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  • Plant Sale
    May 25

    The Native Plant Society of Oregon’s Cheahmill Chapter will hold its annual wildflower show and native plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 25, at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Various wildflowers will be displayed and locally grown native plants will be available for purchase. Admission is free.

    For more information, call 971-267-0058.

    Top Stories

     
    Standoff ends in Sheridan; suspect taken into custody

    SHERIDAN - A Sheridan man was taken into custody about 12:15 this afternoon following the peaceful end to a seven-hour standoff in which he barricaded himself in his father's house. Kenneth Lee Sundrud, ...

    Along the Street: Cornerstone Coffee spot up for lease

    The former Cornerstone Coffee Roasters location at 216 N.E. Third St. is up for lease. Steve Down, founder of the bankrupt Falls Event Center, announced in 2016 he planned to open a sandwich shop called ...

    Amity Elementary library due a makover

    AMITY — The Amity Elementary School library will be reconfigured into a multi-purpose room. The school board approved spending $13,700 at this month’s meeting to complete the job. Rich Parr ...

    Committee passes budget with reduced reserve

    The McMinnville Budget Committee approved the city’s 2019-2020 budget May 15, but was distressed by dwindling reserves in the city’s general fund. The 2018-2019 budget year ended with a 20-percent ...

    Council considers law to remove homeless

    Raising wastewater fees to pay for shelters on the table 

    Grant workshop offered May 28

    The Oregon Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization that is a major funder of grants across the state, will offer a grant workshop Tuesday, May 28, in Amity. Open to anyone from Yamhill County, ...

    Yamhill shooting victim will carry bullet with him forever

    David Trivelpiece rose from his seat and walked slowly, with a limp, to the witness stand in Judge John Collins’ courtroom. With a bullet still lodged in his neck, he testified Tuesday afternoon ...

     
    Zippy's Pizza shooting defendant guilty of all 12 charges

    Richard Mershon was found guilty by a unanimous vote of the jury on all 12 charges early Thursday evening as the Zippy’s Pizza shooting trial wrapped up after four days in Yamhill ...

    'It was the worst night of my life'

    Jamie Rollins was at home in Dayton when he received a text message from his friend, Lacey Everett, on the night of Nov. 24, 2017. She had finished her shift at the former Zippy’s Pizza in Yamhill ...

     
    Growing green

    Students take garden work from school to home

    Greenhouse use grows

    A greenhouse was included when Patton Middle School was built in the late 1970s — it was called McMinnville Junior High School and later McMinnville Middle School before changing to its current name. But ...

    Carlton approves zone change for housing project

    CARLTON — City council members last week approved a zone change to allows an affordable housing nonprofit to apply for a 12-unit subdivision. The mayor and four council members voted yes to change ...

     
    The aliens really HAVE landed

    Visitors from far, far away join weekend’s UFO Festival fun

    Apartment developer requests zone change

    Developers from Wilsonville want to build apartments on S.E. Norton Lane, just west of Willamette Valley Medical Center, approximately where the street dead ends. However, zoning on the property doesn't ...

    UFO Fest in full swing

    McMinnville is throwing the biggest party in the solar system this weekend as the 20th UFO Fest continues its annual run. Started in 2000 to mark the 50th anniversary of the Trent sighting of a UFO near ...

    Walk will help fight hunger

    The News-Register staff Walk will help fight hunger A walk to raise money and awareness about hunger will start at 2:30 p.m. Sunday, May 19, at the McMinnville First Presbyterian Church, 390 N.E. Second ...

    Principals named in Mac, Y-C

    McMinnville School District has hired Lauren Berg, a former McMinnville teacher, as principal of Wascher Elementary School in Lafayette. Berg, who has been principal of Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School ...

    Soroptimists help women with work clothing

    Soroptimist International of McMinnville is seeking donations for its program that helps women prepare for job interviews and employment. The "SoroBoutique" program provides vouchers so women can shop ...

    Y-C Elementary evacuated due to fan fire

    CARLTON -- Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School was evacuated shortly before 2 p.m. because a fan caught fire. Carton and Yamhill firefighters responded to the fire alarm. The small fire in broke out in ...

