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Mailer seeks to make Berschauer recall a referendum on the trail

A recall effort against Yamhill County Commissioner Lindsay Berschauer continues to heat up, with the Oregon Family Farm Association, based in Tigard, sending out a mailer this week that attempts to turn ...

 
Six months after plant burned, company working on building permits

Six months after the devastating fire that destroyed Organic Creamery in the center of McMinnville, officials of the Wisconsin-based parent cooperative have announced they will rebuild the local milk processing ...

‘A horrible way to spend the end’

CNA who abused incapacitated care home resident sentenced

City advances plans for revenue, federal funding

McMinnville City Council and Budget Committee met jointly Wednesday and approved a pair of amended resolutions on local revenue and on how to spend federal funds. Formal approval by the city council could ...

Police respond to shots fired call in Newberg

Newberg-Dundee police responded to a shots fired call in the 1800 block of Orchard Drive in Newberg shortly before 12:30 p.m. Friday. Police Chief Jeff Kosmicki gave this account: Officers arrived and ...

Board to Gov. Brown: End vaccine mandate

Yamhill County commissioners on Thursday voted 2-1 to send a letter to Gov. Kate Brown, asking her to withdraw the state’s vaccine mandate for healthcare workers, school staff and state employees. County ...

Bag of drug needles turns up in Willamina

Innova NW account executive Andrew Gutierrez said it was disturbing to watch someone recently hand in a backpack that contained drug needles. “It was heartbreaking, to realize that kind of ...

 
‘There’s no such thing as somebody else’s children’

Preschoolers are busy in the playground outside their classroom at A Family Place’s West Valley location, running, cooking at a pretend stove, pulling at plants, having fun. They are learning to ...

State reports 550 COVID deaths missed; county announces two new deaths

The Oregon Health Authority on Thursday announced that 550 deaths from COVID-19, most of which took place between May and August, “only became recently known to state epidemiologists due to a technical ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Monday, Oct. 25]  Yamhill County reported 37 new cases of COVID-19 today, bringing the county to  8,753 cases to date and 113 deaths.  The county reported that as of Oct. 24, ...

 
Along the Street: Mac Market expanding its offerings

Mac Market, a community gathering places that offers food, beverages, local produce, crafts, and events, is making some changes to provide more selections for its customers, owner Diana Riggs said. Located ...

Mandate upheld by high court a century ago

In 1901, smallpox broke out in Massachusetts and sparked a battle over vaccine mandates that still resonates today. The Cambridge Board of Health ordered mandatory smallpox vaccinations. Those who refused ...

 
Installation of art completes First Federal’s transformation

First Federal’s new parking lot in downtown McMinnville features two pieces of art at Third and Adams streets, one showing flying geese above the words “Welcome to Historic McMinnville.” ...

 
Pumpkins, scarecrows, costume events planned

There’s plenty to do and see this season as Halloween approaches. Here are some of the activities: - Carlton American Legion groups will host the second-annual Halloween haunted house from ...

Noise ordinance waived for dance

City Council has waived the city noise ordinance so McMinnville High School students can hold an outdoor Homecoming Dance on Saturday night. Council unanimously approved the high school’s request ...

Nicholas Kristof forms candidate committee, resigns from NY Times

Nicholas Kristof of Yamhill, who since June has been mulling a Democratic bid for Oregon governor, has formed the candidate committee Nick For Oregon. The filing was completed Oct. 12 with the Oregon Secretary ...

Rep. Bill Post resigns; county commissioners to choose replacement

Yamhill County is losing another legislator, this time due to resignation. Rep. Bill Post, who moved to Nevada with his wife in September, told the Statesman-Journal and Keizer Times that he has learned ...

McMinnville City Council considers revenue options

New ‘service fee’ and business license fee are under consideration

As state deadline arrives, most county employees prove they’re vaccinated

Monday was the deadline for county employees subject to a state vaccine mandate to either be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, or to have obtained an exception for medical or religious reasons. County ...

County has reported two more deaths from COVID

Yamhill County reported a new death from COVID-19 on Friday, and another on Monday, along with 67 new cases on Monday, spanning the weekend. The county has a cumulative total of 8,585 cases and 111 deaths. A ...

Sports

 
Friday night football: Grizzlies lose homecoming contest against Newberg, 36-22

McMinnville football lost its homecoming contest tonight against rival Newberg, 36-22. The Tigers rolled to a 30-7 advantage in the first half and cruised to their second Class 6A Pacific Conference win ...

 
The thrill of first place

YAMHILL – Moments after her Yamhill-Carlton volleyball team swept Blanchet Catholic Tuesday night, head coach Quinn Takashima received exciting news. The text message on her phone told Takashima ...

