Starla Pointer/News-Register##Dayna Gilbert, a familiar face as a sub in the McMinnville School District, now has her own classroom at Memorial School. She welcomed kindergartners today.

A new start, a new school

As soon as she was hired to teach kindergarten at Memorial Elementary School, Dayna Gilbert announced the news to her friends via her Facebook page. “Starting fresh!” she declared, noting ...

Tort claim alleges easement violation

Lake Oswego lawyer Roy Thompson has filed a tort claim against the city of McMinnville, alleging a utility easement acquired by Water & Light in 2006 has also been used by other utilities without authorization. The ...

Ruff Run set Saturday

Homeward Bound Pets will sponsor a fun run and walk for pets and their owners on Saturday, Sept. 12. The second annual 5-kilometer Ruff Ruff Run and one-mile Wag Walk will be held from 8 to 11 a.m. in ...

Second Winds band starting fall rehearsals

Second Winds Community Band will start its fall rehearsals Monday, Sept. 14. Musicians who play band instruments at the high school level or above may join. Rehearsals are held from 7 to 9 p.m. Mondays ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register## Amity running back Tyler Berrier (10) is chased by a pack of Salem Academy defenders during the Warriors  18-12 overtime loss to the Crusaders Friday night at Randolph Scoggan Field.

Overtime blues in Amity

Turnovers plague Warriors against Salem Academy; Rainier steamrolls Willamina in second half; McMinnville falls in GVC opener

Linfield Gallery has new curator

Linfield College has named Josephine Zarkovich as the new curator for the Linfield Gallery. She will oversee all aspects of programming for the gallery, including exhibition planning, community relations ...

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Wyatt Smith threw for 1,472 yards and 15 touchdowns as McMinnville’s starting quarterback in 2014.

2015 Football Previews: McMinnville

Schmitty Football: Gunslinger? Maybe. All-around quarterback? Wyatt Smith is building toward it

Grizzlies shake off rust at GVC Preview

Mac underclassmen post strong times; Rich, Wilson both capture 2nd place

Robot drops by county courthouse

The Yamhill County commissioners hosted a very special and unusual visitor Thursday — Jayne, a tote-stacking robot built by McMinnville High School’s competitive robotics team, Nerd Herd Team ...

Chemeketa teams up with OSU

Chemeketa Community College and Oregon State University are launching a partnership to help Latino families in Yamhill County succeed in the educational system. Called “Juntos,” which means ...

Along the Street: First Federal awards grants to nonprofits

First Federal has awarded $6,825 to three Yamhill County nonprofit organizations as part of its community giving program. The savings institution granted: n $4,810 to The Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas ...

Sanai appeals Oregon disbarment

Former Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai has asked the Oregon Court of Appeals to review a decision by the Oregon State Bar to disbar him. Sanai fought a lengthy battle in Washington to avoid being disbarred ...

Council to consider pot sales ban

When it next meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the McMinnville City Council is slated to consider an ordinance banning early sale of recreational marijuana at medical marijuana dispensaries.  Senate Bill ...

Teachers share memories of summer

As schools open, many teachers are asking their students, “What did you do for your summer vacation?” We thought we’d pose the same question to educators themselves. Summer meant Irish ...

Genetics talk slated at Linfield

Professor Catherine Reinke will discuss the study of genetics in the age of whole-genome sequencing during a lecture set for Wednesday, Sept. 16. It is set for 7 p.m. in Riley Hall 201. The talk is the ...

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