County to consider budget adjustments

The Yamhill County commissioners will hold their final budget hearing of the year at 10 a.m. Thursday, June 18, in Room 32 of the county courthouse, 535 N.E. Fifth St. Written comments may be submitted ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Tree farmer Dick Enger points out the signs of trees dying from lack of water.

Drought stressing valley's Douglas firs

When the branches of a Douglas fir turn red, it means the tree is dying, likely due to water stress. McMinnville-area woodlot owner Cathy Bisset said she started to notice the weakening of some of her ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Officer Jared Wiebold inspects a vehicle with Jack, the McMinnville Police
Department’s new drug detection dog. Jack has been trained to detect methamphetamine, cocaine and heroin.

Drug detection dog joins Mac PD

McMinnville police have welcomed a new recruit to the force — Canine Jack, aka Chewy, a 22-month-old labrador retriever The addition become official when Jack and his handler, officer Jared Wiebold, ...

Photo courtesy Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum##The DeHavilland DH4-M1

Court to establish DeHavilland airplane value

This article was updated at 2:25 p.m. Wednesday, June 10. Evergreen Vintage Aircraft and its various creditors will return to federal bankruptcy court Thursday, this time to argue the value of a unique ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Officer Doug Cummins shares laughs with Mac High students. He’s been based at the school for five years and earlier was resource officer at the middle schools.

Stopping By: School resource officer enjoys teaching kids about law enforcement

While he’s there to enforce security, prevent and investigate crime, and make arrests when necessary, the role School Resource Officer Doug Cummins really relishes is that of educating students. He’s ...

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The McMinnville baseball team walks off the diamond at West Linn High School following a 1-0 loss to the Lions in the OSAA Class 6A baseball state semifinals.

Late launch: Grizzlies lose in semi-finals

Solo home run the difference as Mac falls in state semis

Defendant admits pummeling young victim

Deputy District Attorney Lisl Miller said assault suspect Robert Rabon told a neighbor that his young female victim had lied to him, so he had proceeded to pummel her. Rabon said he knew that admission ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Wearing poodle skirts to set the time period, Yanelli Santos, left, Miriam
Konrad and Genny Wagner join other St. James School students in the finale of their spring variety show. While most of the event featured 1950s and
‘60s songs, children closed the program with a more recent song, “We are the
World.“

Stars stage a show

The Supremes, the Beatles, even Elvis Presley, showed up for the St. James School end-of-year variety show, held recently in the school gym. Students played most of the stars, including heartthrob Richie ...

Sports complex goes back to the drawing board

While John Abrams' last-minute withdrawal has thrown into question a proposed expansion of McMinnville's urban growth boundary to accommodate a sports complex, it has not eliminated the possibility entirely. Only ...

State pre-empts county on e-cigs

Yamhill County commissioners were ready Thursday for a showdown on a proposed ban on use of electronic cigarettes in county buildings. However, the state Legislature rendered any action on their ...

Along the Street: Willamette Graystone puts building on market

McMinnville’s Willamette Graystone building supply store has vacated its Lafayette Avenue quarters and put them on the market for $1.7 million. The 20,260-square-foot building, erected in 1980, ...

Board to hold budget hearing

The McMinnville School Board has scheduled a hearing on the 2015-16 school budget for 7 p.m. Monday, June 8, at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. A regular business meeting will follow at ...

Leadership students help community

Seventh-graders in Duniway Middle School’s leadership class raised about $6,000 for seven local nonprofits this spring. It was quite a learning experience, they said Wednesday as they presented ...

Talk set on Anglo/Latino divide

The McMinnville City Club’s final program of the season, set for 11:45 a.m. Tuesday in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom, will feature a talk by Sally Godard on the Anglo/Latino divide and ways it can ...

Pot legalization raises issues

Oregon’s looming July 1 legalization of marijuana has raised concerns in the business community, and the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce will attempt to answer them at a business community town ...

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