DEQ assists schools in clearing labs

A recent program by the state Department of Environmental Quality to assist high schools in the county by clearing out old chemicals from science labs was welcomed by most local high schools, Yamhill County ...

Students join sex trafficking fight

A 14-year-old Thai prostitute was expected to have sex with at least 20 men each day. When she fell short, she was gang-raped, then beaten to death, as an example to others. Tim Gunther of McMinnville ...

Submitted graphic##The new hotel will rise at Fourth and Ford streets.

Hotel project proposed in Mac

A development group has announced plans for building a four-story boutique hotel at the corner of Fourth and Ford streets in downtown McMinnville. The hotel, dubbed the Atticus, Latin for elegant or classy, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##About 1,000 people marched in downtown McMinnville Saturday in support of women, equality for all and other issues.

History on the march

Crowd estimates varied, but easily 1,000 people walked the sidewalks of downtown McMinnville on Saturday to protest Friday’s inauguration of Donald Trump as U.S. president. Among them was Julie ...

Submitted photo##Andrea Brown of McMinnville carried this sign in the Portland march.

D.C., Portland marches great experiences, participants say

Among the hundreds of thousands of people surrounding her at the Women’s March on Washington, D.C., Newberg’s Kylee Simmons spotted a young girl with bright orange, curly hair. The 5-year-old ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dana Libonati directs Sterling Jazz, one of several vocal groups that performed at Jazz Night. The evening also featured bands and individual singers and instrumentalists.

Fundraiser sings

Classmates congratulated Amanda Simmons as she left the stage following the first solo of the evening at Jazz Night, the McMinnville Music Boosters’s annual fundraiser for K-12 music programs in ...

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Suspect admits slashing victim's throat

Marvin Smith told McMinnville police he slashed the throat of a Burger King employee Wednesday night with the intention of showing the victim what it feels like to be cut, according to court records. The ...

Victim struck by car, triggering gunshots

NEWBERG — A Tigard resident was arrested by Newberg-Dundee police Sunday in connection with a Saturday incident in which an adult male was hit by a car, triggering a flurry of gunshots in response. Christian ...

Linfield to host tourney

Volunteers are being sought to judge elements of the 82nd annual Craig Singletary High School Forensics Tournament, to be held Feb. 3-4 at Linfield College.  About 350 speakers from 25 Oregon and ...

Annual homeless count slated next week

Homeless residents of Yamhill County will be counted from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Wednesday as part of the annual Point in Time census conducted by the Yamhill Community Action Partnership. A special count of ...

City manager decision due Valentine's Day

McMinnville city councilors hope Valentine’s Day will be the start of a long love affair between the community and a new city manager. They are expected to name one of their finalists to the post ...

Flu on the rampage

Despite a good match between the vaccine and the strains circulating through the country, this has been bad year for the flu, according to Shanna Middaugh, manager of infection prevention and patient safety ...

Brewery appeal held open

The Yamhill County commissioners have continued until Feb. 16 deliberation on a Newberg brewery’s desire to stage up to 18 food and beer tasting events annually. The planning director authorized ...

Smash and grab nets pricey knives

A burglar used a block of concrete to smash the glass in a back door and display case at Timmreck & McNicol jewelers early Tuesday. The intruder stole eight numbered, inlaid collector-quality William ...

Council considers waiving noise ordinance

Walt Gowell is making some noise at the McMinnville City Council because he wants to make some additional noise in August. The 16th Street resident wants the council to waive the city’s noise ordinance ...

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