Mac superintendent proposes budget

McMinnville schools will have the same class sizes and about the same programs in 2019-20 as it does this year, under the budget proposed by Superintendent Maryalice Russell. The proposal increases safety ...

Meetings hope to bring in voices of the homeless

A group designed to bring McMinnville residents — including the homeless — together to discuss issues surrounding local homelessness holds its first meeting from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May ...

County provides money for Habitat's women's build

Last year, when Habitat for Humanity Executive Director Mary Stern asked the county board of commissioners to redirect money from a veterans’ build to a women’s build, they refused. Stern ...

Linfield choirs to perform

The Linfield College Concert Choir, Cascara Voce and Men’s Glee will perform together at their spring choral concert, slated for 4 p.m. on Sunday, May 12, in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium ...

Presentation will look at possible school boundary changes

McMinnville School District’s Boundary Committee, which has been studying school capacity and enrollment patterns, will present its proposal for changing boundaries at a public meeting Wednesday. The ...

Council won't see business licensing law yet

The draft of a law imposing local businesses licenses will not be on the McMinnville City Council’s Tuesday, May 14, agenda. “I expect that it will move to the council for consideration later ...

Vehicles roll in two McMinnville crashes

A rollover crash was reported shortly after 10 a.m. Friday at the intersection of Northeast Ninth and Davis streets in McMinnville. A 2007 Honda CRV, driven by Melissa Rockow, 20, of Redmond, came to ...

City releases a status quo budget with no new taxes

McMinnville taxpayers won’t see a tax increase under the city’s proposed 2019-2020 budget, made public May 6. City Manager Jeff Towery presented a budget that more or less keeps city services ...

Highway 18 near Dayton closed for repairs

Highway 18 near Dayton is closed for May repairs, between McDougall Corner and Ash Road. The section of highway will be closed weekdays for most of the month, while crews repair two bridges and repave ...

Mac teachers will 'walk in' to support school funding

Walk outs planned in some districts, but most will stay in school

Homeless camping bill stirs debate in Salem

Custodians sweep an elementary school in Mike Vial’s St. Johns neighborhood in Portland every afternoon for discarded heroin needles. Vial told members of the Senate Housing Committee April 29 he ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##True Vine Christian Fellowship is located on Fourth Street, down the block from a collection of tents.

Church's charity under the radar for a reason

Every night, the homeless population more than doubles along Northeast Fourth Street between Adams and Baker streets in McMinnville. The four or five tents pitched along the street have drawn criticism ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##In kitchen five, Maddie Brown adds onions to the frying pan as Jayden Marshall stirs.

Middle schoolers meet Chopped challenge

What would you prepare if you had a basket containing chicken, feta cheese, spinach, tomatoes, garlic and vinegar, plus a pantry full of staples? That was the question put to members of Patton Middle ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A Honda CRV rolled onto its top as the result of a three-vehicle crash at Northeast Ninth and Davis streets in McMinnville Friday morning.

Rollover crashbriefly closes area of Ninth and Davis streets

A rollover crash about 10:20 a.m. Friday closed the intersection of Northeast Ninth and Davis streets in McMinnville. Some neighboring streets were also impacted. Three vehicles were involved, with a ...

Falls museum properties listed for sale

Evergreen confident it will remain a tenant

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