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Rachel Adams, the founder of Assemblage Symposium, opens the event at the Mac Market Wednesday morning. The two-day event celebrated and promoted diversity in the wine industry.

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

Submitted photo##West Valley firefighters battle a blaze in a farmhouse on Dupee Valley Road Saturday.

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

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Kathy Couch, an advocate with the Alzheimer s Impact Movement in Portland, asks U.S. Sen. Ron Wyden s support for the Improvement HOPE For Alzheimer s Act, aimed at increasing services for people suffering from dementia. Wyden held a town hall meeting in McMinnville at Linfield College on Saturday.

Wyden talks tariffs, energy, data collection

Senator also discusses impeachment trial during Mac town hall

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Angela Newport, at right, and students at the Fire Writers Conference stretch and breath in a class about yoga, mindfulness and writing. The day also included classes in poetry, writing tools and other topics.

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 ...

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Lindsey Manfrin has been with Yamhill County since 2007. She is the new Health and Human Services Director Lindsey Manfrin.

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 ...

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## Tyler Gallinger, Bryan Blank, Dylan DeForrest and Logan Shurts of the
> Chromobreak robotics team prepare for competition. Chromobreak teamed
> up with the other Mac High group, Ursa Mechanica, to win the
> qualifying event.

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 ...

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