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 ...

 

 


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2016 NFMS/AFMS "Treasures of the Northwest" Rocks, Minerals, & Fossils Show

Friday, Saturday, and Sunday July 29th-31st

2016 NFMS/AFMS "Treasures of the Northwest" rocks, minerals, & fossils Show, hosted by Willamette Agate & Mineral Show! Hundreds of displays, field trips, silent auctions, and dealers galore!

$4 admission (12 and under are free), or $10 for a 3-day pass. Located at the Linn County Fair and Expo building, 3700 Knox Butte Rd., Albany, OR.

For more information, please visit www.wamsi.org, or call/email Janice VanCura (Show Chair) at 541-753-2401/jvancura@peak.org.

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Top Stories

Trial date set in street race case

A trial date was set Thursday for street racing suspects Jeremy Gavlin Hopper and Andrew Robert Dean Olsen, who are facing one count each of first-degree manslaughter, second-degree assault, fourth-degree ...

 
Down commits to museum purchase

Utah businessman Steve Down, high bidder at $10.9 million, has formally committed to purchase the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum’s water park and space hall facilities. Down had been given ...

 
Bonamici touts healthy meals for kids

Making sure children receive healthful food today will pay off in the future, U.S. Rep. Suzanne Bonamici, D-Oregon, said when she visited McMinnville’s summer lunch program Tuesday. Bonamici donned ...

County places public works chief on leave

Yamhill County Public Works Director John Phelan was placed on paid administrative leave Wednesday. The action came one day after the county cancleled a meeting at which Phelan was to brief the ...

Tests detect lead in fountain, a few faucets

Tests have detected lead in one drinking fountain and 13 faucets in older McMinnville school buildings.  The district has received results from the testing of more than 400 water samples from its ...

 
Jackson Wines pair buy historic Taylor building

A couple with close ties to California’s Jackson Family Wines, which has been moving aggressivly into the Oregon wine scene, has purchased downtown McMinnville’s historic Taylor Hardware building. Jeff ...

Man is accused of raping bound victim

A McMinnville man was charged July 15 with first-degree rape, second-degree sexual abuse and fourth-degree assault in connection with an attack on an acquaintance. Stephen Charles Cully, 69, was booked ...

 
Sheriff, chief address recent unrest

Angry demonstrators took to the streets in several major cities after police shot unarmed suspects and suffered armed retaliation as a result. Members of the McMinnville community also responded ... with ...

Nunchuck attacker found guilty except for insanity

A Lafayette man who viciously attacked his mother and sister with a pair of nunchucks — a martial arts weapon featuring two steel bars connected by a length of rope or chain — has been ...

Along the Street: Two tasting rooms better than one

Elk Cove Vineyards is planning to open an auxiliary tasting room in downtown Carlton, joining the ranks of wineries opting for two or more locations to promote their product. The Pike Road Wines tasting ...

 
School supplies drive now underway

Beyond Backpacks, formerly Operation Backpack, is once again collecting school supplies to distribute to children in need. “We want kids to be able to start the school year like everybody else,” ...

Tribal officer accused of hiding evidence

GRAND RONDE — A Grand Ronde Tribal Police officer, who resigned his post two weeks after accusations against him surfaced, has been charged with hiding evidence in a drug case, misleading ...

Guilty plea entered

Jill Michelle Auxier, 51, of Willamina, pleaded guilty July 19 to possession of methamphetamine and endangering the welfare of a minor. She is scheduled to undergo sentencing at 8:30 a.m. Nov. 22. The ...

Henderson House will dedicate new play structure

Henderson House will dedicate its new play structure Wednesday, July 27.  The dedication ceremony will run from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Henderson House offices at 610 S.E. First St. There ...

Fire station open house slated in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fire District is planning to hold an open house Tuesday, Aug. 2, as a means of engaging the community. The district will be hosting a kid’s firefighter combat challenge, ...

Teams gearing up for aircraft pull

The second-annual charity airplane pull, a benefit for Special Olympics, is 10 a.m. Saturday, Aug. 6, at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. It is being held in conjunction with the Oregon ...

Tips for sharing the road with farm equipment

Just before the Fourth of July, Bruce Ruddenklau of Amity became a statistic. Through no fault of his own, he joined the ranks of Oregon farmers whose equipment had been struck by a motorist. An ...

Economic development agency details its plans

The McMinnville Economic Development Partnership received 156 inquires last year from businesses expressing interest in the area, Executive Director Jody Christensen told the city council in a July 12 ...

City, county grapple with homeless issue

The McMinnville City Council and Yamhill County Board of Commissioners agreed during a joint Tuesday session new affordable housing needs to be available to address its homeless problem. That’s ...

Firefighters extinguish blaze west of Yamhill

YAMHILL -- More than 30 firefighters fought a 7.2 acre blaze in the hills west of town this afternoon. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in a grassy area at 17510 Belt Road. Firefighters from Yamhill, ...

Latest Sports

 
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

 
Grizzlies claw back against Aloha

Timely hits, Smith’s pitching gem guide Hyder Dental to doubleheader sweep

 
The Roar of Competition

It’s more than just getting dirty for mud racers of Willamina

 
Hot-hitting Grizz drop two in Sandy

SANDY – Despite returning home with a pair of losses, McMinnville’s Hyder Dental Grizzlies found some much needed offensive firepower in their Friday OIBA doubleheader against the Sandy Pioneers ...

 
2016 All-Valley Boys Track and Field Athletes of the Year

Hollywood at Hayward: A battle of brothers and a surprise state champion made the truth better than any fiction at the 2016 OSAA Track and Field State Championships

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