Rusty Rae/News-Register ## Retail customers and those seeking loans from First Federal will have a new building to enter later this year. Employees expect to move into the bank s new headquarters in June and construction will be wrapped up in august.

First Federal six months from moving into new headquarters

Work is continuing on the new First Federal headquarters, a nearly 32,000 square foot building at Third and Baker streets on the west end of downtown McMinnville. The three-story building will ...

Board: New school chief should live in McMinnville

McMinnville School Board members want their new superintendent to live in McMinnville, as retiring Superintendent Maryalice Russell does. They would, however, allow the person they hire some time to make ...

Mac officer saves man from flood

A determined McMinnville police sergeant saved a man from the raging Yamhill River at Joe Dancer Park early Thursday morning, after spending much of the night searching for him. In a press release, the ...

County to support suit against governor

The county board of commissioners voted 2-1 Thursday to send a letter of support for a lawsuit filed by three state legislators challenging Gov. Kate Brown’s authority to issue executive orders during ...

Along the Street: Corporate tax due

Corporate tax due Estimated fourth-quarter payments under Oregon’s new Corporate Activity Tax are due by Feb. 1 for businesses expecting to owe $10,000 or more. The state Department of Revenue ...

McMinnville district mulls February school reopening

With the prospect of Oregon schools reopening for in-person classes, the McMinnville School District plans to survey parents next week about whether they feel comfortable sending students back into buildings ...

City council responds to Capitol attack

On the night McMinnville’s councilors and mayor were sworn in, Tynan Pierce pointed to the oath they had just recited to uphold the Constitution in taking them to task for failing to formally condemn ...

Seven more COVID deaths announced by county

Yamhill County has announced seven new deaths from COVID-19 this week, as deaths surged statewide, going from 73 in the final week of December to 177 last week. However, reports are often delayed by several ...

Trail's end or just a hiatus?

With opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail now in the majority on the county board of commissioners, progress on the project is uncertain, but widely expected to be halted for at least two years. It’s ...

Another round of heavy rains hit the valley

Oregonians are probably chanting “rain, rain, go away!” today as a winter storm dumps more than 2 inches of percipitation on the valley floor and more than 4 inches at higher elevations, according ...

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Teen charged in fatal crash

A 19-year-old from Newberg has been charged by the Marion County District Attorney’s office in connection with an August 7, 2020, fatal motor vehicle crash in South Salem. Tristan Goodwin faces ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## The top of a giant Douglas fir snaps off as workers from R&R Tree Service begin removing the tree in preparation for work on the Three Mile Lane Bridge. A temporary bridge will be built next to the existing one, which will be removed and replaced.

ODOT projects will disrupt traffic around Yamhill County

Three ODOT projects in and around McMinnville begin this week, resulting in some lane closures and delays at various points in the year. The Three Mile Lane Bridge is in poor condition and will be replaced ...

Possible rec center site raises questions

The executive committee of Linfield University’s board of trustees has drafted a memorandum of understanding about the potential partnership between it and the city of McMinnville for a future recreation ...

Crash deaths prompt offer from state

Crashes, many of them caused by drunk or drug-impaired drivers, killed eight people on county roads in 2020, an alarming increase over prior years, even as overall traffic rates have dropped, Sheriff ...

County on low end of vaccine rollout

Yamhill County has inoculated 1,872 people as of Sunday, Jan. 10, with at least an initial dose of the COVID-19 vaccine, according to the Oregon Health Authority. The county has a population of 108,061. That ...

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