Linfield to host water forum

A panel of Linfield College faculty members, representing a wide range of disciplines, will discuss water issues on Monday, Sept. 28. The free program will start at 7 p.m. in Ice Auditorium, on ...

Newberg man charged in hit-and-run

WOODBURN — A Newberg man was arrested Sunday afternoon for allegedly striking a West Linn resident at a car show at the Woodburn Drag Strip. Alejandro Del Real, 23, was charged with one count each ...

Council allows early recreational pot sales

McMinnville residents will soon be able to shop locally for recreational marijuana, as the city council declined Tuesday to bar medical marijuana dispensaries from moving into recreational sales effective ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##McMinnville Fire Department personnel direct traffic through the intersection of NE Fourth and Davis streets following a reported gas leak in the area Tuesday morning. Third and Fourth streets were closed between Davis and Evans for more than an hour while NW Natural and other local agencies investigated the leak.

Downtown gas leaks force evacuations

This article originally was posted on Sept. 8. It was updated on Sept. 11 with additional information. A delivery vehicle struck a set of NW Natural gas meters about 11 a.m. Tuesday in an alleyway ...

Two Newberg bicyclists struck; wife killed, husband critically injured

Tis article originally was posted on Sept. 9. It was updated on Sept. 11. NEWBERG — Two Newberg bicyclists were struck by a sport utility vehicle Tuesday night adjacent to the Ewing Young Elementary ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Mayor Rick Olson speaks to the McMinnville City Club Wednesday in the Grand Ballroom.

Mayor paints rosy state of the city

Mayor Rick Olson gave McMinnville a healthy prognosis Tuesday during his state of the city speech to the McMinnville City Club. The mayor spoke for more than 45 minutes on the city’s credit rating, ...

Linfield homecoming set for weekend

Linfield College will host homecoming activities today and Saturday, culminating with a Saturday afternoon football game against California’s Chapman Panthers. Registration for alumni activities ...

Enforcement agencies eye busy weekend

A number of events scheduled this weekend in McMinnville and Yamhill County, some of them alcohol-related, will have law enforcement agencies on alert. Linfield College and local public schools are back ...

Assault nets prison term

A McMinnville man who physically and sexually assaulted his victim, then repeatedly called her from the Yamhill County Jail in an attempt to persuade her to change her story, has been sentenced to 41 months ...

Carlton plans town hall to discuss water issues

CARLTON — The city of Carlton is planning to conduct a town hall meeting on water rates and issues on Wednesday, Sept. 16. It is set for 6 p.m. at Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School. Carlton has ...

Mac board to discuss goals, facilities

McMinnville School Board members plan to discuss goals, facilities and the start of school when they meet at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The public session will be held in the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. Board ...

Along the Street: Coldwell Banker returns to McMinnville

The Coldwell Banker Professional Group is back in town. It opened a new Yamhill County office at 650 N.E. Adams St. The Realtor has an open house from 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 24. In the meantime, ...

News-Register file photo##Workers construct the YCAP building in 2011. General contractor Coyote Commercial
Construction alleges a subcontractor failed to properly construct parts of the facility.

Costly YCAP leaks trigger lawsuit

It took more than $3.1 million, a cartwheeling commissioner and an impressive array of grants and gifts, but in 2011, the Yamhill Community Action Partnership finally fulfilled a longtime dream by moving ...

Linfield lecture looks at forgotten element of WWII

“Mexican Railroad Soldiers: A Forgotten Story of World War II” will be the topic of a lecture set for 7 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 22, at Linfield College. Erasmo Gamboa, professor of history and ...

Talk slated on Hong Kong

Linfield College senior Austin Browning will present “From McMinnville to Hong Kong and Beyond” on Tuesday, Sept. 15. The free talk is set for 4 p.m. in Riley 201. Browning, a biology major, ...