Rachel Thompson/News-Register##LatinoBuilt employees Jose Rico and Luis Morales engage with participants of the Mente Summit career fair at Linfield University. The company assists Latino contractors in Oregon.

Mente Summit spotlights Latino diversity

Nearly 400 Latino males from 29 schools across the state gathered on the Linfield University campus Friday for the Mente Summit, a day-long conference aimed at addressing inequities and barriers for Latino ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Art student Allison Hmura, top left, and professional writer Charity Livingston, top center, talk with Yamhill County high school students about their education and work. From left are Zimash Jones, Izzy Rhodes, Comet Goodlace and Faith Hedge, who participated in the Dream It, Be It program earlier this month. Soroptimist International of McMinnville hosted the day of workshops and encouragement for teens.

Soroptimists encourage high school girls in 'Dream It, Be It' event

Soroptimist International of McMinnville encouraged high school girls to “Dream It, Be It” at their annual career seminar Saturday, April 15. In addition to the women in the service ...

Starla Pointer/News-Register##Third-graders tell the Yamhill Carlton School board and administrators about their “Fish to Fry” projects. They watched trout eggs hatched and monitored the babies, called “fry,” until they were old enough to swim in a river. They also made papier mache models of each stage, from egg to fry.

YC students raise fish for lake release

Third-graders at Yamhill Carlton Elementary School were excited when they received 250 tiny trout eggs this winter. They felt a big responsibility, too, as they told the district’s school ...

Paul Daquilante/News-Register##Sheridan High School will undergo significant improvements if a $16 million bond measure is approved by voters in the May election. Improved security at the entrance to the school is part of the proposal.

Sheridan School District renews request for building upgrades

Sheridan City Councilor Jim Buckles graduated from Sheridan High School in 1974, moved away for awhile and returned for good late in 2018. He became active in the Sheridan Rotary Club, which he ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##School board Chairman Carson Benner visits with Spencer Stritzke, who is building a TV cabinet in the wood shop at McMinnville High School. Benner visited construction and other pathway programs at Mac High last month.

Kids in action: Board chair Carson Benner visits Pathways

When McMinnville School Board Chairman Carson Benner visited pathway programs at McMinnville High School in April, he kept asking the same question. “What more can we do to get these super-talented ...

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