    County fires Public Works Director, seeks dismissal of lawsuit

    Yamhill County Administrator Ken Huffer fired Public Works Director John Phelan last week. Three days later, the county asked a judge to dismiss a lawsuit Phelan filed last month against Huffer. It argues ...

    Latest Sports

     
    Mac baseball, softball win 1st round games

    Payton Hudson clobbered a ninth-inning walk-off home run, propelling the McMinnville softball team to a 2-1 first-round victory over Lake Oswego. The Grizzlies trailed 1-0 entering the seventh, but Kayden ...

    State Track Day Two: Hensley, Mather both win two titles, Horne earns discus championship

    CLACKAMAS – Day Two of the Class 3A OSAA Track and Field Championships at Mt. Hood Community College is officially over for Amity, Dayton, Willamina and Yamhill-Carlton. Amity's Jonathan ...

    State Track Day One: Hensley wins championship in triple jump

    CLACKAMAS – David Hensley finally met his goal of a state title today at the Class 3A OSAA Track and Field Championships held at Mt. Hood Community College. The Willamina senior set a state-winning ...

     
    Pedro's passion

    Martin Lopez-Garcia loves pitching. Staring down a hitter, throwing a backdoor curveball, shutting out opposing teams – the McMinnville Grizzly can’t get enough of those aspects of ...

     
    McMinnville boys win district tennis team title

    “I’ve never been so proud of a team in my seven years here.” Grizzly boys’ tennis head coach Wes Gabrielsen couldn’t contain his pride. Moments after his Grizzlies ...

     
    Grizzly girls’ tennis sends seven to state tournament

    With its best finish in 35 years, the McMinnville girls’ tennis program claimed second place at last weekend’s Pacific Conference district tournament. The Grizzlies narrowly missed ...

    ‘Cat softball cruises in regionals

    Though denied an opportunity to host last weekend’s NCAA Division III regional softball series, the Linfield softball team earned an even grander opportunity by sweeping all three games in ...

     
    Recovered from injury, Y-C’s Taylor Reimann dominating distance races

    DAYTON – Two years ago, Yamhill-Carlton’s Taylor Reimann was in the midst of a lengthy rehabilitation on her knee. After countless days sitting on her couch, Reimann grew restless. She ...

     
    Cicerone snags softball success

    DAYTON – Sofia Cicerone learned from the best. Now she’s become the best. Dayton softball’s junior catcher earned the starting nod as a freshman, assuming a position previously ...

     
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    AMITY – When Amity’s Jonathan Mather lines up for a race, whether the 110m or 300m hurdles or the 100m sprint, the senior track and field athlete thinks about one thing, and one thing ...

     
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    Payton Hudson raced into third base following an error. Upon reaching the bag, the McMinnville senior high-fived head coach Staci Doucette and flashed a toothy grin to the Grizzly dugout. Moments ...

    Budget, homelessness, business license on city's May calendar

    McMinnville Finance Director Marcia Baragary said the city’s 2019-20 budget will be hand-delivered to members of the budget committee throughout the day Friday. It will be made available to the ...

     
    ‘CAT CHAMPS

    “This is the time of year when we want to be playing our best softball.” So Jackson Vaughn, Linfield head softball coach, said following his team’s Sunday triumph over the Whitworth ...

     
    Walters, Thornburg power Grizzly girls to 7-1 victory over Glencoe

    McMinnville tennis players Gavrielle Walters and Jillian Thornburg, friends since the fourth grade, are mainstays in the girls’ tennis program. Thornburg ranks as a powerful competitor in ...

     
    Sullivan, Grizzlies win 15th straight

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    Unforgettable: Lillard silences Westbrook, Thunder

    Portland point guard bids farewell to OKC Sports fandom is rarely easy. Heartbreak and disappointment reign supreme, while moments of triumph are cherished and protected. Of my four favorite teams – ...

     
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    Hudson tosses no-hitter, Grizzly softball blows out Barlow, 7-0

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    Unorthodox as it may be, Darian Stedman’s swing is simply one of the most dangerous in college softball. Linfield’s starting right fielder currently leads the Division III Northwest ...

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