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 ...

City paints its strategy in broad strokes

In the next 14 years, McMinnville city officials want to create a community that is more efficient, safe, prosperous, inclusive and generally pleasant than it is today. That’s the aim of the 42 ...

Domestic violence shelter sees increase in calls

Business is brisk these days at Henderson House — too brisk for Executive Director Anne Falla and her staff as they respond to people seeking refuge from domestic violence and sexual assault. When ...

Soroptimists offers scholarships for women

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is offering financial awards for women studying to improve their lives and those of their families. The Live Your Dream: Education and Training Award is available ...

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Teacher Anna Stahl, center, leads a Ready for Kindergarten session for babies Blaze and Anwen and their mothers, Kelly Foster, left and Melissa Jones, right. The program gives parents skills and strategies.

Families get a jump start on school

Program helps parents encourage early learning

Former Yamhill County deputy DA sentenced

Former Yamhill County Deputy District Attorney Amanda Dresen has pleaded no contest in Curry County Circuit Court to one count of fourth-degree assault related to an incident last May in which she assaulted ...

Grizzly Grape Stomp will raise money for grad night, challenge record

McMinnville High School Grad Night organizers want local residents to do some stomping to raise money for the post-graduation party and win international recognition, as well. With the “Grizzly ...

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McMinnville native Will Vinton dies

McMinnville native Will Vinton of Portland, an artist known for his innovative "Claymation" style of animation, died Thursday following a 12-year battle with myeloma. The McMinnville High School graduate ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Firefighters and their families talk about the stress they feel at work.

Families feel heat from firefighters' trauma, exhaustion

Christopher and Catherine Burton, as married couples do, come home from work and tell each other about their days. One day Christopher came home and said nothing. The McMinnville firefighter saw something ...

Washington plans two-story office complex

Harold Washington has built and remodeled many buildings in McMinnville over the years, and now he has a "showpiece" in the works: a two-story, 16,000-square-foot office building planned between Adams ...

Professor to discuss 'free electrons'

Bill Mackie, Linfield College graduate and professor emeritus of physics, will discuss "Free Electrons" during a lecture on Wednesday, Oct. 17. It will start at 7 p.m. in Graf Hall on campus. The free ...

Parvo outbreak leads to puppy warning

A local veterinarian is reminding pet owners to be careful of their puppies, after a litter reportedly visited both the Newberg and McMinnville dog parks a few days before developing Parvo virus. The ...

McMinnville school board to meet

McMinnville School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday to discuss travel requests and other items. The public meeting will be held in the district office, 800 N.E. Lafayette Avenue. An executive session ...

Linfield to host talk on earthquake preparedness

Linfield College will host a workshop on earthquake preparedness Tuesday, Oct.9, in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, 900 S.E. Baker Street, McMinnville. The free program will run from 6 to 7:30 ...

Judge sets deadline for bankruptcy proceedings

A federal bankruptcy judge in Utah on Wednesday told the Falls Event Center it must act with dispatch, and cannot follow the leisurely schedule it had laid out, to establish a new board of directors. The ...

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