Appellate Court rejects dump arguments

Riverbend expansion case reverts to county on LUBA remand

Ducks Unlimited banquet slated Saturday

McMinnville's Ducks Unlimited chapter is planning to host its annual banquet and auction at 5 p.m. Saturday on the Yamhill County Fairgrounds. Since its founding in 1937, Ducks Unlimited has conserved ...

Friends help library open some new doors

A new set of doors will slide open automatically at the main entrance to the McMinnville Public Library, beginning this week. The doors were installed as part of a Friends of the McMinnville Library project, ...

Photo entries due

Entries for the Agriculture in Art photography competition are due by Monday, April 3. The Yamhill Valley Camera Club is coordinating the contest. All photos must depict Yamhill County farm life in one ...

Portland man charged with 31 sex counts

A Portland man has been indicted by a Yamhill County Grand Jury on 31 sex crime counts. They stem from incidents that allegedly occurred in July 2005 and August 2006. Jesus Alberto Duran-Arguelles, 27, ...

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Eighth-grader applies Rotary test to money

Although she started her speech to the McMinnville Rotary Club by saying, “I love money!” eighth-grader Hanna Smith was really making the point that money isn’t everything. Once your ...

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Wheatland man charged with threatening his wife

WHEATLAND — A 50-year-old resident of the rural community of Wheatland was taken into custody Friday morning, after his wife ran to a neighbor’s house saying he had a gun and was threatening ...

Willamina city manager resigns

WILLAMINA — City Manager Bob Sivick has resigned, effective the end of May, after 10 months of service. He succeeded Ross Schultz, who resigned after less than five months. “The decision to ...

Women for Ag offers scholarship

Yamhill County Women for Agriculture is offering a scholarship for students preparing for careers in agriculture or related topics. The $750 stipend is available to Yamhill County residents either attending ...

Amity awards gym renovation contract

AMITY — The Amity School Board has awarded a high school gym renovation contract to the low bidder, TS Gray Construction of Sherwood, at $276,185. Only three members were present — Ray Bottenberg, ...

Photo courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##An Oregon State Police SWAT Unit responded to a residence Friday morning on Wheatland Road to help bring a domestic-related incident to an end.

Wheatland resident arrested following domestic-related incident

WHEATLAND - A 50-year-old man was taken into custody Friday morning in connection with a domestic-related incident in the rural community of Wheatland. Ricky Shawn Nelson was charged with one count each ...

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Workers restore the original appearance of Cook School, which will serve as the McMinnville School District office. Visitors will enter from the Fifth Street side, though, rather than from Lafayette Avenue.

Renovation restores historic look

Once the construction equipment is cleared away, the front of McMinnville’s historic Cook Elementary Building will look almost the same as it did on Oct. 21, 1929, the day the building welcomed its ...

Grotto outing draws fire

The McMinnville Senior Center is under fire for taking a group of seniors to the Grotto in Portland in December for a Christmas concert. Andrew L. Seidel, staff attorney for the Freedom From Religion ...

County extends demolition deadline

Multiple rounds of snow cause delay for public works shop

City may change way organizations funded

The McMinnville City Council may change the way the city funds community organizations. The issue is slated for discussion at 7 p.m. Tuesday. In the past, organization officials presented funding requests ...

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