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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.

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Community Christmas Cantata Choir presents
“What Kind of Throne”

Dec 13

The Community Christmas Cantata Choir presents “What Kind of Throne” at 7 p.m., Friday, Dec. 13, at the First Baptist Church, 300 Flower Lane, Dayton. The concert will feature a combination of contemporary and traditional styles. Lyrics will be interpreted in American Sign Language. Performances will continue in various locations throughout the county through Dec. 22.

Admission is free, but a free will offering will benefit the Yamhill County Food Bank. For more information, call Lee or Linda Schrepel at 503-662-3926 or visit cantatachoir.org.

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Health and Human Services director submits resignation

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Church on the Hill lawsuit settled

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The McMinnville City Council on Tuesday could set a path to renegotiate its terms with Visit McMinnville, which contracts with the city to provide tourism promotions. Earlier this year, some councilors ...

Along the Street: Russ named county's Realtor of the year

The Yamhill County Association of Realtors has named Katie Russ as its 2019 Realtor of the Year. The award is based on involvement with the association as well as volunteer activities in the community. In ...

Sons of Legion offer Pearl Harbor Day break

Sons of the American Legion are hosting a Pearl Harbor Day breakfast Sunday, Dec. 8, at Legion Post 21, 126 N.E. Atlantic St. The breakfast is free to World War II veterans. Others pay $8 per person. Sons ...

 
Tickets still available for home tour

Five local homes will be decorated to the nines for the 31st annual Wine Country Holiday Home Tour, a fundraiser for Soroptimist International of McMinnville. The tour will run from noon to 4 pm. Sunday, ...

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McMinnville School District will change how it hires substitute teachers and other workers starting in early 2020. Subs currently are hired through a company called CTA Substitute Services, run through ...

Elude suspect indicted

A Gaston resident who allegedly led law enforcement personnel on a pursuit that began on Ferry Street in Dayton and ended on Northeast Ridge Road in rural Gaston has been indicted by a Yamhill County Grand ...

 
Water line break cuts service

A break in a water line cut service to the American Legion vets’ club and two subdivisions off Cumulus Avenue in McMinnville Thursday afternoon, Water & Light Water Superintendent Bob ...

Baptists hold annual concert

McMinnville’s First Baptist Church will hold its annual Christmas concert and candlelight dessert buffet at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 8, at the church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. Selections include classical ...

Historical society offers bazaar

The Yamhill Valley Heritage Center, 11275 S.W. Durham Lane, will host its annual "Handmade Holidays Bazaar" Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 7 and 8. The event, free with a food donation, will run from 10 a.m. ...

Yamhill council to meet

YAMHILL — City council members will meet Wednesday, Dec. 11, to discuss a zone change and consider approval of a subdivision. The public meeting will start at 7 p.m. in council chambers adjacent ...

Sheridan manager faces criticism as contract discussed

SHERIDAN — Mike Breed told the Sheridan City Council at this month’s special meeting that the city manager’s job is a “high dollar position,” and he questions whether the ...

Hillside plans choral concert

Hillside Retirement Communities’ residents will perform in a winter program Thursday, Dec. 12. The event will be open to the public starting at 3 p.m. in the dining room at the Manor. Admission ...

Bench trial resumes following guilty verdict

Gasps were heard and a feeling of shock permeated the courtroom among Vaughn Monagon supporters when Judge John Collins announced the jury had found him guilty last Wednesday of eight counts of first-degree ...

Water & Light receives clean audit

McMinnville Water & Light received a “clean” audit report for 2019, its auditors told the utility’s board of commissioners late last month. Auditor Julie Desimone, partner for Moss ...

 
Santa arrives to officially open Christmas season

Santa and Mrs. Claus arrived in McMinnville Friday via fire truck in the city's annual holiday parade. The event officially kicks of the Christmas season. Families lined Third Street to see the parade, ...

Suspects arrested in robbery report

Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies responded on Monday morning to a report of an armed robbery at Rose Lodge, and assisted Lincoln County deputies in taking two people into custody. According to ...

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