Local accupuncturist gets Wyden's attention

Lisa Pool, a licensed acupuncturist who practices in McMinnville, drew attention from U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, on two fronts during his town hall on Friday. First, she described her student loan ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Local people fill Ice Auditorium at Linfield College to ask U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden questions and hear his views.

Reopen government, crowd tells Wyden

End the government shutdown, area residents told U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden, D-Oregon, when he visited McMinnville Friday for a town hall listening session. Wyden agreed, saying he had voted against closing ...

Korea, WWII vets can register for Honor Flight

Veterans of World War II and the Korean War can sign up for a chance to go to Washington, D.C., on a Portland Flight of Honor. The four-day trips, all expenses paid, take veterans to see the monuments ...

WWII, Korean War vets can sign up for D.C. trip

Veterans of World War II and the Korean War can sign up for a chance to go to Washington, D.C., on a Portland Flight of Honor. The four-day trips, all expenses paid, take veterans to see the monuments ...

Suspect in racist attacks speaks to reporters, gets court date

Amber Rocco remembers what she said Dec. 24 somewhat differently than the camera that recorded it. She told reporters after her arraignment Friday that she clearly told an African-American couple she ...

N-R tweaking newspaper production

The Along the Street column will return next week with a different byline, marking the first of a few changes to the News-Register print product planned in 2019. Columnist and reporter David Bates will ...

Tickets available for Jazz Night

Tickets are available for the annual Jazz Night performance event and fundraiser. The event, which benefits McMinnville school music programs, will be held Saturday, Jan. 26, in the McMinnville Community ...

Two package theft suspects arrested

LAFAYETTE — Two package theft suspects have been charged with theft by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. They were identified as Jeffrey Michael Blickenstaff, 49, of Lafayette, and Samuel ...

Park bid goes before city council

The McMinnville City Council is expected to accept a bid Tuesday, Jan. 8, for $800,000 by C&M Excavation to begin construction of Northwest Neighborhood Park. Parks and Recreation Director Susan Muir ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Melissa Grimes holds Sephia, the first baby of 2019.

First baby of 2019 arrives early

The birthing board in room 9 at the Willamette Valley Medical Center’s Birthing Center included the heading, “Today’s Plan.” These were Thursday’s instructions for Melissa ...

Daughter's death sends mother to prison

Although Clely Flores will be allowed to have contact with her 9-year-old daughter while incarcerated, she was held responsible for the death of another daughter, who was just a few months old at the time ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##The RV that Jacob and Valerie Miller and their family call home has become the hub of the makeshift community that has taken root on Dustin Court across from the offices of Yamhill Community Action Partnership.

Life continues on the streets

Chris Bean is one of the first homeless people to move back to Marsh Lane. Even though it is less than a city block between Marsh Lane and Dustin Court, Bean said it took almost three months before people ...

Charges mount against former insurance agent

A former Yamhill County insurance agent, who awaits trial on local charges alleging he had unwanted sexual contact with five adult females during a three-year time period, has now been indicted by a Lincoln ...

Protest called off for lack of insurance

A march planned this month in McMinnville to protest the Trump administration, particularly in regard to its policy and statements regarding women, has been cancelled. Organizer Kris Bledsoe said ...

Screenshot of a video posted to Facebook by Emora Roberson of a woman wielding a knife while unleashing a racist rant against Roberson and others in the car.

Arrest made after video of race-fueled intimidation, menacing goes viral

Last-minute Christmas shopping took a violent and racist turn Dec. 24 for Emora Roberson of McMinnville and her boyfriend Keysuan Goodyear of Beaverton. They were confronted by a woman who pulled a knife on them and hurled racial slurs in the parking lot of McMinnville Plaza at 635 Highway 99W.

 

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