Last two Brown Bags are evening concerts

The final two concerts in this year’s popular summer Brown Bag series will be held in the early evening rather than noon. The free concerts will run 5:30 to 7 p.m. the Thursdays of July 30 and Aug. ...

Council to consider ban on guns

The McMinnville City Council will consider an ordinance Tuesday banning openly carrying loaded weapons in public places.  The city had previously sought to ban guns from its parks altogether. But ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Baskets of petunias create a tapestry of color in Colleen Carl’s award-winning yard.

Yard of the Month: Good Medicine

Colleen Carl has been growing vegetables for many years. But it wasn’t until three years ago, when she and her husband, Timothy, moved to 1761 N.W. Third Court in McMinnville, that she began growing ...

Joey McKenzie and his  band, the Western Flyers,  will play Thursday.

Joey McKenzie to play evening Brown Bag concert

McMinnville native and nationally known fiddler Joey McKenzie will perform Thursday, July 30, at a special evening edition of the Brown Bag Concert series. McKenzie grew up in McMinnville and graduated ...

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Alexa Toth (center), a 2013 McMinnville High School graduate, inks a scholarship agreement to play volleyball at the University of Massachusetts-Lowell on a sand volleyball court at the home of her parents, Paul Ridgway (left) and Darci Toth-Ridgway (right).

Bound for New England

McMinnville graduate Toth to play NCAA Division I volleyball

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Members of the Valley Panthers Rugby Club’s seventh- and eighth- grade boys side practice passing drills at Joe Dancer Park in McMinnville on Wednesday, July 22.

The original seven-on-seven

Valley Panthers Rugby Club grows the game during summer session practices

Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett

Starrett objects to governor's 'anti-gun jihad'

Yamhill County Commissioner Mary Starrett loosed a blast at Gov. Kate Brown, accusing her of using a flag-lowering order to “promote her anti-gun jihad.” Brown issued a press release ordered ...

Foreclosure sought on Smith farmland

A Canby firm that holds a trust deed on several farm tracts owned by the late Del Smith is seeking their foreclosure and sale at auction, saying the Smith estate is badly in arrears on its payments on ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Alexander Ponce and other children look through rows of books while checking out the McMinnville Public Library Bookmobile. The library visits the Villa del Sol apartments each Tuesday.

Library comes to the kids

Children pour out of their homes when librarians and Soroptimists arrive at the Villa del Sol apartments each Tuesday afternoon. They’re eager to make craft projects, play games, eat snacks and, ...

Along the Street: State approves West Valley enterprise zone

A 1,856-acre West Valley Enterprise Zone, aimed at spurring job growth, has been approved by Business Oregon, the state agency charged with promoting business and economic development. Along The Street David ...

Operation Backpack seeking help

Operation Backpack, which provides school supplies to Yamhill County children in need, is seeking donations for its fall back-to-school giveaway. Backpacks, pencils, erasers, composition books, paper, ...

Report details traffic stop that precipitated fatal shooting

When stopped by a Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy the morning of July 1, Kevin Judson was riding in a car with two companions, according to findings of an investigation into Judson’s ...

Photo by Corey Rich##McMinnville firefighters responded Thursday morning to a fully-involved house fire at 632 N.E. Cowls St. The homeowners were out of town at the time.

Roswell Conner House damaged in blaze

UPDATED Friday, July 24: A majestic and historic McMinnville residence, built in 1905 and featured in the 1983 movie “Quarterback Princess,” was heavily damaged by fire early Thursday. Firefighters ...

Fire displaces McMinnville family

An early Wednesday morning fire displaced a family of six, two adults and four children, at a McMinnville duplex. Firefighters responded about 5 a.m. to 230 N.E. Dunn Place to find smoke coming ...

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Hyder Family Dental players celebrate their victory over Wilsonville Friday at Patton Middle School.

One last hurrah

Summer baseball season concludes with strong win for Grizzlies

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