Dayton board meeting will start in executive session

DAYTON — The school board will meet in special session at 7 p.m. Tuesday, June 25, in the district office. The meeting will begin with an executive session on personnel. After the board returns ...

Pedestrian struck in McMinnville

A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle shortly before 11 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Highway 99W and Northeast McDonald Lane. The victim was identified as Jesus Garcia-Garcia, 26, of McMinnville, ...

Council to talk budget, downtown 'exclusion zone'

McMinnville authorities have the power to ban people from downtown for criminal misbehavior, but that power ends July 1. City councilors will consider removing that deadline at their Tuesday, June 25, ...

Water & Light hears case for slight rate increase

With a projected cash balance of $34.3 million in fiscal year 2020, it wouldn’t be a good idea to raise electric rates too much, Consultant Mark Beauchamp told the McMinnville Water & Light board ...

Willamina teen guilty of murder for setting fatal 2018 fire

Nicholas Aulig, the 15-year-old who set fire to his grandparents' rural Willamina home in June 2018 that resulted in the death of his 79-year-old grandfather, Dieter Aulig, was found within the ...

Amity students take aim at clay targets next spring

AMITY — When Amity High School baseball, golf, softball and track and field teams are practicing and competing next spring, the Warriors’ will also be introducing themselves to the Oregon State ...

News-Register file photo##Participants walk and ride in the first Hometown Days parade.

Sheridan Hometown Days gets a thumbs up

SHERIDAN — The inaugural Sheridan Hometown Days graded out well. It was held last Saturday, replacing Sheridan Days, a community festival that entertained residents and visitors for decades. Hometown ...

Council takes up Oak Ridge development

The McMinnville City Council picks up Tuesday, June 25, where the planning commission left off last month as councilors consider Premier Development’s request to facilitate a 108-lot housing development ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##A Marshalls store is under construction in the McMinnville Plaza. The off-price clothing outlet is expected to open this fall.

Along the Street: Marshalls moving into Mac plaza

While the so-called “retail apocalypse” continues to wreak havoc on some brick-and-mortar retailers across the country, off-price department stores are actually growing — a sign that ...

Oregon senators face $500 fines for fleeing, threaten to sue

SALEM — Republican senators in Oregon engaged in a high-stakes game of brinksmanship Friday with Democratic lawmakers and prepared to remain absent from the Capitol for a second day to block a vote on a landmark climate plan that would be the second of its kind nationwide.

 

Crash leads to DUII, meth, assault charges

A McMinnville woman was arrested on drug, assault and reckless driving charges after she crashed her car into another vehicle on Highway 99W in north McMinnville about 5:30 p.m. Tuesday afternoon. According ...

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Jesse Perez with Spink Painting covers Wortman Stadium’s exterior with primer in preparation for a new coat of paint.

Wortman Stadium, other sports facilities get facelift

As soon as graduation crowds cleared out of Wortman Stadium, workers began painting the structure and making improvements to the McMinnville High School football field and track. The school district this ...

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Woman's alleged attacker back in court

There is a “voluminous amount of discovery” related to charges alleging Jermaine Streeter attempted to kill Traci Spurgeon in early May of last year, defense attorney Zachary Stern of Salem ...

GOP senators in Oregon walk out over cap and trade

SALEM —  The Latest on a walkout by Oregon Senate Republicans to protest legislation to address climate change. Updated 12:09 p.m. GOP Senators will each be hit with a $500 fine for fleeing ...

Fred Owen to be remembered

Fred Owen, who died May 6 at age 88, was a force at Gallery Players of Oregon, now known as Gallery Theater, in the 1980s and 90s. He directed numerous shows, such as “The Odd Couple,” “The ...

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