Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mourners place flowers on the casket of Jake Coshow-Wright near the end of the graveside ceremony in his honor Saturday afternoon.

Community remembers crash victims

Hundreds of people — from teachers to merchants to sailors in their immaculate whites — joined relatives in remembering Jacob Ryan “Jake” Coshow-Wright and Shantel Louise Fugere ...

Mac planning commission OKs daycare

The McMinnville Planning Commission has approved an application for a day care center at McMinnville Covenant Church. The applicants were asking for authorization to locate a daycare at McMinnville Covenant ...

County schedules special meeting

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners has scheduled a special session Wednesday on a request from the applicant for withdrawal of a comprehensive plan and zoning ordinance amendment. The meeting is ...

Newberg stages summer fest

The 2015 Newberg Old-Fashioned Festival is slated to run Thursday through Sunday. This year’s theme is “Newberg: Unique Past — Fantastic Future.” Events include a parade due to ...

McMinnville creating on-street disabled parking downtown

Over the next few months, the city of McMinnville plans to add 26 on-street parking spaces to its inventory of spaces reserved for handicapped use. The increase will ensure at least one of every 25 on-street ...

Mac students better counterparts in state testing

Preliminary results show McMinnville students performed better than their counterparts around the state on the new Smarter Balance testing, Superintendent Maryalice Russell told the school board ...

Theft charges lodged in dental practice case

Linda Hixson and Sherry McMullen each worked more than 20 years for McMinnville dentist Dr. James B. Nelson, Hixson as a bookkeeper and McMullen as a hygienist. Now Hixson, let go in June 2013, and McMullen, ...

Commissioners support life jacket idea

A group of volunteers from the Newberg area made a presentation to the Yamhill County commissioners Monday on their bid for erection of a life jacket kiosk at Rogers Landing in Newberg. The group, which ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Chase McMullen gets extra low to entice his frog Jumper to take his first jump by blowing on the amphibian. Yamhill’s 62nd Derby Days
took over the town this past weekend, with a talent show, running races, the frog jump and the soap box derby race.

Kids fly down track at Derby Days

YAMHILL — Some of the drivers crouched low over their steering wheels as they rolled down a steep ramp and out along the straightaway in the Derby Days races Saturday. Others leaned back, trying ...

Couple arraigned in Riteway Meat trial

Jeffry and Sharon Payne will not be able to live together as husband and wife while they await trial on second-degree criminal mischief charges for allegedly leaving more than five tons of customer ...

City video contract raises questions

The city of McMinnville has signed contracts with two companies to produce videos for its website. But one of those contracts has raised questions from members of the business community, as they are now ...

News-Register file photo##The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum will complete payments for the famous airplane over five years.

Spruce Goose payoff terms finalized

A dispute between the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum and the Aero Club of Southern California has been settled in mediation, according to Museum Board President John Rasmussen. Museum founder Del ...

News-Register wins 15 awards in state competition

The News-Register picked up 14 individual awards, including for news and feature stories, editorials, headlines and web operations, in the Oregon Newspaper Publishers’ Association 2015 Better Newspaper ...

Turmoil erupts at Newberg city hall

Police chief, city manager suspended by turns, pending investigations; Mahr will replace Stone as interim city manager

Photo submitted by Brandie Embry##A McMinnville resident wets the roof and side of her house in case a field fire moves her direction. Firefighters controlled the fire before any houses were damaged.

'Suspicious' field fire threatens McMinnville homes

Updated Tuesday A field fire threatened several homes on Northeast Carly Court in McMinnville, but firefighters from multiple agencies ultimately controlled the blaze Saturday afternoon. Investigators ...

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