Second-graders look for insects and other life during Miller Woods field trip

 

 


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TOP JOBS

Oregon Lithoprint Production Assistant

Oregon Lithoprint is seeking a production assistant to assist the lead operator with running a Goss Community Press. This is a full time position with potential advancement opportunities. The job entails assisting the set up and operation of our offset web press. The job requires mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, product quality, and an interest in learning. It also requires the ability to lift up to 40 lb. bundles of paper and the pushing and turning of giant rolls of paper.

Email resume to Mhodges@oregonlitho.com or mail resume to PO Box 727, McMinnville, OR., 97128

2020 United Healthcare
Medicare Plan Meetings

Oct. 21 and 25

Join us for an informational meeting about Medicare, hosted by Becky Lippmann, Independent Medicare Broker/Agent. Meeting topics will cover 2020 Medicare changes, Medicare part A, B, C, and D, United Healthcare plan benefits and costs, enrollment plan changes and new enrollment, as well as a Q&A section.

The October 21 meeting is from 10 a.m. to Noon, located at the McMinnville Senior Center. The October 25 meetings are from 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. as well as 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., located at the McMinnville Community Center.

Meetings are free and open to the public and include plan materials, refreshments and giveaways. RSVP at 541-914-6263 or beclippmann@yahoo.com. Walk-ins also welcome.

Top Stories

Grape Stomp goes for the record Sunday

Community members can join in an attempt to break the world record for group grape crushing Sunday, Oct. 20, at the second-annual Grizzly Grape Stomp. The free event is sponsored by the McMinnville High ...

Mac High kids to ask council for climate action

Seven McMinnville High students plan to act as “climate ambassadors” at the 7 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, city council meeting, as they urge councilors to a pass a resolution to deal with climate ...

Council decides land-use process works just fine

McMinnville councilors discussed Wednesday the possibility of automatically hearing testimony on land-use issues that have passed through the planning commission, but ultimately rejected the idea. They ...

County drops expansion referral

County won’t refer board expansion to May ballot

Trees OK'd behind department store

McMinnville Landscape Review Committee approved a proposal Oct. 16 by owners of the new Marshalls department store at McMinnville Plaza to install new trees and grass behind the shopping center Store ...

Council to discuss rec center, fire merger

McMinnville city councilors will continue discussing plans Tuesday, Oct. 22, for a new recreational facility as well as combining the city’s fire department with neighboring firefighting agencies. Councilors ...

County trail decision remanded again

Yamhill County punted too many important questions to the master planning process for the proposed Yamhelas Westsider Trail, the Oregon Land Use Board of Appeals ruled this week, and must instead address ...

 
Grizzlies win homecoming game

Preston Ginter rushed for 271 yards and four touchdowns, leading the McMinnville football team to a 30-7 homecoming victory over Glencoe Friday night at Wortman Stadium. Ginter, a junior running back, ...

Along the Street: Pulitzer winners get into wine, cider

New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof is turning his family’s cherry orchard in Yamhill County over to cider apples and wine grapes. Kristof and his wife, Sheryl WuDunn — both of whom ...

Police use less lethal round to apprehend suspect

McMinnville police removed a suspect from his vehicle by breaking out the back window with a less lethal 40 mm round during a high-risk traffic stop Monday afternoon on the Linfield College campus. He ...

Amity School District network system hacked; ransom was not paid

AMITY - Superintendent Jeff Clark reported to the Amity School Board at this month’s regular meeting the district was infected with a ransomware attack the weekend of Saturday/Sunday, Oct. 5-6. Ransom ...

 
Into the woods

Second-graders look for insects and other life during Miller Woods field trip

Commissioners approve hardship dwelling

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved a hardship dwelling for a rural Sheridan property where Janine and Paul Vandonzel hope to build their home. The couple have approval to build ...

 
Still homeless

Report looks at homelessness four months after ordinance

Public can give input on schools

Community members can discuss what they like about the McMinnville School District and what it could do with additional revenue at a public meeting scheduled for 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 22, at Duniway ...

 
Farmer alleges county contractors smashed his fence

YAMHILL -- Yamhill farmer Bryan Schmidt is alleging that contractors working for the county smashed through his pasture fence and allowed his cows to escape. The fence is situated across a former railroad ...

Newberg-Dundee police step up patrols

NEWBERG - The Newberg-Dundee Police Department participated in enhanced traffic patrols during September. Enforcement was focused on distracted driving (cell phone use), speeding and driving under the ...

Mac High installs Peace Pole

McMinnville High School’s Rotary Interact Club dedicated a Peace Pole in the school courtyard Friday morning. The 6-foot, four-sided pole carries a message in eight languages: “May Peace Prevail ...

Airport mishap reveals 'hole' truth

A business jet sank into a hole on an old section tarmac at the McMinnville Municipal Airport Oct. 4, an incident City Councilor Adam Garvin described as a teachable moment. “I think everyone has ...

