The Marine Corps is looking for a few good men. The Navy? “We’re looking for geeky, nerdy kids,” said Sergio Barrientos, a Navy education specialist. Finding them requires a certain ...



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Plant Sale

Saturday, May 28th

The Cheahmill chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon is hosting a wildflower show and native plant sale from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday, May 28, in the Carnegie Room at the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. McMinnville.

Author Eileen Stark will be signing copies of her book, "Real Gardens Grow Natives." Admission is free.

For more information, call 503-835-1042.


Vineyard Heights Baby Contest

Saturday, June 4th

Join us for a Baby Contest at Vineyard Heights Assisted Living & Retirement Cottages! Saturday, June 4th at 10am. Trophies will be awarded by the residents! Free and open to the public

We are located at: 345 SW Hill Rd, McMinnville. For more info, call 503-435-1000.


Top Stories

Remembering the fallen

Wall of Honor visits McMinnville; honors more than 5,000 

10 gig internet coming to Dayton

DAYTON – A community celebration Thursday in Dayton opened a dramatic expansion of technological resources for students and teachers of Dayton School District. Designated “Innovate Dayton,” ...

McMinnville man arrested on child porn charges

With assistance from The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children, a McMinnville man has been arrested and charged with 10 counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse. He ...

Holiday weekend features enhanced patrols

Seven people have died on Yamhill County roads this year, and local law enforcement agencies will be doing their best to see the Memorial Day weekend doesn’t add to that total. The Yamhill ...

Tribal event features Purple Heart recipient

GRAND RONDE — Army Sgt. Joel Dulashanti, a Purple Heart recipient, will be the keynote speaker at the 14th annual West Valley Veterans Memorial Day ceremony, slated for Monday on The Confederated ...

Along the Street: Unemployment dips to 4.2 percent

Yamhill County’s economic picture continues to brighten, at least as measured by the job market. Unemployment countywide dropped in April to 4.2 percent, down from 4.4 percent in March. The improvement ...

Mac man convicted on his 10th DUII

A McMinnville man termed “alcohol-dependent” in Marion County court records has been convicted of driving under the influence of intoxicants for the 10th time. John Charles Mickler, 58, pleaded ...

Carlton kids say "hang up and drive"

CARLTON — Grade school students gave Carlton police a helping hand this week with a campaign to warn motorists against using hand-held devices at the wheel. “Protect us!” students called ...

Planners approve transfer station

Recology Western Oregon has gotten the go-ahead from the McMinnville’s Planning Commission to develop a transfer station at its Orchard Avenue recycling site, off Lafayette Avenue in Northeast McMinnville. That ...

Lost cash retrieved at dump

Yamhill contractor Jeremy Barker has put a group of Riverbend Landfill employees at the top of his list of really great people, after they took time out from work to track down and secure a packet ...

Partnership enhances local rescue potential

As Brooke Fisher lay injured at the bottom of a ravine — after falling 50 feet in a wooded area just off Highway 99W, across from Cascade Steel Rolling Mills — the McMinnville Fire ...

Church turned deaf ear to abused child, lawsut alleges

A 6-year-old girl reportedly turned to people at her church for help after she was sexually assaulted by her father. But a lawsuit filed May 23 against McMinnville’s Nazarene Church on the Hill contends ...

McMinnville students walk out to protest racism

Ariana Grimaldo said she is sick of racism, sick of people treating her as stupid, lazy and "illegal" just because she is Hispanic. She joined a walkout of hundreds of McMinnville High and Patton Middle ...

Hike in minimum wage throws colleges a curve

The minimum wage hike approved by the 2016 Legislature will come at a cost for some local college students. The impact promises to be felt most through work study programs, on which thousands of ...

Car wash benefits McMinnville crash victim

A car wash to benefit crash victim Natasha Fisher of McMinnville is scheduled for 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, May 29, at the McMinnville AutoZone, 101 N.E. 15th St. The 18-year-old was critically ...

Offender faces attempted murder charge

On one occasion, Joseph Gage struck his then-girlfriend over the head with a large, heavy battery-powered flashlight, court records show. She hid it from him after he left the rural McMinnville ...

Mental health picnic brings unity

One night, Brandon Croxford joined some friends on a mission to get drugs to feed their habit. They pulled into the driveway of the dealer’s place, turned off the motor and waited silently ...

Arguments set in Sanai appeal

The Oregon Supreme Court has scheduled arguments for June 15 in the ongoing attempt by the Oregon State Bar to disbar former Yamhill County Counsel Rick Sanai. Sanai was disbarred in neighboring Washington ...

LUBA hearing slated June 2

The Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals has scheduled oral arguments for Thursday, June 2, on Yamhill County’s second attempt to authorize expansion of the rapidly filling Riverbend Landfill. An earlier ...

Warriors rack up titles, team trophy amid second-day spree

McMinnville's Gubrud, Yamhill-Carlton's Xthona win individual state titles

Latest Sports

Xthona pulls off distance double for Yamhill-Carlton in 4A state championships

Schmidt, Davis compete in first state track championships

Gubrud wins state title in long jump; Clark-Johnson, Rich close out senior seasons with PRs

Fodge scores McMinnville boys' lone point, sets two personal records

History: Made every day

Seven individual titles, Warriors’ third-place finish highlight WVL teams’ campaigns

McShane wins fifth state title; Anderson wins historic first

Amity girls gather 21 points from McShane, Drader; Arroyo, Sheridan duo score in distance finals

In the clubhouse

Beyer, Worden improve on 2015 results at state golf tournament

Rich gets richer

McMinnville senior pulls off district middle-distance double; Grizz claim 5 GVC event titles


Anna Bertrand racked up 1,194 strikeouts as McMinnville softball reached unprecedented heights

Shot put heaven

Big ideas surround Mac High’s newest athletic facility


Nick Roberston shepherded 12 seasons' worth of talented McMinnville boys basketball teams into a regional juggernaut ... and eventual state champion

Potential fulfilled

McMinnville High School graduate and University of Oregon sprinter Ashante Horsley gradually -- then suddenly -- evolves into an impact performer

Gaibler, Tigers walk off against Huskies

Lockhart picks up pitching victory in relief


Three-sport star Dale Patton quickly acclimated to McMinnville sports

Beyer's swing is true as McMinnville foursome goes low

Senior Worden joins Beyer as girls golf regional qualifiers

McMinnville boys 'live to fight another day' at Trysting Tree

Martinoff, Anderson tie for 14th place at GVC districts


State champion tennis player Janet Bain helped establish McMinnville’s dynasty

Bears on hit parade: McMinnville squashes Sprague

Swenson drives in 5 runs, Leid tosses complete game Fri. as Grizz beat Olys

Boys Basketball Athlete of the Year: Zach Bernards

No spot on the court out of range for Dayton's Bernards

Something to shout about at Wortman Stadium

Mac boys win home Invitational; Amity, Dayton post personal records aplenty

Girls Basketball Athlete of the Year: Shawnie Spink

Dayton’s Spink makes Pirate Palace her second home court

Wrestling Athlete of the Year: Brian Barnes

Barnes has tasted glory, and he will be back for seconds

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