Foreclosure declared on property on museum campus

Once again, a discouraged creditor has declared foreclosure for part of the land on the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum, although, as usual, the issue is with the landlords, not the museum. A legal ...

Planning commission sets work session

The McMinnville Planning Commission will hold an informal work session at 5:30 p.m. Thursday, April 9, at Kent Taylor Civic Hall, 200 N.E. Second St. Commissioners plan to talk about annexations to the ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Recology worker Marcelino Ramirez uses a backhoe to sort a pile of waste, much of it contaminated recyclables, at the company’s McMinnville facility.

Sloppy recycling leads to item ban, market chaos

Although it’s currently cheaper to deposit recyclable materials into the landfill than to sort them and find a buyer, Recology Western Oregon is “not going to do that,” General Manager ...

County traffic team cracks down on motorists

The Yamhill County Multi-Agency Traffic Team conducted a patrol effort on Highway 99W between the north city limit of Newberg to an area near the Washington County line between 5:30 and 8:30 a.m. last ...

Zero Waste celebrates Earth Day with Earth Night

Members of Zero Waste McMinnville will host a Earth Night party from 6 to 8 p.m. Sunday, April 22, at the Grain Station Brew Works, 755 N.E. Alpine Ave. Ramsey McPhillips, one of the leaders of Zero Waste, ...

Council considers dropping nickel charge on paper bags

McMinnville residents may no longer have to pay 5 cents for paper bags if the McMinnville City Council adopts a proposed amendment to the city’s ban on plastic bags at its Tuesday, April 26, meeting. Councilor ...

Willamina man charged following elude, crash

WILLAMINA — A Willamina man faces multiple charges after he allegedly sped away following a traffic stop and crashed his car. David Vincent Rojas, 35, was charged by the Oregon State Police with ...

City council meets with Water & Light

A joint meeting between the McMinnville City Council and the board of McMinnville Water & Light at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 18, will include a discussion of the public employee retirement system. Members ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Makhi Blackcrow cuts a rug while dressed to fit in with the prom’s luau theme.

A really special prom

WILLAMINA — Students danced, snacked and socialized Thursday at Willamina’s second special education prom. “It was so much fun!” said Brenda Dickens, who organized the event in ...

Victim, relatives stand by child porn offender

Jon Rosevear’s addiction to child pornography and the charges he was convicted of Friday in Yamhill County Circuit Court might have sent him to prison for almost 20 years — 230 months to be ...

Third on Third kicks off Friday

McMinnville’s Art & Wine Walk, a staple of the third Saturday of the month for more than a decade, receives a reboot next week. Organizers kick off a new and improved event that involves more ...

N-R subscriptions increased

News-Register subscription rates will increase April 16, according to Asst. Publisher Ossie Bladine, who added many readers can offset the rate hike by converting to “EZ Pay” billing. The ...

McMinnville council amends plastic bag ordinance

McMinnville city councilors on Tuesday reviewed different types of plastic bags as they moved to close a loophole in an ordinance that bans retailers from distributing single-use plastic bags. The amendment, ...

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Republican gubernatorial candidate Brett Hyland speaks to members of the Yamhill County Republican Women and their guests Thursday in McMinnville.

Republican governor candidates speak in McMinnville

Five candidates for the GOP nomination for governor, and representatives of two others, spoke Thursday in McMinnville at a forum sponsored by Yamhill County Republican Women.  They identified PERS, ...

Ordinance makes RV living illegal in Mac

Limited 72-hour permits to be issued to property owners only

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