House fire inflames neighbor complaints

McMinnville City Attorney David Koch said city officials were prepared to initiate enforcement action at a house at 2433 N.E. Baker St., citing code violations constituting an eyesore and health hazard. ...

Church hosts dinner

St. James Catholic Church plans to host a community Thanksgiving dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at 1145 S.E. First St. The dinner is free to anyone who needs food or companionship. The Yamhill ...

County sues owner of nuisance property

YAMHILL -- Yamhill County has sued the owner of a rural property where garbage has been accumulating despite repeated efforts to induce Esteban P. Diaz to remove it. Diaz owns 19.64 acres on N.E. Krono ...

Paolo suit slated for trial in April

Trial of a lawsuit filed against the county by its former information technology manager, Murray Paolo, has been rescheduled for April. Fired in 2015, Paolo names the county and the two holders of its ...

Colin Armstrong dies at 93

Capt. Colin Armstrong, who served as a U.S. Navy aviator during World War II, and went on to become a county commissioner and community leader, died Wednesday, Nov. 15, in McMinnville. He was 93. Funeral ...

Council adds monthly work session

The McMinnville City Council will begin meeting almost every week, starting in January, with the addition of an informal work session at 5 p.m. every third Wednesday. Councilors already meet the second ...

Tommy Douglass

Teen wins contest

CARLTON — Tommy Douglass, a McMinnville High School junior, took first place in Carlton American Legion Post 173's annual high school oratorical contest, held Saturday. Contestants are asked to ...

Peace Valley School to host winter gala fundraiser

The Peace Valley School will host a Winter Solstice Gala to benefit its farm-based educational program. Open to anyone, the gala will feature a catered dinner, presentations by students, music by a big ...

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Firefighters from McMinnville, Lafayette, and Amity work at the scene of a fatal house fire on McDonald Lane Saturday afternoon.

Fire claims 71-year-old Mac woman

A 71-year-old woman died early Sunday in a fire at her Northeast McMinnville residence. The fire was one of two reported within 90 minutes of each other. The victim was identified as Betty Wilson of 1925 ...

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Candle lit vigil for Honey Mae Cosgrove and Nevaeh Applegate.

Community remembers fire victims

AMITY — A wave of panic swept over Domonic Hill early last Tuesday. The 11-year-old Amity resident was joined by his mother and four siblings outside their burning motor home on the east side of ...

Education foundation awards grants

The McMinnville Education Foundation has awarded about $25,000 in mini-grants to fund 34 projects in the McMinnville School District. Grants of $200 to $1,000 will help cover the cost of equipment, travel, ...

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Dietz looking forward to challenges ahead

McMinnville Water & Light — and new General Manager John Dietz — are going to be busy in the coming years. Dietz, named in October to replace Kem Carr, cited a shortage of new workers ...

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 ...

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