Cascade Steel to lay off 70

Cascade Steel Rolling Mills will reduce its crew by about 70 workers in a couple weeks, citing West Coast market conditions that have produced stiff competition from international steel importers. With ...

Extra patrols planned on Super Bowl Sunday

Be careful on the roads on Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 7, the Yamhill County Sheriff's Office advises. The YCSO is planning extra patrols that day "in an effort to minimize and reduce the negative impact ...

Along the Street: McMinnville to host economic forum

Economist John Mitchell will address Oregon’s economy at a McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce forum slated for noon to 1:15 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 23. Mitchell, who had a long career with U.S. Bank ...

Board to meet Monday

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board plans to discuss the amount of a proposed bond measure at 7 p.m. Monday at the district office, 129 N. Larch Place. The board plans to submit the bond ...

Driver gets 80 months for assault, DUII

Sheriff’s deputy David Mills sat in the front of Judge John Collins’ courtroom Monday for Randy Manns’ plea and sentencing hearing in Yamhill County Circuit Court. Manns pleaded no contest ...

Chamber opposes minimum wage hike

Proposals to raise Oregon’s minimum wage are flying fast and furious in the Oregon Legislature, and the McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce has a position nailed down on all of them. It’s ...

Rockne Roll##Jesse Smith of Legacy Painting and Restoration cuts through a section of old roof during work to rebuild the Homeward Bound Pets cat house on Thursday. The nonprofit is raising funds to pay for the repairs.

Cats need a new roof

Bindi Sue, Patches, Boots, Holly and dozens of other felines are sharing a single cattery these days while they wait for completion of a dry rot repair and roof replacement project on the Homeward Bound ...

Submitted photo##Tawna Parker, owner and operator of Gratefull Gardens, is featured in this still from Visit McMinnville s first video spot.

Visit McMinnville launches ad campaign

Visit McMinnville, the city’s new tourism promotion organization, is pressing forward with the launch of its first advertising campaign.  On Jan. 18, it released a video promoting the city’s ...

Diaper drive relieves burden on poor families

The average newborn goes through an average of 27,000 diapers during the first year. Tai James, volunteer coordinator at A Family Place in McMinnville, said that imposes a major expense on parents. And ...

Tribal grant awarded

Juliette’s House has received a $40,000 grant from the Spirit Mountain Community Fund to support its child abuse prevention and treatment programs. The center performs medical and forensic assessments ...

Shockley

Roth's disturbance triggers arrest

Katrin Loretta Shockley walked into Roth’s about noon Monday and started shouting and throwing produce at employees, according to McMinnville police. They said one employee had to deflect oranges ...

Amity council briefed on infrastructure woes

AMITY - Public Works Superintendent Matt Johnson delivered an alarming infrastructure report to the Amity City Council Wednesday night. In response, Mayor Michael Cape issued a call for action, acknowledging ...

Three seek recreational pot sales permits

Fourth local files with OLCC for a grow permit

Enrollment on agenda

The McMinnville School Board will discuss open enrollment when it meets at 7:30 p.m. Monday at the district office, 1500 N.E. Baker St. An executive session on a possible real estate transaction will precede ...

Commissioners oppose minimum wage increase

Hold off on solid waste appointment after issue raised

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