Union files complaint against Housing Authority

AFSCME Council 75, Local 3964, has filed an Unfair Labor Practices complaint with the state employment relations board, alleging union members employed with the Housing Authority of Yamhill County were ...

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Emilee White and other McMinnville Swim Club  Makos  from the older age
group practice their starts for the McSwimville meeting. MSC is hosting
the competition this weekend.

McSwimville brings in crowds

Aquatic center busy during annual swim club event

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Swim club volunteers Nate McKay and Gehna Greenslate chat with younger
Mac Swim Club participates before the start of their training session.
The club is like a family, parents and participants said.

Swimming builds confidence, skills

The McMinnville Swim Club is like a family to participants and their parents. Swimmers form friendships with their peers, and parents bond, too, often giving kids rides to and from the pool or turning ...

City Club to hear about public art

McMinnville City Club will host a program about "The Importance of Public Art" at noon Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. Members of McMinnville's Public ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Life Flight arrives to Durham Road southwest of McMinnville. Occupants of a van that collided with a school bus were seriously injured. No injuries of riders on the bus were initially reported.the scene of a crash Monday evening on Highway 18 near

School bus crash injures four; children unhurt

Four people were hospitalized but none of the 25 students on board a First Student school bus were injured in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon southwest of McMinnville on Highway 18 at Durham Lane, ...

Senior Center friends fundraising to replace stove

Friends of the McMinnville Senior Center are raising funds to replace the facility’s range, which has been in use since the center opened in September 1995. Initial estimates say replacing the double-oven, ...

Riverbend to hold air quality meeting Nov. 20

Riverbend Landfill will hold its quarterly Title V air permit public meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 20, at Chemeketa Community College, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The meeting will be in building 1, ...

Charter amendment passes in favor of care centers

UPDATE: A second release of results from the Yamhill County Clerk's office Tuesday night reported "Yes" votes ahead of "No" votes, 4,019 (or 57.64%) to 2,954 (or 42.36%), representing a 33.58% ...

News-Register file photo##Linfield College has about 38 percent more new students on campus this fall than it did last year.

Surge in students helps Linfield look toward future

A surge in new students has helped Linfield College renew its focus on the future. A year ago, new president Miles Davis publicized the dire need to increase enrollment in the wake of five years of declines ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Life Flight arrives to Durham Road southwest of McMinnville. Occupants of a van that collided with a school bus were seriously injured. No injuries of riders on the bus were initially reported.the scene of a crash Monday evening on Highway 18 near

Children unhurt, but four people injured in school bus crash

Four people were hospitalized but none of the 25 students on board a First Student school bus were injured in a three-vehicle crash Monday afternoon southwest of McMinnville on Highway 18 at Durham ...

Assessor's office issues clarification

The Yamhill County Assessor’s Office has issued a notice telling residential taxpayers they may have received an insert by mistake, and can disregard it. “When property tax statements were ...

Cannabis, hemp processing site proposed north of Newberg

The Yamhill County Planning Commission will hold a site design review hearing Thursday for a processing facility intended to handle both recreational marijuana and industrial hemp. The farmers plan to ...

Creditors file objections to sale of museum property

Several creditors of the bankrupt Falls Event Center have filed objections to a proposal by the court-appointed trustee to sell off five parcels of land on the campus of the Evergreen Aviation and Space ...

Submitted photo##Rare property for sale near Lafayette boasts a private airstrip and hanger.

Property with runway for sale

A property outside of Lafayette that features its own private airstrip and hangar is being sold at auction by Premiere Estates, the same company that recently auctioned off the estate of the late Del Smith. That ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Many of the senior citizens living on fixed and low incomes at the Willamette Place apartments at the corner of Northeast 19th Street and McDonald Lane are concerned about a proposed rent increase by Guardian Management LLC in Portland. Guardian executives propose increasing the basic rent on one-bedroom apartments next year from $546 per month to $650 -- an increase of $104. Basic rent on two-bedroom apartments would go from $620 to $900 per month -- an increase of $280.

Living on the edge

For Lori Heaton, the universe is 662 square feet. She spends almost all of her days within its confines and, because of a number of ailments, can usually only imagine existence beyond its walls. What ...

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