Along the Street: Annual Oregon Vintage Report will be released

The 2019 Oregon Vintage Report, which provides a detailed look at winegrowing trends from the perspective of the most recent vintage, will be released at a March conference at Linfield College. Speakers ...

News-Register file photo##Geraldi s reopened in 2019 and this month won the Business of the Year title.

Geraldi's honored as business of the year

Geraldi’s: The Italian Eating Place was honored as the city’s Business of the Year at the McMinnville Downtown Association’s annual awards dinner. Joseph David reopened his family’s ...

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Downtown association gets new executive director

McMinnville Downtown Association position has been vacant for a year

City may be asked to expand UGB

City officials may soon be asked to let out McMinnville’s geographic waistband. Growth in McMinnville, as in all cities, is strapped in by its urban growth boundary. Houses, businesses and other ...

Commissioners send letter opposing cap and trade legislation

Yamhill County will send a letter to the Oregon State Legislature opposing cap-and-trade legislation that would curb allowable carbon emissions and tax companies for going over the limit. After listening ...

ODOT plans community meeting in Carlton

Oregon Department of Transportation officials will speak to Carlton residents Wednesday, Feb. 26, about reconstruction of West Main Street in the downtown area and other planned road repairs. ODOT also ...

Sheridan prepares camping ordinance

The Sheridan City Council expects to approve an anti-camping ordinance at its April meeting. The law would apply to all forms of camping -- tarps, tents and sleeping bags as well as RVs and other vehicles. “Campsites ...

Photos submitted by Susan Aldrich-Markham##Invasive purple loosestrife attempting to make inroads on Mineral Springs Road. Part of the purpose of the annual inventory is to catch invasive weeds early, while their populations are small enough to be easily removed; this one, for example, was simply hand-pulled and removed from the site before it could set seed.

Roadside vegetation program a seedling with big dreams

After three summers of work, Yamhill County has completed an inventory of its county roadsides, detailing where populations of native plants need protecting, and where populations of invasive weeds need ...

Jail medical provider denies wrongdoing

Newberg woman died in cell of acute intoxication in 2018

Sheriff's office makes cyber sex abuse arrest

A Silverton man was arrested on child sex abuse-related charges after Google forwarded a tip to the Oregon Department of Justice regarding a video and images being uploaded to a Yamhill home that showed ...

Dollar General takes step toward opening Amity store

Amid controversy, planning commission approves site plan

Willamina council adopts 2020 goals

The Willamina City Council adopted 2020 goals at this month’s regular meeting, agreeing to focus on issues such as livability, economic development, infrastructure, recreation and youth opportunities. Councilors ...

Sparks hearing rescheduled for March

The state Department of Corrections failed to note a hearing scheduled for convicted murderer Jeffery Sparks, now facing a re-sentencing trial, the court learned when attorneys and family members showed ...

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Karla Johnson, the assistant librarian at the Willamina Public Library, paints the ceiling of the library located at the old fire department at 382 N.E. C St. as part of a renovation project.

Willamina library writing its next chapter

Since she was a little girl, Sarah Frost knew that the shelves at the Willamina Public Library contained stories. One particular story, however, surprised even Frost, the library manager. As she and ...

Meeting about school safety planned

McMinnville School District will host a “Student Safety Summit” next week to inform parents and other community members about what’s being done to keep students safe, signs of trouble ...

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