Highway 22 work scheduled

A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation will begin a slide repair project Monday, May 11 on Highway 22 east of Buell - milepost 7.5. The project will stabilize the slide area and ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Liz Hart drives a nail outside what will be the garage of a Habitat for Humanity house Wednesday during their Women Build Project.

Women Build Week draws lots of volunteers

Erika Silva usually spends her work days behind a cash register at Lowe’s on Southwest Booth Bend Road. Although she sells building supplies for a living, she never really had much personal experience ...

State, tribe weigh in on flag issue

UPDATE: Tuesday night's Willamina School board meeting, starting at 7, will be held in the cafeteria and not in the library. - - - WILLAMINA — A pair of state Department of Education officials ...

Jeff Sargent

Sargent to lead the troops at YCAP

Jeff Sargent of McMinnville, acting executive director of the Oregon Federal Executive Board in Portland, has been hired to succeed Lee Means as the executive director of the Yamhill Community Action Partnership. Means ...

Joe Kennes Hill Jr.

Pursuit ends at police station

A car chase ended Monday afternoon at one of the best places possible for McMinnville police — the parking lot of their downtown station. The driver was identified as Joe Kennes Hill Jr., 66, of ...

Submitted photo##100 volunteers helped clean Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain scrubbed by volunteers

SHERIDAN — The Bald Mountain/Sheridan Peak area, about 14 miles northwest of Sheridan, is looking noticeably cleaner. Thanks goes out to work put in last Saturday by more than 100 citizen volunteers, ...

Historical photo##A photo of Third Street looking west from the intersection of Davis Street around the year 1912.

Downtown website a blast from the past

Ever since William T. Newby platted McMinnville in 1855, change has been a constant in its historic downtown core.  A new website is being created to the local web development firm LVSYS, working ...

Evergreen Vintage settlement terms detailed

The Evergreen Aviation Museum will pay $50,000 a month in rent on its aviation and theater buildings, under terms of a settlement outlined in court documents, for a total of $600,000 a year. That represents ...

Along the Street: Culture group accepting grant applications

The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition is now accepting 2016 grant applications for projects and programs related to local arts, culture and history. Application forms were recently posted on the group’s ...

Linfield plans 'Music for 18 Musicians'

The Linfield College Department of Music will present Steve Reich’s “Music for 18 Musicians” on Sunday, May 10. The program will start at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall, located in ...

Mac plans to cut grade school class sizes

McMinnville elementary schools will have smaller classes next year under a spending unveiled Wednesday night by Superintendent Maryalice Russell. She proposes using reserve funds to reduce average class ...

McMinnville unveils city 2015-16 budget

As the economy has begun to improve,both locally and nationally, the city of McMinnville is looking to loosen its belt just a bit. That is reflected in a proposed 2015-16 budget up for comment during a ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Judge John Collins speaks with Linfield College students in the mass media and law program.

Students get primer on justice system

Judges need to balance the media’s right to report information and the public’s right to know with a defendant’s right to a fair trial, the Hon. John Collins told Linfield College students ...

Mac council to talk sewer rates

The McMinnville City Council is slated to discuss sewer rates at its upcoming Tuesday meeting. It also plans to hear a presentation from Elise Hui, executive director of the Yamhill County Housing Authority, ...

Y-C senior wins Merit Scholarship

YAMHILL — Jake Bibb, who is about to graduate from Yamhill-Carlton High School, has won a $2,500 National Merit Scholarship from the National Merit Scholarship Corporation. Bibb is planning to study ...

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