Hoping to help McMinnville cope with objectionable youth behavior downtown, a local church coalition has begun patrolling Third Street on Friday nights, which represent a particular problem time.  Organized ...


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Ceramics: Raku Firing with Debra Nelson

Monday, May 11th at 2:30pm

Vineyard Heights Assisted Living is dedicated to enriching the lives of our resi-dents through educational demonstrations and lectures. This is the basis of our Life Long Learning program. In the past we have offered events on topics like winemaking, gluten free products, EarthBox gardening, and alpaca wool and fibers.

This month we are excited to welcome Ceramic Artist Debra Nelson to demonstrate the Raku firing technique. Meet us on the back patio!

For more information, call (503)435-1000 or visit VineyardHeightsAssistedLiving.com.

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Vineyard Heights Garden Party

Wednesday, May 20th at 4:00pm

Wear your favorite hat for free admission to the Annual Vineyard Heights Garden Party on May 20th at 4:00PM. Come watch a cooking demonstration while sipping wine. Lunch will be served: Waldorf salad, cheese fondue, fruit and sandwiches. $5.00 PER PERSON and you go home with goodies. Vineyard Heights, 345 SW Hill Street, McMinnville.

For more information, RSVP to Beth at (503)435-1000 or visit VineyardHeightsAssistedLiving.com.

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Lawyers inform students of rights, responsibilities

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FFA members nurture success

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Along the Street: Pier 1 Imports closing its doors

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Relay fundraiser tonight

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Taking a Lemonade Day stand

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County budget committee begins budget review

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Pursuit ends at police station

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Union Block goes on the market

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Church pastors sued for defamation

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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

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