Willamina 'growing and developing'

WILLAMINA — Rita Baller told her fellow Willamina City Council members Tuesday night that it was just two years ago when the city’s audit practices were in such disarray she feared “we ...

Carlton ends water restrictions

CARLTON — Residents no longer need to consult the calendar before watering their lawns. Carlton ended water restrictions Wednesday. The city had limited water use to odd/even days, by address, for ...

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##Event organizer Carlie Steele shakes hands with Gary Staindorf of the McMinnville Fire Department after her presentation at Amity Wednesday.

First responders join students for 9/11 flag display

AMITY — Firefighters and law enforcement officers from Amity and McMinnville, the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office and the Oregon State Police joined students at Amity High School in remembering ...

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During a math game called Zonk, team Zoinkers members, from left, Luke Heesacker, Tessa Welch, Nehemiah Mushaney, and Michelle Christopher hold up their whiteboards with their answer to a word problem.

Math for life

Teamwork, real-world activities help students learn

Kiwanis Bids for Kids slated for Sept. 21

The McMinnville Kiwanis Club’s 40th annual Bids for Kids auction and dinner is scheduled for 5 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21, at the McMinnville Community Center. In honor of the milestone, which makes ...

Submitted photo##Joined by Carlton Police officers, American Legion members Angel Mendoza from McMinnville and Renee Ohler of the Carlton Memorial Post preside over the 9/11 memorial that was repeated in Carlton Wednesday afternoon  after being held in McMinnville that morning. The Carlton post also honored an outstanding law enforcement officer and firefighter.

Veterans remember 9/11

American Legion members in McMinnville and Carlton on Wednesday remembered the nearly 3,000 people killed in the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, as well as the thousands who’ve since died as ...

Discarded kittens all adopted; defendant sentenced

As part of his sentence, Samuel Banks is prohibited from owning cats for five years. The 47-year-old McMinnville resident discarded four male kittens along Peavine Road without food and water in mid-July. He ...

Two Mac High students are National Merit semifinalists

Two McMinnville High School seniors are semifinalists in the 65th annual National Merit Scholarship Program. The Mac High semifinalists are Jordan Brantner, who is interested in computer engineering, ...

Sheridan drug dealer avoids prison

Michelle Spittles, instead of facing a 50-month prison sentence, walked out a free woman from the Yamhill County Courthouse last week. The 29-year-old former Sheridan resident now living in Willamina ...

Storm brings rain, small tornado

The first presage of fall poured into western Oregon over the weekend, bringing showers and even a small tornado, and dampening the risk of wildfire.It was the second tornado to hit the Portland area this ...

Planners approve partition

The Yamhill County Planning Commission Thursday approved a Newberg application to partition three lots using parcel size averaging, but agreed to have further discussions on points brought up by opponents. In ...

Adjutant general speaks

As adjutant general of Oregon, Major General Michael Stencel oversees 7,800 National Guard soldiers and airmen. He would like to oversee more. "The National Guard is a great opportunity," Stencel told ...

Planners approve partition; hold open winery application

The Yamhill County Planning Commission Thursday approved a Newberg application to partition three lots using parcel size averaging, but agreed to have further discussions on points concerning opponents. In ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Repair work on the Mack Theater’s marquee has been underway as potential buyers work toward a deal to purchase the building, home to the historic theater and Cook’s Hotel.

Mack Theater subject of big plans

McMinnville businessman J.W. Millegan reported on social media Sunday that his sons, Drew and Quinn, have the Mack Theater building at 510 N.E. Third St. in escrow, with plans for an upscale renovation. “There ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Cousins Damaris Quiroz and Isbel Grimaldo laugh as they watch Tatakeris dancers perform to a traditional Purépecha people s music.

Celebrating with hope

Annual Sabor Latino festival brightens spirits in a tense time

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