Mac school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members on Monday, June 26, will hold a work session about bond projects and a regular business meeting, which will include a hearing on the 2017-18 budget. The work session will ...

Veterans offered free dental care

Aspen Dental will provide a day of free dental care for veterans on Saturday, June 24. More than 440 Aspen Dental practices across the country are offering the free care. The local office is located at ...

Funds available for shelters, food banks

Nonprofit shelters and food banks have until 5 p.m. Friday, June 30, to apply for a portion of the $47,000 Yamhill County has received from the federal government. Money is available for governmental or ...

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Workers cover a large drainage pipe with cement at part of the McMinnville Airport s runway reconstruction project, due to be completed this fall. Planes are using the second runway this summer.

New runway almost ready for takeoff

Work is almost complete on an $8 million runway restoration project at the McMinnville Municipal Airport. Engineering Services Manager Rich Spofford said the work is scheduled for completion by Sept. ...

Homeward Bound wins grant

Homeward Bound Pets has received a $7,000 veterinary assistance grant from the Banfield Foundation. The money will go into its Angel Fund, which provides stipends to low-income owners whose pets need ...

Help sought for ill teen

A fundraising account has been set up for Brian Ceras, a eighth-grader who remains hospitalized after collapsing during a soccer camp due to a previously unknown medical problem. Donations may be made ...

YCINT agents seize quarter pound of heroin

NEWBERG — A Newberg man was arrested Wednesday after the Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team seized a quarter pound of heroin, a small amount of methamphetamine and more than $11,000 in cash ...

Meetings underway on forest classification lands

By NICOLE MONTESANO<br/>Of the News-Register Land owners in the Carlton area and West Valley will have two more opportunities to provide input on an updated classification map for forest land in ...

News-Register file photo##Youngsters enjoy meals at the summer lunch program in Carlton in 2015. This year, lunches will be served in the park.

Summer feeding programs begin

With classes ending, some area school districts will begin hosting free summer meal programs for children 18 and under. In most cases, meals will be served in school cafeterias. However, some districts ...

Walnut City Kiwanis awards scholarships

The Walnut City Kiwanis Club has presented four $1,000 scholarships to graduating McMinnville High School seniors. The Kiwanis Club, one of two serving McMinnville, presented scholarships to Emma Beyer, ...

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Wascher reading specialist Amanda Vinson helps Silas Clayborne during a reading evaluation.

Teachers 'inspire all of us'

Good teachers “inspire students on a daily basis,” according to Pattie Waltz, retired McMinnville School District personnel director. A Rotarian, Waltz spoke at the McMinnville Rotary Club’s ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##American Legion member Marv Worden sorts through flags submitted for retirement.

Flag Day event celebrates Old Glory

CARLTON -- American Legion members and others gathered Wednesday for a program celebrating Flag Day and the Stars & Stripes. Legion Boys' State winners helped with a program about the history of the ...

Mediators mustering renewed hope

Renee Vorm told the McMinnville City Council in late May that withdrawal of city funding had left volunteer mediators staring into the abyss. Without the thousands of dollars Your Community Mediators ...

County extends dog contract

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners Thursday extended the county’s contract with Pet Stop Inn for the first quarter of the new fiscal year, July 1 through Sept. 30. Under the direction of ...

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