Who’s the most challenging client for a hair stylist? Rapunzel, perhaps? Doreen VanTyne of Lafayette has met her. She styled the fairytale princess’s lengthy braid for an episode of “Grimm,” ...

 

 


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We are seeking a full-time advertising sales representative. Must be a team player with a strong work ethic, excellent customer service skills, general computer knowledge who is self-directed and can consistently meet deadlines. Newspaper and/or advertising experience wouldn't hurt but isn't a must for the right candidate. In exchange for your talents, we offer a salary plus commission and provide you with a solid benefits package. Pre-employment drug screening will be conducted. Please email your resume to: Robert Sudeith, Corporate Sales Manager, rsudeith@oregonlitho.com. AA/EOE

Bounty of Yamhill County

August 26 – 28, 2016

Food and wine, hiking, yoga, hot air ballooning and horseback riding will be featured during the weekend-long “Bounty of Yamhill County,” a fundraising event for the Yamhill Enrichment Society. Kicking off the festivities is a “Winemaker Chill & Grill” from 7 to 10 p.m. Friday, Aug. 26, at Remy Wines, 905 N.E. 10th Ave., McMinnville. Cost: $50.

For more information, visit www.bountyofyamhillcounty.com.

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Top Stories

County hires new planner

There’s a new planner in town, and he couldn’t be happier to be here. When County Planning Director Mike Brandt retired this summer, department manager Ken Friday stepped into the ...

Council members discuss utility rate hike

On Tuesday, the McMinnville City Council held an impromptu and informal brainstorming session for ideas to add more officers to the police department, including possibly hiking local utilities ...

Commissioners uphold outdoor sound ban at Newberg day park

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday upheld a ban on outdoor amplified sound at a Chehalem Parks and Recreation District day park on Parrett Mountain. Parks district attorney John Bridges ...

Earthquake strikes Italy as city talks emergency preparedness

Just as McMinnville Emergency Management Coordinator Doug Cummins told the city council Aug. 23 that an earthquake could hit at any time, one did — some 6,000 miles away in Italy. A massive ...

Saving the world is child's play

Tony Lai wanted only one thing for Christmas last year. He wanted to save the world. That can be quite a chore. However, as it says in the Talmud, “Whoever saves a life, it is considered ...

Juveniles arrested for Carlton thefts

CARLTON — Police arrested five juveniles and a 19-year-old this week on charges involving a variety of thefts, criminal mischief and criminal trespassing incidents. Chief Kevin Martinez said residents ...

Along the Street: Unemployment up slightly

Yamhill County’s unemployment rate increased for the second consecutive month, up to 5 percent from a revised 4.5 rate for June, and with a statewide increase from 4.8 percent to 5.2 percent. Total ...

Lafayette residents have until Monday to file for election

LAFAYETTE — The deadline for filing for city office has been extended through Monday, Aug. 29. Registered voters who’ve lived in the city for at least a year can file to run for mayor ...

'I wish she knew how many people care'

Victim of devastating street racing crash beginning recovery

Crashes result in multiple charges

A McMinnville man faces multiple driving offenses after allegedly being involved in a hit-and-run crash about 11 a.m. Tuesday on Highway 18 east of McMinnville. Minutes later, after reportedly leaving ...

Shooting stories don't match

McMinnville police allege Gustavo Andalon fired several rounds from a handgun at another vehicle earlier this month in the area of Northeast 27th and Baker streets. He was then struck by the vehicle ...

 
Resources and hope available for those who are missin

A terrible thing happened when an Oklahoma family visited McMinnville earlier this month: Their beloved pet Sheltie, Fife, escaped from a fenced yard in the northwest part of town. Family members, friends, ...

Veterans group to meet Sept. 1

Sam Ramirez, chief operating officer of The Falls Event Center, will speak to the McMinnville Band of Brothers veterans group on Thursday, Sept. 1. The group meets in the theater building at the ...

Lafayette Public Works office damaged in fire

LAFAYETTE -- The Public Works office for the city of Lafayette was heavily damaged in a fire early Thursday morning, and City Administrator Preston Polacek said the building may be a complete loss. Polacek ...

Paolo files lawsuit against county

Murray Paolo, Yamhill County’s former information technology manager, has filed a lawsuit in Yamhill County Circuit Court naming County Administrator Laura Tschabold, former Deputy County ...

Commission cleans up marijuana rules

McMinnville planning commissioners adjusted local zoning codes regarding the marijuana business Thursday in order to bring them into line with state law. But they worried how that would come across ...

