Submitted photo##Lester Herring of McMinnville took this photo on V-J Day while stationed in Hawaii during World War II.

Local Navy vet recalls A-bomb , WW II's end

The world changed Aug. 6, 1945, when the Enola Gay dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima, Japan. It was the beginning of nuclear warfare — and threats of nuclear warfare that continue today. But it ...

Joe Steward

Joe Steward, longtime local business leader, to be remembered

Memories of the late Joe Steward, a longtime McMinnville resident and business leader, will be shared from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday at the McMinnville Elks Club, 333 N.E. Evans St. Steward, who spent most ...

Smoking pan on stove brings firefighters to apartment

A reported fire turned out to be a pan burning on a stove, McMinnville firefighters said when they arrived at the scene at an apartment at 1355 W. Second St. Smoke was showing from the window, a caller ...

Hearing set on rural rodeo plan

The Yamhill County commissioners held an unannounced executive session Monday to discuss a real property issue, but took no action in open session. On Thursday, they are scheduled to conduct a public ...

McMinnville shooting leaves one injured

There was one victim of a Monday night shooting on Second Street near Fenton, according to McMinnville police. A 20-year-old Latino male sustained a non-life threatening injury, Capt. Dennis Marks ...

Photo by Corey Rich##The Roswell Conner House fire started on July 23.

Historic house fire started downstairs

The fire that heavily damaged a historic McMinnville residence, built in 1905 and featured in the 1983 movie “Quarterback Princess,” started on the main floor, according to McMinnville Fire ...

Mac council bans loaded open carry in public places

The McMinnville City Council banned the open carry of loaded guns in public places Tuesday. The move occured after the city learned its previous rule banning guns outright from city parks did not ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Maddy Tuning cuts a door on the police car she’s helping to make for National Night Out. Kids’ cars will be
displayed at the event Tuesday, Aug. 4, in Carlton’s upper park.

National Night Out brings neighbors together

Neighbors will gather and get to know each other better at National Night Out events Tuesday, Aug. 4. Locally, events are scheduled at Discovery Meadows Park in McMinnville, in Amity City Park and in ...

Cities host Friday Nights series

Free, family-oriented Friday Nights series are being offered again this summer in Amity and Dayton, which lie just eight miles apart. The Amity program opens its run tonight and continues through Sept. ...

Along the Street: Mac hospital most profitable in Oregon

McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center is the most profitable hospital in Oregon, according to a report released earlier this month by the Oregon Health Authority, which collects and ...

Commissioners OK dog kennel contract

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a contract under which McMinnville’s Pet Stop Inn will host county strays. The private kennel, serving to replace the county’s ...

Probationary employment extended for Willamina recorder

WILLAMINA — The probationary period for Debbie Bernard, who was named city recorder in Willamina in February, following the resignation of Sue Hollis, has been extended to the end of October. Meanwhile, ...

Sheridan firefighters respond

SHERIDAN — Firefighters responded about 10 a.m. Monday to a bathroom fire at a residence on Southwest Jefferson Street in Sheridan. A woman occupant reported flames rising from a ceiling fan, according ...

Five hurt in crash

SHERIDAN — Five local youth suffered injuries last Saturday morning in a single-vehicle crash north of Highway 18B at the intersection of Southwest Cherry Hill Road and Regia Drive. The ...

Carlton movie night raises $1,000

CARLTON — Carlton’s Walk in the Park movie night, held July 24, raised about $1,000. The fundraiser one of three serving to replace the Walk in the Park festival, which was held in Carlton ...

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