Physicians hear alternatives to opioids at pain summit

Multi-disciplinary efforts to improve quality of life and avoid opioids in treating chronic pain sufferers, by both Physicians Medical Center and the Yamhill County Care Organization, are showing impressive ...

FBI serves search warrant at McMinnville residence

Federal Bureau of Investigation agents were assisted by a McMinnville police officer in serving a search warrant early Wednesday at a residence in the 600 block of Northeast Second Street. An employee ...

Landfill foe warns council as it ponders dump switch

The McMinnville City Council should proceed with its plans to begin sending local garbage somewhere other than the local Riverbend Landfill, said landfill opponent Ramsey McPhillips — or else. A ...

Suit over Mac police shooting dismissed

The family of Juventino Bermudez-Arenas, the McMinnville man shot and killed by police on Nov. 15, 2014, has agreed to drop a federal lawsuit seeking damages. In exchange, the city has agreed not to seek ...

Dayton man charged in fatal crash

YAMHILL — A Dayton man was charged Wednesday in connection with a Saturday night crash that claimed the life of a McMinnville man about nine miles east of Yamhill on Highway 240. Luis Mojica, 28, ...

Vigil set for fire victims

AMITY — A candlelight vigil for Honey Cosgrove and 8-year-old daughter, Nevaeh Applegate, victims of an early Tuesday house fire, will be held at 7 p.m. Saturday at City Park, on Fifth Street. The ...

Along the Street: O'Dell building on the market

One of the oldest and most prominent buildings in downtown McMinnville — the one, in fact, where this story was written — has been listed for sale or lease. The historic O’Dell Building, ...

Carlton asking residents to return survey

CARLTON — Residents need to complete and return a survey about their satisfaction with city services by Nov. 30. City Manager Chad Olsen said this is Carlton’s second biennial citywide survey. ...

Amity fire claims mother, 8-year-old daughter

AMITY — A mother’s heroic attempt to save her daughter from their burning motorhome turned tragic early Tuesday. The two perished as flames consumed their residence, about a mile south of ...

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Newby Elementary School teacher Brian Bixler, right, shakes hands with board member Tim Roberts Wednesday at the school. Board members visited schools throughout the district to thank educators and hand out small gifts iin observance of  American Education Week, Nov. 13 to 17.

Enrollment close to projections

McMinnville School District enrollment is very close to the number projected last spring, Superintendent Maryalice Russell reported Monday night. On Oct. 1, the official counting day, enrollment in the ...

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Dental hygienist Vanessa Maciel and assistant Mandy Hanney apply sealant to second-grader Liza Smark s  big girl teeth  during a visit to Newby School Tuesday. The sealant helps fight cavities.

Sealants help students smile

Liza Smark rested comfortably in a dental chair set up in the Newby Elementary School office Tuesday morning. “Nothing will hurt at all,” dental assistant Mandy Hanney reassured her. Dental ...

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Barrels and fermentation tanks take up just a portion of the floor space at Jackson Family Wines new facility near the McMinnville Airport.

Jackson Family brings new winery online

Jackson Family Wines may be the new kid on the block in the Oregon wine industry. But the global wine goliath, based in Northern California, isn’t new to Eugenia Keegan.  Keegan, longtime ...

Flag raises awareness of POWs, MIAs

About 83,000 American service members remain listed under prisoner of war or missing in action designations. Their fellow veterans want to ensure they are never forgotten and that efforts to bring them ...

Heated exchange led to Sheridan stabbing

Witnesses said they saw Willamina resident Robert Ulrey into heated argument with Sheridan transient Norman Gould late Saturday, but didn’t see the ensuing stabbing, which left Ulrey hospitalized ...

Sex offender draws prison term

When Jesus Duran-Arguelles was 16, he began sexually abusing two young female acquaintances, both under the age of 14. One of the girls would eventually report the abuse to a school counselor, which triggered ...

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