Soroptimists present awards

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is recognizing three local women who are “bettering their lives and the lives of their families” through education and training. The club presented ...

Motorcycle crash victim in critical condition

The operator of a motorcycle that crashed last Sunday night on Southeast Baker Street near Cowls Street remains in critical condition at Oregon Health & Science University Hospital in Portland, according ...

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Man allegedly slashed victim

A Willamina transient allegedly slashed his victim with a fillet knife, cutting him on the hands, shoulder and stomach while threatening residents of a Northeast Sherman Street home in Sheridan. Joshua ...

Registration open for gardening webinars

Yamhill County Master Gardeners and the Oregon State University Extension Service will host “Spring into Gardening” classes on Zoom in April. Four webinars are planned from 10 to 11:15 ...

Hearings set on building, planning fee increases

The McMinnville City Council will hold public hearings and a vote on proposed building and planning fee increases on Tuesday, March 9. The increases are necessary to fully recover the cost of services, ...

Pharmacies offer vaccines

Pharmacies are increasingly receiving shipments of vaccines for local residents. As of Thursday afternoon, vaccine appointments at McMinnville Walgreens were full for the next three days. People ...

Linfield expands master's programs

Linfield University will add three new graduate programs this fall. Master’s degrees in business and sports science/analytics will be offered both online and on the McMinnville campus, as will a ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Downtown shopper Gwen Hullinger browses a selection of items for sale at Found Objects. With her lease ending, owner Hollyann Finch plans to temporarily move items into her other store, Accessory Appeal, while looking for another location.

Along the street: Found Objects moving from longtime spot

McMinnville gift shop Found Objects will soon be moving out of its location at 512 N.E. Third St., next to the Mack Theater. Owner Hollyann Finch said the store will be open daily until mid-March ...

Recruitment begins for new Newberg-Dundee police chief

The city of Newberg is seeking input from residents of Newberg and Dundee on the qualities they believe should be exemplified by the next police chief. Brian Casey retired in April 2020 after ...

School board narrows field to three; finalist names won't be made public

McMinnville School Board members plan to interview three finalists for the superintendent position next week in the effort to find a replacement for Superintendent Maryalice Russell, who will retire ...

Amity mayor quits after brief tenure

Amity Mayor Joshua Clark, who ran unopposed in last November’s general election and took office Jan. 1, resigned before the start of Wednesday night’s regular city council meeting. He ...

Redistricting process faces challenges in Legislature

The Legislature will hear testimony on redistricting for congressional and state-level legislative districts beginning next week. Hearings on Oregon’s 1st Congressional District, which includes ...

County apologizes for wrong hospital numbers

Yamhill County Health and Human Services Director Lindsey Manfrin apologized this week for an error that, for several days, indicated extremely high hospitalization rates for county COVID-19 patients. Information ...

Deluge of letters about gun sanctuary swamp county

County Administrator Ken Huffer told commissioners Thursday his staff is struggling to keep up with all the letters submitted regarding a proposed Second Amendment sanctuary ordinance, many of ...

YC board negotiating with superintendent pick

The Yamhill Carlton School Board is negotiating with its top pick for the superintendent job. Board members hope to have negotiations finished by Thursday so they can vote on hiring the candidate. They ...

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