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. ...

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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.


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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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 ...

Ways and Means: Retiring Lee Means has always found a way at YCAP

As Lee Means prepares to retire as executive director of the Yamhill Community Action Partnership, she looks back at her seven-year run with a certain amount of astonishment and awe. Means had a varied ...

Along the Street: Riteway Meat creditors' hearing moved to Portland

A creditors’ hearing part of Riteway Meat Co. bankruptcy procceedings, now underway in U.S. District Court, is being moved from Salem to Portland. Originally scheduled for Salem’s Red Lion ...

Gratitude is the word

LAFAYETTE — Wascher Elementary School students have been focusing on one character trait each quarter — bravery, integrity, grit and, most recently, perseverance. “What is perseverance?” ...

School board candidate forum scheduled Wednesday

The seven McMinnville School Board candidates have been invited to participate in a Wednesday night candidate forum sponsored by the Yamhill County Democratic Party. The forum is set for 7 p.m. in the ...

Linfield plans symposium on race

“James Baldwin, William F. Buckley Jr., and the American Dream” will be the focus of the 2015 Frederick Douglass Forum on Law, Rights and Justice, set for May 7-8 at Linfield College. ...

Bond would pay for new poolhouse

CARLTON — Voters will decide May 19 whether to finance construction of a new poolhouse at the Carlton Pool. Measure 36-174 would authorize the city to issue $975,000 in general obligation bonds, ...

Sheridan adopts marijuana ordinance

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council has adopted an ordinance making medical marijuana dispensaries a permitted use in commercial, industrial and mixed residential areas. However, prospective operators ...

Incumbent seeks re-election in Y-C

YAMHILL — Incumbent Ron Gelbrich, a real estate broker, is being challenged by Susan FitzGerald, an educator, for Position 3 on the Yamhill-Carlton School board. It is one of two contested races ...

Suspect urged officers to shoot him

A rural McMinnville resident told city and county law enforcement officers he considered trying to run some of them down with his vehicle in hopes they would respond by shooting him. An ex-con currently ...

Scholarship helps give student choices

Like most high school seniors, Maya Payton has to make one of her toughest decisions this year: What to do next year. The McMinnville High School student knows she'll be going on to college. And winning ...

Lafayette man arrested on burglary, theft charges

LAFAYETTE - A Lafayette resident has been arrested on charges alleging he was responsible for a series of thefts within the city, primarily from vehicles. Edgardo Sanchez Rodriguez, 19, was charged with ...

Offbeat Oregon: Stranded French sailors miraculously saved

Back in the 1800s, when a sailing barque struck bottom while crossing the Columbia River bar, its chances of survival were very close to zero. Sometimes a frantic throwing-overboard of everything in sight ...

Skin care now just a keystroke away

Dermatology care is more accessible these days in Yamhill County, thanks to what started as a sort of medical Eagle Scout project. Dr. Jim Rickards, a McMinnville radiologist, serves on the Oregon Health ...

Stopping By: War Correspondence

Through letters home, woman gets to know the soldier in her father.

Horse shot and killed in rural Yamhill County

This article was updated at 10 am, Tuesday, April 28. During a routine Wednesday patrol, Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies discovered a horse that had been shot to death on Bald Mountain, near Gilbert ...

Oregon U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall resigns

PORTLAND - U.S. Attorney Amanda Marshall of McMinnville has resigned six weeks after temporarily stepping away from her duties for health reasons. Gerri Badden, spokeswoman for the U.S. Attorney's Office, ...

Sheridan man arrested in stabbing incident

SHERIDAN - A Sheridan man was arrested Friday morning on charges alleging he stabbed a male acquaintance. The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office identified the suspect as Danial Alan Neal, 34. He was charged ...

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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.

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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

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Nike unveils white and black home uniforms for US women

BEAVERTON — Nike has unveiled black and white home uniforms for the U.S. Women's World Cup team. Wait, what? There's no prevalent red, white and blue in the home kits — save for a small blue patch surrounding 13 white stars on the inside back neckline. The jerseys are white with boxy black numbers and letters, to go with neon yellow socks that give way to electric blue cleats.

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Grizzlies never trail, rout Trail Blazers 100-86 in Game 1

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