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LOOKING BEYOND GLUTEN FREE

Saturday May 2nd, 9:30 – 11AM

LOOKING BEYOND GLUTEN FREE Is it enough? What’s next? Join Nancy Ludwig, RD: Discussing: was going gluten free a big improvement, but not the whole solution? Can other foods be the problem? Learn about eliminations diets, food allergies and sensitivities to find an approach that works for you. Fireplace Room, First Baptist Church, 125 SE Cowls Street. Contact Susan Chambers 503.435.9952. glutenfreefriendsofmcminnville@gmail.com www.glutenfreefriends.org

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Yamhill County Youth Opportunity Program Wine and Cheese Tasting

4-6pm Friday, May 1

YOOP - Yamhill County Youth Opportunity Program invites your to their Wine and Cheese Tasting. McMinnville Mercantile - Eola Hills Cellars Tasting Room. 448 Third Street, Purchases available - Profits and sale donations to YOOP. RSVP: 503-883-9768

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Top Stories

Union Block goes on the market

The 125-year-old Union Block Building has been listed for sale at $1.3 million. The historic building sits on the north side of Northeast Third Street, at its intersection with Davis. It houses Union ...

Church pastors sued for defamation

The father and son pastors of McMinnville’s Abundant Life Pentecostal Church are being sued by a former parishoner, who claims he was slandered over his involvement in an Oregon Bureau of Labor and ...

Court strikes down big chunk of Oregon public-employee pension cuts

Updated at 12:40 p.m. ThursdaySALEM - The Oregon Supreme Court ruled Thursday that some of the 2013 cuts to public-employee retirement benefits are unconstitutional, wiping out much of the savings lawmakers ...

Christensen Mac woman of year

Jody Christensen learned she’d been named McMinnville’s woman of the year when last year’s winner, Consuelo Almeida Christianson, arrived at her office with a bouquet of flowers. “That’s ...

Tankersley man of year in Mac

After finishing the UCLA School of Law, Tom Tankersley spent a year clerking for Kenneth O’Connell, then chief justice of the Oregon Supreme Court. Next, he faced a choice: Return to Southern California ...

Commissioners approve Wildwood music festival permit

The Yamhill County commissioners unanimously approved Thursday a permit for the Wildwood Music Festival, allowing it to accommodate 1,000 attendees, up from 500 under previous terms. The popular West ...

Couple accused of child abuse win release

YAMHILL — A rural Yamhill couple accused of abusing two foster children placed in their care, a girl 5 and a boy 4, have been granted third-party releases from the Yamhill County Jail. Danielle ...

Magic Mark

Delphian School administrator displays masterful sleight of hand

Plans for new park revealed

The McMinnville Parks and Recreation staff revealed designs for a new park in Northwest McMinnville at a community meeting last Thursday.  The four-acre site, which is bisected by the Shadden Claim ...

Woman wins dog bite suit

A Yamhill County woman has been awarded more than $108,000 for damages suffered when she was bitten in the face by the hosts’ dog at an afternoon cocktail party. Christine Shertzer, 43, had to undergo ...

Motorist nearly crashes into OSP vehicle

NEWBERG — A Newberg motorist who nearly crashed into an Oregon State Police patrol vehicle late Wednesday night was arrested on multiple charges, including driving under the influence of intoxicants. Trooper ...

Plane pull fundraiser rescheduled for September

The Oregon Plane Pull, a Special Olympics fundraiser associated with the annual Law Enforcement Torch Run, has been rescheduled. Originally slated for May 2, it will instead be held Sept. 19.  Several ...

Council talks homelessness

McMinnville City Council received a report Tuesday from outgoing Yamhill Community Action Partnership Director Lee Means on the community’s homeless problem.  Means reported unofficial and ...

Bill to ban criminal record question on job apps advances

SALEM - Oregon employers would be barred from asking job seekers about their criminal backgrounds on application forms under a bill passed by House lawmakers Wednesday. Known as “ban the box,” ...

West Valley residences burglarized

WILLAMINA - The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office is requesting the public's assistance in locating and identifying stolen property and the suspect(s) responsible for two large-scale residential ...

Willamina City Council examines charter

WILLAMINA - The Willamina City Council will hold a work session at 7 o'clock tonight to discuss the city charter that dates back to 1993. City attorney Paul Elsner will be available to answer questions ...

