Drag the Gut continues with car show, cruising

The Dragging the Gut Festival’s seventh annual edition revved up Friday and continues all day today bringing vehicles, people and music to downtown McMinnville. Ruben Contreras started the festival ...

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Fire crews battle a house fire in Southwest McMinnville on Friday afternoon.

Firefighters mop up after house fire in southwest McMinnville

Update: 4 p.m., firefighters are cleaning up from the fire, which resulted in a collapsed roof and other damage to the structure. Update, 2:58 p.m. The worst of the flames appears to have been extinguished, ...

County hires new planner

There’s a new planner in town, and he couldn’t be happier to be here. When County Planning Director Mike Brandt retired this summer, department manager Ken Friday stepped into the ...

Council members discuss utility rate hike

On Tuesday, the McMinnville City Council held an impromptu and informal brainstorming session for ideas to add more officers to the police department, including possibly hiking local utilities ...

Commissioners uphold outdoor sound ban at Newberg day park

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday upheld a ban on outdoor amplified sound at a Chehalem Parks and Recreation District day park on Parrett Mountain. Parks district attorney John Bridges ...

Earthquake strikes Italy as city talks emergency preparedness

Just as McMinnville Emergency Management Coordinator Doug Cummins told the city council Aug. 23 that an earthquake could hit at any time, one did — some 6,000 miles away in Italy. A massive ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Figurines line the shelves of the play therapy room at Juliette s House in McMinnville.

Saving the world is child's play

Tony Lai wanted only one thing for Christmas last year. He wanted to save the world. That can be quite a chore. However, as it says in the Talmud, “Whoever saves a life, it is considered ...

Juveniles arrested for Carlton thefts

CARLTON — Police arrested five juveniles and a 19-year-old this week on charges involving a variety of thefts, criminal mischief and criminal trespassing incidents. Chief Kevin Martinez said residents ...

Along the Street: Unemployment up slightly

Yamhill County’s unemployment rate increased for the second consecutive month, up to 5 percent from a revised 4.5 rate for June, and with a statewide increase from 4.8 percent to 5.2 percent. Total ...

Lafayette residents have until Monday to file for election

LAFAYETTE — The deadline for filing for city office has been extended through Monday, Aug. 29. Registered voters who’ve lived in the city for at least a year can file to run for mayor ...

Submitted photo##Team Natasha wristbands and other items will be sold at a Saturday fundraiser for the local crash victim.

'I wish she knew how many people care'

Victim of devastating street racing crash beginning recovery

Crashes result in multiple charges

A McMinnville man faces multiple driving offenses after allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run crash about 11 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 18 east of McMinnville. Minutes later, after reportedly leaving ...

Shooting stories don't match

[Editor's Note: The owner of the gun used in this incident has told the News-Register that during grand jury testimony he stated that there were multiple people who had the opportunity to take the ...

Fife

Resources and hope available for those who are missin

A terrible thing happened when an Oklahoma family visited McMinnville earlier this month: Their beloved pet Sheltie, Fife, escaped from a fenced yard in the northwest part of town. Family members, friends, ...

Veterans group to meet Sept. 1

Sam Ramirez, chief operating officer of The Falls Event Center, will speak to the McMinnville Band of Brothers veterans group on Thursday, Sept. 1. The group meets in the theater building at the ...

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