Tickets available for garden tour; Garden Faire free

Tickets are available for the annual garden tour fundraiser sponsored by the McMinnville Garden Club. The tour of five local gardens will run from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, June 24. A free Garden Faire ...

Financial difficulties continue for Falls Event Center

Financial difficulties continue to increase for Utah entrepreneur Steve Down. On Wednesday, May 30, a subsidiary of his company, The Falls Event Center, The Falls at Elk Grove, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy ...

Pros and cons

Study looks at McMinnville's economy

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New owners of the Blue Moon, Michael Griffiths and Justin Dillingham.

New owners take over Blue Moon

At the Blue Moon Tavern in downtown McMinnville, everything changes today ... but nothing will change. Colleen Schroeder, who has operated the iconic watering hole for more than four decades, signed papers ...

A final goodbye to The Furnace

In what they dubbed a “Homegoing Assembly,” McMinnville High School students said goodbye to graduating seniors and to the gym at the heart of Mac High events for 63 years. Students stomped ...

McMinnville pedestrian struck by vehicle

A McMinnville woman was struck by a vehicle in the downtown area Wednesday morning. Police Capt. Rhonda Sandoval gave this account: Shortly after 8:30, Timothy Moran, 58, of McMinnville was westbound ...

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David Thompson closes the hood of his 1967 Chevrolet Chevelle race car, pictured at TNT Motorsports in McMinnville Wednesday, May 30.

Auto-biography: Local race car to be featured on "Sticker Shock"

The story of a ‘67 Chevelle is more about family than horsepower

Meeting to focus on 'Korea, Now and Then'

“Korea, Now — 2018 and Then — 1950-51” will be the focus for the McMinnville Band of Brothers’ meeting for veterans on Thursday, June 6. Korean War veteran Stan de Stwolinski ...

Fischer

Alleged Xanax supplier arrested on sex charges

A McMinnville man has been charged in connection with allegedly providing his 15-year-old victim with the sedative Xanax at a party and then sexually assaulting her. Kody Gill Fischer, 21, was charged ...

'The start of something big': We Three advances on AGT

The most difficult part of auditioning for television’s “America’s Got Talent” wasn’t performing live in front of hundreds of spectators. It wasn’t submitting to being ...

Pedestrian struck by vehicle

Police and medical personnel responded about 8:40 a.m. Wednesday to a report of a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle at Northeast Fifth and Baker streets. The victim was transported by McMinnville ...

Council discusses strategic planning

City officials have scheduled a forum to discuss the future of economic development in McMinnville. It is set to run 6 to 8 p.m. Tuesday, May 29, in the Kent Taylor Civic Hall at 200 N.E. Second St. The ...

Council takes aim at smoking and smokers

Council considers ban’s possible effect on loitering in the downtown area

Write-in count earns Demo nod for Moore

Democrat Ken Moore didn’t register as a candidate for his party’s nomination in Yamhill County’s House District 24, so his name didn’t appear on the primary ballot. But it will ...

Peterson lawsuit settled

A lawsuit against businessman Paul Peterson was dismissed Friday, after attorneys in the case reported he had reached a settlement with plaintiff Bill Helton. That enables him to avoid potential contempt ...

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