Evergreen Vintage settlement terms detailed

The Evergreen Aviation Museum will pay $50,000 a month in rent on its aviation and theater buildings, under terms of a settlement outlined in court documents, for a total of $600,000 a year. That represents ...

Along the Street: Culture group accepting grant applications

The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition is now accepting 2016 grant applications for projects and programs related to local arts, culture and history. Application forms were recently posted on the group’s ...

Linfield plans 'Music for 18 Musicians'

The Linfield College Department of Music will present Steve Reich’s “Music for 18 Musicians” on Sunday, May 10. The program will start at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall, located in ...

Mac plans to cut grade school class sizes

McMinnville elementary schools will have smaller classes next year under a spending unveiled Wednesday night by Superintendent Maryalice Russell. She proposes using reserve funds to reduce average class ...

McMinnville unveils city 2015-16 budget

As the economy has begun to improve,both locally and nationally, the city of McMinnville is looking to loosen its belt just a bit. That is reflected in a proposed 2015-16 budget up for comment during a ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Judge John Collins speaks with Linfield College students in the mass media and law program.

Students get primer on justice system

Judges need to balance the media’s right to report information and the public’s right to know with a defendant’s right to a fair trial, the Hon. John Collins told Linfield College students ...

Mac council to talk sewer rates

The McMinnville City Council is slated to discuss sewer rates at its upcoming Tuesday meeting. It also plans to hear a presentation from Elise Hui, executive director of the Yamhill County Housing Authority, ...

Y-C senior wins Merit Scholarship

YAMHILL — Jake Bibb, who is about to graduate from Yamhill-Carlton High School, has won a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Bibb is planning to study ...

Pair win Gates scholarships

Juan Cortes Perez of McMinnville High and Shane Thomas of Willamina High have been awarded full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarships. They are among 28 Oregon winners in this year’s round of scholarships, ...

County OKs $1 million in budget changes

During meetings held Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, the Yamhill County Budget Committee left unchaged the county’s property tax rate for the new fiscal year starting July 1 unchanged at $2.57 per ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mac City Pastors conduct their first patrol Friday night. From left, Terry Armstrong, Dennis Nice, Nancy
Osburn and Su Rademacher.

Mac City Pastors mount downtown patrols

Hoping to help McMinnville cope with objectionable youth behavior downtown, a local church coalition has begun patrolling Third Street on Friday nights, which represent a particular problem time.  Organized ...

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Willamina teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting her daughter

This article was updated on Friday, May 5. WILLAMINA — Heather McDonald Hughes, who teaches at Willamina Middle School and coaches track at Willamina High School, was arrested by Yamhill County ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Customers Brynn McManus, Olivia Coulter and Rylie McManus shop at Margo White and Daphne McManus’
lemonade stand during Lemonade Day. More than 200 young people participated in the event.

 
Taking a Lemonade Day stand

More than 200 young people operated their own lemonade stands Saturday, declared Lemonade Day in McMinnville in what the chamber of commerce hopes will become an annual tradition. Chamber CEO Nathan Knottingham ...

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90 days meted in child, animal sex case

McMinnville resident Casie Nelson was sentenced to three months in the Yamhill County Jail and five years probation Monday, resolving cases in which she pleaded guilty to encouraging child sexual abuse, ...

Lawyers inform students of rights, responsibilities

NEWBERG — A dozen lawyers spent Friday morning at Newberg High School talking with seniors the rights and responsibilities they will have as adults. Judge Ronald Stone, who organized the event, ...

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