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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


Oregon Plants
January 23

Stephen Meyers, taxonomic director of the Oregon Flora Project, will present, “A Rose By Any Other Name: The Pros and Cons of Plant Name Changes” from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Thursday, Jan. 23, in the Carnegie Room of the McMinnville Public Library, 225 N.W. Adams St. The free presentation will include information about the project, as well as discussion of past and recent plant name changes. The program is sponsored by the Cheahmill Chapter of the Native Plant Society of Oregon.

For more information, e-mail ch_president@NSPOregon.org.

Top Stories

 
Labels for wine, not people

Mac symposium celebrates diversity in the wine industry

Commissioners delay refugee action

Yamhill County commissioners expressed conceptual support Thursday for continuing local participation in a national refugee resettlement program, but said they needed more time to study the details before ...

Along the Street: Melt Down fundraiser entices with free taste

As part of the kickoff for the third-annual Melt Down fundraiser, the Franz Grilled Cheese Machine will hand out free grilled cheese bites next Friday at Lum’s Buick GMC Cadillac. The free bites ...

Planning director takes on state land-use laws

Heather Richards speaks Tuesday at City Club

 
Fire destroys Sheridan farmhouse

SHERIDAN - A two-alarm fire late Saturday afternoon destroyed a 2,000-square-foot farmhouse north of Sheridan. Sheridan/Southwest Polk/West Valley Fire District crews were dispatched to 13473 S.W. Dupee ...

McMinnville businessman arraigned on added charge

NW Food & Gifts founder James Tate was arraigned on a grand jury indictment Friday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court. It’s alleged the 43-year-old McMinnville resident had sexual contact ...

McMinnville Planning Commission plans for year, sets priority list

‘Great Neighborhood’ principles lauded, despite lack of land to build them

 
Wyden talks tariffs, energy, data collection

Senator also discusses impeachment trial during Mac town hall

 
Fire Writers conference ignites students

NEWBERG — In one classroom at the Chehalem Cultural Center, students stretched and posed as yoga teachers Angela Newport and Tayler Brisbin led them through a routine last week. In front of each ...

Mac High speakers win in Arizona

McMinnville High School speakers brought home several trophies from the Arizona State University tournament the weekend of Jan. 10-12. Evan Ewing placed first in programed oral interpretation and fourth ...

 
Manfrin has a passion for community health

Nurturing health has been Lindsey Manfrin’s passion since she was a young girl caring for her “sick” dolls and stuffed animals. Over time, her view has widened from a dedication of providing ...

 
Grizzly robotics teams sweep tournament

McMinnville High School’s two Grizzly Robotics teams, Ursa Mechanica and Chronobreak, worked together Saturday, Jan. 18, to win the qualifying tournament championship. The teams “created a ...

Work Smart training set

McMinnville’s AAUW will host a “Work Smart” training Wednesday, Jan. 29, to help people learn to negotiate for better salaries. Such training is part of a national goal for the American ...

Monagon draws 10 1/2-year prison term

Sitting just a few feet from her abuser, one of Vaughn Monagon’s victims said she came to court Tuesday afternoon to “give a voice to that little girl” he sexually molested years ago. She ...

Winery wins permit approval

A small winery on Ellenease Avenue, in rural Newberg, won county approval Thursday. The county commissioners moved to uphold an earlier approval granted by the county planning commission. Gregg and Elizabeth ...

City's homeless subcommittee is disbanding

McMinnville’s subcommittee on homelessness is being disbanded due to dwindling attendance at meetings, Remy Drabkin told fellow city councilors Tuesday. The subcommittee operates under the city’s ...

Judge nixes lien-free sale of museum campus

Judge nixes trustee’s bid to sell lien-free

Students return to push climate change action

McMinnville High School students packed city council chambers Oct. 22 to demand councilors take action against climate change. On Tuesday, student Ukiah Halloran-Steiner returned to ask if any steps had ...

Commissioners uphold pot processing approval

They don’t like it, Yamhill County commissioners told an unhappy audience Thursday, but they couldn’t find any way to overturn approval for a hemp and marijuana processing operation on Jaquith ...

Baker Creek traffic raises concern

McMinnville planners studied the traffic impact on Northwest Baker Creek Road and Northwest Michelbook Lane from a proposed 280-home subdivision, but not on the intersection of Baker Creek Road and Highway ...

Latest Sports

 
UP TO THE CHALLENGE

Facing one of its toughest physical tests Friday in the Pacific Conference opener, the McMinnville girls basketball team proved more than up to the challenge. Hassled in the paint by six-foot, ...

