DRAWING THE LINE On gang activity in the Yamhill Valley
'Drawing the Line,' published in February 2008, takes an in-depth look at the gang issue as it relates to our county.
OUT OF THE SHADOWS
This two-part series, published in October 2007, shares the stories of gay and lesbian members of our community. Together Works, a group that meets twice monthly in the First Baptist Church of McMinnville, has provided camaraderie and support.
A two-part series published in October 2007 that details Yamhill County's maligned emergency communications system.
'Learning Curve,' a series published weekly in the News-Register from March 2 to May 25, 2004, examines what classes are like in public schools. Stories look at what students at each level are learning, how their days are structured and what makes each grade unique.
MAKING THE GRADE
The varsity soccer team at McMinnville High School took the state championship in the fall of 2006. This is a two-part series to illuminate the stories of those who faced even more challenges before the end of their senior year.
FREE TO GO
A bill that slipped through the 2003 Oregon Legislature virtually unnoticed is giving hundreds of child molesters, drug traffickers and violent offenders an early out from prison. Some are serving less than 25 percent of their allotted time behind bars, and it is possible to have about 85 percent of a sentence forgiven.
Habitat for Humanity
The two-part series, 'McMinnville Area Habitat for Humanity,' published in September 2005, explores the projects undertaken by volunteers as well as the positive results of their efforts.
Sex Offenders: On the Outside
The three-part series, 'On the Outside,' published in August 2005, gives an insider's view of the world of convicted sex offenders
Meth: In The Grip
'Meth: In The Grip,' published in July 2005, depicts the trend of torn and restructured families resulting from a soaring abuse of methamphetamine in Yamhill County.
Land of promise
'Land of promise,' published in April 2005, explores the changing face of Mexican migrant labor in the Yamhill Valley and how it fits into the larger picture of Latino immigration and globalization.
Stories, commentaries depict financial crisis and evolution of public policy responses for Oregon's Public Employee Retirement System
A story archive of News-Register coverage from 1992 to 2001 on the Spruce Goose and the opening of the Evergreen Aviation Museum.