Rachel Thompson/News-Register##Longtime
Dayton resident
Barbara
Stoutenburg
said she is
proud to have
turned 102.
She has seen
a lot, she said,
and it’s been a
good life.

Stopping by Proud to be 102

Life has been good to Barbara Stoutenburg, the longtime Dayton resident said on her 102nd birthday Nov. 17. “There’s no ‘best part,’” she said when asked about her life. ...

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Wade Moran as Ebenezer Scrooge with the rest of the cast
of Galley Theater’s “A Christmas Carol.”

A Dickens of a holiday show

‘Scrooge’s Story’ fills the stage at Gallery Theater

Parks offer free day-use on Friday

Oregon parks and wildlife agencies are encouraging the public to get out and enjoy public areas and activity. Oregon Parks and Recreation Department has announced return of its traditional “Green ...

Gettysburg Address featured

A Civil War re-enactment group will visit McMinnville Saturday, Nov. 19, for a Gettysburg Remembrance Day event. A member portraying President Abraham Lincoln will deliver the Gettysburg Address at 11 ...

Ballot counting all but finished

Voters with challenged ballots have until Nov. 29 to validate ballot

Governor declares emergency over pediatric RSV hospitalizations

After RSV hospitalizations of children younger than 5 tripled in early November, Governor Kate Brown declared a public health emergency this week, issuing a directive to provide support and flexibility ...

Long term wait for short term rentals

It could be awhile before new short-term rentals are allowed in McMinnville, as city council voted 3-2 Wednesday to extend a moratorium on applications until June 29, 2023. Short term rentals, defined ...

Shots fired in the area of Mac High forces school closure

Gunshot damage found on school building; classes back in session Thursday

Santa will arrive via parade

Santa will visit Yamhill County for the first time this year on Friday, Nov. 25, as part of the McMinnville Christmas Parade. Flashing lights on a McMinnville police car will lead the parade, which starts ...

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Fifth grade teacher Ryan Wells shows his pleasure in getting doused with a bucket of ice water. Doing the honors is fifth grader Sophie Bingman.
Cooper Lamb cheers on the pourers.

Amity kids go cold on their teachers

Dousing teachers with ice water serves as reward for meeting fundraiser goal

Thanksgiving dinners planned

Soup Kitchen, Provoking Hope, Salvation Army plan special meals

Along the Street: Realty firm celebrates new offices with open house

Coldwell Banker Professional Group will host an open house at its new office from 4 to 7 p.m. Friday, Nov. 18. The real estate agency’s office is at 2077 N.E. 99W, McMinnville. The company ...

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Mike and Dani McGinty run Grocery Outlet in McMinnville, which has a food fund for people in need and helps with community fundraisers and events. The McGintys, who bought the store in 2018, were surprised and pleased when Grocery Outlet received the Spirit of the Community Award at the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce dinner.

Grocery Outlet honored for community service

When Mike and Dani McGinty became owners of the McMinnville Grocery Outlet, they also planned to become part of their new community. The McGintys moved in 2018 from Portland, where they owned a Grocery ...

Patton play starts tonight

Patton Middle School students will portray actors who think they’ve been hired to do a play about a dragon — only to find out the dragon is real and they are supposed to slay it — in ...

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Rodrigo Lagunas, incoming Chair of the Board for the
McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce, congratulates
Heather Acker of Coldwell Banker after she was named
Business leader of the Year.

Chamber honors businesses, individuals

The Sage, with its “exceptional service and food,” was named Business of the Year at the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner Thursday, Nov. 10. The restaurant, owned by Cindy ...