Council to review plan for new park

McMinnville City Council will review the master plan for a proposed park in Northwest McMinnville during its Tuesday meeting.  The planned park, which has already been the subject of several ...

Planning commission to look at new day care

The McMinnville planning commission will review an application for a new day care during its 6:30 p.m., July 16 meeting at Civic Hall.  The application asks commissioners to allow a day care ...

Chemeketa holds tuition line

Chemeketa Community College will hold tuition steady through the coming year. It will be the second year in a row without an increase. The Chemeketa Board of Education agreed earlier to an increase ...

Mac School board will meet

McMinnville School Board members will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 13, in the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. The board plans to establish substitute rates and take care of annual business, ...

Trial Panel rules to disbar Sanai

The Oregon State Bar Trial Panel ruled on July 7 to disbar former Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai from practicing law in Oregon. Sanai now has 60 days to appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court, or his disbarment ...

Senate passes museum tax exemption bill

A tax credit bill that also exempts museums from property taxes has passed the Oregon Senate 29 to 1, and is now awaiting a signature by the Senate president, after which it will go to the desk of Governor ...

Poet Laureate visits McMinnville

“Where do we go when we finally go? Does go mean gone? Or is gone a flow that goes on forever? What does it mean if there’s above and below? Can you tell, before, which way you’re ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Crews from Davis Shows Carnivals set up the “Ring of Fire” ride in the Oregon
Mutual Insurance parking lot along Baker Street in McMinnville on Wednesday in
preparation for the weekend’s Turkey-Rama carnival.

Downtown Mac ready for flock of festival-goers

Turkey Rama runs today and Saturday in downtown McMinnville from Baker Street to Galloway and most side streets, with other events staged around town. Weather forecasts suggest that after a couple weeks ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##During Turkey Rama last year, Glori Redfern-Sayler, booth operator Jill Gailey and Patty Pemberton discuss the techniques and recycled materials used to make jewelry. This year’s festival opens Thursday afternoon.

Turkey Rama: Not fancy, just fun

McMinnville’s venerable Turkey Rama, now in its 55th year, is the largest of Yamhill County’s small-town summer festivals. The International Pinot Noir Celebration is probably McMinnville’s ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##11:38 a.m.: Crusaders members set up one of the corps  marimbas at Willamina High School for the day s rehersal. Due to a closure of Interstate 5 north of Medford, where they played a show the previous night, the corps did not arrive until 8 a.m.

Photo essay: A day in in the life of a drum and bugle corps

The Oregon Crusaders, based in Portland, are a Drum Corps International World Class drum and bugle corps. With 150 members, all 21 years old or younger, the corps will perform 21 shows over the summer ...

Willamette Medical Center acquires DNA sequencer

Whooping cough has been popping up around the county this summer, but patients and physicians have gotten a break in their battle with it: Definitive test results can be obtained in a matter of ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Fireworks illuminate the sky over the Evergreen Aviation Museum during Saturday night’s fireworks show in McMinnville.

Skies light up for the 4th of July

As crowds gathered at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum in McMinnville for a holiday celebration, museum docent Dee Hemmendinger said she hoped they took time to remember American history and its ...

Reduced sentence issued in stabbing

Andrew Nelson of McMinnville, convicted of stabbing a female acquaintance in April, pleaded guilty in Yamhill County Circuit Court to one count of second-degree assault. The Class B felony would normally ...

2015 Boys Track Athlete of the Year

No hurdle too high for McMinnville’s Scanlon in dream senior season

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Brian Barnes, a rising junior at McMinnville High School, won the OSAA Class 6A 195-pound individual championship for the Grizzlies’ wrestling program in February to become the eighth individual state champion in the program’s history.

McMinnville wrestling program remains without head coach

Mat club, middle-school wrestling gaining traction

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