Commissioners deny trail contract

Yamhill County Commissioners Thursday voted two to one not to authorize staff to issue a notice of intent to award a contract for designing three bridges along the Yamhelas Westsider Trail. Commissioner ...

School board members honored

McMinnville schools and employee groups honored school board members Monday night, marking School Board Appreciation Month. Principals presented books, which will be placed in school libraries, to Tim ...

Council considers agency's request for office space

The McMinnville City Council will decide whether to allow MV Advancements to build new offices on residential land adjacent to Linfield College. Although members of the McMinnville Planning Commission ...

Along the Street: Third Street businesses sprucing themselves up

Third Street businesses sprucing up for new year Several businesses along Third Street have covered their windows as they beautify the inside for the new year. “January is a pretty common ...

One tree too many

Developers must pay for mistakenly cutting tree

Submitted photo/Oregon State Police##Aftermath of the serious crash near the Sheridan Dairy Queen.

Highway 18 crash injures 3

Sheridan family of three injured; ‘miracle they are alive’

Amity council holds work session

AMITY — The Amity City Council will hold a work session at 9 a.m. Saturday at city hall to discuss the city administrator recruitment process and the soon-to-be vacant city treasurer/recorder position. Justin ...

Backgammon offered at library

Players of all ages and skill levels can join backgammon learning sessions and competition Saturday evenings at the McMinnville Public Library. The drop-in sessions run from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m. in the library's ...

Convict files another lawsuit against prosecutor

A Yamhill County man convicted nearly 20 years ago of sexually abusing multiple children has filed another in a series of complaints against the prosecutor in the case. Lyle Mark Coultas now maintains ...

Mayor sets annual State of City address

Mayor Scott Hill will deliver the annual State of the City address during the second-annual McMinnville Mayor’s Awards Reception from 4:30 to 6 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 29, at McMinnville Civic Hall, 200 ...

Noble gets assignments for legislative session

State Rep. Ron Noble, who serves McMinnville, Carlton and Yamhill in House District 24, has been appointed vice chair of the House Committee on Human Services and Housing and co-vice chair of the Joint ...

Willamina schools identify improvement plan

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick presented the district’s Continuous Improvement Plan for 2018-21 to the Willamina School Board Monday night. Willamina is one of eight districts ...

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As eviction deadline approached, campers placed signs in view of Hendricks Road, including one that says veterans and a senior are living on the property.  We are Americans with rights,  another sign says.

Hendricks Road campers stay put

CARLTON — The eviction deadline requiring campers to vacate 7351 N.E. Hendricks Road, just east of the Carlton city limits, passed this week with little change to the property. Campers remained ...

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Fire Writers conference panelist Teresa Klepinger, a children s author, center, talks about what she does when suffering from writer s block. She suggested joining a writing group or giving  yourself permission to take a break.

Conference sparks students to write

NEWBERG — Lorelei Lubbes, a sophomore at Dayton High School, was eager to attend the first Fire Writers Conference because — like the 150 other students at the event — she considers herself ...

High-speed motorcycle pursuit leads to arrest

A “fluke.” That’s how Triston Paul Poteet described his decision to lead Yamhill County sheriff’s deputies on a late Sunday night pursuit that reached speeds of more than 130 mph ...

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