Along the Street: Golden Valley wins top brewing honor

Golden Valley Brewery claimed a gold medal at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival, largest in the U.S. and staged last month in Denver. The McMinnville brewery and restaurant’s Beaverton Blonde ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Steven Perkins purchases some marijuana from Jerod Bogh of New Leaf in McMinnville. Oct. 1 was the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales. Possession of marijuana was made legal July 1.

Local pot shops draw big opening day crowds

The grand opening of a small-town business doesn’t normally draw a documentary film crew, but it did Thursday morning at Chalice Farms in Dundee. As a line of more than two-dozen formed outside ...

County eyes building in Evergreen complex

Over the objection of Chair Allen Springer, the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday securing financing for possible purchase of one of the buildings on the former Evergreen ...

Dragging the Gut honored

Readers all over the country now know about McMinnville’s Dragging the Gut Festival, thanks to a story in Cars & Parts magazine. The magazine featured Dragging the Gut in a recent edition. The ...

Alpine up for innovative makeover

The city staff unveiled plans Tuesday for improvements to Alpine Avenue, the main arterial in McMinnville’s Northeast Gateway District, which is now being targeted for redevelopment. The plans, ...

Linfield hosts British debaters

Linfield College forensics students will square off against two members of the English-Speaking Union from Great Britain in a demonstration debate slated for noon today in the Pioneer Hall Reading Room. Matthew ...

Yamhelas Westsider Trail group seeking input

Friends of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail has a public meeting slated to run 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, to seek input on its biking and hiking trail project. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria ...

Grand opening set at dog park

Local dogs and their owners are invited to a grand opening ceremony for a new off-leash dog park developed by Yamhill County at Ed Grenfell Park. It is slated for 10 a.m. Saturday at the park, off Baker ...

Scarecrow entries sought

The McMinnville Downtown Association is seeking contestants for its third annual Scarecrow Contest. All entries must be in place by Monday, Oct. 12, and remain up through Nov. 1. Judging will take place ...

Nunchuck attacker facing expanded charges

A Yamhill County grand jury has indicted 28-year-old Kasey Heermann on two counts each of attempted murder, first-degree domestic assault, domestic strangulation and unlawful use of a weapon, all felonies, ...

Mac council selects new city attorney

The McMinnville City Council selected a new city attorney at a special meeting Tuesday. David Koch will take over from Candace Haines, who is retiring after more than 15 years in the post.  Koch ...

Eola Hills Charter moving to Amity

AMITY — The Eola Hills Charter School will move into the former Mia Sonatina Winery & Tasting Room — on the south side of the building housing the Amity Foods and Coffee Shop, on Trade ...

Amity mayor will head state group

SALEM — Michael Cape of Amity was named president of the Oregon Mayors Association at its recent business meeting. He will preside over the state mayors association during the 2016 calendar year. Other ...

News-Register wins national awards

The National Newspaper Association announced Thursday that the News-Register had won six awards in the annual competition it sponsors. The McMinnville paper was honored for its editorial section, its ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register#During Monday’s Barium Cup fundraiser for the Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation, Dr. George Zakaib of Team Willamette Valley Medical Center tries to escape a sand trap on hole 18.

Barium cup raises $70,000

Monday’s Barium Cup benefit golf tournament raised about $70,000 for the Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation, according to preliminary accounting. Kassandra Marxen, the foundation’s program ...

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