Alleged Abbey burgler back in jail

Criminal cases against Brent Cordie are mounting. The Carlton resident was originally charged early last month in connection with burglary and theft at Our Lady of Guadalupe Trappist Abbey, north ...

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Richie Gomez of Columbus Elementary School is all smiles as he learns to float on his back as a part of the Survival Swim Program at the McMinnville Aquatic Center.

Safe in the water

Aquatic center, schools, volunteers collaborate for Survival Swimming

Professor to speak Oct. 30

Author and Princeton University professor Anne McClintock will discuss “U.S. foundational violence” Tuesday, Oct.30, at Linfield College. Her free talk will start at 7:30 p.m. in the ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Victoria Bejarano Muirhead, the development director of the Innovation Law Lab, interprets during a phone interview with Dilmer Rojas. Rojas, a refugee from Honduras, was held at the federal prison in Sheridan along with 123 other international refugees.

Refugees released from Sheridan prison share their stories

A pair of hands gently cradles the earth as a flower blooms forth from the surface. The drawing symbolizes renewed hope, said Dilmer Rojas, a refugee from Honduras released late last month from the federal ...

Sheridan schools focus on chronic absenteeism

SHERIDAN — The elimination of chronic absenteeism is a daily focus for administrators and teachers in the Sheridan School District, Superintendent Steve Sugg reminded the school board and audience ...

Submitted photo##Pioneer Hall in Turner before renovation by McMinnville-based Fackler Construction Company.

Along the Street: Mac company honored for restoration

Fackler Construction Company this month was honored by Restore Oregon for the rehabilitation of a 132-year-old community center in Turner, marking the third time in four years the McMinnville company has ...

Candidate's appearance cancelled

UPDATE: The Linfield College appearance by Independent Party candidate Patrick Starnes has been cancelled, since Starnes on Tuesday withdrew from the race and threw his support behind Democratic Gov. Kate ...

Landlord sues Even Stevens

Sandwich shop signed 10-year lease for former Cornerstone Coffee space

Buehler to speak at Linfield

UPDATE: Two other candidates have scheduled stops at Linfield: Nick Chen, the Libertarian Party candidate, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Monday, Oct. 29, and Patrick Starnes, the Independent candidate, will ...

Platform perils

Grand Ronde moving forward despite disagreement with PGE

Commissioners to discuss wildlife control this week

Yamhill County Commissioners this week will consider requests by two landowners to resume funding a service to trap and kill wildlife considered nuisance. On Thursday, Oct. 18, Jennifer Redmond-Noble ...

Appeal of Wolves & People permit to go before commissioners

The Yamhill County Board of Commissioners is scheduled to hold a public hearing on Thursday, Nov. 8, on a renewal application for agritourism events at Wolves & People Farmhouse Brewery outside Newberg. In ...

Carlton police arrest identity theft suspect

CARLTON — A local resident contacted police in January complaining that someone was posing as them on Craigslist. After an extensive investigation, Carlton police arrested a suspect, Angelica Hutcheson, ...

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 ...

Walters pleads not guilty, trial set

Local attorney Erin Cooper Walters, who is charged with five counts of misapplication of entrusted property, a misdemeanor, and two counts of first-degree theft, a felony, has entered a not-guilty plea. She ...

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