JCPenney and Sears will hang onto their McMinnville stores, but RadioShack is out and Staples remains in jeopardy as corporate offices weigh options. That’s the local scorecard in what’s been ...

 

 


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McMinnville Public Library Family Movie Night

FRIDAY, MARCH 31

The McMinnville Public Library will show a family movie on the big screen at 2 p.m. Friday, March 31, in the Carnegie Room, at the library, 225 N.W. Adams St. Admission is free. Children 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. For the movie title, contact the Children’s Room at 503-435-5559 a week prior to the showing.

For more information, contact Becky Pearson at 503-435-5571 or becky.pearson@mcminnvilleoregon.gov.

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Top Stories

 
Dayton picks new superintendent

DAYTON — Jason Hay of Albany will become superintendent of schools in Dayton, replacing Janelle Beers, who is retiring in June after 13 years on the job. School board Chair Reba Stoller said the ...

Suit filed over jail treatment

A McMinnville woman is suing the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office, alleging jail staff used excessive force and engaged in negligent behavior when she was lodged in March 2015, following her arrest ...

Grotto outing draws fire

The McMinnville Senior Center is under fire for taking a group of seniors to the Grotto in Portland in December for a Christmas concert. Andrew L. Seidel, staff attorney for the Freedom From Religion ...

Along the Street: Local businesses make top 100 list

Four Yamhill County businesses, including three based in McMinnville, received listings on the 2017 version of Oregon Business Magazine’s “100 Best Companies to Work for in Oregon.” The ...

 
Wheatland resident arrested following domestic-related incident

WHEATLAND - A 50-year-old man was taken into custody Friday morning in connection with a domestic-related incident in the rural community of Wheatland. Ricky Shawn Nelson was charged with one count each ...

City may change way organizations funded

The McMinnville City Council may change the way the city funds community organizations. The issue is slated for discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday. In the past, organization officials presented funding requests ...

Trial scheduled in dog shooting

A McMinnville woman accused in the fatal shooting of two neighboring dogs has pleaded not guilty to two felony counts of first-degree aggravated animal abuse and two misdemeanor counts of first-degree ...

 
Renovation restores historic look

Once the construction equipment is cleared away, the front of McMinnville’s historic Cook Elementary Building will look almost the same as it did on Oct. 21, 1929, the day the building welcomed its ...

Jeb Bladine: In McMinnville, shovels are out

For decades, I’ve watched the steady stream of local building developments. Call it a minor obsession, perhaps, but I have a spreadsheet diary of McMinnville building permit values and major development ...

 
J.C. Penney and Sears survive, but RadioShack succumbs

JCPenney and Sears will hang onto their McMinnville stores, but RadioShack is out and Staples remains in jeopardy as corporate offices weigh options. That’s the local scorecard in what’s been ...

County extends demolition deadline

Multiple rounds of snow cause delay for public works shop

Third shooting defendant sentenced

Jose Andalon, the third of four co-defendants, has been sentenced in connection with a gang-related McMinnville shooting that unfolded at Northeast 27th and Baker streets in August 2016. Circuit Judge ...

Dayton a draw for new superintendent

ALBANY — If not for Dayton’s special lure for him, Jason Hay might not be leaving his job with the Greater Albany School District. Becoming superintendent in Dayton will bring him closer to ...

Library to give away free books

The Friends of the McMinnville Public Library will have around 1,500 high school library books to give away from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 8, in the library’s Carnegie Room. Duane Bond, ...

Teen indicted for murder, attempted murder

A Yamhill County Grand jury has indicted 15-year-old Andrew Vineyard on one count each of murder and first-degree assault, and two counts of attempted aggravated murder with a firearm, in connection with ...

Battle of Books teams advance to state

The Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School Battle of the Books team placed first at the regional BOB battle, qualifying for the state tournament. The Patton Middle School team was second in the finals of ...

Sheriff's office offers Citizens' Academy

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is registering individuals for the 2017 Citizens’ Academy. It serves as an opportunity to meet department employees and gain a better understanding of the ...

Town hall slated with Noble, Boquist

State. Rep. Ron Noble and state Sen. Brian Boquist, both of whom represent portions of Yamhill County in the Legislature, are scheduled to hold a joint town hall at 6 p.m. Thursday, April 6, at the Kent ...

Habitat expands ReStore to reach a global market

Sometimes people bring donations to the McMinnville Habitat for Humanity ReStore that are slightly weird. “We always have weird items,” said Executive Director Mary Stern. “I’m ...

Restructuring due at Faulconer-Chapman

SHERIDAN — Ryan Sticka’s position as vice principal at Faulconer-Chapman School in Sheridan will be eliminated next year, Superintendent Steve Sugg told the school board last week. He cited ...

