Along the Street: Oregon Air Show committed to McMinnville

The Oregon International Air Show will continue shows in both McMinnville and Hillsboro, show organizers said. The show, originally held only in Hillsboro, hosted its first event at the McMinnville Airport ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Outgoing Mayor Scott Hill and his wife, Donna, raise their glasses during a toast at the MDA awards ceremony. Hill was honored with the revived Wally Wright Award at the event.

MDA presents honors, including volunteer and Wally Wright awards

Outgoing Mayor Scott Hill received the revived Wally Wright Award during the McMinnville Downtown Association annual awards event Thursday at The Bindery. The Wright Award was created in 1999 to ...

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Along the Street: First Federal celebrates 100 years

First Federal will mark its 100th birthday Monday, April 4, with celebrations in all its branches. The bank opened April 4, 1922, as American Savings and Loan Corporation. It was renamed First Federal ...

Along the Street: Many, many Melt Downs help food bank

Yamhill County residents and visitors chowed down on 10,275 grilled cheese sandwiches in February during the Yamhill County Food Bank’s annual Melt Down fundraiser. The event raised $20,550 through ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Two employees of Two Dogs Taphouse, Andrea Vancleve, on the left mixing paint, and Ken Johnson painting the ceiling, help prepare the new building, which Dave and Jami Queener hope to open in early May.

Two Dogs looks forward to ‘an even better space’

Two Dogs Taphouse owners Dave and Jami (Moberg) Queener are busy getting their new building at Fourth and Evans street in shape, with plans to open the food and beverage place this spring. They hope to ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Elizabeth Chambers is looking for a new home after selling its building, the former McMinnville power plant, built in 1926.

Along the Street: Elizabeth Chambers Cellar looking for new home

After nearly a decade making and pouring wine at 455 N.E. Irvine St. near downtown, Elizabeth Chambers Cellar will be moving to a new location.The new site has not yet been determined. Elizabeth Chambers’ ...

Along the Street: Locals receive Mid-Valley COG honors

The former Sheridan city manager and members of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde all were honored this month by the Mid-Willamette Valley Council of Governments. MWVCOG recognized local leaders ...

Along the Street: Downtown Mac’s Morning Thunder reopening Feb. 25

Morning Thunder, the popular downtown breakfast and lunch spot, will reopen Friday, Feb. 25. Hours will be about 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays at 619 N.E. Third St. Morning ...

Along The Street: 2 Dogs starts move to new house

Two Dogs Taphouse will return soon in its new location, a brick building at Fourth and Evans streets. A sign on the window says the popular food and beverage hangout will open in spring. Work is underway ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Golden Girls Pottery owners Jocie Golden and Michelle Golden. The daughter and mother have been painting pottery together since Jocie was in elementary school.

Golden Girls Pottery aims to provide creative outlet, fun experience

People can paint premade plates, mugs and figurines at Golden Girls Pottery, named for its owners, Michelle Golden and her daughter, Jocie Golden. "We're the Golden girls," Michelle said, adding that ...

Local radio station licensed, but off air

Yamhill County residents who turn their radio dials to KLYC 1260 AM these days hear ... nothing. Music should return soon, though, according to station owner/general manager Wes Simkins of ProMedia. "We ...

Along the Street: See Ya Later Cupcake contest starts

The See Ya Later Foundation is sponsoring a Valentine's Cupcake Competition for children in grades five through eight. The first 10 children who register by Feb. 10 can participate in the contest. Cost ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Concrete workers and equipment operators work on Northwest Riverside Drive to form and finish curbing next to the McMinnville Industrial Park, where expansion provides potential locations for McMinnville Economic Development Partnership to connect with manufacturers.

Economic health is MEDP's business

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership works with a marketing base of about 90 major companies that are large employers, from Meggitt to Organic Valley Creamery to Willamette Valley Medical ...

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The Yamhill County Historical Society has sold an 1890s church in Lafayette. It housed exhibits that have now been moved to the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center near McMinnville.

Along the Street: Historical Society sells Lafayette church

The Yamhill County Historical Society has sold the historic church that served as the original home of its museum exhibits. New owners took over the Poling Memorial Church in Lafayette on Saturday, Jan. ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Hair stylist Braxton Starr gives a tour of his studio, Parlor, to guests during an open house event Friday night. Parlor is located upstairs in the 400 block of Third Street.

Along the Street: Salon opening celebration helps Homeward Bound

Colorful McCaw, a locally owned and operated hair salon for people of all ages, will celebrate its new location with an event Saturday, Jan. 15. The grand opening will run from 1 to 5 p.m. at 525 N.E. ...

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