Rusty Rae/News-Register##Amity players and coaches celebrate after winning against Sutherlin

Amity girls come from behind to down Sutherlin 46-44, face Corbett tonight for state title

Amity’s dance continues. The girls basketball team overcame a six-point deficit at the half to edge out Sutherlin 46-44 on Friday, March 1 at Marshfield High School. With the win, the Warriors improve ...

Commissioners reject the YCAP's invitation to Johnston, insist on Starrett

The relationship between Yamhill County Commissioners and the Yamhill Community Action Partnership continued to deteriorate this week, with attorneys now being brought into the situation. YCAP extended ...

Traction and the ‘treadmill’; Council approves Fox Ridge plan and housing needs analyses

In two acts, planning for McMinnville’s future took center stage at city council this week. Council members approved a needs analysis for long-term growth and completed the approximately 18-month ...

Neighbors angered over traffic ‘hooligans’

Frustration is growing from residents over noisy, speeding cars in McMinnville neighborhoods. Four people addressed the city council this week during public comment to complain about noise, dangerous ...

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City taking long look down Third

The view grew longer, the needs got deeper, and the costs are getting higher, when it comes to Third Street redevelopment planning. The city of McMinnville won’t have cost estimates for the Third ...

Murder-for-hire trial to begin Monday

George Gebrayel, 80, of Sheridan, will stand trial next week on two counts of attempted murder in the first degree and two counts of solicitation to commit murder, for allegedly hiring someone to kill ...

County offers crisis hotlines, suicide prevention programs

Yamhill County’s Health and Human Services Department offers several hotlines for people in crisis, along with training in suicide prevention for agencies, organizations and communities, along with ...

Schools take steps to respond to tragedies; Safety Summit set Wednesday

McMinnville schools prepare for tragic circumstances, such as the loss of a student to death by suicide. Staff take trainings, teams of counselors from throughout the district are ready to respond, substitutes ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Volcanic, Carlton loam, Witzel-Dixonville: at Delfina Vineyard, “the soil says it all.

Calendar of Quirk: The CQ parade continues with odd takes on curbs and quilts, rocks and soil

Subjects as disparate as fabric tradition, a dangerous signpost relic, and ancient natural flooding guide the oddities found in this week’s cast of Calendar of Quirk – as if CQ can really be ...

St. Paul man is still missing

A recent ground and air search for a missing St. Paul man yielded no results, according to an Oregon State Police spokesman. The family of Gurjinder (Gary) Singh Grewal, 48, the owner of St. Paul Market ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Della Harris, 8, looks for Fancy Nancy titles and other books to check out. She often visits the McMinnville Public Library after classes at St. James School in the company of her grandmother, Jeanette Bernards.

'24 Hours: 3 to 4 p.m. at the library

People of all ages are getting the circulation going with books, music, and ‘things’

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill Valley Heritage Center Director Heather Farquhar stands next to one of the many vintage pieces of farm equipment in the museum’s collection. She said she enjoys working with museum volunteers and hopes to attract more visitors to see the exhibits.

Stopping By: Harboring history

Heritage center director Heather Farquhar says visiting a museum should be fun, relevant

##(March 1, 1969) Workmen take Smoke Shop sign down this week to make way for eventual building destruction. New tire store will replace four small businesses located in building at 3rd and Baker streets. Smoke Shop has long been a familiar landmark to townspeople and moved to its present location after a former building on 3rd Street also was destroyed four years ago. Mrs. Helen Collins, who runs the popular shop, is trying to find another location in the city. Other firms have moved to other locations, except one store owner who is retiring. [View is from the left side of Baker Street, looking north.]

Vintage News-Register: March 1, 2024

Chronicling life in the Yamhill Valley through the generations with the newspaper photo archives.

Rachel Thompson/News-Register file photo##Rita Hager, right, shows Provoking Hope founder Diane Reynolds her crafted rock, on which she has written the words “Have Grace.” Painting rocks with message of hope was among activities for children and adults during the organization’s Fall Harvest Festival Nov. 4.

Provoking Hope founder announces plans for ‘major expansion’ project

Provoking Hope asks its clients if they are ready to heal. The nonprofit itself wants to be better ready to serve. With facilities in four separate locations, albeit just blocks apart, Provoking Hope ...

CPRD survey finds strong support for more trails

The Chehalem Park & Recreation District this week released the results of its 2023 survey of community support for parks and trails. They found that 87% of respondents said trails are important to ...

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