K-9 Tucker

K-9 Tucker assists with McMinnville drug arrests

McMinnville police made two drug arrests Friday night thanks in part to the work of K-9 Tucker and partner Mike Maierhofer. Gary Alan Steele, 52, was charged with two counts of possession of a controlled ...

Pursuit, crash land McMinnville man in jail

A McMinnville man with a history of arrests for driving while revoked or suspended, driving uninsured and other infractions allegedly led police on a pursuit through Southwest McMinnville Friday afternoon. Paul ...

Final Chegwyn Village phase goes before planning commission

Alan Ruden, a local housing developer and former McMinnville City Council member, wants to reduce the lot sizes near the northwest corner of Northwest McDonald and Northeast Peyton lanes so he can build ...

Former director to be new park's namesake

Zack Geary was elected to the McMinnville City Council last November just in time to make a motion to name a new park after former Parks and Recreation Director Jay Pearson. “It’s a great ...

Hearing set for solar facility denial

Yamhill County Commissioners are scheduled to hold a hearing on Thursday, Feb. 28, on an appeal by ForeFront Power LLC.  The County Planning Director’s denied the company’s permit for ...

Payless shoes closing all outlets

By ANNE D’INNOCENZIO Of The Associated Press Payless ShoeSource is shuttering all of its 2,100 remaining stores in the U.S. and Puerto Rico, joining a list of iconic names like Toys “R” ...

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Commissioners to continue gate consideration

Yamhill County Commissioners this week are scheduled to continue their considerations on how to handle two gates across High Heaven Road that block access to portions running through sections of forest ...

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Patton Middle School students tell Lafayette Mayor Marie Sproul and council member Wade Witherspoon what they would like to see in Lafayette s new park, planned for 14th and Bridge streets.

Lafayette leaders ask students about park

Patton Middle School students from Lafayette told their city’s leaders they want trampolines, tether balls and tire swings in the city’s new park, located at 14th and Bridge streets. They suggested ...

Sheridan Education Foundation awards grants

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Education Foundation has awarded $5,100 in 2018-19 grants to support innovation in classrooms and increased opportunities for students throughout the district. Applications are ...

Lengthy Highway 18 pursuit ends in Grand Ronde area

FORT HILL — A pursuit that started in Lincoln City ended in the Fort Hill area Saturday afternoon. Lincoln City police were assisted by several local law enforcement agencies in bringing the chase ...

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John Collins demonstrates a paper airplane so light and thin that he can keep it spinning in midair indefinitely by forcing air to flow upward with his hands while he walks forward.

'Paper airplane guy' visits museum

John Collins, known as "The Paper Airplane Guy," thrilled visitors to the Evergreen Aviation Museum Saturday. Collins always draws a crowd for his annual visits, in which he talks about aerodynamics and ...

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Commissioner sets up climate group

Climate Solutions, a group being organized by Yamhill County Commissioner Casey Kulla to address climate change issues, will hold its first meeting from 2 to 2:30 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 21, at McMinnville ...

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Linfield inauguration planned

Linfield College will inaugurate Miles K. Davis as its 20th president on Friday, March 8, following a week of related activities along the theme “Global Thinking, Local Engagement.” The inauguration ...

OFIR leader speaks to Republican Women

“Every nation has the right to set immigration policy,” Jim Ludwick declared as he began an address to the Yamhill County Republican Women’s Club last week. “Every citizen has the ...

Jazz keyboardist to perform at Linfield

Marcus Johnson, an internationally acclaimed jazz keyboardist, will present a concert on Friday, March 1, at Linfield College. The free program will start at 7:30 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium ...

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