County and state advise against using any vaping products

Given the emerging health risks of vaping, Yamhill County Public Health is following the lead of the Oregon Health Authority in advising people to avoid vaping either e-cigarettes or cannabis, while researchers ...

Latest Sports

Linfield wins third straight, shuts out Willamette, 77-0

Linfield's defense posted its first shutout of the season, Wyatt Smith accounted for seven touchdowns and the Wildcats scored 77 points for the second consecutive week in defeating Willamette 77-0 today ...

 
Friday night recap: Mac wins homecoming, 30-7; Amity beats Rainier

Preston Ginter rushed for 271 yards and four touchdowns, leading the McMinnville football team to a 30-7 homecoming victory over Glencoe Friday night at Wortman Stadium. Ginter, a junior running back, ...

 
Grizzlies seize 1st place, rout Newberg 6-0

After a difficult non-conference campaign left the McMinnville girls’ soccer team with only two wins, the squad set its sights on making waves in the Class 6A Pacific Conference. If the ...

 
Dayton continues late-season run with 2-0 win over Amity

DAYTON – During Senior Night, the Dayton girls’ soccer team not only locked up a 2-0 league win over rival Amity, it also prolonged a three-match unbeaten streak with districts playoffs ...

 
Making history

Wyatt Smith stands alone atop the Linfield football single-game passing touchdowns list. The McMinnville High School alum passed for a school-record eight TDs during Saturday’s 77-22 rout ...

 
Tigers hold off Scio, 28-20, maintain perfect record

SCIO – Since 1971, no Yamhill-Carlton football team has enjoyed contender status. Those Tigers eventually finished runner-up in the 2A classification, falling to Gladstone in the state championship. Enter ...

Mac volleyball beats No. 1 Jesuit

HILLSBORO – The McMinnville volleyball team is peaking at the right time, evidenced by Saturday’s monumental victory over number-one ranked Jesuit. Competing in the Liberty Tournament, ...

 
Smith sets record in Linfield's 77-22 victory over UPS

Linfield quarterback Wyatt Smith passed for a single-game school record eight touchdowns Saturday and powered the Wildcats to a 77-22 homecoming victory over University of Puget Sound. The junior signal-caller ...

 
Power swing

It’s that time of year again, McMinnville volleyball fans. The Grizzlies, as they did last year, embark on a late-season winning streak. Mac’s current success, which includes sweeps ...

 
Balanced Linfield attack routs Pacific, 52-14

Ladies and gentlemen, Linfield football is back. What more could the Wildcat fans desire from the team’s opening conference contest? Wyatt Smith performed on-field surgery, picking apart ...

 
Y-C football earns fifth consecutive win, beats Madras, 27-7

YAMHILL – Excitement permeates the eighth-ranked Yamhill-Carlton football program. It’s well-deserved following the team’s best start since the 2007 season. Friday, the Tigers ...

 
McMinnville runners host Flat & Fast Invitational

Competing in their annual Flat & Fast Invitational held at Joe Dancer Park, the McMinnville boys’ and girls’ cross country teams snagged a pair of top-five finishes in the multi-classification ...

 
Linfield routs Pacific, 52-14

Linfield College football won its 12th consecutive contest over Pacific University Saturday at Hanson Stadium, routing the Boxers, 52-15. Wildcat quarterback Wyatt Smith passed for 303 yards and four touchdowns ...

 
Friday night recap: Y-C improves to 5-0; Mac defeats Centennial

YAMHILL – Yamhill-Carlton football improved its overall record to 5-0 with tonight’s 27-7 victory over Class 3A Special District 1 – East foe Madras. The Tigers undefeated start is their ...

 
Ambush mentality: Tigers win fifth straight match

DAYTON – “The bond between us is very strong this year.” So Yamhill-Carlton senior forward Aliya Seibel answered when asked how her squad achieved its current five-match winning ...

 
First-place Pirates earn 3-1 victory over Yamhill-Carlton

DAYTON – Dayton head boys’ soccer coach Jony Miramontes couldn’t help but praise his Yamhill-Carlton opponents following Tuesday night’s Special District 2 matchup at Gubser ...

 
Owning the middle

Last week, McMinnville volleyball middle blocker Jazi Smith worked tirelessly with her two setters – Elyse Patterson and Jocelyn Chavez – on the group’s timing. Smith, a foundational ...

 
Grizzlies drop 3rd straight, lose 21-7 to South Medford

A young Grizzly football team continues to show encouraging signs of growth, but the team’s development hasn’t netted any recent wins. Friday night at Wortman Stadium, McMinnville ...

 
Friday night recap: Grizzlies drop third straight; Warriors, Tigers win

McMinnville football lost its third consecutive contest tonight at Wortman Stadium, ceding a 21-7 result to the visiting South Medford Panthers. The Grizzlies trailed 14-0 at the half, but Preston Ginter’s ...

 
Unseating the undefeated

DAYTON – In a match head coach Jony Miramontes called, “the best performance I’ve seen”, the Dayton boys’ soccer team notched an impressive 2-0 shutout of league-leading ...

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