Wiles succeeds Easterday as presiding judge

Judge Cynthia Easterday is stepping down as Yamhill County Circuit Court Presiding Judge. She will continue in her role as one of the judges in the 25th District. The Chief Justice of the Oregon Supreme ...

Commissioners to vote on ending term limits in July

Yamhill County Commissioners decided Thursday to vote on ending term limits for some elected officials at their July 14 meeting. In the meantime, they are asking the public for its thoughts on ending term ...

FCI inmates initiate hunger strike

Eighty people incarcerated at the Federal Correctional Institution-Sheridan began protesting extensive lockdowns in their cells, inadequate meals, limited medical care and restricted access to computers ...

COVID cases see sharp increase this week

Although in mid-June Oregon Health & Science University confidently forecast that COVID-19 cases numbers in Oregon “appear to have crested,” and case numbers dropped slightly between June ...

Two suspects break into Willamina market

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is investigating a break-in at Willamina’s Center Market, 180 N.E. Main Street, around midnight Monday, June 27. The pair allegedly stole about $2,500 work ...

Jessica Payne

Council selects Jessica Payne to fill vacant seat

 

Downtown Economic District renewed, along with resolution to put services charge in place

McMinnville man killed in two-vehicle crash

A McMinnville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99W at Northeast Riverside Drive, according to McMinnville Police. The victim was identified as Michael David Page, 70, ...

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Craig Keeler examines vines in his vineyard near Amity. Keeler said he saw some damage from the April cold to pockets of vines, but he s expecting this year s harvest to be better than the one in 2021.

Worried, optimistic about wine grape crop

After suffering frost and snow in April, a warmer than usual winter and a cool, wet spring, wine country grape growers are concerned … uncertain … confident … hopeful … about ...

Willamina celebrates the Fourth from daylight to dusk

Jack Scott, chairperson of the Willamina Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Celebration Committee, said it just doesn’t seem right that a community which for years has prided itself on being recognized ...

Kirby Neumann-Rea/News-Register##Dayton Fire Department members Naomi Sweet (who also serves Sheridan) and Harlan Rios, walk with Dayton Chief Bret Putnam and Matt and Jeannette Sweet, all part of a nine-member department team participating for the first time in Relay For Life.

Relay For Life renews local fight against cancer

Event at Dayton draws 300 people, seeks more volunteers for future fundraisers

Along the Street: Dessert contest planned, with superhero theme

The See Ya Later Foundation’s children’s baking contest will feature a super hero theme. The dessert competition asks fifth through 12th graders to “bake something that portrays ...

Band of Brothers to meet

The McMinnville Band of Brothers group will hear about the ramifications of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine at its next meeting, Thursday, July 7. The meeting will be open to veterans and their spouses ...

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Joe Jager of the McMinnville Downtown Association helps to remove curtains from in front of the new mural honoring Rose Mary Caughran. Dozens of people gathered to see the new mural Friday, June 24.

Mural honors librarian, volunteer

The crowd gathered on Cowls Street Friday could hardly wait for the unveiling of the new mural honoring the late Rose Marie Caughran, McMinnville librarian, tree advocate and dedicated volunteer. Neither ...

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Evergreen Aviation Museum docent Terry Naig, right, provides a tour of the Spruce Goose and other exhibits to National American Legion Commander Paul Dillard, center left, and his entourage, including Oregon Commander Don Weber, left, and Oregon national executive committee chair Kevin Owens, center right. Dillard, who’s from Texas, visited the McMinnville, Sheridan and Carlton Legion posts last week to talk about his efforts to “Leave No Veteran Behind.”

National commander visits local Legion

Local American Legion members welcomed their national commander June 28, giving him a tour of the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museums as well as the McMinnville, Sheridan and Carlton Legion posts. “It’s ...

McMinnville man killed in two-vehicle crash

A McMinnville man was killed in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 99W at Northeast Riverside Drive, near Cascade Steel Rolling Mills, according to McMinnville Police. The victim ...

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