Carlton to try road project again

CARLTON — Contractors will try again Wednesday to lay down new asphalt in downtown Carlton. The project was originally scheduled for Sunday, but was postponed due to rain in the forecast. ...

Talk slated on biosensors

Michael Crosser, associate professor of physics at Linfield College, will present “Graphene: The Present and Future of Biosensors,” at 7 p.m. Wednesday in Riley Hall 201. Crosser will discuss ...

NW Tree wins scarecrow honors

NW Tree Care’s entry, displayed at Third and Evans streets, charmed the judges in this year’s McMinnville Downtown Association scarecrow contest. The company claimed $125 in downtown store ...

Volunteers sought to count salmon

The Greater Yamhill Watershed Council and Watershed Education Adventures are recruiting and training community volunteers to participate in an ongoing, multi-year study of the Yamhill River Watershed's ...

County eyes transportation plan

The Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled to vote Thursday on a transportation plan update. Their meeting is set for 10 a.m. Room 32 at the county courthouse. The county has been working six years ...

Judge approves Evergreen bid procedures

A federal judge in Delaware has approved bid procedures for properties owned by the now-bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation, including one the county hopes to buy to house its public works department. Kit ...

News-Register file photo##Judges admire the best of show during this year’s Daffodil Festival. The festival, which ran 21 years, is being discontinued.

Daffodil Festival runs its course

AMITY — The Amity Daffodil Festival, an iconic springtime event in this community, will bloom no more. High School Principal Chris Daniels told the school board Wednesday night that the festival, ...

Yamhill County fires longtime tech chief

Yamhill County Administrator Laura Tschabold fired longtime county Information Technology Manager Murray Paolo on Monday. Paolo had been on paid administrative leave from his $94,340 post since ...

Victims to survivors to warriors

Women flee to Henderson House in McMinnville to find safe haven from brutes who terrorize them physically and emotionally, but the beaten and abused usually don’t stay safe for long. They ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Former Mayor Ed Gormley and downtown manager Cassie Sollars receive the Great American Places award for Third Street from American Planners Association board member Brian Campbell.

Third Street honored in ceremony

Dozens of people attended the American Planners Association presentation of Third Street’s “Great American Place” award Thursday morning. In fact, almost everyone gathered at McMinnville ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##During the Great American Shakeout earthquake drill, Grandhaven first-graders Jesus Pacheco-Perez, Luna Guzman and Urijah Jimenez hide under their desks for protection.

Great shakes!

An earthquake is when the ground shakes, first-grader Aiden Cummings said as his class discussed how to stay safe during a natural disaster. The Grandhaven students joined children throughout ...

City considers urban renewal funds for Alpine Ave. work

The McMinnville City Council plans to consider using urban renewal funds to expand the scope of the planned Alpine Avenue rejuvenation and enhancement project, at the request of the McMinnville Urban Renewal ...

News-Register file photo##The Union Block building, pictured here in May, is still for sale and now with a lower price.

Along the Street: Union Block price tag falls again

The Portland-based commercial real estate firm Kidder Matthews is still beating the pavement trying to find a buyer for one of downtown McMinnville’s most distinctive buildings, the 125-year-old ...

Carlton moving forward on park shelter

CARLTON — The city council approved Monday placement of an order for a prefabricated picnic and event structure for Wennerberg Park. The city will spend about $65,000 for the structure, which will ...

Board approves polices, travel

The McMinnville School Board approved updates to its wellness, nutrition and food services policies when it met Monday night. The policies were revised to reflect federal child nutrition rules, designed ...

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