Submitted photo/Tom Barreto##Charlotte Filer stops to smell the lilacs. Raised in
Dayton, she taught journalism at Linfield College for many years and was active in groups such as the Daughters of the American Revolution.

Linfield loses lifelong supporter Charlotte Filer

Charlotte Filer, who inspired hundreds of students during her many years teaching journalism, died Tuesday at a McMinnville retirement home. She was 83. A memorial service is slated for 11 a.m. Friday, ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Sheridan’s Sally Ivey has collected more than 7,000 diaries, as well as photos, letters and other keepsakes. She is particularly fascinated with travel journals. She said they enable her to visit far-off lands without leaving home.

'We're all stories in the end'

When he worked on trains, Jerome handled bags for everyone from Buffalo Bill Cody to shadowy underworld crime figures. One of those crime figures might have been Irene’s mobster boyfriend. He was ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Stan Primozich speaks to the audience at Thursday’s county commissioner meeting. Primozich’s ex parte contact has been questioned in recent days.

Commissioners put off landfill decision

Before a packed audience Thursday morning, the Yamhill County commissioners announced they were postponing a decision until April 2 on whether to allow expansion of Riverbend Landfill. On the advice of ...

N-R appeals county's public record denial

News-Register Publisher Jeb Bladine has appealed Yamhill County’s refusal to make public the legal advice offered commissioners on ex parte contact in the course of the Riverbend Landfill expansion ...

Along the Street: Mac chamber provides local residents a Capitol eye

The McMinnville Chamber of Commerce is keeping an eye on the Oregon Legislature. Chamber CEO Nathan Knottingham said he and his staff are tracking a number of bills potentially affecting local business ...

One councilor reappointed, other not

WILLAMINA — Theresa McKnight was reappointed to the Willamina City Council at a special meeting held Monday afternoon. The council had planned to reappoint Alan Bramall as well, but held off over ...

Weapon charge leads to jail term

Yamhill County Circuit Judge John Collins told Gary Cope there may be nothing more frightening than to have a shotgun racked, pointed your direction and discharged. As a family disturbance was escalating ...

Kyle Paulsen

McMinnville man charged in child assault

McMinnville man has been charged in connection with the alleged assault of a boy under 10 years old. McMinnville police identified him as Kyle Christopher Lee Paulsen. The 23-year-old was ...

Evergreen introduces Mac discounts

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and Wings & Waves Waterpark are now offering McMinnville residents a 20 percent discount on memberships. “We’re moving forward,” officials ...

County clerk honors staffers

The News-Register staff Yamhill County Clerk Brian Van Bergen made a special presentation Thursday, during the county commissioners’ meeting, to honor two members of his staff — Mesa Confer ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Lizzy Trickey, left, and Haley Winkelman, along with their pet rat, Beef, will soon bike across the United States in an effort to raise money for Watsi, a nonprofit that provides medical care around the world.

Mac women plan to cycle the country

Two McMinnville women are preparing for a 10,000-mile road trip designed to take them into each of the 48 states in the continental U.S. — on bicycles. “Riding is fun,” said Haley Winkelman, ...

Rite-Aid almost ready to cross the road

Construction is almost complete on a 17,185-square-foot, $1.5 million Rite Aid outlet at Highway 99W and Northeast Evans Street in McMinnville. “We have two more weeks of construction before we ...

John Ryan, left, and Casie Nelson

Sex defendant granted conditional release

A physicians association executive from Bend, indicted by a Yamhill County grand jury on charges alleging sexual conduct with a child and dog in March 2014, has been released pending disposition of his ...

Along the Street: Native son returns to offer optical perspective

The Precision Farming Expo held earlier this month in Salem included a presentation by Matt Weed, a 2003 graduate of McMinnville High, who is serving as director of research and development for Open Photonics ...

Candidates seek election to school boards

Three McMinnville School Board seats are being contested in the May 19 primary. Incumbent Larry Vollmer faces opposition from Allan Whitaker in Position 4, incumbent Janis Braich from Bill Bordeaux in ...

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