No magic pill

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Giant sequoia lit for first time in 12 years

For the first time in 12 years, the giant sequoia in Upper City Park, by the McMinnville Public Library, will be lighted for Christmas, thanks to workers from General Tree Service in Beaverton. The tree ...

Kids can pose with superhero trio

Children can get their pictures taken with Spider-Man, Iron Man and Super Elmo, as well as the princesses from “Frozen,” from 1 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 2. The event is a fundraiser for Juliette’s ...

Tillamook teen punches deputy

SHERIDAN — A Tillamook teen nearly ran over a Sheridan resident in his driveway, according to court records, then led Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies on a car and foot chase and punched a ...

Y-C sets special session

YAMHILL — The Yamhill-Carlton School Board will hold a special executive session Monday, Nov. 27, to discuss possible property transactions. The 6 p.m. session is closed to the public, but the board ...

Sheridan renews manager contract

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council voted unanimously Monday to renew City Manager Frank Sheridan’s contract for two more years. At an earlier meeting, Sheridan proposed terms matching those ...

Willamina moves forward with water treatment work

WILLAMINA — The city’s water treatment infrastructure has been upgraded significantly, Willamina City Manager Kenna West told the council at this month’s meeting. Willamina Creek changed ...

Schools to present information about programs

McMinnville and Lafayette schools will present information about innovative programs at a two-hour session set to convene at 6 p.m. Monday at McMinnville High School. Staff teams from Mac High, Duniway ...

Along the Street: Get ready for Small Business Saturday

Between the rising tide of earlybird holiday shopping, riding the coattails of Black Friday and its recent Cyber Monday offshoot, is another day of bargains. We refer, of course, to Small Business Saturday, ...

Submitted photo##McMinnville High School graduate Lillian Sherman with a giant piggy bank at Seattle s Pike Place Public Market, where she is director of the charitable foundation.

Mac High grad named Seattle'Woman of Influence'

A McMinnville native has been named one of 14 “Women of Influence” in Seattle. Lillian Sherman, who graduated from McMinnville High School in 1987, was chosen from more than 200 nominees. ...

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 ...

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