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Where to find a Christmas tree

Several places in Yamhill County are offering U-cut trees or tree lots where local residents can choose from several types of Christmas decorations. They include: - The McMinnville Lions Club is ...

Commissioners debate SEDCOR, discuss creating media position

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday had a full agenda, discussing criticisms that Commissioners Lindsay Berschauer and Mary Starrett have of SEDCOR, the county’s contracted economic development ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Thursday, Dec. 2] Yamhill County reported 18  new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the county to  9,806 cases to date and 143 deaths.  The county reported that as of Dec. ...

 
McMinnville resident and her cats escape blaze

A Southeast McMinnville resident and her five cats escaped an early Friday morning fire. The Yamhill Communications Agency received a report from a newspaper delivery driver shortly before 5 a.m. regarding ...

Police put stolen items on display for public identification

McMinnville Police are holding sessions this weekend for viewing of items recovered from multiple burglaries around McMinnville and the rest of the county over a four-month period this year. Property ...

Live cantata choir returns; several other holiday performances on tap

The 35th annual Community Christmas Cantata will offer both live and recorded performances of "Love Was Born a King" this month. Admission is free, and offerings will be take to support the YCAP Yamhill ...

Judge rules for N-R in request for records

The City of McMinnville should have released certain police department records to the News-Register related to the David Jubb sex abuse case, Presiding Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Cynthia Easterday ...

 
Food and fellowship on the menu at Thanksgiving meal

“Dark meat, extra mashed potatoes.” Special orders were gladly accepted last Thursday in the gym at St. James School in McMinnville, scene of the annual community Thanksgiving dinner. Yamhill ...

 
Mac robotics students form human-powered litter patrol

Hailie Reesman and classmates in McMinnville High School’s robotics program help to keep their campus clean. Not with a robot, but with regular patrols around the school picking up discarded cups, ...

 
Gallery Theater presents ‘Christmas To Remember’

We all need a little Christmas, right this very minute, and Gallery Theater is offering something to fill the bill: a musical extravaganza featuring traditional songs and popular tunes with a holiday theme. “Christmas ...

 
‘Geezer Gallery’ shows highlight older artists, support therapeutic art programs

The Geezer Gallery, which runs therapeutic art programs for low-income seniors and those with Alzheimer’s disease, has teamed up with Willamette Valley Vineyards to show paintings and other pieces ...

Three nonprofits hope for gift card donations

Three local nonprofit organizations are collecting gas and grocery gift cards to distribute to people in need. The participants are With Courage, which assists people diagnosed with breast cancer; the ...

City, county reach accord on Dayton boat ramp

Yamhill County and the city of Dayton have agreed to focus on fixing the long-defunct boat ramp at Dayton Landing Park, and hold discussions about further improvements at a later date, according to Dayton ...

Along the Street: Local wines make international Top 100 list

Five Oregon wines are included in Wine Spectator’s new list of the Top 100 Wines of the Year. Alexana Pinot Noir Dundee Hills Revana Vineyard topped the Oregon entries, coming in at No. 14 out of ...

Oregonians urged to get vaccinated

A total of more than 6 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine have now been administered in Oregon, according to the Oregon Health Authority, including pediatric doses to children ages 5 to 11, and booster ...

Warming centers ready for cold

Warming shelters are preparing to open in McMinnville and other parts of the county this winter when temperatures fall to 32 degrees or colder. An inch or more of driving rain over a 24-hour period also ...

SNAP benefits added in December

Most Oregonians who receive Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) benefits will receive emergency allotments in December. The federal government has approved emergency allotments every month ...

 
Stephenson named to state board

Erin Stephenson of McMinnville will be working to improve tourism and its economic impact not just locally, but also on a state level. Stephenson, chair of the Visit McMinnville board, has been chosen ...

 
Stopping by: Fixing to retire

John Rima is looking forward to enjoying a lazy Saturday off next spring.  He hasn’t had Saturday off during fine weather for decades. For a lawnmower repairman, Saturday is always a busy day, ...

 
Parade, and Santa, returns

H undreds upon hundreds of families packed Third Street Friday afternoon for the return of a beloved McMinnville tradition, Santa’s Parade. Community residents said they were thrilled to be able ...

Sports

 
Talented tandem: Anguiano, Hudson propelled Pirates to state final appearance

DAYTON – During its historic march to a first-ever appearance in the 3A state championship, the Dayton boys soccer team was not only one of the most prolific goal-scoring squads, but also ...

