No one testifies at rate hearing

No one testified Tuesday at a public hearing called by McMinnville Water & Light on a rake hike for electrical service slated to take effect Oct. 1. Water & Light raises its retail rates most ...

Council gives manager glowing review

“Everyone loves Jeff.” That was not only the overarching theme of McMinnville City Manager Jeff Towery’s six-month performance evaluation, delivered by the city council Monday. It was ...

Manslaughter conviction nets motorist 75 months

Jenna Tubbs told Yamhill County Circuit Judge Ladd Wiles that her father was killed just 15 days before his 63rd birthday and only 16 days prior to her 30th. He would have walked her down the aisle on ...

Falls Event Center sues two detractors

Company seeking $24 million in U.S. District Court

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##Vehicles parked at parking structure near the courthouse in McMinnville Wednesday, Sept. 20.

Consultant shares downtown parking data

Downtown data shows 85 percent capacity at peak times

County signs contract for stray pet boarding

Yamhill County is set to begin kenneling lost, stray and seized dogs with Homeward Bound Pets, beginning Oct. 1. The nonprofit no-kill shelter will replace the commercial Pets Stop Inn kennel as the county’s ...

Trustee's sale put off again

For the second time, a trustee’s sale of the former Evergreen International Aviation headquarters site, next to the airport at 3800 S.E. Three Mile Lane, has been postponed. The sprawling office ...

Downtown ponders improvements, faces challenges

The McMinnville Downtown Association’s annual “State of the Downtown” gathering, held Wednesday, touted opportunities for renovation and expansion while also acknowledging growing pains ...

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Downtown association looking for new manager

Quandt quits after a year and a half at the helm

Council to create task force to look at homelessness

In response to concerns raised in July about homeless people hanging out downtown, the McMinnville City Council is scheduled to create a Downtown Safety Task Force at its next meeting, set for 7 p.m. next ...

Motorcyclist dies in crash

AMITY — A McMinnville motorcyclist died early Wednesday in a crash occurring just north of Amity on Highway 99W. The Oregon State Police identified him as Lamont Radell Jarvis, 52. They said he ...

Linfield plans homecoming activities

Alumni will join students for Linfield College's homecoming week, Sept. 25 to Oct. 1. The annual Linfield Charm competition, previously known as Mr. and Mrs. Linfield, will start off the week at 8 p.m. ...

Along the Street: Travel group disbands

Travel Yamhill Valley, which emerged out of the Yamhill Valley Visitors Association in 2010, has decided to disband at the end of September. The nonprofit notified the Yamhill County commissioners that ...

Juliette's House lands two grants

McMinnville’s Juliette’s House Child Abuse Intervention Center has received a three-year grant totaling $211,000 from the Ford Family Foundation. The money is designated for the agency’s ...

Highway 18 crash claims one

OTIS — One person was killed and two Grand Ronde residents were injured in a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 18. The Oregon State Police gave this account of the crash, which occurred ...

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