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Newberg homicide victim identified

UPDATE, Jan. 15: Newberg-Dundee police identified the shooting victim as Jack Alan Burnell, 20. Originally from La Grande, he had been living in the Newberg area for about a year. No arrests had been ...

Residents complain of mobile homeless village

Neighbors along Doran Drive complained to the McMinnville City Council this week that it has become a virtual mobile homeless village. They said homeless people have taken up residence there in cars, campers ...

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The domed career-technology center, located between Y-C s high school and intermediate school, is the first school dome of its type in Oregon.

Y-C's first dome rises

YAMHILL — After several delays, mostly related to the weather, the membrane defining the roof of Yamhill-Carlton School District’s new career-technology center rose into place Tuesday afternoon. As ...

Dog shooter found guilty on two counts

Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge Ladd Wiles found McMinnville resident Nicole Erica Wood, 45, guilty of two counts of first-degree animal abuse Wednesday, for fatally shooting two of her neighbors’ ...

Adult choir resumes

The Enriching Lives through Music choir will begin its winter session on Wednesday, Jan. 17, in the McMinnville High School choir room. Sessions run from 6:30 to 8 p.m. The choir for adults will rehearse ...

Amity in compliance

AMITY — Superintendent Jeff Clark told the Amity School Board the district is now in full compliance with Division 22 standards. All districts must report to their communities as to their status ...

Pursuit suspect jailed anew

LAFAYETTE — After undergoing booking at the Washington County Jail in Hillsboro, the Lafayette man who led police on a high-speed pursuit over the Newberg-Dundee Bypass on New Year’s Eve, before ...

Willamina fills planning commission opening

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council appointed Ila Schunter to the planning commission Tuesday night. She will fill a seat vacated with the resignation of Michelle Nolan. The term expires Aug. ...

Lafayette man cited in New Year's Eve chase

A Lafayette man faces charges in connection with a high-speed New Year’s Eve pursuit that led officers northbound over the then-closed Newberg-Dundee Bypass. Washington County sheriff’s deputies ...

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McMinnville High School s main gym, the Furnace, during a wrestling meet this week -- one of the last sporting events that will be held there. The gym will be razed in June to make room for more classrooms. A new gym and large wrestling room will be constructed on the 17th Street side during work that will last through the 2018-19 school year.

Next phase of Mac High construction set

After a few quiet months at McMinnville High School, construction is slated to resume in March. The 18-month project, $43 million project will remake the core of the main building. It will raze the old ...

Along the Street: BYH Burgers to replace Third n Tasty

Portland chef John Gorham’s restaurant management company, Toro Bravo Inc., has decided to switch formats for the restaurant it will be operating on the ground floor of the Atticus Hotel, due to ...

Evergreen HQ sale postponed again

For the seventh time, a trustee’s sale auction of the Evergreen International Aviation headquarters building has been postponed. It is now set for February. Most recently, sale of the multi-million-dollar ...

Online program touted at Linfield

U.S. News & World Report ranks Linfield College’s online bachelor’s degree program highly in its newly released 2018 report. U.S. News rates it the best among offerings of private liberal ...

Vince Jacobs dies

Longtime Linfield College history professor Vince Jacobs died Sunday, Jan. 7. He was 81. Macy & Son Funeral Directors is handling arrangements. Services have not yet been scheduled. Jacobs taught ...

Willamina grappling with flood of students

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District is at capacity, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the school board Monday night. The mid-December headcount was 897, according to numbers ...

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