound Pets, with one of the dogs at the shelter.

Homeward Bound taps new director

Ronnie Vostinak was looking for a job she could “love and be passionate about.” And she landed one as executive director of Homeward Bound Pets in McMinnville. Vostinak joined the non-profit, ...

Inmates expand Sheridan Christmas

SHERIDAN — Volunteers with the Sheridan Fire District recently descended on the Dallas Walmart to purchase Christmas gifts for the agency’s Tree of Giving program. In the past, they have been ...

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