Yamhill chooses city ticket

YAMHILL — Residents gathered for the semi-annual city caucus last week and chose a slate of candidates for the November election. The city ticket includes Yvette Potter, a current council member, ...

Museum responds to Falls Event Center bankruptcy

Appraisal performed on space exhibit hall in case it is listed for sale

Library's air conditioner (fingers crossed) working again

The McMinnville Public Library's air conditioner is working again, and library director Jenny Berg said she is confident it will stay that way. Librarians have had an on-again/off-again relationship with ...

Along the Street: Microbrews on tap

Like any industry, the microbrew scene is subject to ups and downs. A new report by the Oregon Employment Department suggests the brewery business is, for now, slowing.  “Although we continue ...

Immigration issue continues to ignite protests

The imprisonment of 123 asylum seekers at the federal prison in Sheridan has sparked the creation of a new local activist group called ICE Out of Sheridan. Members will meet at 7 p.m. Wednesday, July ...

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Victoria Flores cooks authentic enchiladas dipped in chile sauce at Festival Cadena de Vida.

Cadena de Vida festival celebrates life

Every night for the past five years, Nelson Zepeda is connected to a machine to undergo dialysis, a procedure that filters and purifies the blood. He received a transplant three months ago. He recalled ...

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As Carlton First Baptist minister Kevin Cope and Tucker family members watch, Rebecca Tucker prepares to be baptized by her pastor, Jeff McInnis of Carlton Community Church. The two churches held a joint baptism in the North Yamhill River at Wennerberg Park Sunday morning.

Churches gather for river baptisms

CARLTON — Jacob Becker already knew, without a doubt, that his life is “already enveloped in Christ.” To show that fact to his church family and the world, he leaped into the Yamhill ...

Newberg motorcyclist killed

GERVAIS — A Newberg motorcyclist was killed in a crash Thursday morning in rural Marion County. The sheriff’s office identified him as Robert Grove, 69. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies ...

James Tate

McMinnville business owner charged with abusing young boy

James Adam Tate, owner of NW Food & Gifts in downtown McMinnville, was arraigned Wednesday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court on one count of first-degree sexual abuse. His alleged victim was ...

Sheridan council considers putting police services fee on ballot

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan City Council will hold a public hearing when it meets at 7 o'clock tonight related to placing an ordinance on the November general election ballot that would authorize, if approved ...

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Emily Ramirez and her brother Alex wave to their parents as they fly by on a children s Turkey Rama Carnival ride.

The show goes on

Turkey Rama evolves despite absence of some traditions

Willamina schools' staffing levels set

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick reported to the Willamina School Board at this month’s meeting that staffing “appears to be complete” at each of the three schools leading ...

Photos courtesy Marion County Sheriff s Office##A Newberg motorcyclist was killed in a crash Thursday morning in rural Marion County.

Newberg motorcyclist killed

GERVAIS - A Newberg motorcyclist was killed in a crash Thursday morning in rural Marion County. The sheriff's office identified him as Robert Grove, 69. He was pronounced dead at the scene. Deputies ...

Councilor IDs certain people as roadblocks to progress

Planning Director Heather Richards presented the city council with a plan to make McMinnville a more vibrant city, but Councilor Alan Ruden remarked some people might stand in the way “We have quite ...

Council tags legislative priorities

The McMinnville City Council wants Oregon lawmakers to increase taxes on beer and cider and reform the Public Employee Retirement System. Those were two of the council’s top legislative priorities ...

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