Commissioners set to decide this morning on solar farm appeal

Yamhill County Commissioners on Jan. 11 postponed deliberation on a proposed solar farm outide Yamhill, after taking nearly four hours of testimony. Commissioners They will hear a staff recommendation ...

New councilor to be selected Wednesday

Leanna Gautney and Sal Peralta have applied to fill the seat Kevin Jeffries vacated on the McMinnville City Council. Councilors are scheduled to choose between the two applicants during a special meeting ...

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Wyden addresses Trump, health care at town hall

NEWBERG -- Ron Soppe’s wife takes prescription medication for the chronic pain she has been suffering for the past 20 years. She is not an addict, he emphasized. Nonetheless, because so many people ...

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Mom Theresa McKeegan and niece Caroline listen as, from left, Brendan, Mary and Kevin McKeegan give a short musical concert.  It s very entertaining in our home,  Theresa said.

Music is magical for McKeegans

Music is the heart and soul of the McKeegan household, where everyone treasures singing, playing and/or listening. “One of the things we love about our home life is how music pervades,” said ...

Woman kidnapped, assaulted in Newberg

NEWBERG — A woman was reportedly kidnapped at knife-point and sexually assaulted early Sunday, Newberg-Dundee police said. Officers responded shortly after 5 a.m. to the report of a disturbance ...

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Mac High student body president Allison Robertson talks about an art installation she helped make possible as part of leadership class.

DAR honors good citizens

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, named McMinnville High School senior Allison Robertson the winner of its annual Good Citizen contest. Robertson, who earlier was named her ...

Burnell

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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