Shortly after John Jackson took over as the manager of the McMinnville Rite Aid in March, he started calling managers of other company stores to discuss his first big assignment — moving everything ...

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McMinnville Farmers Market

Thursday, June 4th

Located on the corner of Cowls and Third Street you will find dozens of local vendors at the very popular McMinnville Downtown Association Farmers Market. Come listen to live music while you shop and support our local farmers!

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Judge approves Evergreen Vintage Aircraft bankruptcy settlement

Sale of two museum buildings to friendly owner allowed to proceed

Last excluded student back in school

According to Yamhill County Public Health, all five students excluded from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School for lack of whooping cough immunization are now back in school. “All five families ...

Rite Aid makes its move

Shortly after John Jackson took over as the manager of the McMinnville Rite Aid in March, he started calling managers of other company stores to discuss his first big assignment — moving everything ...

FAA authorizes broad drone testing

Oregon will be among states testing the use of unmanned aircraft, better known as drones, at several sites. The announcement by the Federal Aviation Administration has generated excitement among fans ...

Death takes downtown hardware man

Longtime downtown hardware store owner Ethan Dale died Tuesday, May 26, in McMinnville. He was 91. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Monday, June 1, at First Presbyterian Church in McMinnville. ...

Willamina poised to authorize flag posting

WILLAMINA — Administrators in the Willamina School District have developed a revised policy for flag displays and salutes, in response to public outcry over the school board's reluctance to authorize ...

Along the Street: Unemployment falls to lowest level since 20007

Yamhill County’s unemployment rate dropped to 4.8 percent in April, down from 5.1 percent in March, according to the latest statistics from the Oregon Department of Employment. That’s the ...

West Valley vets honored in Grand Ronde

GRAND RONDE — From where he was sitting at Monday afternoon’s 13th annual West Valley Veterans’ Memorial observance, Ronald “Sam” Ksionsk could almost see his name inscribed ...

Amity opens transfer enrollment

AMITY — Students who want to transfer to Amity schools can do so during an inter-district transfer period running June 15 to Sept. 15. To transfer, students need to first have a release signed by ...

Mac council raises transportation SDC

The McMinnville City Council voted Tuesday to raise the systems development charge it assesses to help cover the cost of growth-related transportation improvements. It took the action over the objection ...

Students learn 1800s style

Students formed two lines as they entered the Hutchcroft School, a historic building moved to the Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, just southwest of McMinnville. In one line, girls stood in period costumes ...

Yamhill fire district weighing options

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Fire District suffered a levy setback in May 19 balloting, but remains undeterred. It is already laying plans for another try, probably in the general election of November 2015 ...

E-cigarette advocates oppose ban

The Yamhill County commissioners got an earful from electronic cigarette users and vendors during a Thursday hearing on a proposed ban.  The commissioners are considering addition of e-cigarettes ...

Water rates on rise in Willamina

WILLAMINA — When consultant Ray Bartlett of Vancouver-based Economic & Financial Analysis was finished dissecting Willamina’s water rate structure, it was clear users have been enjoying ...

McMinnville resident reports robbery

A resident of the Tice Park Apartments, 2965 N.E. Evans St., was robbed at gunpoint about 3:30 a.m. Thursday of a cell phone and undetermined amount of cash. He told McMinnville police he was confronted ...

Newberg fined for spill

The state Department of Environmental Quality has slapped the city of Newberg with a $12,800 fine for a February sewage spill. More than 23,800 gallons of raw sewage were discharged into Chehalem Creek ...

Man who leaked Kitzhaber emails goes public

SALEM — The man who leaked thousands of emails from the personal account of former Gov. John Kitzhaber to a Portland newspaper is coming forward publicly. In a story published Wednesday, Michael ...

Former Senate candidate Monica Wehby forms political group

Former Republican Senate candidate Monica Wehby is taking a step back into politics. Wehby announced Wednesday that she's formed a political action committee called Monica PAC. She says she's not running ...

Bend mail processing center saved from closure

BEND — A Bend mail-processing center that was set to close on July 1 will now remain open for at least another year. The Bend Bulletin reports state representatives in Congress announced the decision ...

Hungry bear cub found by campers likely going to zoo

Officials say a malnourished bear cub found near Green Peter Reservoir will likely be heading to a zoo. The Statesman Journal reports Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife veterinarian Colin Gillin will ...

Latest Sports

Back from the brink

Grizzlies fight off two deficits to walk-off in second round against Grants Pass

Pair of aces

Y-C enters playoffs with not one, but two, elite hurlers

Personal besting

As McShane doubles up in throwing events, Shirley wins first title

Grizzlies upset North Medford to advance

Brosius, Mechals no-hit Black Tornado; Dayton, Y-C softball advance to semis

Grizzlies, Tigers set new personal bests at Hayward

Scanlon has grand finale in hurdles; Mohler, Clark-Johnson thrive at state

Wildcats shine on national stages

Linfield’s Mihelich wins national championship in 400m; softball survives into penultimate game of Division III tourney

Pirates walk off with Class 3A No. 1 seed

Amity softball qualifies for 3A playoffs, bounces SC

McMinnville baseball sets sun on Apollos' season

Smith, Esparza, Mechals combine on shutout

Scanlon's final act: school record

Clark-Johnson finishes fourth in 6A girls' shot put

Small schools shine at Hayward Field

McShane repeats as dual state champion; Shirley wins first state title

Pirates end Spartans' season in walk-off fashion

Young scores on passed ball for win

Laying the lumber

Strong performance at the plate catapults Grizzlies into Class 6A state playoffs

Learning curve

From the depths of junior varsity, Jalyn Clark-Johnson grew into a two-time state qualifier for McMinnville track and field

Dayton's Flowers signs with Lane Community College

Dayton senior D.J. Flowers, a member of the Pirates’ 2014-15 state champion boys basketball team, signed a National Letter of Intent to play basketball for Lane Community College on May 15.The 6-foot-5 ...

Amity softball advances in WVL playoffs

AMITY – Amity softball has put the bat on the ball in 2015, scoring 10 or more runs in nine of its 18 games.The Warriors’ defense, however, has been a question mark as a team with two juniors, ...

Sports Briefs

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A day for the record books

Personal records abound at GVC districts, but Rich and Scanlon steal the show.

Amity girls win WVL track title

McShane, Shirley each win 3 events; Rhode, Nelson, James, Spink thrive

Virginia-bound! Wildcats survive super regional

Linfield plays Alfred U. Thursday

Snatching away a playoff berth

Bulldogs shock Spartans in final regular-season contest

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