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Boquist proposes bill that would block firearms access to those who pose threat to themselves or others

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From left, Georgann Percival, Ronnie Vostinak and Marcy McDowell of Homeward Bound Pets lead a tour of the non-profit s forthcoming spay and neuter clinic in McMinnville.

Spay and neuter clinic begins to take shape

With only $27,000 remaining on its $195,000 fundraising goal, Homeward Bound Pets is moving forward with renovation of a McMinnville building to serve as a   low-cost spay and neuter clinic for ...

Submitted photo##A Memorial Elementary School second-grader show school board member Janis Braich how she can program a computer.  Students told the school board about their coding lessons Monday night.

Little radon found in Mac schools

By 2021, Oregon schools must test for radon gas, a carcinogen occurring naturally in some soils as a result of the decay of the radioactive element radium. McMinnville School District decided to go ahead ...

Salem man clocked at 123 mph

Sped off trying to avoid ticket for 66 in 55 zone

Willamina explores bus service options

WILLAMINA — Seven prospective bus service providers have requested bid packets from the Willamina School District. None have yet been returned, but the district isn’t scheduled to open bids ...

County offering additional deputy time

WILLAMINA — The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office is proposing the city of Willamina contract for two full-time deputies during the 2017-18 fiscal year, up from 1.5. Sgt. Todd Whitlow told the ...

Along the Street : 'Dreamy' Mac lands on Expedia travel list

Expedia is one of the largest travel-related search engines. So when it identifies a city as the “most beautiful” destination in a state with the scenic riches of Oregon, people notice. At ...

Carlton police force earns reacreditation

CARLTON — The Carlton Police Department has won re-accreditation through the Oregon Accreditation Alliance and Oregon Chiefs of Police. The organizations grant accreditation to police agencies that ...

City gears up for Alpine Avenue launch

City officials plan to join other local dignitaries Monday, March 20, in celebrating the launch of an extensive urban renewal upgrade on Alpine Avenue. The festivities start at 11 a.m. The Alpine Avenue ...

Ethics commission finds Phalen in violation

The Oregon Government Ethics Commission has notified County Public Works Director John Phelan that it finds he violated state ethics laws in two instances, both brought in a complaint by one of his employees. Complaints ...

Aquatic Center closed for swim meet

The McMinnville Aquatic Center will host the 2017 Willamette Valley season finale swim meet Saturday and Sunday, March 18-19. No public swimming will be offered. About 325 swimmers from five teams will ...

Dayton board to meet for interviews

DAYTON — While community members get to know the three superintendent finalists at an open house, Dayton School Board members will meet to interview the candidates on last time. The board will hold ...

Planning commission take up 'housekeeping' zone change

Jae Chon, the owner of Jae’s Landing at 2121 N.E. 27th St. in McMinnville, wants to build a house on the northern portion of his property and continue to operate his restaurant on the southern part. That ...

New Y-C tennis team practices at Mac city courts

Players on Yamhill-Carlton High School’s new tennis team will practice on McMinnville’s city-owned courts while they plan for their own courts at Yamhill’s Jane Heinrich Park. McMinnville ...

Noble hears from Washington County voters

BEAVERTON -- State Rep. Ron Noble, who represents McMinnville-based House District 24, was one of two Republicans joining eight Democrats at a Thursday town hall on budget issues. Not that being outnumbered ...

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