Shots ring out in McMinnville neighborhoods

McMinnville Police received multiple calls of “shots fired” in the areas of Northwest Sixth and Hickory streets and Southwest Second and Agee streets shortly after midnight Sunday, June 12, ...

Weapon incident sends Amity resident to prison

A convicted felon with firearm arrests in California (San Diego County) was sentenced to 15 months in prison for repeatedly shooting a handgun inside his residence in June 2021. Carlos Ramirez Grijalva ...

Fireworks: Not in Mac, but elsewhere

No fireworks show is scheduled in McMinnville this Fourth of July. In past years, organizations such as the McMinnville Jaycees have hosted fireworks. But no one has taken on the show this year. Local ...

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Andy Ferguson of Portland, playing the character Red Yarn, leads children in a dance and movement program during the Summer Fun program kick-off at Joel Perkins Park in Lafayette. As part of the Summer Fun program, McMinnville Public Library’s bookmobile will visit Lafayette, Yamhill and several places in McMinnville each week with books and activities. Numerous other activities for both children and adults are planned at local parks through July and August.

Summer Fun for everyone

Now that it’s finally summer, bring on the fun! McMinnville Parks and Recreation and the McMinnville Public Library are partnering to offer outdoor events and activities for both children and adults. More ...

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Workers apply asphalt to the lanes at the new Chevron gas station that’s going up on Highway 18 at Gopher Valley Road, next to the Dairy Queen. The site once was the home of the American Café and, before that, a Mexican restaurant. The old building was raised last year.

Along the Street: DMV crew cleans up Wortman

Department of Motor Vehicles workers from McMinnville and other valley communities stepped out from behind the counters and donned gloves May 20 to do a cleanup project at Wortman Park in McMinnville. “Working ...

County pretrial release system model for new law

New state law goes into effect next month

School Board / City to discuss facilities

McMinnville City Council and the McMinnville School District Board of Directors will hold a joint meeting Monday, June 27, to discuss joint use and programming of facilities. The public meeting will ...

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##A crew member digs down below the foundation of Patton Middle School in McMinnville in preparation for the installation of large piles that will help stabilize the building in case of earthquakes. The project will continue through the summer.

Board approves school budget

$1 million in funds shifted to ensure completion of seismic upgrade at Patton

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Alan and Carol Nash of Willamina enjoy breakfast served by Sheridan American Legion Post 75 during Hometown Days on Saturday. Proceeds were to benefit West Valley veterans.

Legion serves up Hometown Days

Sheridan’s American Legion Post 75 headquarters on the north end of Bridge Street is a place where Kim Johnson easily gravitates. “When the doors are open I’m happy,” said ...

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Rich Pratt and Kathleen Van De Veere will perform separate sets, then a duet in “Whiskey and Diamonds,” a cabaret-style show that will play for one night only at Gallery Theater. The event is a fundraiser for theater building projects.

‘Whiskey & Diamonds’ to benefit theater

Two longtime Gallery Theater performers will present an evening of show tunes and movie music, along with some storytelling and dancing, to raise funds for the community theater’s building ...

COVID vaccines OK’d for young children

Babies and young children can now be vaccinated against COVID-19, after the Western States Scientific Safety Review Workgroup today completed its review of the federal process and has unanimously ...

Hearing on closure permit for landfill Wednesday night

Riverbend has a contentious history   A public hearing on the proposal by the state Department of Environmental Quality to issue a closure permit for Riverbend Landfill will take place virtually ...

Musicians will perform today

Musicians will play from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. at several venues during Make Music McMinnville. All concerts are free. The schedule includes newly-added acts: n Courtyard of the Atticus Hotel: Sherill ...

Bringing big fun back to Fun Days

Carlton Fun Days will offer two days of music, booths and activities, Friday and Saturday, June 24 and 25. The parade and swimming will be back, too. “We’re ready to start to get back ...

Third Street closes at 3 p.m. Friday

Third Street will close to vehicle traffic starting at 3 p.m. on Friday, June 24, for the return of DineOut(side), from Baker to Galloway streets. Restaurants, cafes and wine bars will be moving ...