Council to discuss lodging tax

Representatives from Visit McMinnville will talk with city councilors during a 5:30 p.m. work session Wednesday, Sept. 18, about how local lodging taxes help fund the tourism organization. Under state ...

Submitted photo##The US Air Force F-35 Lightning II will be piloted by Capt. Andrew  Dojo  Olson during the Oregon International Air Show.

Air Show ready to fly over Mac

General admission tickets available for all three days

Judge delays hearing in Event Center bankruptcy

Director tells local group sale is pending

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Rachel Strober prepares to pitch a ball during the Sunrise Rotary bocce tournament, a fundraiser for the club s scholarships and charitable programs. She and Jeremy Strober took second in the event.

Sunrise Rotary raises funds for charity with bocce event

The News-Register staff McMinnville Sunrise Rotary Club members raised about $14,000 for scholarships and charitable projects during its sixth-annual Bocce Ball Tournament and Wine Raffle. The all-day ...

Fire chief addresses ambulance response times

McMinnville residents may have to wait occasionally more than 20 minutes for an ambulance, Fire Chief Rich Leipfert said, but not in life-threatening emergencies. Delays usually occur when there is a ...

Linfield receives grant for arts project

Linfield College has received a $7,382 grant to support a project highlighting the contributions of Oregon vineyard workers. According to the grant request, the project will examine “the life and ...

Erin Walters

Attorney sentenced for theft

An attorney convicted of stealing her client’s money was sentenced on Wednesday to 30 days in jail, and two years’ probation. Erin Cooper Walters, 54, of Clackamas, who formerly practiced law ...

Council discusses utilizing land-use hearings officer

McMinnville Planning Director Heather Richards raised the possibility this week of using a hearings officer to record people’s comments on land-use proposals, rather than going through local committees. Richards ...

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During a math game called Zonk, team Zoinkers members, from left, Luke Heesacker, Tessa Welch, Nehemiah Mushaney, and Michelle Christopher hold up their whiteboards with their answer to a word problem.

Math for life

Teamwork, real-world activities help students learn

Kiwanis Bids for Kids slated for Sept. 21

The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s 40th annual Bids for Kids auction and dinner is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McMinnville Community Center. In honor of the milestone, which makes ...

Submitted photo##Joined by Carlton Police officers, American Legion members Angel Mendoza from McMinnville and Renee Ohler of the Carlton Memorial Post preside over the 9/11 memorial that was repeated in Carlton Wednesday afternoon  after being held in McMinnville that morning. The Carlton post also honored an outstanding law enforcement officer and firefighter.

Veterans remember 9/11

American Legion members in McMinnville and Carlton on Wednesday remembered the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the thousands who’ve since died as ...

Discarded kittens all adopted; defendant sentenced

As part of his sentence, Samuel Banks is prohibited from owning cats for five years. The 47-year-old McMinnville resident discarded four male kittens along Peavine Road without food and water in mid-July. He ...

Two Mac High students are National Merit semifinalists

Two McMinnville High School seniors are semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The Mac High semifinalists are Jordan Brantner, who is interested in computer engineering, ...

Storm brings rain, small tornado

The first presage of fall poured into western Oregon over the weekend, bringing showers and even a small tornado, and dampening the risk of wildfire.It was the second tornado to hit the Portland area this ...

Adjutant general speaks

As adjutant general of Oregon, Major General Michael Stencel oversees 7,800 National Guard soldiers and airmen. He would like to oversee more. "The National Guard is a great opportunity," Stencel told ...

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