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Chehelam Parks & Recreation pursuing bypass trail

The Chehalem Parks and Recreation District (CPRD) is working toward a major addition to its Chehalem Heritage Trails project. The Newberg-Dundee Bypass Trail would eventually run from Highway ...
Rusty Rae/News-Register ## Townhomes on Cypress Street are among mid-level housing offerings in McMinnville. Townhomes and duplexes must be allowed in single-family neighborhoods under a new law.

 
McMinnville begins work on missing middle housing requirements

The city of McMinnville is in the process of ensuring its zoning code complies with the recently approved rules for HB 2001, the “missing middle housing bill” passed in 2019 eliminating exclusive ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register## Construction is underway on Granary Row, a space that will house four micro-restaurants on Lafayette Avenue in McMinnville s Northeast Gateway urban renewal district.

 
Granary row taking shape

When Chae Jordan Pak’s friends visit him in Portland, the conversation soon turns to McMinnville. “After a few days, the first thing you say is, ‘Do you want to go check out wine country?’” ...

Nearman attacks Democrat agenda in presentation

Rep. Mike Nearman spent much of his presentation to the Yamhill County Republican Women last Thursday listing what he considers flawed Democratic policies and ideologies; alleging Democats have “abortion-ified” ...

Mayor looks back on 2020

Mayor Scott Hill summarized some of the city’s achievements in a year defined by the pandemic and presented awards to four community members during his annual State of the City address. “As ...

Council appoints members to new diversity committee

The McMinnville city council appointed members to its new diversity, equity and inclusion committee the same day it listened to a presentation on Oregon’s racist history and its connections to housing ...

Mac Reads 2021 theme is anti-racism, racial healing

In the weeks before the pandemic last February, Ginny Norris Blackson was captivated by author Layla Saad’s description of her book during an American Library Association conference — ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##Land located on Linfield’s campus bordered by Keck Drive, Booth Bend Road and Highway 99W is being discussed as a possible site of a future city recreation facility. The property is surrounded by a walking track with a number of student art installations on one end; the field is leased for farming. Albertsons can be seen in the distance.

 
Rec center panel moves ahead with Linfield site

MacPac last Thursday voted 14-1 to recommend a 63-acre site owned by Linfield University as the possible location for the city’s new recreation facility. But the details of Linfield’s ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##In the coming months, Noelle Amaya will be working to update the city of McMinnville s communications strategy and coordinate public engagement for various city projects.

 
Public affairs coordinator eager to connect residents with city

After a bad day at work, Noelle Amaya decided to scroll through job postings. On a whim, she applied for a role with the city of McMinnville. When the city called for an interview a few weeks ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register##After 29 years in Yamhill County, Mary Stern is returning to the east coast. She served as a county commissioner, nonprofit director and staff attorney at the federal prison in Sheridan, among other roles.

 
Former commissioner, nonprofit leader heading east

Mary Stern, executive director of McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity and a former county commissioner, will leave her role in April. She is returning to the east coast to be closer to her ...

Farmers object to UGB expansion

The City of McMinnville’s urban growth boundary expansion plan received one objection at the state level before the Land Conservation and Development Commission (LCDC). Jennifer Redmond-Noble ...

 
Video lottery reopening met with mixed reactions

Video lottery machines can operate in restaurants and bars closed for in-person dining in extreme risk counties, the Oregon Health Authority announced last week. Some businesses in Yamhill County ...

Council declines support of letter directed at state

Saying it falls outside the city’s jurisdiction, McMinnville councilors declined to support a letter from McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce urging the state to re-open restaurants and gyms for ...

Council approves joint condemnation of Capitol attack on split vote

After a resident criticized the McMinnville City Council two weeks ago for its silence on the U.S. Capitol attack, the council was divided in its support for a joint statement condemning the attack, racism ...

Chamber asks council support in reopening of gyms, restaurants

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce is urging the state to re-open fitness centers and restaurants for in-person services, and is seeking a letter of support from its city council, which it will discuss ...
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Boquist leaves GOP for IPO

State Sen. Brian Boquist has left the Republican Party and registered as a member of the Independent Party, Secretary of State records show. The news was first reported in a Jan. 15 tweet by Oregon Public ...

Newberg celebrates MLK Day

Dr. Carol Parker Walsh began her address with a simple request, directed at white people: “Raise your hand if you would be happy to be treated as this society in general treats people of color, marginalized ...
Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Patricia Arroyo Marquez experienced COVID-19 symptoms for months, including trouble breathing, body aches,  headaches and eye pain. She has mostly recovered now, but says she still has chest pain and some difficulty breathing.

 
Latino communities hit hard by COVID

Patricia Arroyo Marquez had been struggling to breathe for months. She also experienced body aches, splitting headaches and pain behind the eyes. The symptoms never occurred simultaneously, and she was ...

City council responds to Capitol attack

On the night McMinnville’s councilors and mayor were sworn in, Tynan Pierce pointed to the oath they had just recited to uphold the Constitution in taking them to task for failing to formally condemn ...

Letter to Readers: No mention of siege?

... The story is never over, however, and there will always be room to rethink in future editions. Dora Totoian City government reporter dtotoian@newsregister.com 503-687-1272
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