Starla Pointer / News-Register##Maria Martinez lists some of the animals found in Alaska, such as the caribou, during the State & Art Show at St. James Tuesday. The fifth-grader hopes to visits Alaska s Tongass National Forest someday.

Students show off their art work

St. James students showed off their geography projects, paintings and sculpture Tuesday at the private school’s annual State and Art Fair. Each fifth-grader reported on a state he or she had been ...

Suspect flushed from river

A McMinnville man wanted for violating his probation led McMinnville police on a Wednesday morning foot chase culminating into a plunge into the South Yamhill River. After being pulled from the ...

Budget talks set in Dayton

DAYTON — The Dayton School District Budget Committee is slated to hear this year’s budget message at 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 10, in the district board room, 780 Ferry St. After delivering ...

School board to meet

The McMinnville School Board will discuss student fees and out-of-state travel when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday, May 9, at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. A public hearing will precede the session ...

Neighbors press landfill odor complaints

Officials from the Riverbend Landfill had their usual slide presentation prepared for a Tuesday night meeting on the landfill’s Title V Air Quality permit, issued through the state Department of ...

Ex-girlfriend forced to flee for her life

Joseph Gage’s ex-girlfriend had been staying at his rural McMinnville residence for a few days when she decided it was time to move out, according to court records. She believed her life was in danger. When ...

Homeward Bound open house

The board of directors of Homeward Bound Pets is inviting members of the general public to sit in on a board meeting set for 6 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at J & W Carstar Collision Repair, located ...

Sarah Lynch and Matthew Willis

Community leaders honored for service

McMinnville’s Man and Woman of the Year, Todd Caster and Gloria Lutz, were honored Monday at the 61st annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet, along with other outstanding citizens. A crowd ...

Mac High earns top rating

McMinnville High School’s student leadership group is one of nine in the state to receive recognition from the Oregon Association of Student Councils. Mac High earned gold status for fully ...

Fasana to join Willamina board

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board plans to appoint Angela Fasana to Position 5 when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the school library. She will replace Linda O’Neil, whose term has another ...

DSA winners keep serving community

McMinnville’s annual Distinguished Service Awards honor a handful of the many, many people who work to make this a great community, according to speakers at the 2016 awards banquet. “They ...

Court wrests control from foundation trio

Appointee to represent foundation through rest of bankruptcy

Employees back Olson

Yamhill County Employee’s Association Local 1422, affiliated with Council 75 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, has voted to endorse McMinnville Mayor Rick ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Michai Mitchell of Les Schwab Tires in McMinnville unloads diapers collected for Lutheran Family Services at the group s office in McMinnville on Wednesday, May 4.

Final tally brings in loads of diapers

Something about diapers makes Tai James a bit weepy, and it’s not the smell. The diapers that bring tears to her eyes aren’t even stinky. They are the fresh, clean diapers donated throughout ...

Council eyes skateboarding, exclusions

The McMinnville City Council will discuss proposals to ban skateboarding in city parking lots and establish provisions to exclude repeat violators from the downtown area during its 6 p.m. dinner meeting ...

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