Speaker change at Linfield

A different speaker has been booked for the keynote address at an energy workshop slated this week at Linfield College. Charles Hall, professor emeritus of biology and environmental science at the State ...

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Storage unit theft leads to 3 arrests

One of three people charged in a large-scale burglary and theft at Rock Creek Self Storage in Sheridan said he made off with a dirt bike valued at $5,000. He said he traded it for a pound of marijuana. Facing ...

Commissioners meet thursday

The Yamhill County commissioners will hold their weekly business session at 10 a.m. Thursday Room 32 of the county courthouse. The meeting is open to the public.

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Salem man indicted in Dayton bank heists

A Salem man who admitted robbing Dayton’s U.S. Bank branch at gunpoint in early December, saying he needed money to buy Christmas presents for his two children, has been indicted by a grand jury ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Wortman Park Cafe volunteer Jan Oswalt pours some Italian Wedding Soup for customer Don Funk during the Thursday lunch. The cafe in the senior center is attracting crowds.

Wortman Park Cafe draws crowds

Staff and volunteers at the McMinnville Senior Center were hoping for a good turnout when they opened the Wortman Park Cafe last week. And they had one. At Tuesday’s opening, 56 seniors scooped ...

News-Register File Photo##Retired Marine “Gunny” Brandon signs off with a salute after his speech at a Veterans Day presentation at the Evergreen Aviation Museum. The retired gunnery sergeant loved wearing his uniform.

Semper Fi

Marine Gunny Brandon dies

Landfill leachate report on tonight's agenda

The Yamhill County Solid Waste Advisory Committee met Jan. 20 to discuss a report suggesting leachate may be escaping from portions of the Riverbend Landfill pre-dating the requirement for modern liners. The ...

McMinnville resident struck and killed by car on Highway 99W

A 33-year-old McMinnville man was struck and killed by a car about 4:30 a.m. Sunday two miles north of McMinnville on Highway 99W. The Oregon State Police identified him as Raul Antonio Medina ...

Board to meet in Willamina

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board is expected to approve an interagency agreement with The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde when it meets at 7 p.m. Monday in the school library. The ...

McMinnville City Council to meet Tuesday

The McMinnville City Council is slated to meet at 7 p.m. Tuesday in the McMinnville Civic Hall. It is expected to: * Approve an ordinance change for a proposed subdivision on Cumulus Avenue. The change ...

Amity lands water grant

AMITY — The Amity City Council voted unanimously Wednesday to accept a $2.13 million Community Development Block Grant. The money will be used for improvements to the city's water system. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Manuel Larrea laughs as he gets his feet taped by sports medicine students Audelia Bravo, left, and Sofia Bautista, right. Without professional equipment, students currently practice in the commons.

District wins grant for career programs

The McMinnville School District has won a $73,000 state grant to cover the cost of equipment earmarked for the career pathway program at McMinnville High School. The school can use the money for welding ...

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Warrant issued for driver in crash

An arrest warrant has been issued for Randy Manns, who faces charges in connection with a head-on crash in which Yamhill County sheriff’s deputy David Mills was seriously injured in June. Manns, ...

Clean Air Act now covers e-cigs, vape pens

Use of electronic cigarettes, vaporizer pens and other inhalant delivery systems is no longer allowed in public indoor spaces. It was outlawed under an expansion to the Indoor Clean Air Act taking effect ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Rich Moore with Blue Spruce Builders unpacks another palette of specially made bricks for the McMinnville Library.  The bricks will be featured as part of the new library courtyard.

Library bricks reflect love affair with books

All of the new bricks at the McMinnville Public Library look like book covers. The roster includes “Lonesome Dove” by Larry McMurtry, which head librarian Jenny Berg had inscribed ...

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