Sheridan Councilor pushes to fire manager

Sheridan City Councilor Dennis McElroy, who was critical of City Manager Frank Sheridan’s job performance immediately after being appointed to his position two months ago, made a motion at ...

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Mike Nearman pleads guilty to official misconduct

Former Oregon  State Representative Michael Nearman pled guilty July 27 to the crime of Official Misconduct in the First Degree, and was sentenced by Judge Cheryl Pellegrini in Marion County ...

Photo courtesy Tualatin Valley Fire & Rescue##A two-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Highway 240, west of Newberg, resulted in one fatality.

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Heat rising this week

If you think today is hot... The National Weather Service says temperatures will get even hotter this week, jumping from 90 Tuesday to highs of 95 degrees expected Wednesday, 98 Thursday and 99 Friday. The ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## New Superintendent Debbie Brockett joined the McMinnville School District on July 1. She said she wants to spent her first months listening to employees, students and community members.

New superintendent plans to listen

Debbie Brockett to lead district’s transition back to full-time in-person classes   Debbie Brockett plans to do a lot of listening during her first few months as McMinnville School District ...

Association of Blind Athletes convenes in McMinnville

Linfield University is host to Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) and  Camp Spark, in its second session July 25-30. Campers will participate in a variety of sports and recreational ...

County attorney claims vendetta is behind Oregon Bar complaint

Residents charge Todd Sadlo with ‘incompetence and conflicts of interest’ The Oregon State Bar is looking into whether allegations, brought by opponents of the Yamhelas Westsider Trail ...

Paul Daquilante/News-Register ## Amity Fire District volunteers work the griddles, preparing pancakes, sliced ham and eggs at Sunday morning’s annual pancake breakfast.

A flippin’ good time in Amity

It’s 5:30 a.m. Sunday, and Amity is awakening. Waking up to the aroma of pancakes on the griddles and bacon slices sizzling nearby. The Amity Fire Department volunteer force is stirring ...

New reports: Pandemic will worsen in Oregon

Masks, other measures could help ease situation   Two new reports, one by Oregon Health and Sciences University and one by the University of Washington’s Institute for Health Metrics ...

Photo: U.S. Air Force (af.mil) ## 
The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will perform this weekend in McMinnville.

‘Power and precision’

Thunderbirds featured at air show   The U.S. Air Force Thunderbirds will roar over McMinnville during the Oregon Air Show, which runs Friday through Sunday, July 30 to Aug. 1, with viewing based ...

Sheridan chooses new city manager

Donald City Manager Heidi Bell will be the next Sheridan City Manager, providing a contract can be successfully negotiated. The Sheridan Council unanimously chose Bell at its Monday night regular ...

Fire crews respond to West Valley wildland fire

The Sheridan/Southwest Polk/West Valley fire districts responded to a two-alarm wildland fire in the 7000 block of Ridgeway Road, off Highway 22 in Polk County, about 3 p.m. Tuesday. It was reported ...

Air show back in McMinnville

Oregon International Air Show featuring the USAF Thunderbirds and Raptor aircraft returns July 30 through Aug. 1 to McMinnville Airport. New tickets must be purchased for what is billed as a “drive-up ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Jacob Williams Tasting Room Manager Shantel Shake pours a glass of Sadie Red, a wine named after the owners’ famous dog Sadie. The new tasting room on Third Street is the Washington winery’s first in Oregon.

Washington wines, McMinnville tasting

Jacob Williams Winery chose McMinnville for its first tasting room outside of the home winery and vineyard in the Columbia Gorge in Washington. “We put a lot of thought into where to put ...

Along the Street: Event will showcase BIPOC-owned businesses

Event will showcase BIPOC-owned businesses The second annual BIPOC Block Party will be Saturday, July 24, at Mac Market, 1140 N.E. Alpine St. in McMinnville. The 2 to 8 p.m. event will ...

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