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Delbert Lewis picks cucumbers from one of the tall raised beds in his McMinnville garden. He loves growing things. The tall beds will let him keep doing that, even if he is confined to a wheelchair, he said.

Raising vegetables

Elevated beds help senior continue gardening hobby

Evan Gibby

McMinnville home invasion arrest made; suspect outstanding

McMinnville police have made one arrest and are searching for a second suspect in connection with a late Wednesday night home invasion robbery. Evan Andrew Gibby, 24, of McMinnville, has been charged ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Attorney Walter Todd stands with his client, Jennifer Weathers, center, as a woman from the pretrial release office explains Weathers  release agreement following her appearance in court Wednesday afternoon.

Cordie's mother appears on misdemeanor charges

Jennifer Weathers was arraigned on one count each of driving under the influence of intoxicants and recklessly endangering another person Wednesday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court in connection ...

Vets to learn about fighter jet

Air Force veteran Gary Sohn will tell fellow vets about the Fairchild Republic A-0 at the Thursday, Oct. 4, meeting of McMinnville Band of Brothers. The program will start at 11:30 a.m. in the theater ...

Joy of writing

When Mateo Gigena thinks of joy, he thinks of his family. His parents, Manuel and Nevenka Gigena, make the fifth-grader joyful. So do his older sisters, Malia, Kyara and Ariana. “We do things together,” ...

Plan suggests second historic district

Downtown McMinnville is the city’s only listed historic district, but a second one should be considered, according to a plan presented to the five-member Historic Landmarks Committee Sept. 26. Committee ...

Author to read from work

Author Reese Kwon will read her work Tuesday, Oct. 16, in the Nicholson Library on campus. The free program will start at 5 p.m. as part of the Readings at the Nick series. Kwon was born in Seoul, South ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##McMinnville Gas has moved into its new quarters built at the same location on Highway 99W.

Mac Gas has new quarters

John Buller and his crew at McMinnville Gas finally have room to breathe. The family-owned business, one of the city’s oldest, is now operating in a sleek new home at 1384 N.E. Highway 99W. The ...

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McMinnville High art student Zach Reinker discusses his inspirations for a recent self portrait — modeled after a tree stump — he drew for a class assignment.

Telling a visual story

When one of Zach Reinker’s art teachers asked students to submit potential logos for McMinnville High School’s new Grizz Fest back-to-school event -- scheduled for 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Jennifer Sandoval, center, and other Kids On The Block students use apple halves to create a painting.

Council discusses need for stable KOB funding

Hannah Banana used to help Adam Garvin with his spelling. Garvin, now a McMinnville city councilor, said Banana has likely changed her name since he was one of the children in her care at the Kids on ...

‘Grizz Fest’ will show off Mac High programs, building

McMinnville High School teachers, administrators and students will show off their school and its programs Wednesday, Oct. 3, during “Grizz Fest.” From 6 to 7:30 p.m., the event will feature ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##McMinnville High School juniors cheer loudly as they celebrate class and school pride during the annual homecoming parade Thursday.

Grizzlies show school spirit

McMinnville High School Grizzlies showed off their school spirit this week during homecoming. The week culminates tonight with a game against Centennial High School in Wortman Stadium. Theme for the week ...

Moore emerges on campaign trail to challenge Noble

Ken Moore won the Democratic nomination for Oregon House District 24 on the May 15 primary ballot with a last-minute write-in campaign, then remained politically quiet over the summer. Incumbent Republican ...

Government seeks to throw out Falls Event Center bankruptcy

The U.S. Trustee in Utah is seeking to have the court throw out a bankruptcy petition by The Falls Event Center, arguing that the company didn’t obtain the proper authority to proceed. It’s ...

Annual diaper drives seeks to help families

Eight banks in Yamhill County are accepting donations of diapers as part of Lutheran Community Services’ annual drive to collect them for underprivileged families. The diapers will be offered through ...

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