Activists from Zero Waste were joined by volunteers from McMinnville High School and Linfield College in swooping behind aliens last weekend to steer as much of their trash as possible into recycling and ...

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Biggest Turkey Bash

Friday, May 29th

Candidates for Biggest Turkey will hold a Biggest Turkey Bash and auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, in McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The event will include a photo booth. Admission is $15, to benefit six local nonprofits.

For more information, call Rhonda at 503-472-8528.


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Bulldog Mentality

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