WILLAMINA — Mariah Woodward thanked Superintendent Gus Forster for his commitment to her class at Willamina High School’s 102nd commencement, held Saturday afternoon at Glen Larkins field, ...

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Biggest Turkey Bash

Friday, May 29th

Candidates for Biggest Turkey will hold a Biggest Turkey Bash and auction at 5:30 p.m. Friday, May 29, in McMinnville Grand Ballroom, 325 N.E. Third St., McMinnville. The event will include a photo booth. Admission is $15, to benefit six local nonprofits.

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Top Stories

Brosius steps away from Linfield

Former New York Yankee star and World Series hero Scott Brosius resigned Saturday as head baseball coach at Linfield College. Updated at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday He returned the reins to the man he replaced ...

Judge says Cylvia Hayes can use 5th Amendment to withhold emails

SALEM - An Oregon judge has ruled that Cylvia Hayes, the state's former first lady, can use her Fifth Amendment right against self-incrimination to block the release of some of her personal emails. The ...

Veterans honor those who came before

Valerie Fulcher, a member of the Carlton American Legion, brought her young daughter to the Yamhill-Carlton Pioneer Cemetary for a Memorial Day service Monday morning. “We came to pay our respects,” ...

Amity Warriors no more, state officials say

Amity among schools ordered to adopt new nicknames.

Four of five excluded students back in class

All but one of the five students excluded last week from Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School are back in class, according to Principal Michael Fisher. Exclusion of the students was ordered by County Health ...

Local pair snagged in drug raid

More than an ounce of methamphetamine was seized last week, along with cash, drug paraphernalia and illegal prescription narcotics, on the basis of a joint investigation by the Yamhill County Interagency ...

Rite Aid to open at new site Thursday

Rite Aid is scheduled to open in its new, more compact digs Thursday morning. Manager John Jackson said there won’t be any down time. He said the store will close at its old location at 1201 Highway ...

Dayton showcase turns into going away party

DAYTON — This year, the Dayton Grade School’s annual Spring Showcase did double duty, serving also as a going away party for Larry Bales, the P.E. teacher who has served as the showcase organizer ...

Sheridan's SRO position in peril

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District may not be able to fund a school resource officer position for the 2015-16 school year, City Manager Frank Sheridan told the Sheridan City Council last week. The ...

Stopping By: Wedding of a lifetime

Fourth proposal is the charm for McMinnville couple who prefer to do things their way.

Kiwanis awards $18,500 in scholarships

The McMinnville Noon Kiwanis Club, larger and older of two in town, awarded $17,000 worth of scholarships to nine graduating Mac High seniors at a Thursday awards luncheon. The 70-member club, which recently ...

Park gets taste of Lemonade Day profits

A new McMinnville park featuring a playground for people of all abilities and disabilities moved $360.76 closer to reality this month, thanks to lemonade. Students in the transitions class at Mid-Valley ...

Superintendent enjoys final Willamina graduation

WILLAMINA — Mariah Woodward thanked Superintendent Gus Forster for his commitment to her class at Willamina High School’s 102nd commencement, held Saturday afternoon at Glen Larkins field, ...

Sheridan man still missing

TILLAMOOK — The Oregon State Police are investigated the disappearance of a Sheridan man whose vehicle was located at Cape Lookout State Park, south of Tillamook. They identified him as James Shook, ...

Alumna to deliver commencement address

Gale Castillo, founder and president of the Hispanic Metropolitan Chamber in Portland, will deliver the commencement address to Linfield College's Class of 2015. The 1973 Linfield graduate will speak ...

Wyden to visit McMinnville

U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden will hold a town hall at 1 p.m. Friday at McMinnville High School. The senator holds at least one town hall in every county in Oregon every year.  Wyden has been drawing national ...

South Yamhill Cemetery clean-up planned

Relatives and friends will gather Saturday, May 23, to clean up the South Yamhill Cemetery, located southwest of McMinnville on McCabe Chapel Road. The cleanup is an annual event that takes place on Memorial ...

Willamina woman killed in rollover crash

WILLAMINA - A 30-year-old Willamina woman was killed Thursday night in a single vehicle, rollover crash about seven miles north of Willamina in the 1200 block of Southwest Gilbert Creek Road. The Yamhill County ...

Drugs seized, two McMinnville residents arrested

Two McMinnville residents were arrested and about 37 grams of methamphetamine, in addition to more than $400 in cash, was seized Tuesday as the result of an investigation by the Yamhill County ...

Unvaccinated Y-C students get 21-day exclusion

Yamhill County Public Health Officer William Koenig has ordered five Yamhill-Carlton Intermediate School students excluded for 21 days because they have not been inoculated against whooping cough and a ...

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