Ron Noble

Noble proposes cutting lawmakers from PERS

State Rep. Ron Noble, who represents Yamhill County’s House District 24, announced Monday a move to sever judges, legislators and elected state leaders from Oregon’s badly underfunded Public ...

Accidental causes ruled out in death

The Nov. 21 death of a 7-week-old infant has been attributed to a traumatic brain injury resulting from the application of “a great deal of force.” McMinnville police said accidental causes ...

Caregiver sentenced for criminal mistreatment

Caregiver Carol Meyers, who pleaded guilty to first-degree criminal mistreatment after assaulting and threatening to kill her female victim, has been sentenced to 30 days in the Yamhill County Jail. Judge ...

Long local legal saga remains in limbo

On Dec. 6, former California lawyer Bradley Christopher Holbrook succeeded in overturning a Yamhill County child sex abuse conviction by the state Court of Appeals for the second time — after 15 ...

Kevin Jeffries

Jeffries resigns from city council

Tonight’s meeting will be Kevin Jeffries’ last as a McMinnville ciTonight’s meeting will be Kevin Jeffries’ last as a McMinnville city councilor. Jeffries, who represents Ward ...

Yamhill County responds to California wildfire crisis

Destructive wildland fires began searing parts of Southern California last week. In response, Cal Fire officials reached out to Oregon fire agencies through the Emergency Management Assistance Compact ...

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Yamhill County World War II veterans who attended the celebration at the McMinnville Band of Brothers meeting on Pearl Harbor Day include, front
row from left, Lester Herring, a Navy photographer who took photos of the group; Glenn Smith, Ron Jolling, Peggy Lutz,
Warren Dunn and Marv Worden; back row, from left, Bill Lawrence, Robert
Baker, Frederick Hisaw, Bruce Huffman, Ben Asquith, Ray Mader, Ted
Phillips, Vic Banke, Ralph Juda and Robert Fulham.

WWII vets honored on Pearl Harbor Day

To mark the 76th anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day, the McMinnville Band of Brothers honored more than a dozen local World War II veterans Thursday.  These men and women were in their teens or early ...

Three apply for Amity police chief position

AMITY — Three applicants are seeking the position of Amity Police Chief. Two currently live and work in Yamhill County and the other is from out of state. Dan Brown will retire Dec. 31 after almost ...

Trustee sale now set for January

A trustee’s sale of the former Evergreen International Aviation headquarters building at 3800 S.E. Three Mile Lane was again postponed Monday. Repeatedly re-set over the course of recent months, ...

Tschabold to retire at the end of 2018

County preparing to begin search for successor

Head-on crash reported on Highway 99W north of Lafayette

LAFAYETTE - Law enforcement and medical personnel responded about 8:30 a.m. Tuesday to a reported two-vehicle head-on crash north of Lafayette on Highway 99W. The crash involved a vehicle and tractor-trailer ...

Norovirus outbreak feared at Sheridan High School

SHERIDAN — With so many Sheridan High School students and staff members absent with a gastrointestinal illness, Yamhill County officials are concerned about a norovirus outbreak threatening public ...

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Jacob Losli marks his 100th birthday. He said he s lived from  horse-and-buggy days  to the time of space travel.

Singing at 100

Jacob “Jake” Losli enjoys serenading the staff at Ivy Pagoso’s adult foster care home in McMinnville. “Call me, Darling,” he sings in his strong baritone. “Oh, my darling, ...

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Mac High culinary student Karissa Olsen, left, and culinary teacher Krista Carpino, right, each work on preparing cookies in Mac High s professional kitchen, built in the 2007 remodeling.

MHS culinary program Knife skills and punctuality

In the professional teaching kitchen at McMinnville High School, students chop, stir, sauté and plate. They are learning life skills that may take them in to the world of professional restaurant ...

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