'Louie Louie' singer Jack Ely dies in Redmond

When he stood on his toes, leaned his head back and began to incoherently shout “Louie Louie” into a microphone 52 years ago, Jack Ely had no idea he was creating a rock ‘n’ roll ...

Evergreen Vintage bankruptcy settled

Evergreen Vintage Aircraft, a holding company for the now-bankrupt Evergreen International Aviation, has reached a settlement with its largest creditor, Portland-based Umpqua Bank, in Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

Dayton company offers unique headstones

DAYTON — A pair of Dayton men have launched a company that creates truly unique headstones. Signature Monuments offers stainless steel grave markers personalized with the signature of the departed. ...

UGB expansion draws extensive opposition

In a fully packed chamber, the McMinnville Urban Area Management Commission took testimony Thursday evening from both supporters and opponents of a proposed 22-acre expansion of the urban growth boundary ...

Latest Sports

Setting standards

Xthona posts personal best as Yamhill-Carlton hosts OWC schools

Fellows to lead Mac girls soccer

In her four-year career with Linfield women’s soccer, Emily Fellows rewrote the Wildcats’ record book, ending her 2014 season as the program’s all-time leader in goals (84) and winning ...

Y-C baseball drops fourth straight game

YAMHILL – Though they worked themselves out of jam after jam, the Y-C boys couldn’t get over some awful luck Wednesday night. There were plenty of potential turning points in their 8-7 Class ...

Blazers outsted from playoffs in Memphis

By TERESA M. WALKER  Of the AP MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — The Memphis Grizzlies missed one chance to finish off their first-round series and get some much-needed rest before facing the Golden State ...

NFL ditches non-profit status

By HOWARD FENDRICH Of the AP WASHINGTON (AP) — Every so often, in a bid to sound threatening, a member of Congress has vowed to revoke the NFL's tax-exempt status. Now Commissioner Roger Goodell ...

Lillard breaks slump, looks to make history

By ANNE M. PETERSON Of the AP PORTLAND (AP) — Damian Lillard doesn't want to hear that no team has ever come back from a 0-3 start in an NBA playoff series. Portland's All-Star point guard has ...

2015 Boys Basketball Athlete of the Year

The hard work never stops for Bernards

Long tosses

Throwers take center stage at Wortman Stadium, Linfield College

Shooting free throws for a cause

Dayton basketball players solicit donations for human trafficking charity

McAnally , Grizz shut down Vikings

Swenson has two RBIs, Brosius has two hits as Mac returns to win column

Blazers stave off elimination with 99-92 win over Memphis

PORTLAND — After the final buzzer of their Game 4 victory over the Memphis Grizzlies on Monday night, the Portland Trail Blazers all gathered in a huddle at midcourt and raised their clasped hands skyward.

Grizzlies hold off Blazers rally to win 115-109, go up 3-0

PORTLAND — Stung by the loss of point guard Mike Conley, the Grizzlies gritted out their latest victory over the Trail Blazers.

Blazers G Damian Lillard says adversity part of the game

PORTLAND — Last season Damian Lillard became part of the highlight reel for the playoffs with a buzzer-beating 3-pointer that catapulted the Trail Blazers out of the opening round for the first time in 14 years. It's far different this season, as Lillard struggles to find his shot against the Memphis Grizzlies.

Walking off in style

Ray, Pirates slam the door on Banks

Yamhill-Carlton’s unlucky sevens

Late-inning collapse, defensive woes plague Y-C against Cascade

2015 Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year

Gibb lifted Lady Pioneers to new heights in Class 2A

Panthers display strength in numbers

McMinnville girls club rugby team among best in state

Manfred: Rose will be allowed to be part of All-Star Game

By RONALD BLUM Of the AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK — Commissioner Rob Manfred says Pete Rose will be allowed to participate in activities surrounding this summer's All-Star Game in his hometown of ...

Grizzlies take 2-0 series lead, beating Trail Blazers 97-82

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Known for pounding opponents inside with Marc Gasol and Zach Randolph, the Memphis Grizzlies are showing they can be just as effective outside the paint. Hey, they can even shoot 3-pointers.

Mariota gets another honor: Subway food statue

Marcus Mariota already is part of the lore of a famous statue, having won the 2014 Heisman Trophy. Now he has something that might not be so prestigious, but is edible.

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