Scavenger hunt seeks banned books

The titles of banned books — such as "Eleanor and Park" or Sherman Alexie's "Absolutely True Diary of a Part-time Indian" — are on display in downtown businesses. McMinnville Public ...

Library hosts DACA talk

With all the recent controversy surrounding immigrants who arrived in the United States as children, Unidos Bridging Community of McMinnville is hosting what it’s billing as a community conversation ...

Water & Light reviews manager candidates

A Water & Light Commission subcommittee met in executive session Friday to interview candidates for general manager. Current Manager Kem Carr has resigned effective at the end of October, ...

Mac PD fills its vacant captain's post

Rhonda Sandoval, a 24-year veteran of the McMinnville Police Department, has been promoted to captain by Chief Matt Scales. Sandoval will replace 25-year veteran Dennis Marks, who retired. She ...

Route of the Newberg bypass.

Party on the bypass

People, leashed dogs, bikes, skateboards, rollerblades and rollerskates – but not cars – are being invited onto the first phase of the Newberg-Dundee Bypass for a Saturday event the ...

Parking study to be unveiled

McMinnville residents and officials are scheduled to get their first peek at a local parking study from 3:30 to 5 p.m. this afternoon at the Kent Taylor Civic Hall, 200 N.E. Second St. The city ...

City may alter vacation rental process

Neighborhood meetings may be required before people are allowed to turn local residences into vacation rentals. The proposal is headed for McMinnville Planning Commission review at 6:30 p.m. Thursday. Enough ...

No conclusions yet in Mac death, fires

Separate investigations are taking place in connection with a 47-year-old woman found dead at a fire scene at 2433 N.E. Baker St., and the car fire that led police and fire personnel to her ...

Open house set for school district

The McMinnville School District will show off some of the projects completed this summer at an open house set for 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday. Nine open houses, actually, as nine sites underwent major ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Former opera singer BrennenGuillory is McMinnville Cooperative Ministries  new pastor.

New pastor takes over at Co-Op

McMinnville Cooperative Ministries, which found itself at the epicenter of local drama swirling around the homeless issue, when it began letting homeless people camp on the grounds three years ...

Linfield lauded on lists

For the second year in a row, Linfield College has tied for top honors among Northwest liberal arts colleges for fostering diversity, according to a U.S. News and World Report survey released last ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##General Merrill  Tony  McPeak chats with old schoolmate Ted Sieckman and his wife, Arlette, as they look over half the new display honoring the former Air Force chief of staff at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. The display of uniforms and memorabilia takes up two glass cases and includes a Vietnam-era F-100F, like McPeak flew over the Ho Chi Minh Trail.

McPeak opens museum exhibit

Beneath an F-100F Vietnam-era fighter jet inscribed with his name, Air Force Gen. Merrill “Tony” McPeak told Evergreen Aviation Museum supporters about his long run as a pilot and officer Friday ...

McMinnville woman found dead in residence

A 47-year-old woman was found dead Wednesday morning inside her McMinnville residence. Police identified her as Kimberly Ann Nelson. Capt. Tim Symons gave this account: Police and fire units ...

Olson proposes meeting changes

County commissioner Rick Olson spent a special work session on Tuesday proposing changes to how the county conducts its meetings. He said the intent was to streamline where needed, giving commissioners ...

Wood trial set over to early January

Trial for a woman accused of shooting her neighbors’ dogs when they came onto her property has been rescheduled. It was originally scheduled to start Tuesday, but will now begin at 9 a.m. Tuesday, ...

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