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Grizzly girls’ track team eyes GVC title, state

For senior Ally Legard (and the rest of her senior mates) on the McMinnville girls’ track team, the 2017 season doubles as a farewell tour in which both team and personal goals are the focus. Notes ...

 
CASON rolling along: Cunningham strikes out 14 as ‘Cats take two from Pioneers

About the call that never materialized – Linfield head baseball coach Scott Carnahan is ever so happy. Cason Cunningham, Linfield’s left-handed pitcher, spent four years in the US ...

 
Shooting for the stars! Grizzly softball team’s vision a state title

Preseason involves doing the hard work, animating the vision of the future. McMinnville’s Grizzly softball team head coach Larry Nichols notes, “If these girls are the competitors I ...

 
After state championship... Mac cheer squad preps for national title

What do you do after winning the state championship? That’s easy: take on the nation – exactly what McMinnville High School’s cheer squad will do later this March. They travel ...

 
Dayton boys capture fifth state title, defeat De La Salle North Catholic, 64-55

COOS BAY – Dayton's boys' basketball team has been crowned 3A state champs after a thrilling 64-55 victory over De La Salle North Catholic in Saturday's title matchup held at the Pirate Palace ...

 
Dayton girls denied the three-peat as they fall 36-34 to Cavaliers in title game

COOS BAY – There will be no three-peat for the Dayton girls' basketball team as they dropped a 36-34 championship bout to the Blanchet Catholic Cavaliers in tonight's title game held at Marshfield ...

 
Warrior boys suffer controversial 62-61 defeat to Salem Academy; finish sixth in state

COOS BAY – Amity's postseason run ended in heartbreak and controversy with today's 62-61 loss to Salem Academy in the OSAA state tournament fourth place game held at the Pirate Palace at ...

 
Dayton girls one step from history, defeat Coquille, 55-45

COOS BAY – Dayton girls' have cleared the penultimate hurdle on their way to a third consecutive title after defeating Coquille, 55-45, in tonight's semifinal contest held at the Pirate Palace at ...

 
Pirate boys will play for title after vanquishing Cascade Christian, 72-62

COOS BAY – Dayton's boys' basketball team booked its trip to the 3A state championship after knocking off Cascade Christian, 72-62, in Friday's semifinal held at Marshfield High School's ...

 
Amity lifts curse, earns 59-57 win over Blanchet Catholic

COOS BAY – The curse has been lifted. With today's 59-57 consolation victory over Blanchet Catholic, Amity's boys' basketball team exorcised their Coos Bay demons. By notching a win in the final ...

 
Dayton's defense leads girls to 41-30 quarterfinal victory over Nyssa

COOS BAY – On the strength of their defense, the Pirate girls booked a trip to the semifinals of the OSAA Class 3A state tournament as a result of tonight's stout 41-30 victory over Nyssa. ...

 
Dayton boys secure narrow 69-66 playoff victory over Hawks, advance to semifinals

NORTH BEND – Bailey West came through in the clutch, and the Dayton boys' basketball team vanquished a resilient Horizon Christian team in today's grueling 69-66 quarterfinal matchup. West's nine ...

 
Mac's Barnes, Dayton's Henry, Willamina's Allen win state wrestling titles

PORTLAND – Yamhill Valley wrestlers captured three state titles Saturday evening. The first came when Dayton’s Jared Henry topped Nyssa’s Ryan Vineyard in the 138-pound weight class.  ...

 
Amity tops Colton, 69-63, heads to Coos Bay

AMITY – Amity’s Warrior boys’ basketball team packed their bags for Coos Bay and the big stage of the final rounds of the state 3A tournament with a 69-63 win over a feisty Colton team. Amity, ...

 
Mac girls to meet Liberty Saturday in play-in game

 

 

 
SWIMTASTIC! Burres-led boys 3rd at state meet; girls 12th

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Valentine’s heartbreak! Grizzlies fall in OT to Sprague, 70-68

McMinnville High Schools’ boys basketball team (15-7, 7-7 GVC) Valentine’s Day date left them crushed and broken-hearted. League-leading Sprague (16-4. 12-1 GVC) rallied from as much ...

 
Spartans triumph in double-overtime! Sheridan bests rival Willamina, 48-45

WILLAMINA – It may have taken 40 minutes, but the Sheridan boys’ basketball team bested league rival Willamina on the Bulldogs’ home court by a score of 48-45 in double-overtime. Zac ...

 
Chauvin’s mettle: qualify or not, senior goes out a winner

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McMinnville’s girls’ basketball team fought valiantly, but ultimately fell, 38-33, to the West Albany Bulldogs in tonight’s contest held at The Furnace. The Grizzlies desperately needed ...

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