 
DIII Football Quarterfinals: Linfield faces old foe Mary Hardin-Baylor Saturday in Texas

Playoff football is actually fairly simple. Basically, it’s about performing at a high level while under extreme duress. That pressure ratchets up exponentially as a team moves up each level ...

 
Mac girls drop season-opener to Crook County, 56-38

McMinnville head girls basketball coach Sean Coste faces an interesting dilemma this season. For the first time in several years, Coste’s varsity roster resembles a youth movement, rather ...

Basketball roundup: Willamina girls, Mac boys, Dayton girls all win opening games

Willamina 58, Sheridan 30 (girls) SHERIDAN – Cam EagleStaff dropped a double-double of 17 points and 15 rebounds to power the Willamina girls basketball team to Wednesday’s 58-30 season-opening ...

MLB: Manfred, Clark divergent views point to lengthy lockout

By STEPHEN HAWKINS and RONALD BLUM AP Sports ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hours into Major League Baseball’s first work stoppage in 26 years, Commissioner Rob Manfred and union head Tony Clark ...

Sports briefs

T-Mobile and Linfield basketball team up for Saturday night promo T-Mobile is teaming up with the Linfield basketball teams for a special promotion on Saturday night which includes free T-shirts for the ...

 
Becoming the best: Hughes instrumental to Willamina’s playoff run

WILLAMINA – Leading up to the 2021 fall volleyball season, Willamina junior Hallee Hughes wanted to make a change. She needed to become the best player on the court. The five-foot, 11-inch ...

 
‘Cats end the Gagliardi curse, upset Johnnies, 31-28

Finally, the curse of John Gagliardi is broken. Since Linfield’s 1965 national championship contest against Saint John’s University, a 33-0 blowout loss, the Wildcats haven’t ...

Linfield football leads league with 22 all-conference selections

Linfield’s undefeated Northwest Conference football team hit a grand slam when the all-league results were released. The Wildcats swept the Player of the Year awards as well as garnering Coach of ...

Miramontes named 3A Soccer Coach of the Year

After leading the Dayton boys soccer team on a memorable run to the Class 3A/2A/1A state championship match, Jony Miramontes was named the All-State Coach of the Year. The Pirates finished the season with ...

T-Mobile and Linfield basketball team up for Saturday night promo

T-Mobile is teaming up with the Linfield basketball teams for a special promotion on Saturday night which includes free T-shirts for the first 400 fans in attendance. The Linfield men’s and women’s ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes            Mixed League – Week 10 Senior Citizens League NOV 23 TEAM High game scratch: Gutter Cleaners, 666. High series ...

 
So close: Spencer’s incredible junior season 2nd best in Mac history

Sixth tenths of a second. A sum which couldn’t escape the mind of McMinnville cross country runner Kyle Spencer during the 2021 season. Spencer was THAT close to matching the Grizzly school ...

Linfield upsets Saint John's, 31-28; 'Cats advance to DIII quarterfinals

Editor's Note:  Linfield College announced Monday that the Wildcat team will travel to Belton, TX, for Saturday's playoff game against Mary Hardin-Baylor. ----------------------- COLLEGEVILLE, Minnesota ...

No. 7 Wildcats travel to No. 5 St. John’s for playoff clash

By RUSTY RAE Of the News-Register Playoff football is all about match-ups. In fifth rated St. John’s (11-0, 7-0 MIAC), Linfield University’s (10-0, 7-0 NWC) second-round opponent in the ...

Sports briefs

Grizzlies snag all-league football selections Ten McMinnville football players earned all-Pacific Conference honors for the 2021 fall season. The Grizzlies finished the year with an overall record of ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes            Mixed League – Week 9 Senior Citizens League NOV 16 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 624. High series ...

 
Athlete of the Year: Standout from the start Mac’s Rue leads the way as a freshman

Yemi Rue loves to run. She enjoys the feeling of embarking on two-, three-, and four-mile runs, whether that’s with her friends or on a solo outing. Rue simply appreciates the exercise and ...

 
A season's end: Pirates fall 6-0 to top-seed OES in semifinals

PORTLAND – “Look at this team and realize this is where we need to be.” So Dayton head coach Pat Myer said in reference to the Oregon Episcopal School Aardvarks following Tuesday’s ...

Dayton boys upset Riverside, 2-1, advance to state final

BOARDMAN – The Dayton boys soccer team’s magical postseason run continued this week in Boardman. After beating Rogue Valley Adventist Academy in the first round, 7-1, and scoring a 2-1 upset ...

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