Anonymous robocall targets incumbent

Small-town city council races rarely get heated, but voters in southwest McMinnville’s Ward 1 have been receiving pre-recorded phone calls attacking incumbent Councilor Sal Peralta. The candidates ...

Miles Davis, Linfield president

Linfield president knows about being first-gen college grad

Linfield College President Miles Davis is a first-generation college student himself. His mother attended a tech school and his father left high school before graduating. One of his older brothers went ...

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##Mya Abeyta and her friend Ellisa Newberg stomp grapes for three and a half minutes along with 500_ other people while trying to set a world record.

No record yet, but Stomp raises money for Grad Night

McMinnville’s first Grizzly Grape Stomp didn’t break the Guinness Book of World Records, but it was a great community event, said CB Mason, one of the organizers. And it probably will happen ...

Stolen vehicle recovered in McMinnville

LoJack system helps recover car stolen from Seattle area

Linfield puts focus on first-generation

Linfield College is starting a new scholarship and support program designed to meet the unique requirements of first-generation college students — those whose parents didn’t graduate from four-year ...

Koncert for Kids Thursday

Tickets are still available for the annual Koncert for Kids, a musical performance and fundraiser for K-12 music enrichment programs through the McMinnville Parks and Recreation Department's "Kids in Koncert" ...

Chenoweth runs on conservative platform

Chris Chenoweth is running for the McMinnville City Council on a conservative platform that includes limiting the size and scope of government and taking a hard line on crime and homelessness. Regardless, ...

Gautney presents herself as steady hand

By TOM HENDERSON<br/>Of the News-Register Leanna Gautney said her business experience gives her unique abilities to serve Southwest McMinnville in Ward 1 of the city council. She is running against ...

Peralta touts his statewide connections

Sal Peralta joined the McMinnville City Council Jan. 23 to represent Ward 1 after being appointed to fill the unexpired term of departing Councilor Kevin Jeffries. He now hopes voters elect him to a full ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##McMinnville City Ccouncil candidates square off at a Tuesday debate. From left, they are Sal Peralta, Leanna Gautney and Chris Chenoweth.

Debate heated between two of three council candidates

City council candidates raised the temperature at the McMinnville Public Library Oct. 16 during what turned into a heated debate. Sal Peralta, the incumbent councilor in Southwest McMinnville’s ...

Rocha

Second home invasion suspect taken into custody

McMinnville police made a second arrest early Thursday morning in connection with an Oct. 3 home invasion robbery. Judas Rocha, 19, of Newberg, was previously indicted by a Yamhill County Grand Jury on ...

Alleged downtown shooter faces 15-count indictment

A Lake Oswego man, who told McMinnville police he fired multiple rounds from his 9mm handgun into the ground in the area of N.E. Third and Ford streets on a Friday evening last August, is facing a 15-count ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Duniway STEM teacher Nathan Murray watches as student Susette Villalobos works on a cardboard castle.

Duniway opens 'makerspace'

Students gather to create in Duniway Middle School’s new “makerspace,” a time and place for tinkering with tools, taking things apart and trying new ways to put things together. “It’s ...

Transit bus involved in multi-vehicle crash

No serious injuries were reported Tuesday afternoon following a three-vehicle crash on North Highway 99W in front of the Big 5 Sporting Goods store. McMinnville police gave this account: About 12:30 ...

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