Marcus Larson/News-Register##Before the start of dinner, the Prestige volunteers and soup kitchen staff hold
hands in prayer, lead by Father Howard Curtis.

Taking their turn to serve

“Just because they’re in a nursing home doesn’t mean they can’t serve the community,” said Matthew Lysobey, the administrator of Prestige Post-Acute and Rehabilitation ...

Poet Laureate visits McMinnville

“Where do we go when we finally go? Does go mean gone? Or is gone a flow that goes on forever? What does it mean if there’s above and below? Can you tell, before, which way you’re ...

Along the Street: Housing prices continue to climb

A recent study by Irvine, California-based industry analyst CoreLogic shows Oregon and Washington in the top five states for the fastest-rising home prices in the nation. Along The Street David ...

Homeward Bound Pets to celebrate 40th

Homeward Bound Pets will mark its 40th anniversary Saturday, Aug. 1, with a gala event in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. The celebration will run from 6 to 9 p.m., featuring music, hearty appetizers, ...

Prayer opponent prays to Satan at BOC meeting

An opponent to the county commissioners’ practice of opening their Thursday meetings with prayer took his opposition a step further this week by praying to Satan. Dan Hilbert frequently comments ...

Man charged in animal sex case

GRAND RONDE — A Grand Ronde man, who had to be tased four times to overcome his resistance to being taken into custody, is facing charges alleging sexual assault of a horse. Glen Alan Garbutt, ...

Council to review plan for new park

McMinnville City Council will review the master plan for a proposed park in Northwest McMinnville during its Tuesday meeting.  The planned park, which has already been the subject of several ...

Dayton School board will meet Tuesday

DAYTON -- School board members will consider ratifying collective bargaining agreements when they meet at 8 a.m. Tuesday, July 14, in the district office, 780 Ferry St. The meeting is open to the ...

Planning commission to look at new day care

The McMinnville planning commission will review an application for a new day care during its 6:30 p.m., July 16 meeting at Civic Hall.  The application asks commissioners to allow a day care ...

Chemeketa holds tuition line

Chemeketa Community College will hold tuition steady through the coming year. It will be the second year in a row without an increase. The Chemeketa Board of Education agreed earlier to an increase ...

Mac School board will meet

McMinnville School Board members will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, July 13, in the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. The board plans to establish substitute rates and take care of annual business, ...

Trial Panel rules to disbar Sanai

The Oregon State Bar Trial Panel ruled on July 7 to disbar former Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai from practicing law in Oregon. Sanai now has 60 days to appeal to the Oregon Supreme Court, or his disbarment ...

Senate passes museum tax exemption bill

A tax credit bill that also exempts museums from property taxes has passed the Oregon Senate 29 to 1, and is now awaiting a signature by the Senate president, after which it will go to the desk of Governor ...

Submitted photo##Evan Larson learns how to make a traditional bow in Badbad, Papua New Guinea. The Larsons moved from Yamhill County to New Guinea three years ago to translate the Bible in local languages there.

Back from New Guinea, ready to return

To celebrate having a Bible in their tribal language, a group of Papua New Guinea natives threw a party in their village. They marked the joyful occasion with food, dancing and prayer. “That was ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Crews from Davis Shows Carnivals set up the “Ring of Fire” ride in the Oregon
Mutual Insurance parking lot along Baker Street in McMinnville on Wednesday in
preparation for the weekend’s Turkey-Rama carnival.

Downtown Mac ready for flock of festival-goers

Turkey Rama runs today and Saturday in downtown McMinnville from Baker Street to Galloway and most side streets, with other events staged around town. Weather forecasts suggest that after a couple weeks ...

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