McMinnville streets to be paved this summer

A number of McMinnville streets will be waving goodbye to potholes this summer.  The city has released a list of streets due for a new coat of pavement during the coming construction season, the ...

Meeting set for online school

The Oregon Connections Academy, a free online school open to students throughout the state, will hold an informational meeting Tuesday in McMinnville. The free session will start at 6:30 p.m. at the McMinnville ...

Sheridan's SRO position in peril

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District may not be able to fund a school resource officer position for the 2015-16 school year, City Manager Frank Sheridan told the Sheridan City Council Monday night. The ...

James Shook

Sheridan man missing in Tillamook County

TILLAMOOK - The Oregon State Police is continuing its investigation into a missing Sheridan man whose vehicle was located at Cape Lookout State Park, south of Tillamook. He was identified as ...

Polk County public safety levy passing

DALLAS — A crucial Polk County public safety tax evy passed handily Tuesday night. The unofficial count was 9,059 to 7,013, or 56.4 percent to 43.6. The Willamina City Council and Confederated Tribes ...

One incumbent, one newcomer win in Y-C

YAMHILL — Susan FitzGerald defeated incumbent Ron Gelbrich for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School Board in final returns Tuesday night But incumbent Tim Pfeiffer turned back a challenge ...

Mac school board incumbents sweep to re-election ... Link to election results

Click here for link to full Yamhill County election results. Editor's Note: This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. Three incumbents easily ...

Second time the charm for Carlton pool house

Editor's Note: This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. CARLTON — Carlton’s city pool is due a new bathhouse, based on final unofficial ...

Yamhill fire levy goes down to defeat

This article, originally posted on May 19, was updated on May 22 with additional information. YAMHILL — Voters rejected the Yamhill Fire District tax levy Tuesday. The final unofficial count was ...

Bank foreclosure suit targets Smith estate

The U.S. Bank National Association, acting as custodian and trustee for the Federal Agricultural Mortgage Corporation, has filed for foreclosure against the estate of Del Smith, the Ventures Acquisition ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Merchants and other vendors offer all sorts of items during last year’s Friday Nights events. The evenings, which begin a second season this week in and around Blockhouse Park, also include food, music and cruise-ins.

Along the Street: Dayton kicks off Friday Night Series

For the second year in a row, Dayton will kick off a summer menu of family-oriented Friday night fun. Centered on Dayton’s historic town square, the free events are slated to run 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. ...

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Willamina teacher faces 3 felony counts

A Yamhill County grand jury has indicted Willamina coach and teacher Heather Hughes in connection with an alleged assault on her 6-year-old daughter, on one count each of first-degree criminal mistreatment, ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Robin Miguel is the new operations manager at the
Soup Kitchen at St. Barnabas where she supervises
volunteers such as Darwin Scott.

Soup Kitchen gets a new manager

Robin Miguel served as the chef for two consecutive presidents at Nationwide Mutual Insurance Company in Columbus, Ohio. Then she decided she would rather serve people in greater need. Miguel started ...

Mac High choirs to sing tonight

The McMinnville High School choirs will be staging a pair of concerts tonight. They are slated for 6:30 and 8 p.m. in the school auditorium. Admission is free. Teacher Robin Pederson will direct both ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Tim Simonson, left, was one of many event participants to get a haircut courtesy of Northwest College of Beauty students like Morgan Lundgren.

Agencies connect on Chemeketa campus

Representatives of more than 40 different social agencies gathered at Chemeketa Community College’s McMinnville campus Friday to connect the homeless and other people in need with an array of services. ...

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