Council eyes trash, planning, ambulance hikes

McMinnville garbage rates will go up 5 percent if the city council approves an increase being sought by Recology Western Oregon. This means a residential customer having a 96-gallon trash container would ...

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Bayou Golf Course south of McMinnville on 99W.

Bayou Golf Course goes on the market

Partners Terrence Kay and Gregory Brown announced Thursday they were putting the Bayou Golf Course & Estate up for sale at $1.95 million. They are giving the roughly 2,000 members who signed on after ...

Three injured in multi-car pileup

SHERIDAN — Three people suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle crash east of Sheridan on Highway 18. Traffic had to be re-routed around the scene for 3 1/2 hours. Law enforcement ...

Jay Pearson

Pearson retires, but keeps showing up for work

City manager expects to make offer for replacement soon

Amity schools settle on one mascot

AMITY — All three Amity schools will be known as the Warriors starting next year, the school board decided Wednesday night. Only the high school has called itself the Warriors in the past. The middle ...

Brian Ceras

Soccer player making progress

Brian Ceras, the eighth-grader who collapsed due to an undiagnosed, congenital heart condition, was scheduled to have open heart surgery Thursday. He has been gradually improving since June 2, when he ...

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Brian Griffin from Power Concrete Cutting & Demolition Inc. uses a mini excavator to break apart large blocks of concrete during the old hosital building demolition.

Along the Street: Remodel work starts on old Mac hospital

The old McMinnville General Hospital building, at the southwest corner of N.E. Evans and Fifth streets, diagonally across from the courthouse, is getting an interior renovation and exterior facelift. The ...

Report terms arts 'a good investment'

The arts bring people together, give them a chance to laugh and learn, and help them celebrate a shared culture. But if you think that’s all the arts contribute to the community, think again. According ...

Sheridan public works head resigns

SHERIDAN — City Manager Frank Sheridan and the Sheridan City Council regretfully said goodbye to Public Works Director Kie Cottom at this week’s meeting. He resigned after six years with the ...

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Riley Huffman, center, zips down the slide at Joel Perkins Park in Lafayette, symbolizing her graduation from Wascher s preschool program. Each child posed on the slide after receiving a diploma.

Sliding from preschool to kindergarten

LAFAYETTE — Graduates-to-be smiled and posed for pictures with parents, grandparents and their favorite teacher, Barbara Curtis. They reminisced with one another about the challenges they’d ...

Dugger

Sex abuser carried out 'horrible' acts

Defense attorney Elana Andrew-Flynn acknowledged her client, child sexual abuser Chrissy Dugger, had engaged in some “horrible” conduct during the  month-long period at issue. Dugger ...

Veterans offered free dental care

Aspen Dental will provide a day of free dental care for veterans on Saturday, June 24. More than 440 Aspen Dental practices across the country are offering the free care. The local office is located at ...

Funds available for shelters, food banks

Nonprofit shelters and food banks have until 5 p.m. Friday, June 30, to apply for a portion of the $47,000 Yamhill County has received from the federal government. Money is available for governmental or ...

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Workers cover a large drainage pipe with cement at part of the McMinnville Airport s runway reconstruction project, due to be completed this fall. Planes are using the second runway this summer.

New runway almost ready for takeoff

Work is almost complete on an $8 million runway restoration project at the McMinnville Municipal Airport. Engineering Services Manager Rich Spofford said the work is scheduled for completion by Sept. ...

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