Marcus Larson/News-Register##Elizabeth Schrader, chief development officer of the United Way of the Mid-Willamette, sorts donations their organization
receives from large companies such as Amazon. United Way just opened a new distribution hub in Yamhill County that will
allow nonprofit programs to obtain the donated goods to help their clients.

Local United Way opens distribution hub to help agencies meet client needs

The United Way of the Mid-Willamette Valley has opened a new distribution hub in Yamhill County that will allow nonprofit programs to obtain donated goods to help their clients. The Good360 Gifts ...

Business Journal honors Linfield’s President Davis

Linfield University President Miles Davis has been named a 2022 Executive of the Year by the Portland Business Journal. He was chosen in the “presidents” category. The Business Journal also ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Pike Road Wines manager Dane Campbell pours a taste of Pinot gris for Emily Boone during the 2019 Wine & Food Classic. The event returns this year after a two-year break during the COVID-19 pandemic.

‘The best of Yamhill County’: Wine & Food Classic returns this weekend

McMinnville’s Wine & Food Classic not only will be back this weekend following a two-year break during the pandemic, but organizers say it will be better than ever. The event in the Evergreen ...

Hit-and-run arrest leads to discovery of stolen handgun

A McMinnville man, who is also wanted in Deschutes County, faces charges related to his role in a hit-and-run crash and the theft of a handgun. Roberto Matias Olague Jr., 19, is charged with three counts ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Teacher Gus Papellis works with fifth-grader Danny Martinez, center, and fourth-grader Santiago Morales as they use equations to determine the height of the St. James School cross.

Measuring up: St. James benefit gives kids active avenues to learning

Math/science teacher Gus Pappelis planned to take his third- through fifth-graders outside to measure the height of objects using shadows, ratios, multiplication and division. Clouds covered the sky, ...

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 ...

McMinnville moves toward resuming in-person meetings

McMinnville City Council met Tuesday in what was likely the last fully-remote business meeting, at least for awhile. With the mask mandate over, starting March 22, the city will move to a hybrid meeting ...

Mac School Board meets Monday night

McMinnville School Board will meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday, March 14, to discuss the school calendar and student travel. Columbus Elementary School fifth-graders are asking to take an overnight trip to the ...

Courtesy of the McMinnville Police Department##Surveillance photo of the subject who robbed the 7-Eleven across Southwest Baker Street from Linfield University Thursday night.

McMinnville 7-Eleven robbed

The McMinnville 7-Eleven at 901 S.W. Baker St., across from Linfield University, was robbed late Thursday night. McMinnville police gave this account of the incident: An adult male entered the store ...

Three decades of support for Mac’s St. James School

Steve Bernards is a second-generation alum of St. James School whose own children went to elementary classes there. Helping his beloved school led him to become involved with the Wine & Food Classic ...

Chainsaw used on vehicle

A Salem man allegedly used a chainsaw to cut into the driver’s side of a vehicle occupied by a man and woman the morning of Wednesday, March 2, after which a vehicle chase ensued, according to McMinnville ...

Boy hit by pickup still in critical condition

The seven-year-old McMinnville boy who was struck by a pickup while riding his bicycle at the intersection of Northwest Adams and Second streets the afternoon of Tuesday, Feb. 22, remains in critical but ...

Masks made optional in Mac schools beginning March 12

McMinnville students will have the option of taking off their masks on buses and in class as of March 12, the school board decided Monday night. The state announced earlier that day that mask mandates ...

Drivers involved in fatal crash in critical condition

The drivers of both vehicles involved in a crash last Saturday morning on the Highway 18 Newberg-Dundee Bypass that resulted in the death of a 4-year-old McMinnville girl are in critical condition at Oregon ...

Submitted photo##Natalia Anesashvili, who is spending her senior year of high school in McMinnville, worries about family and friends at home in Georgia and nearby Ukraine.

Ukraine on her mind: Georgian student understands horror of Russian war

When Natalia Anesashvili clicked on a video of Russian troops invading Ukraine in her news feed, she heard the unmistakable sound of war. Immediately, the sirens and concussive bombing took her back to ...