Council grapples with diversity issues

The face of economic vitality in McMinnville has a noticeably light complexion and looks very familiar, local resident Doug Johnson noted at the March 12 city council meeting. Councilors were creating ...

Planning commission mulls bed and breakfast

The McMinnville Planning Commission will hold a hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, on a request to operate a bed and breakfast at a home at 806 S.E. Davis St. The property is currently approved ...

Dental van offers free appointments

Medical Teams Northwest provides free dental care from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30, at McMinnville First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. For more information, call Lynn Crowell at 503-472-8196.

County joins local resident in opposing timber bills

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday joined a local resident in opposing state bills that would change how forest lands are managed and taxed. House Bill 2656 addresses forest land that supplies drinking ...

Local inmate dies in DOC custody

UMATILLA — Eugene Sweigart, 75, of Amity, who was sentenced to 470 months - nearly 40 years - in prison in September 2002 in Yamhill County Circuit Court, died Friday, March 15 at an Eastern Oregon ...

Dayton board discusses moving forward

 

Fluke could return as principal if things go well in coming year

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St. James School students Eduardo Bolanos and Aaron Rolfe work together to measure the circumference of a plastic ring. They ll use pi to figure out the ring s diameter.

Math with a slice of pi

If 160 students gather in McMinnville to solve math problems using pi, and pizzas have eight slices each, how many pizza pies are needed to feed the crowd? St. James School students know how to find the ...

Linfield announces new internship program

Linfield College has announced a new four-year internship program named in honor of several recent college presidents. Five freshmen have been chosen for the initial Presidential IMPACT Internships. They ...

Mac board adopts calendar

McMinnville schools will hold their fall conferences in October, rather than November, under the 2019-20 calendar approved by the school board Monday night. Fall conferences will be held the evening of ...

Report analyzes Kids on the Block

McMinnville’s Kids on the Block after-school program has been around for 30 years. Still, consultant Susan Zundel told the city council March 12, not everyone knows it exists. Zundel, quality improvement ...

Along the Street: Program links recent graduates to jobs

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership unveiled this week a new program offering career opportunities to recent high school graduates not planning to attend college. A pilot project for the ...

Terroir registration open with early discount

Registration is open for Terroir, the Yamhill County creative writing festival, scheduled for Saturday, April 20. The day of presentations by writing professionals and workshops will take place at Chemeketa ...

Amity, McMinnville fire agreement set

Amity Chief Bruce Hubbard will have dedicated more than 40 years to the fire service profession when he retires July 1. “It’s time to get out and do something fun,” said Hubbard, the ...

Church recognized for ecological concern

McMinnville’s First Presbyterian Church has been certified as an Earth Care Congregation by Presbyterian Church’s Presbyterian Hunger Program through February. The. Rev. Matt Johnson, pastor ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Linfield College professor Jamie Friedman studies Medieval gender roles.

A positively medieval take on gender

Linfield professor shows how little things have changed in the last 600 years

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