Freezing rain expected early Tuesday

Freezing rain is being forecast for the upper Willamette Valley about the time people should be heading to work and school Tuesday. The National Weather Service is predicting freezing rain ...

Gallery to present awards

Gallery Theater will celebrate its 2016 season at an awards event set for 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the theater, located at Second and Ford streets. Refreshments will be served. The awards event originally ...

Commissioners protest governor's plan to cut veterans' benefits

Yamhill County commissioners held their first voting meeting of the year on Thursday, welcoming new commissioner Rick Olson and handing the chair position to Stan Primozich. Commissioner Mary Starrett ...

Submitted photo##Suspect vehicle from surviellence video.

Attempted Taco Bell robbery thwarted

 

 

 

Along the Street: Headcount time for local farmers

Next year, the U.S. Department of Agriculture will release a wealth of information about the nation’s farms in the 2017 Census of Agriculture, and the data will be based on what happens over the ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register## City manager candidates visit McMinnville. From left, McMinnville candidates Ronald Foggin, Peter Troedsson, Dan Huff and Jeffrey Towery wait to speak at a meet-and-greet event held Wednesday, Jan. 11, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom.

City manager candidates meet with the public

While candidates for McMinnville city manager tried to impress local residents at a meet-and-greet event Wednesday, none sacrificed any body parts. Still, a couple suggested it might be worth doing to ...

Hearing set as bag ban moves forward

Except to wrap meat and produce, plastic bags may soon become relics of the past in McMinnville. But residents are facing a potential 5 cent surcharge any time they forgo a reusable cloth bag in favor ...

County to hold hearing on brewery events appeal

Yamhill County’s administrative approval of up to 18 agritourism events a year at the Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery in Newberg has been appealed to the board of commissioners. The board has ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Rindy Ross sings and Marv Ross plays guitar during a program for the McMinnville City Club Tuesday.

North Korea leaves impression on Oregon musicians

Because of a paperwork error, Oregon musician Rindy Ross thought for a while that she wouldn’t be allowed to leave North Korea. “That was scary,” she told the McMinnville City Club when ...

Hearing set on sliver of land

CARLTON — The Carlton City Council plans to hold a public hearing Tuesday on the proposed sale of a 3-foot wide swath of property adjacent to Upper City Park. It is slated for 7 p.m. at city hall. The ...

Submitted photo##Robbery suspect.

Suspect sought in Mac bank robbery

The McMinnville branch of Chase Bank was robbed about 1:15 p.m. Tuesday. An adult male gave a note to a teller demanding money. No weapon was displayed. The suspect left the bank, located at 1675 N.E. ...

Wyden town hall slated

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, has a town hall scheduled for 4:30 p.m. Saturday at Linfield College. The public session will be held in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall. The ...

Sex with a minor nets Mac man 11 months

Daniel Farwell’s teen victim initially denied having a sexual relationship with him and refused to cooperate with investigators, Deputy District Attorney Holly Winter told Judge Cynthia Easterday. By ...

Citizen to city council: 'Rats!'

Larry Larson hears the rats running in his attic on Arthur Street. “It sounded for a while that they were running Olympic races back and forth,” he told the McMinnville City Council at its ...

BLM announces timber payments

The federal Bureau of Land Management has announced distribution of more than $19 million in O&C funds to 18 counties in western Oregon, including Polk and Yamhill. The payments follow a formula established ...

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