Marcus Larson/News-Register##Yamhill County Master Gardeners Susan Perdue and Susan Nesbitt add price tags to different varieties of aloe plants in preperation for this weekend s big plant sale event.

Master Gardeners prepare for plant sale

McMinnville Master Gardeners have been busy this week preparing for their annual plant sale. The sale, which draws crowds, will be held from 9 to 3 p.m. Saturday and 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday on the Yamhill ...

Speaker draws full house, no protests

Attendees from Portland and other distant locations joined Linfield College students and members of the local community Monday in packing an off-campus venue to hear a controversial speaker brought to ...

Paving will close Fifth

Weather permitting, Fifth Street will be resurfaced between Evans and Galloway streets from Tuesday to Friday, May 2 to 5. The street will be closed to traffic while the work is underway. The closure ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Thie vacant lot at the corner of Baker Creek Road and Hill Road is part of the four-phase housing development the McMinnville City Council approved Tuesday.

Council OKs Baker Creek subdivision

Reverses planning commission at end of marathon meeting

New pursuit earns man new stay in county jail

In the course of a 25-mile pursuit, Wyatt Duck drove into oncoming traffic on Highway 18 because he wanted to create a safety hazard threatening enough to convince police to terminate their effort, Deputy ...

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McMinnville School Board: VJ Adams challenges Carson Benner

V.J. Adams, a retired aviation mechanic and trainer, is challenging incumbent Carson Benner, co-owner of a construction company who was appointed last year, for the Zone 3 seat on the McMinnville School ...

Fair set on emergency prep

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints will be hosting an emergency preparedness fair Saturday, April 29, in partnership with several local emergency service providers. The fair, open to the ...

Biggest Turkey hopefuls begin their quest

Contestants representing three local charitable organizations will vie for this year’s Biggest Turkey title. Diane Longaker, a member of the Yamhill Community Action Partnership staff, will represent ...

Budget sessions set

The Yamhill County Budget Committee plans to host presentations from county department heads on their proposed budgets for fiscal 2017-18 on May 1 and 2. It plans a public hearing on the budget at 7 p.m. ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Rotarians, city officials and others gather for the dedication of the peace pole Friday at McMinnville[ s Civic Plaza.

Rotarians call for peace

“May peace prevail on the Earth” reads the new peace pole erected in McMinnville’s civic plaza Friday by the local morning and noon Rotary clubs. The message is repeated in Spanish, ...

Off-campus venue found for controversial speaker

Linfield College’s student government organization this week withdrew permission for a newly organized club, Young Americans for Liberty, to bring a controversial speaker to campus for a free public ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention participants cross Fifth Street during their march Wednesday night.

Locals march for children

Local people carried signs and blue pinwheels  -- and umbrellas, in some cases -- during McMinnville's first Walk/Rally for Child Abuse Prevention, held Wednesday evening. The blue pinwheel is the ...

Council urged to reverse subdivision denial

McMinnville planning officials are asking the city council to overturn a Feb. 16 rejection by the planning commission and put a Baker Creek Road subdivision project back on track, The planning commission ...

Juliette's House seeks new tool

When children are physically abused, they are often to taken to Juliette’s House, where forensic investigators sometimes have to examine sensitive parts to gather medical evidence. Russell Mark, ...

Open house slated on sidewalk work

McMinnville city officials are planning to host an open house to showcase their efforts to improve sidewalks and promote pedestrian safety. It is set for 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, April 27, at the Kent Taylor ...

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