Lafayette woman's death called 'suspicious'

THE DALLES -- Authorities are considering the death of Deon Louise Patterson "suspicious" as they continue to investigate the case of two Lafayette residents found dead in a travel trailer here Nov. 12. Patterson, ...

Expect mixed winter weather

Warm, dry conditions likely to continue, but watch for storms

Mac homeless shelter faces criticism

Rescue Mission director says many complaints a matter of logistics

Mini Super Hidalgo expansion approved

Owners of Mini Super Hidalgo at 903 N.E. Third St. want to expand their business by 2,020 square feet and replace the existing food carts with a restaurant. The McMinnville Historic Landmarks Committee ...

Along the Street: Donors encouraged to 'Fill the Bus'

Food truck purveyors open brick and mortar Kelley and Isaac Mabbit are holding a grand opening for their new neighborhood bar and kitchen, the Conservatory Bar, from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. ...

State ruling limits ICE arrests at courthouse

Federal immigration agents can no longer make arrests in Oregon courthouses without a judicial warrant, a decision by state Supreme Court Chief Justice Martha Walters Nov. 14 that left mixed emotions locally. Yamhill ...

Woman charged in connection with wrong-way crash

A Salem woman who was injured in late October when she allegedly crashed her vehicle after driving against traffic on Southeast Baker Street in the area of Walgreens appeared in Yamhill County Circuit ...

Oregon State Police Photo##Three people were killed shortly before noon Monday in a two-vehicle crash south of Dayton on Wallace Road.

Three killed in Wallace Road crash, including 4-year-old girl

DAYTON - Three people were killed in a two-vehicle crash Monday morning about nine miles south of Dayton on Wallace Road. The Oregon State Police identified the victims as Susie Valdez, 69; Robert Joe ...

Newberg man sentenced to nine months for school threat

Vasiliy V. Barbiyeru Jr. of Newberg was sentenced Monday to nine months in federal prison after being convicted for sending a threatening email to several groups and individuals at Deep Springs College ...

Willamina Middle School expansion a top priority

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick said she feels the cramped quarters at Willamina Middle School are doing the staff and students a disservice. The school board heard a report from the ...

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Kimberlyn Zurita-Garcia, front left, Cristel Tinoco center, Katherine Hernandez-Garcia, Manuel Garcia Arevalo, and other second-graders run on the
fitness track at Columbus School.

Students keep moving at Columbus

As they line up to return to their classrooms, Columbus Elementary second-graders tell one another how many times they circled the school’s fitness trail. Some completed six laps, making a whole ...

Jeff Towery

Towery given positive report card

McMinnville City Manager Jeff Towery received a good report card Nov. 12 from the mayor and city councilors during an annual performance evaluation that only took approximately 15 minutes. Prior to the ...

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Local paleontologist Mike Full, center, turns over some bones found on dig that
he suspects could be human and, possibly, recent. OSP Sgt. Brad Hessell, left,
and game trooper Chris Allori accepted the bones.

30 years or 12,000?

A few years ago, while sifting through a bog filled with 12,000-year-old giant sloth bones, amateur archeologist Mike Full found the tooth of a modern deer. That’s what the McMinnville man first ...

Winery appeal, easement use issue continued

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday continued an appeal hearing of a proposed Newberg winery and tasting room, to allow the applicants time to submit more evidence about traffic. The hearing will ...

Sheriff's office will buy new guns

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved $54,718.50 for new handguns for deputies, along with new holsters and sights, and initial rounds of ammunition. Sheriff Tim Svenson told commissioners ...

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