Mac school board to meet

McMinnville School Board members on Monday, June 26, will hold a work session about bond projects and a regular business meeting, which will include a hearing on the 2017-18 budget. The work session will ...

Drug investigation nets three arrests

Citizen involvement played a key role in a four-month Yamhill County Interagency Narcotics Team investigation that led to the arrest of three McMinnville residents. Shortly before 4 p.m. Tuesday, the ...

Relay for Life fundraiser set this weekend

The American Cancer Society’s annual Relay for Life runs from noon to midnight Saturday and Sunday, June 24 and 25, at Newby/Duniway field, 1125 N.W. Second St. Almost 20 teams will walk the track ...

Council eyes trash, planning, ambulance hikes

McMinnville garbage rates will go up 5 percent if the city council approves an increase being sought by Recology Western Oregon. This means a residential customer having a 96-gallon trash container would ...

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Bayou Golf Course south of McMinnville on 99W.

Bayou Golf Course goes on the market

Partners Terrence Kay and Gregory Brown announced Thursday they were putting the Bayou Golf Course & Estate up for sale at $1.95 million. They are giving the roughly 2,000 members who signed on after ...

Three injured in multi-car pileup

SHERIDAN — Three people suffered minor injuries Tuesday afternoon in a multiple-vehicle crash east of Sheridan on Highway 18. Traffic had to be re-routed around the scene for 3 1/2 hours. Law enforcement ...

Jay Pearson

Pearson retires, but keeps showing up for work

City manager expects to make offer for replacement soon

Amity schools settle on one mascot

AMITY — All three Amity schools will be known as the Warriors starting next year, the school board decided Wednesday night. Only the high school has called itself the Warriors in the past. The middle ...

Brian Ceras

Soccer player making progress

Brian Ceras, the eighth-grader who collapsed due to an undiagnosed, congenital heart condition, was scheduled to have open heart surgery Thursday. He has been gradually improving since June 2, when he ...

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Brian Griffin from Power Concrete Cutting & Demolition Inc. uses a mini excavator to break apart large blocks of concrete during the old hosital building demolition.

Along the Street: Remodel work starts on old Mac hospital

The old McMinnville General Hospital building, at the southwest corner of N.E. Evans and Fifth streets, diagonally across from the courthouse, is getting an interior renovation and exterior facelift. The ...

Report terms arts 'a good investment'

The arts bring people together, give them a chance to laugh and learn, and help them celebrate a shared culture. But if you think that’s all the arts contribute to the community, think again. According ...

Sheridan public works head resigns

SHERIDAN — City Manager Frank Sheridan and the Sheridan City Council regretfully said goodbye to Public Works Director Kie Cottom at this week’s meeting. He resigned after six years with the ...

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Riley Huffman, center, zips down the slide at Joel Perkins Park in Lafayette, symbolizing her graduation from Wascher s preschool program. Each child posed on the slide after receiving a diploma.

Sliding from preschool to kindergarten

LAFAYETTE — Graduates-to-be smiled and posed for pictures with parents, grandparents and their favorite teacher, Barbara Curtis. They reminisced with one another about the challenges they’d ...

Dugger

Sex abuser carried out 'horrible' acts

Defense attorney Elana Andrew-Flynn acknowledged her client, child sexual abuser Chrissy Dugger, had engaged in some “horrible” conduct during the  month-long period at issue. Dugger ...

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