Mershon

Yamhill shooting suspect faces 12-count indictment

Richard Mershon, who allegedly fired rounds from a handgun at two men on a Yamhill street late last month, critically wounding one of them shot in the neck, has been indicted by a Yamhill County ...

Willamina vo-ag building nearing completion

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District’s vo-ag building, already being used by students and staff while under construction, is nearing completion. Grounds and Maintenance Supervisor Craig ...

Kids shop with sheriff

About 70 children joined Yamhill County Sheriff’s office employees and volunteers Sunday in the second-annual Shop with a Sheriff program at Walmart. The sheriff’s office personnel were joined ...

Along the Street: Downtown Association keeps looking

The McMinnville Downtown Association’s search for a new executive director will extend into 2018.  Having lost its previous director to an employer in Salem, the MDA asked for applicants in ...

Tschabold to retire at the end of 2018

County preparing to begin search for successor

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, ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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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