Care centers to be fined for frivolous 911 calls

Council also approves special business licenses

Task force to discuss new construction tax

Members of McMinnville’s Affordable Housing Task Force will meet at 10 a.m. Wednesday, Oct. 24, to discuss the proposition of a new tax to encourage affordable housing. The 2016 Oregon Legislature ...

Along the Street: R. Stuart plans estate vineyard

After relying on fruit from the Daffodil Hill Vineyard in the Eola-Amity Hills since 2003, R. Stuart & Co. this month announced it has purchased all 21 acres, meaning the 35-year-old company now owns ...

Veterans / First Responders parade planned Nov. 10

Organizers of the second-annual Veterans and First Responders Parade are seeking participants. The parade will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, the day before Veterans Day. Staging will start at 9 a.m. at the ...

Willamina schools' online programs succeeding

WILLAMINA — Bart Baldwin, Willamina High School Dean of Students, told the school board Monday night that most students enrolled in one of the district’s two online programs are doing well ...

Attendance matters

District launching community effort to keep kids in school

Student goes to classes for his future

If school is in session, Eli Wiles will be there. The McMinnville High School senior said he makes a habit of good attendance. He enjoys seeing his friends and taking part in activities at school, many ...

Photos courtesy Oregon State Police##A tractor-trailer rig lost its load of soda pop Thursday morning on Highway 99W.

Tractor-trailer rig crashes on Highway 99W

DUNDEE - A tractor-trailer crash south of Dundee delayed traffic on Highway 99W Thursday morning. The rig rolled onto its side and lost its load of soda pop. The Oregon State Police and emergency ...

Opinions differ on Sheridan police services fee

SHERIDAN — If voters next month approve Measure 36-198 to expand law enforcement services contracted with theYamhill County Sheriff’s Office, there will be differing opinions regarding how ...

Amity allocates $5,000 for consulting work

AMITY — The Amity School District will use $5,000 in Measure 98 funds to contract with Dean Mattson for consulting services related to the high school woods’ program, Superintendent Jeff Clark ...

Willamina city manager receives pay raise

WILLAMINA — A 5 percent raise for City Manager Kenna West was unanimously approved at Tuesday night’s city council meeting. West was hired in August 2017. The three-year contract she ...

Enrollment steady in Mac schools

By STARLA POINTER<br/>Of the News-Register McMinnville schools have just about the same number of students as district officials expected, according to the Oct. 1 enrollment estimate. When the ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Circuit Court judge candidate Jennifer answers questions during the debate sponsored by the McMinnville Kiwanis Club and local media outlets the News-Register, KLCY radio and McMinnville  Community Media.

Chapman, Miller go head-to-head

The recurring subject in the race for Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge has been experience. Jennifer Chapman is a civil litigation attorney. Lisl Miller is a prosecutor. “Experience matters, and ...

News-Register file photo##County Commissioner Stan Primozich walks along the Sheridan parade route.

Primozich seeks second term on board of county commissioner

County Commissioner Stan Primozich isn’t much on self-promotion. Ask him what he’s accomplished, and he’ll more likely tell you about other people’s exciting ideas and projects. He ...

Les Zaitz

Journalist to speak at Linfield

Journalist Leslie L. “Les” Zaitz will speak Wednesday, Oct. 24, at Linfield College. The free talk, “Regaining Trust — Job No. 1 for the Media,” will start at 12:15 p.m. in ...

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