Mac committee approves budget

The budget committee approved the city of McMinnville’s proposed $101 million 2015-2016 budget during a three-hour meeting Wednesday night. It also approved a budget for the city’s urban renewal ...

Police respond to Grandhaven shooter threat; students fine

McMinnville police responded about 1:40 p.m. Wednesday to Grandhaven Elementary School after an adult female called the school and threatened to shoot students. "She said she was going ...

Willamina board makes no decision on flag issue

WILLAMINA - The Willamina School board took public comment but made no decision Tuesday night related to a previous request by Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde member Angie Fasana to ...

Tampering call allegedly placed from jail

The suspect in a sexual and physical assault case filed last month has been indicted by a Yamhill County Grand Jury on a new charge of tampering with a witness — his alleged victim in the original ...

Dead horse case solved; owner cited

The owner of a horse found dead April 22 about 14 miles northwest of Sheridan, near the southwest end of Bald Mountain, near Gilbert Creek Road, has been cited by the Yamhill County Sheriff's ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Birdwatchers focus their binoculars high in the trees of Storey Park, the Cozine Creek canyon adjacent to the Linfield Oak Grove.

Watching and listening to birds

Led by what would be described in birding terms as a Plaid-Shirted Professor, a flock of fledgling birdwatchers focused their eyes and ears on the trees and sky around Linfield College Friday morning. Robins ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Rep. Suzanne Bonamici tours the bypass with ODOT director Matt Garrett.

ODOT shows off bypass for dignitaries

Thanks to relatively dry spring weather, construction is moving forward quickly on 10 bridges designed to carry Newberg-Dundee Bypass traffic. The four-mile, $262 million first phase is slated to open ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Rose Randolph chats with McMinnville City Council members Alan Ruden and
Kellie Menke on her 106th birthday. She told them about living in the Cozine House
in 1950, running a furniture store on Third Street and other events. McMinnville declared May 10 “Rose Randolph Day” in her honor.

A day for her 106th

What do you give a woman who has everything she needs? How about a day of her own? “Oh my, how wonderful,” exclaimed Rose Randolph when McMinnville Mayor Rick Olson proclaimed Sunday, May ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Men and women who served in World War II gather for a photo at the Band of Brothers meeting.

Band of Brothers honors World War II vets

More than 40 World War II veterans were recognized Thursday at a McMinnville Band of Brothers luncheon. Each received a personalized letter honoring their service. Letters were hand-delivered later to ...

Summer water outlook poor

It’s going to be a hot, dry summer, hydrologists warn. Following a virtually snow-free winter in a state known for its dependence on snow melt, that means some areas may fall short of water for drinking, ...

DUII suspect clocked at 102

WILLAMINA — The Oregon State police charged a Willamina man for driving under the influence of intoxicants Saturday, after he was clocked at 102 in a 55 mph zone on Highway 18. He was identified ...

Child identification planned in Carlton

CARLTON — The Carlton Police Department will host a Child Identification Day on Saturday, May 23. The free event will run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Carlton City Hall. Families will be able to have their ...

Along the Street: Dairy farmer terms change in law a free speech victory

A bill revoking a state ban on the advertising of raw milk sailed easily through both the House and Senate earlier this month. All it needs now is the signature of Gov. Kate Brown.  House Bill 2446 ...

Amity residents voice crime concerns

AMITY — Janell Temple, owner of Uncle Jack’s Bar-B-Que on South Trade Street, was joined by other residents Wednesday night in voicing their concerns to the Amity City Council about an alleged ...

Travel group to seek grant

Travel Yamhill Valley plans to seek an economic development grant from Yamhill County’s Strategic Investment Fund to fund a staff person, representatives decided Thursday, after broaching the idea ...

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