Council to consider pot sales ban

When it next meets at 7 p.m. Tuesday, the McMinnville City Council is slated to consider an ordinance banning early sale of recreational marijuana at medical marijuana dispensaries.  Senate Bill ...

Teachers share memories of summer

As schools open, many teachers are asking their students, “What did you do for your summer vacation?” We thought we’d pose the same question to educators themselves. Summer meant Irish ...

Genetics talk slated at Linfield

Professor Catherine Reinke will discuss the study of genetics in the age of whole-genome sequencing during a lecture set for Wednesday, Sept. 16. It is set for 7 p.m. in Riley Hall 201. The talk is the ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Glinda (Leeann Ries) noted, “I told Dorothy ‘if she believed, they would achieve.’ Now even little Toto is reading at grade level.”

Educators embark on 'Mission: Possible'

Educators face many challenges as they help students learn and achieve, Superintendent Maryalice Russell told McMinnville school staff members at the district’s welcome back event Wednesday. But ...

Victim spots suspect, helps cops snag him

During an Aug. 22 visit to Kathleen’s Hallmark Shop, next to Radio Shack at 1321 N.E. Highway 99W, George Edward Nunnally allegedly slipped into a back room and emptied a cash box. The Californian ...

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Jonah Crown (17) plays off a ball near midfield in the Grizzlies season opener at Grant high School in Portland against the Generals on Thursday. Crown s 49th minute tally helped propel McMinnville to a 3-1 victory.

Grizzlies rout Generals in opener

Crown, Bautista, Martinez score to topple 2014 second-place squad

Yamhill-Carlton volleyball falls in opener

Grizzlies take out Forest Grove on the road; Dayton improves to 3-0

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McMinnville quarterback Wyatt Smith (12) runs down the field at Wortman Stadium during the Grizzlies’ jamboree with Corvallis.

Sneak Preview

In the second year of non-counting jamborees, area football coaches discern what is – and is not as – important

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Ryan McIrvin has been named athletic coordinator for McMinnville High School in 2015-16, succeeding Mark Hinthorn. McIrvin is also the Grizzlies’ head varsity football coach.

McIrvin accepts athletic coordinator position

Houston named head wrestling coach

Mac welcomes nearly 50 new teachers

The McMinnville School District welcomed about 50 new teachers, most of whom have years of experience, as it opened the 2015-16 school year with a round of in-service training. It’s the largest ...

Water park gets its day in tax court

A property tax appeal filed on behalf of the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum’s Wings & Waves Waterpark, finally went to trial in the Oregon Tax Court at the end of August, two years after ...

Richard Wayne Oster, left, and Andrew Ryan Richter

Deputies bust ATV theft ring

Two men have been charged in connection with the theft of all-terrain vehicles from locations in Yamhill County. Andrew Ryan Richter, 25, of Yamhill, and Richard Wayne Oster, 24, of Sheridan, were booked ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##New Linfield students pose for a class photo near the campus Oak Grove, all
holding up a hand to the camera and making an ‘L’ with their hands.

Linfield welcomes 580 new students

Some 485 freshmen, 65 transfers and 30 exchange students joined returning upperclassman as Linfield College started classes Monday morning. President Thomas Hellie welcomed the new arrivals, along with ...

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Be on the lookout for buses and students

Drivers are urged to use extra caution on the roads, especially in the morning and mid-afternoon, as the start of a new school year means an influx of students and buses. Most districts in Yamhill County, ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Sue Kinion holds a precious souvenir she brought back to McMinnville from the medical mission: A tapa cloth, made from mulberry leaves that are beaten and dried, then painted with traditional Fijian designs.

Stopping By: No resort, just reward

On some vacations, Sue Kinion has enjoyed the kind of travel that takes her to a resort catering to her every whim. This year, though, she has jumped at the chance to take a very different kind of trip, ...

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