Y-C teacher quit over student relationship

YAMHILL — A popular Yamhill-Carlton High School math teacher resigned mid-way through the 2015-16 school year after allegations surfaced that he was having a sexual relationship with an 18-year-old ...

Special session set in Y-C

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will meet in executive session at 6 p.m. Thursday, May 25. Board members will consult with legal counsel. They may return to open session to take action. For ...

Urban renewal group to meet in Dundee

DUNDEE — Dundee's Urban Renewal Agency is slated to meet at 7 tonight at city hall. The agenda includes a discussion of the agreement for construction and financing of conduit needed to move overhead ...

Letter to readers What do we do when others need our help?

Do we turn away when we see someone in need of help, figuring it’s not our problem, it’s not our job, that someone else will surely intervene? Or do we take action? Here’s an example ...

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The Chemeketa College  Alien dance group performs up and down third street during the UFO Festival parade.

2017 UFO Fest out of this world

Even the King of Rock ‘n’ Roll himself made it Saturday for McMinnville’s 18th annual UFO Festival. Elvis Presley flew in on a saucer to ride in Saturday afternoon’s parade on ...

Planning commission has uphill battle on sloped streets

Homes in McMinnville may be built on steeper slopes if the McMinnville City Council approves a recommendation adopted by the planning commission. With the exception of Vice Chairman Zach Geary, commissioners ...

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Cheerleaders do flips and show off other moves for visiting eighth-graders. All sorts of clubs and sports teams offered information for the incoming students at an activity fair on Friday.

Middle schools prepare eighth grades for big step

McMinnville eighth-graders study math and social studies, leadership and language arts, P.E. and health — and high school. Their final year at Patton or Duniway middle school includes numerous discussions ...

Judge moved by sex abuse victim testimony

Judge Ronald Stone was deeply affected by the testimony presented during Abraham Reed’s sex abuse trial by victims who were under the age of 10 at the time. “The boy was disturbed by this,” ...

Farmers get report on Palmer Creek pollutants

Traces of 20 herbicides, seven insecticides and three fungicides were found in Palmer Creek during two years of testing, Kevin Masterson of the Oregon Department of Environmental Quality told local farmers ...

Drive produces 5,000 diapers

More than 5,000 diapers were donated in Yamhill County last month as part of a drive sponsored by Lutheran Community Services and A Family Place, its program for families in need. Les Schwab donated $800 ...

Warmer temps call for remembering pets

Temperatures are expected drop about 9 degrees today from Monday’s unseasonable 90-degree spike, then dip into the more spring-like 70s the remainder of the week. The National Weather Service issued ...

Willamina graduates class of 53

WILLAMINA — Fifty-three Willamina High School seniors will graduate at 1 p.m. Saturday on the football field. Graduation will return to an outdoor setting this year after moving indoors last year ...

Rotarians planning Peace Village camp

Peacemakers from around the world will participate in the first McMinnville Rotary Peace Village, a summer day camp for children entering third- through eighth-grades. Registration is now open for the ...

CCO gets new CEO

The Yamhill Community Care Organization has chosen Seamus McCarthy to replace Jim Carlough as its chief executive officer. The CCO administers the Oregon Health Plan within Yamhill County. McCarthy, ...

Yamhelas trail meetings scheduled

Two meetings have been scheduled on the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail, the first to present an initial conceptual plan drafted by consultants and the second to answer questions and solicit public comment. The ...

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