Judge authorizes trustee appointment in Falls Event Center

A Utah federal judge has authorized the U.S. Trustee in a bankruptcy proceeding of the Falls Event Center to appoint a trustee to oversee management of the bankruptcy case. Judge Kimball Mosier, despite ...

Garbage rates could go up 10.47 percent

Garbage rates could increase by 10.47 percent next year if the McMinnville City Council grants the request of  local garbage hauler Recology. Carl Peters, general manager for Recology Western Oregon, ...

School board to meet Monday

McMinnville School Board members will discuss policies, the budget calendar and out-of-state travel at their meeting Monday night. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. in the district office, 800 ...

Broker sees local housing market leveling off

Randy McCreith, the principal broker for Bella Casa Real Estate Group, started in McMinnville in March of 2007. It was bad timing to say the least. Just eight months later, executives at Lehman Brothers ...

Crunched: Mortgage out of reach of many homeowners

One-third of McMinnville homeowners don’t make enough money to meet their mortgage payments without putting themselves and their families in financial hardship. The numbers are worse for local renters, ...

Linfield offers pet-friendly dorm

Starting next fall, Linfield College will offer students a chance to bring their pets to school with them. Linfield will become the only Oregon school, and one of a few in the nation, to offer a pet-friendly ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Avid fossil hunter Mike Full speaks to the McMinnville City Club.

Down the river, back in time

Avid fossil hunter Mike Full showed a picture of his dream cruise to the McMinnville City Club Tuesday: A boat gliding down the Yamhill River toward two bull mammoths facing off, tusks gleaming in the ...

Judge doesn't take kindly to plea arrangement

Judge Cynthia Easterday made it clear to Yamhill County Deputy District Attorney Stephanie Harmon and Dr. Blair Tudor’s Portland attorney, Douglas Stamm, that she was troubled with the plea agreement ...

Geary wins council seat after Ruden drops out

Zack Geary ran somewhat unopposed for northwest McMinnville’s Ward 2 city council seat, but 1,451 people still voted for incumbent Alan Ruden, who dropped out of the race Sept. 20. Geary, vice-chair ...

Paving on Hill Road could delay traffic

Landscape and grading crews will continue grading, mulching and planting on Hill Road between Northwest Second Street and Baker Creek Road this week. Katie Land, permit coordinator for the McMinnville ...

Business leaders honored at Chamber awards

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce annual dinner and awards presentation returned this year to the McMinnville Ballroom, which was packed Thursday night as business owners and dignitaries convened ...

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Veterans and First Responders Parade Grand Marshal Peggy Lutz waves as she cruises down Third Street. Lutz served in the Navy WAVES during World War II and wore her original uniform for the parade.

WWII vet recalls Americans' bond

Veterans and First Responders Parade grand marshal Peggy Lutz, attired in her six-decade old Navy WAVE uniform, discussed the way the whole country bonded in the 1940s in support of the war effort. Threatened ...

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As the Veterans and First Responders Parade begins Saturday morning, young Ava Mendez rushes out from the crowd to hand her grandfather, Max Wert, a note that says,  We love you, Max.

Parade, program honor those who serve

The crowd along Third Street Saturday morning included veterans and their family members, children and grandchildren of vets and first responders, as well as people with no direct connection to those being ...

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##Cole Lambert and Amos Rodriguez work together to solve a word problem and explain how they found the answer.

Explaining math

LAFAYETTE — For fifth-graders at Wascher Elementary School, math isn’t just about addition, subtraction, multiplication and division. It’s about words, too — sentences that explain ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Owners of the Wings & Waves Waterpark and the nearby event center, behind the oak grove, have asked a judge for permission to hire a realtor as it seeks to sell the properties.

Falls Event Center seeks to sell McMinnville property

The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum has asked a federal bankruptcy judge in Utah to dismiss the bankruptcy petition filed by the The Falls at McMinnville, the local subsidiary of The Falls Event Center, ...

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