Thanksgiving fun run scheduled

The seventh-annual Ham Fam Harvest Fun Run & Walk starts at 9 a.m. Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 22. The event is a 5K fun run and 2K fun walk. It starts with a kid’s fun run (a quick ...

Parking places, living spaces

Some people living in their cars could receive an early Christmas present this week — a place to live, or more accurately, a place to park. Parking spaces might be available at First Christian Church ...

Oregon in drought

Normally, Oregon’s rainy season begins in late September or October, and remains wet more than not for the next 8 to 10 months. This year, however, after a wet couple of weeks in October, the clouds ...

Baby Jesus still welcome at Santa Parade

Despite rumors to the contrary (and some contentious debate last week on social media), depictions of Jesus and other religious scenes are welcome at Santa’s Parade and Tree Lighting in downtown ...

Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus

“Here comes Santa Claus, here comes Santa Claus, right down Third Street way...” Santa’s Parade and the tree lighting that follows will launch McMinnville’s holiday season Friday. The ...

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Retired Tomb guard Gavin McIlvenna talks with Eleanor Fuhrer, regent of Daughters of the American Revolution, Yamhill Chapter.

Oregon soldier recalls guarding Tomb of Unknown Soldier

Sgt. Major (Ret.) Gavin McIlvenna proudly and humbly stood sentinel at the Tomb of the Unknown Solider for two years, he told the Daughters of the American Revolution, Yamhill Chapter, last week. He the ...

Newberg man jailed following outburst

Levi Weinstein allegedly told his physically disabled victim, “I’m going to slice your throat, I should kill you,” while putting a fixed blade knife to his throat. The 24-year-old Weinstein ...

State selects options to explore for 99W congestion solution

Warning system, roundabout would need grant funding

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##Rich Choate enjoys a quick walk in Wortman Park with his rottweiler, Prince. The companion dog lost his leg to cancer and is receiving chemotherapy.

Prince's owner seeks help for service dog

Service dog a ‘trooper’ through amputation, chemotherapy treatments Prince, a 10-year-old rottweiler, has always been there for his disabled owner, Rich Choate. Now Prince’s life is ...

Lock it or lose it, police say

CARLTON — Police have started a new program, “LOCK IT or LOSE IT,” to promote awareness in the hope of eliminating thefts from automobiles. Carlton police and other law enforcement agencies ...

Judge authorizes trustee appointment in Falls Event Center

A Utah federal judge has authorized the U.S. Trustee in a bankruptcy proceeding of the Falls Event Center to appoint a trustee to oversee management of the bankruptcy case. Judge Kimball Mosier, despite ...

Landfill decision passes one year mark

Tuesday, Nov. 13, the state Supreme Court reached the one-year mark for its hearing on Riverbend Landfill’s expansion process. Rulings are released on Thursdays, but Thursday passed, with no decision ...

Garbage rates could go up 10.47 percent

Garbage rates could increase by 10.47 percent next year if the McMinnville City Council grants the request of  local garbage hauler Recology. Carl Peters, general manager for Recology Western Oregon, ...

School board to meet Monday

McMinnville School Board members will discuss policies, the budget calendar and out-of-state travel at their meeting Monday night. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. in the district office, 800 ...

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