Planning seats filled

The McMinnville City Council has appointed Robert Banagay and Beth Rankin to fill planning commission vacancies. Banagay, a partner in the Transaction Tax Consulting Group, will fill the at-large seat ...

Council OKs dental clinic

A zone change and conditional-use permit approved Tuesday by the McMinnville City Council will allow Dr. Melinda Judd to erect a new dental clinic and up to nine townhouses on property at 1945 N.W. Second ...

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As school board member Paul Haddeland observes, Adalynn Lauber chooses materials that will conduct electricity. When the Newby student holds the items, the flow of current will cause a computer to play a musical note.

School district gets clean audit

Newby students share information on computer coding, electrical circuits

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Susan Karp, assisted by Edward Farrer, uses diagrams to express traffic concerns to the Amity Planning Commission related to the siting of a Dollar General store in Amity.

Amity delays Dollar General decision

Amity residents speak out against proposed store; decision delayed

Commissioners uphold pot processing approval

They don’t like it, Yamhill County commissioners told an unhappy audience Thursday, but they couldn’t find any way to overturn approval for a hemp and marijuana processing operation on Jaquith ...

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 ...

Judge nixes lien-free sale of museum campus

Judge nixes trustee’s bid to sell lien-free

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 ...

Planning director takes on state land-use laws

Heather Richards speaks Tuesday at City Club

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 ...

City's homeless subcommittee is disbanding

McMinnville’s subcommittee on homelessness is being disbanded due to dwindling attendance at meetings, Remy Drabkin told fellow city councilors Tuesday. The subcommittee operates under the city’s ...

Students return to push climate change action

McMinnville High School students packed city council chambers Oct. 22 to demand councilors take action against climate change. On Tuesday, student Ukiah Halloran-Steiner returned to ask if any steps had ...

Baker Creek traffic raises concern

McMinnville planners studied the traffic impact on Northwest Baker Creek Road and Northwest Michelbook Lane from a proposed 280-home subdivision, but not on the intersection of Baker Creek Road and Highway ...

Council sets hearing on Baker Creek North

The McMinnville City Council voted Tuesday, over Council President Kellie Menke’s objection, to hold a public hearing before making a final decision on the proposed 280-home Baker Creek North subdivision. ...

Paper Gardens entries due

Local prose and poetry writers are invited to enter Yamhill County’s Paper Gardens writing contest. The deadline is Feb. 28. Author Joe Wilkins, a Linfield College professor, will judge the prose ...

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