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Mac Wine Walk moves to third Fridays

McMinnville’s Art & Wine Walk, which has been held on the third Saturday of the month for more than a decade, will have a splashy reboot next week when the event moves to Friday. Nearly three ...

Amity board approves sound system purchase

AMITY — The Amity School Board approved spending $15,888.26 on a new sound system at Wednesday night’s meeting. It was purchased from and will be installed by APEX Pro Audio & Lighting ...

Homeward Bound gets grant

Homeward Bound Pets’ spay and neuter clinic has received a $6,000 grant from the Petco Foundation. The money will help the clinic assist more animals. Specifically, board member Marcy McDowell said, ...

Willamina councilors hear promising Family Place news

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council learned Tuesday night that A Family Place, a program operated by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, wants to establish a relief nursery in the West Valley. AFP ...

Along the Street: Chamber offers legislative update

Now that Gov. Kate Brown has signed SB 1528, which will deprive some Oregon small businesses of more than $1 billion over the next six years, there should be plenty to discuss at the McMinnville Area Chamber ...

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Dr. Candie Corriher, the veterinarian at Homeward Bound Pets spay & neuter clinic, inspects the teeth of Black Panther, a cat that s available for adoption. She suggested the black cat s name in order make him more adoptable by attracting movie fans, she said.

Spay/neuter clinic off to good start

Nearly 1,000 animals have padded, trotted and hopped through the doors of Homeward Bound Pets’ spay and neuter clinic since the nonprofit site opened in October. Dr. Candie Corriher, the clinic’s ...

Y-C students win Geo Challenge regionals

A sixth-grade team from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School placed first in the National Geographic Geo Challenge Regional Competition, held last week at Fresno State University in Fresno, California. Judges ...

Carlton clean-up planned

CARLTON — Residents can get rid of their yard debris and trash Saturday, April 21, during Carlton’s annual Earth Day clean-up. Dumpsters will be set up from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m., or until they ...

Willamina board receives facilities cost breakdown

WILLAMINA — Richard Rothweiler, senior architect with Salem-based Architecture Community, has compiled a mountain of material related to long-range facility planning in the Willamina School District. During ...

Kindergarten registration April 17

Parents of children who'll be 5 by Sept. 1 can register them for kindergarten on Tuesday, April 17, at elementary schools throughout Yamhill County. Yamhill County Early Learning Hub members said schools ...

Highway 47 reopens following closure due to wreck

Highway 47 has reopened after being closed for two hours due to a wreck at the intersection with Pekkola Road, about a mile south of Carlton. Traffic was detoured during the cleanup. The crash was reported ...

Wheatland Ferry reopens

WHEATLAND - The Wheatland Ferry has reopened after being closed for several days to to high water. The ferry reopened about noon today, April 10,  according to the Marion County Public Works Department. Heavy ...

Museum sues Falls Event Center for breach of contract

The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum has filed a lawsuit in Yamhill County Circuit Court against one of its landlords, the Falls Event Center, alleging breach of contract. It is seeking $59,000. It ...

City to sign license fee agreement with county

The McMinnville City Council is scheduled to vote tonight, April 10, on an agreement with the county over dog licensing fees. The city council will hold a joint town hall meeting with county commissioners ...

County to consider helping fund new invasive species program

Marking another milestone in its steady march from foe to friend of local environmentalists, Yamhill County is considering creating a new staff position — an invasive species program coordinator, ...

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