Along the Street: Willamina Farmers Market opening this week

The Willamina Farmers Market opens for the season from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday, June 16, with live music from Recca Maze. The market offers fresh produce, honey, baked goods, artisan goods and kids’ ...

Along the Street: Lumber company lays off 40 percent of its workforce

The owners of Stimson Lumber Company announced May 31 they are laying off 60 people at their Forest Grove sawmill, representing 40% of the mill’s employees. CEO Andrew Miller said in a company press ...

Along the Street: Annual Memorial Day weekend event offers

Tasting rooms welcome holiday weekend visitors The annual Memorial Weekend in the Wine Country runs Saturday to Monday, May 25 to 27. Area wineries kicks off the tasting season with samples of newly ...

Along the Street: New county grants available to promote business

A.R.E. president named champion of small business Alvin Elbert, the president of A.R.E. Manufacturing of Newberg, received the Small Business Champion Award from the U.S. Small Business Administration’s ...

Along the Street: Downtown association gives an upbeat annual report

Brad James, who resigned early this month as executive director of the McMinnville Downtown Association, left the organization better off than he found it when he took the job 14 months earlier, MDA board ...

Along the Street: New liquor store opens

Husband-and-wife team Jeff White and Rachel Sykes opened McMinnville North Liquor at 2628 Highway 99W in the McMinnville Plaza shopping center Monday. They were granted an OLCC license for the new store ...

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Along the Street: MEDP gets new executive director

Scott Cooper has been named the new executive director of the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership. He replaces Jody Christensen, the only director the organization has had, who recently left ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Volunteers Chris Dabney, Jeremy Barton and Eric Drover of Roby’s Furniture & Appliance move a donated desk into the offices at Juliette’s House.

Along the Street: Store volunteers spruce up Juliette's House

Russell Mark, the executive director of Juliette’s House in McMinnville, and some of this staff members have refurbished offices thanks to volunteers from Roby’s Furniture & Appliance. As ...

Along the Street: MEDP left without interim director

Former McMinnville Planning Director Doug Montgomery agreed to serve as the interim director of the McMinnville Economic Development Partnership following the departure of Jody Christensen last month, ...

Along the Street: Third Street businesses sprucing themselves up

Third Street businesses sprucing up for new year Several businesses along Third Street have covered their windows as they beautify the inside for the new year. “January is a pretty common ...

Along the Street: Farm Bill opens a path to a local hemp in

The 2018 Farm Bill signed by President Trump this month includes a provision legalizing industrial hemp, and already Yamhill County entrepreneurs are lining up to take advantage of it. The Hemp Farming ...

Along the Street: Cultural Coalition awards grants, promotes tax credit program

The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition is encouraging locals to take advantage of Oregon’s unique tax credit program that helps build local arts, culture and heritage programs. You have until the ...

Along the Street: Drought affecting Christmas tree crops

The demand for Christmas trees is, as expected, high at the moment. But there may not be as many to go around this year. Drought conditions have taken a toll on Christmas tree crops around Oregon, growers ...

Along the Street: Holiday market opens today

The McMinnville Holiday Market opens its doors today with extended hours, live music by The Weather Machine, food trucks and products made by local artisans. The market’s first day coincides with ...

Along the Street: Hazelnut harvest falls short

Oregon hazelnut growers were anticipating a record-high crop in 2018 — until, that is, they harvested the crop. The Capital Press reported this week the USDA National Agricultural Statistics Service ...

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