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McMinnville man arrested on child porn charges

With assistance from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, a McMinnville man has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse. He ...

Crash results in DUII arrest

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man was charged with driving under the influence of intoxicants after crashing his pickup Sunday afternoon at the intersection of Highway 18 and Gopher Valley Road. Peter Kristian ...

Planners get dispensary application

The Yamhill County Planning Commission will hold a hearing  at 7 p.m. Thursday, June 2, on an application asking them to find that marijuana dispensaries, wine sales and tobacco shops are ...

Marcus Larson##Carlton Elementary students, along with CPD, shout at cars as they drive by, promoting a  Don t text and drive  message

Carlton kids say "hang up and drive"

CARLTON — Grade school students gave Carlton police a helping hand this week with a campaign to warn motorists against using hand-held devices at the wheel. “Protect us!” students called ...

Fiesta nets $19,000 for immigrant services

Lutheran Community Services’ McMinnville office brought in $19,722 during Fiesta en la Plaza, its annual fundraising event. That put the nonprofit service agency just shy of its $20,000 goal. Funds ...

State revokes Burke's teaching license

SALEM — Oregon’s Teacher Standards and Practices Commission has revoked the educational licensing of Sean Burke, former assistant principal principal at McMinnville High School. Burke, a popular ...

Council briefed on fire station staffing

A proposal to begin staffing engines with only two firefighters, instead of the current three, is drawing objections from the rank and file.  Chief Rich Leipfert proposed the reduction in ...

Marcus Larson##After placing a bouquet of flowers at the base of the Wall of Honor, Morey Marks and Tom McKinley hug each other. Both men lost sons in the Iraq War.

Remembering the fallen

Wall of Honor visits McMinnville; honors more than 5,000 

Commissioners approve garbage rate hike

Garbage collection rates and landfill tipping fees will increase slightly July 1, after the Yamhill County commissioners approved rate proposals Thursday from Recology Western Oregon, the Newberg Transfer ...

Board approves fast-tracking

The McMinnville School District will use an expedited construction process to retrofit Cook School and complete major projects at McMinnville High School. The Cook upgrade will prepare it to house ...

Rockne Roll##The Nazarene Church on the Hill on Northwest Hill Road in McMinnville, pictured Wednesday, May 25.

Church turned deaf ear to abused child, lawsut alleges

A 6-year-old girl reportedly turned to people at her church for help after she was sexually assaulted by her father. But a lawsuit filed May 23 against McMinnville’s Nazarene Church on the Hill contends ...

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Mac man convicted on his 10th DUII

A McMinnville man termed “alcohol-dependent” in Marion County court records has been convicted of driving under the influence of intoxicants for the 10th time. John Charles Mickler, 58, pleaded ...

Tribal event features Purple Heart recipient

GRAND RONDE — Army Sgt. Joel Dulashanti, a Purple Heart recipient, will be the keynote speaker at the 14th annual West Valley Veterans Memorial Day ceremony, slated for Monday on The Confederated ...

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Phil Lopez of OnlineNW prepares fiber optic line for splicing along Ash Street in Dayton on Wednesday, May 18.

10 gig internet coming to Dayton

DAYTON – A community celebration Thursday in Dayton opened a dramatic expansion of technological resources for students and teachers of Dayton School District. Designated “Innovate Dayton,” ...

Sheridan board approves Nike uniform agreement

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District will follow the lead of other districts, including neighboring Willamina, in accepting an offer from Nike to outfit varsity teams. High School Principal Dean ...

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