 
Jaguars outscore Mac boys 34-20 in 2nd half, win 59-39

In the midst of a trying season, Willie Graham knows his McMinnville boys basketball team can achieve more positive results. But, to do so, the Grizzlies must minimize mistakes and execute. During ...

Local teams compete at Oregon Classic wrestling duals; Dayton places 2nd in 3A

REDMOND – Four local schools – Class 6A McMinnville and Class 3A Dayton, Willamina and Yamhill-Carlton – competed at the Oregon Classic Friday and Saturday. In the state’s ...

 
Seibel sinks Warriors at the buzzer

AMITY – Even the best laid plans go awry. Fortunately for the Yamhill-Carlton girls basketball team, star point guard Aliya Seibel remains especially adept at improvising. During Tuesday’s ...

 
Amity boys open league with 61-58 win over Y-C

AMITY – Bolstered by an explosive first-quarter performance, the Amity boys basketball team held off a competitive challenge by Yamhill-Carlton Tuesday, winning 61-58. Playing at a frenetic ...

 
Testing the waters

Bradley Prewitt snapped on his black Grizzly swimming cap and stepped up on the starting block Thursday for McMinnville High School's meet against Century High of Hillsboro. At the signal, he launched ...

 
Pin It to Win It: Larsen continues dominating heavyweight wrestling

DAYTON – Defending Class 3A heavyweight champion Blake Larsen continued his impressive start to the 2019/20 season with a hometown showcase last Friday against Riverside. Facing the Pirates’ ...

Mac swimmers win Rumbaugh Meet

CORVALLIS – Facing an impressive collection of Class 5A/6A competition Saturday at Osborn Aquatic Center, the McMinnville boys and girls swimming teams captured team titles at the Rumbaugh ...

 
Grizzly vs Grizzly

Grizzly versus Grizzly. Tony Johnson against Chris Dillworth. Wrestling a teammate outside of the practice room is never an easy proposition. Competing against your friend in a tournament title ...

 
Roggenbuck, Hilton power ‘Cats to 107-83 win over Bruins

Led by the explosive duo of star wing Dempsey Roggenbuck and super-sub Austin Hilton, the Linfield men’s basketball team blew out rival George Fox 107-83 Saturday night at Ted Wilson Gymnasium. Roggenbuck, ...

 
Back in action: Spink overcomes ACL injury, starts for Corban

Nearly one year ago, Dayton alum Shawnie Spink suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament, or ACL tear, after competing in only three games for the Corban Warriors. The freshman, after seizing ...

 
Top 10 Sports Stories of 2019

The year 2019 featured an impressive array of sports stories in Yamhill Valley. Everything from individual championships, personal and school records, in-depth features to truly astounding team performances. Amity ...

 
All Day Fay

Every game day, seventh graderLandon Fay delivered for Patton Middle School. Powerful and consistent, Landon earned the nickname, “All Day Fay”. It fit perfectly. The defensive tackle and ...

 
Mac knocks off Glencoe in home meet

With fewer athletes than in recent years, there may be reason to doubt the McMinnville varsity swimming team. Yet, the Grizzlies are already erasing any preseason concerns. Last Thursday, they again ...

Davis departs Linfield volleyball

Josh Davis, who coached the Linfield volleyball team the past two seasons, announced his departure from the program last Monday. He decided to pursue other professional opportunities after compiling an ...

 
Arzner, defense lead Grizzlies to fourth straight

Prior to the start of the McMinnville girls’ basketball season, Grizzly head coach Sean Coste outlined the expectations for his experienced group. Early in the season, Mac has rattled off ...

Local wrestling recap: Barnes wins Rose City championship; Pirates capture two meet victories

McMinnville – Rose City Championships PORTLAND – McMinnville heavyweight wrestler Jacob Barnes continued his undefeated start to the 2019-20 season with a championship victory during last ...

 
Battle like Blake

YAMHILL – Like the namesake of the Derek Blake Invitational, the Yamhill-Carlton wrestlers battled harder than any opponent Thursday night at the Tiger Dome. Competing in their second annual ...

Mac alum finalist for Gagliardi Trophy

Current Linfield quarterback and former McMinnville Grizzly Wyatt Smith has been a finalist for the 2019 Gagliardi Trophy, which honors the top player in the NCAA’s Division III. Brett Elliott, ...

 
Grizzlies fall to Liberty in league dual

Competing in their first Class 6A Pacific Conference wrestling dual of the season Wednesday, the McMinnville Grizzlies fell agonizingly short against the Liberty Falcons. Mac, with one more win, ...

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