 
Griz homecoming match spoiled by Tigers, Mac settles for 2-2 draw

It wasn’t the outcome they desired, but the Grizzlies’ boys soccer players still left Tuesday’s homecoming match against rival Newberg with 2-2 draw. McMinnville dominated the ...

Soccer recap: Dayton teams lock up league titles; Mac girls edge rival Newberg, 3-2

Dayton 3, Yamhill-Carlton 0 (girls) YAMHILL – For the second straight season, the Dayton girls soccer team has claimed the Class 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 league championship. Wednesday afternoon, ...

Volleyball roundup: Pirates sweep 1st-place Loggers; Bulldogs win doubleheader against Rainier, Clatskanie; Grizzlies fall to Newberg

Dayton 3, Scio 0 DAYTON – The Pirates are enjoying their time as spoilers during the final stages of the regular season. In the past two weeks, Dayton has knocked off a pair of league contenders, ...

No. 10 Oregon getting healthy just in time for trip to UCLA

By DAN GREENSPAN AP Sports PASADENA — When No. 10 Oregon’s Kayvon Thibodeaux returned for the second half against California on Friday, the standout defensive end helped rally the team to ...

Barnes, Kings spoil Portland’s opener 124-121

By Anne M. Peterson AP Sports PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Sacramento Kings will be in a good place this season if Harrison Barnes can consistently shoot like he did in the season opener. Barnes ...

 
60 years of excellence

Playing seventh-ranked Linfield University’s football team is no picnic. There are, of course, any number of options a team can choose to attack the Wildcats. Take Pacific University, for ...

 
Dayton, Amity girls battle to 2-2 draw

DAYTON – In one of the most anticipated girls soccer meetings between rivals Amity and Dayton in the past four years, the excitement and hype lived up to the billing during last Thursday’s ...

 
Spartans face tough test against Crusaders

SHERIDAN – While its eight-match winning streak came to an end last Thursday against Salem Academy, Sheridan’s volleyball team learned valuable lessons in a three-set battle against ...

Football roundup: Tigers win 2nd straight; Warriors take down Philomath, 20-6; Bulldogs beat Taft

Amity 20, Philomath 6 AMITY – Amity preserved its league title hopes with a crucial 20-6 home triumph over Philomath during last Friday’s Class 3A Special District 1 – West action. The ...

Mac falls to Liberty in league

HILLSBORO – McMinnville’s Class 6A football team couldn’t keep up with Pacific Conference-leading Liberty during last Friday’s league contest. The Grizzlies struggled to contain ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, October 15 KP No. 7: Les Miller LP No. 9: Charlie Morris LP No. 5: Les Miller LD No. 8: Bob Larson LD No. 8: Bob Vertregt Low Gross No. 1: Bob Vertregt 44 LG ...

Senior bowling scores

Walnut City Lanes            Mixed League – Week 5 Senior Citizens League OCT 12 TEAM High game scratch: The No Names, 643. High series ...

Volleyball: Tigers knock off first place Loggers; ‘Dogs win Corbett tourney

Yamhill-Carlton 3, Scio 1 YAMHILL – With one of their best performances of the season, Yamhill-Carlton’s volleyball squad earned a pivotal four-set victory over Scio Saturday during Class ...

 
FOR THE SENIORS: Grizzlies capture 1st league win in final home match of season

For most of the 2021 fall volleyball season, the McMinnville Grizzlies have struggled. With a healthy dose of roster turnover from the undefeated spring roster, the Grizzlies faced an uphill battle. ...

 
France refuses to surrender

WILLAMINA – Grace France refuses to give in to the pain she feels every time she sets the ball. Yes, her right index finger sends her a jolt of agony on each pass she delivers for the Willamina ...

Soccer roundup: Dayton boys win sixth straight; Mac teams beat Century; Amity girls earn 5th victory in a row

Local soccer teams are showing off their talent this season, with several programs in line to capture both league titles and postseason berths. As of Thursday, Oct. 14, six of the seven Yamhill County ...

Volleyball: Tigers sweep Amity to move into 2nd place in PacWest

Yamhill-Carlton 3, Amity 0 YAMHILL – Yamhill-Carlton’s Class 3A volleyball team notched a momentous win Monday night at home against PacWest Conference opponent Amity. The Tigers surged into ...

Cross country: Bulldogs win at Fort Yamhill; Grizzlies place 2nd at Glencoe

Willamina Invitational GRAND RONDE – The rising Willamina boys cross country team snagged another win Oct. 7 during its home meet at Fort Yamhill in Grand Ronde. With an impressive score of 20 points, ...

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