Teen to enter plea in double-fatal

An 18-year-old McMinnville resident, facing charges in connection with a double-fatal crash occurring west of Carlton in July 2015, is scheduled to enter a negotiated plea and undergo sentencing ...

 
Neighbors miffed as subdivision expands

Developer Alan Ruden told the McMinnville Planning Commission Thursday he’s excited to begin work on the 49-unit third phase of his Bungalows at Chegwyn Village project in Northeast McMinnville. Residents ...

Arrests made in shooting incident

Gustavo Andalon, 19, identified as the primary suspect in gang-related shooting that broke out Aug. 6 in Northeast McMinnville, has been charged with two counts each of attempting to commit a crime, ...

Museum sale set for closing in court

Leaner operation will focus on broadening educational activities

Latest Sports

Reception set for interns

Interns participating in this year’s McMinnville Economic Development Partnership program will reflect on their experiences at a reception set for 1 p.m. Friday at McMinnville Civic Hall, ...

 
Canby’s Dougherty wins Bullmania at county fair

“I have been on that bull before – when he was a calf. He threw me then – I was only eight years old – so I had to get a little revenge,” Dougherty said.

 
A blink of the eye separates O’Loughlin from barrel racing victory

Like any competition, Barrel Racing is a combination of athletic ability and team building between rider and horse. At its highest level this competition is decided by the intangibles in that relationship. ...

   
Panthers fall in rugby state title game, 33-27

“I definitely pushed myself as best I could. I wasn’t feeling my greatest, but still gave it my all. I wish we could have had a little more time, it was horrible (to see the game end in that way).”
--Adriana Mendoza

 
Zoom! - Kart racing in Mac this weekend

McMinnville’s Mason Smark takes practice laps around the kart track at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds Wednesday in preparation for his race Sunday, July 24. Qualifying begins at 11 a.m. with racing ...

 
Grizzly JBO crunch West Albany in first round, 11-1

SHERWOOD - In a clash of number one seeds, McMinnville will meet Clackamas in the second round of the 12 and under Junior Baseball Organization state tournament on Friday at 6:30 pm after its decisive ...

 
Michael Abeyta’s busy ‘summer camp’ adventure

Named outstanding wrestler of Western regional tourney

 
Closer to home

McMinnville’s Sitton is back in the Pacific Northwest after signing with Mariners

 
Mac JBO teams advance to state

McMinnville’s Junior Federal (12 and under) Grizzly baseball team earned a trip to the state championships where the top eight teams will play beginning Thursday at Hopkins Elementary Field in Sherwood. The ...

Oswald to coach Willamina football

With Willamina football coming off three consecutive 1-8 seasons, Athletic Director Jerry Buczynski has been searching for a new head coach to lead the program. A few candidates were considered for ...

 
Off to the rodeo!

Y-C graduates Ouska, Sauers, set to compete in national finals next week

 
Grizzlies lose in Harlow’s farewell

WEST LINN – McMinnville head baseball coach Jordan Harlow’s three seasons at the helm are officially over after Wednesday night’s doubleheader against West Linn. Harlow’s ...

 
Grizzlies take three in home stand

After victories over Glencoe and Mountain View on Friday and Canby on Saturday, the Hyder Dental Grizzlies played Canby again for the tournament championship Sunday morning at Linfield College’s ...

 
Look at those turkeys trot

Racers depart from McMinnville’s City park to begin the 8K division of the McMinnville Turkey Trot on Saturday, July 9. Devon Wilson of McMinnville won the 8K race with a time of 31 minutes flat; ...

 
2016 All-Valley Baseball Athlete of the Year

Strikeout machine: McMinnville’s Mechals transitions to starting, stardom, with ease

 
Willamina Valve Cover Races results

Willamina Fourth of July Valve Cover Races ResultsJuly 4, 2016Youth ClassFirst place: JoJo Lauer, SheridanSecond place: Sylvie Berry, WillaminaThird place: Cambira Hulbutt, SheridanAdult ClassFirst place: ...

 
2016 All-Valley Softball Athlete of the Year

Haley Couch’s season in two words: total domination

 
Clowning around at the St. Paul Rodeo

ST. PAUL – JJ Harrison has taken an interesting Journey to become rodeo’s funny man and protector of bull riders. The crowd at the St. Paul Rodeo during the Independence Day weekend might never ...

Harlow, Seifert resign coaching jobs

Mac baseball head coach departs to run Linfield JV team; softball skipper seeking more time with family

An Olympic Performance

Young track stars shine at Junior Olympics in Portland; 30 move on to regional round

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