Author to read from book

Author Heather Sharfeddin will read from her novel, “A Delicate Divide,” on Wednesday, Oct. 14. The free program is set for 7:30 p.m. in Linfield College’s Nicholson Library. Sharfeddin’s ...

Zimbabwean student to speak

Linfield College junior Kuzi Rusere will present “Proudly Zimbabwean” on Thursday, Oct. 15. The free program is set for 3 p.m. in Riley Hall 201. Rusere, a physics major who was born ...

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Attacker said to face mental problems

In a letter to the Yamhill County Circuit Court, Molly Roberts described herself as a “dear friend” of accused domestic abuser Damian Belander of Dayton. She said the charges, stemming from ...

Yamhill County assists Roseburg shooting victims

The Yamhill County District Attorney’s Office extended an offer last Thursday, in the wake of a shooting rampage at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg, of assistance of its victims’ ...

Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##What s believed to be a human skull was found Saturday west of McGuire Reservoir.

Skull found northwest of McMinnville

What appears to be a partial human skull was found Saturday by a mushroom picker northwest of McMinnville, about two miles west of McGuire Reservoir, according to the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office. The ...

Along the Street: Golden Valley wins top brewing honor

Golden Valley Brewery claimed a gold medal at the 2015 Great American Beer Festival, largest in the U.S. and staged last month in Denver. The McMinnville brewery and restaurant’s Beaverton Blonde ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Steven Perkins purchases some marijuana from Jerod Bogh of New Leaf in McMinnville. Oct. 1 was the first day of legal recreational marijuana sales. Possession of marijuana was made legal July 1.

Local pot shops draw big opening day crowds

The grand opening of a small-town business doesn’t normally draw a documentary film crew, but it did Thursday morning at Chalice Farms in Dundee. As a line of more than two-dozen formed outside ...

County eyes building in Evergreen complex

Over the objection of Chair Allen Springer, the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners approved Thursday securing financing for possible purchase of one of the buildings on the former Evergreen ...

Dragging the Gut honored

Readers all over the country now know about McMinnville’s Dragging the Gut Festival, thanks to a story in Cars & Parts magazine. The magazine featured Dragging the Gut in a recent edition. The ...

Alpine up for innovative makeover

The city staff unveiled plans Tuesday for improvements to Alpine Avenue, the main arterial in McMinnville’s Northeast Gateway District, which is now being targeted for redevelopment. The plans, ...

Linfield hosts British debaters

Linfield College forensics students will square off against two members of the English-Speaking Union from Great Britain in a demonstration debate slated for noon today in the Pioneer Hall Reading Room. Matthew ...

Yamhelas Westsider Trail group seeking input

Friends of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail has a public meeting slated to run 6:30 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 7, to seek input on its biking and hiking trail project. The meeting will be held in the cafeteria ...

Grand opening set at dog park

Local dogs and their owners are invited to a grand opening ceremony for a new off-leash dog park developed by Yamhill County at Ed Grenfell Park. It is slated for 10 a.m. Saturday at the park, off Baker ...

Scarecrow entries sought

The McMinnville Downtown Association is seeking contestants for its third annual Scarecrow Contest. All entries must be in place by Monday, Oct. 12, and remain up through Nov. 1. Judging will take place ...

Nunchuck attacker facing expanded charges

A Yamhill County grand jury has indicted 28-year-old Kasey Heermann on two counts each of attempted murder, first-degree domestic assault, domestic strangulation and unlawful use of a weapon, all felonies, ...