Musicians to perform Monday

The Quartetto Gelato will perform as part of the Linfield Lively Arts Series on Monday, Nov. 18. The concert will start at 7 p.m. in the Richard and Lucille Ice Auditorium, located in Melrose Hall on the ...

Neighbors turn out to oppose marijuana processing facility

Neighbors of a proposed marijuana processing facility filled the room at the site design review hearing on Thursday to testify about their opposition to the proposal. Applicants OreTex Farms LLC, JCB ...

Sheridan resident dies after being pulled from river; suicide is suspected

SHERIDAN - A 64-year-old man who left a residential group home in the 200 block of Bridge Street Monday was found in the South Yamhill River later in the evening, according to Capt. Chris Ray of the Yamhill ...

County may change transit provider

Yamhill County commissioners Thursday approved a notice of intent to award a contract to a new transit provider, something some bus riders have been demanding for years. However, the transition is contingent ...

Trustees favor 'Linfield University'

Linfield College’s Board of Trustees approved a resolution favoring a name change at its fall meeting this month. If the board gives formal approval in February, the McMinnville-based school will ...

Photos courtesy Yamhill County Sheriff s Office##Weapons were recovered from a McMinnville residence while a Tuesday morning search warrant was served.

Search warrant served; weapons, stolen property are recovered

  The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office served a search warrant early Tuesday morning at a Northeast McMinnville residence. Brandon Jacob Erickson, 37, was taken into custody with the assistance ...

Architectural rendering courtesy of SUM Design Studio##
A revised rendering of a proposed new building for First Federal Savings & Loan at 118 N.E. Third St. updates the first proposal presented to members of the McMinnville Historic Landmarks Committee Sept. 26. The revised proposal includes an additional window on the ground floor. The color scheme has also been tweaked.

First Federal tweaks its proposed building design

Executives at First Federal Savings & Loan return to the McMinnville Historic Landmarks Committee Wednesday, Nov. 14, with revised plans for their proposed new headquarters on Third Street. Committee ...

Abandoned puppy case resolved

An abandoned puppy case investigated by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has been resolved, according to Capt. Chris Ray. He said an unidentified woman voluntarily took custody of the five puppies ...

Commissioners asked to investigate Health and Human Service

A local activist who dislikes some of the polices of the county Health and Human Services Department asked county commissioners on Thursday to conduct a “third-party investigation” of HHS Director ...

Fire destroys Lafayette home, trailers

LAFAYETTE — An early Monday morning fire destroyed a Lafayette home in addition to a motorhome, tent trailer and travel trailer that were all parked within close proximity of the residence. The ...

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Helle Goddick Ruddenklau of Amity, the state president of Oregon Women for Agriculture, said recent government numbers reporting an increase in the number of female farmers might be a bit misleading. She and her husband Bruce operate their 900-acre farm together, something previous statistics failed to calculate -- listing only husbands as  principal producers  when a married couple ran a farm.

Census: Women almost half of county farmers

New numbers highlight leadership role of women in agriculture

Commissioners debate format of work session

A work session last Tuesday scheduled for the county commissioners to discuss ways to address homelessness turned instead into a debate about the definition of a work session. Commissioner Casey Kulla ...

Linfield to host speaker on 'how elite colleges fail poor'

Linfield College will cohost a visit by Anthony Jack, Harvard professor and author of "The Privileged Poor: How Elite Colleges Are Failing Poor Students." The Oregon Alliance of Independent Colleges & ...

Riverbend to hold air quality meeting

Riverbend Landfill will hold its quarterly Title V air permit public meeting on Wednesday, Nov. 20. at Chemeketa Community College, 288 N.E. Norton Lane, McMinnville. The meeting will be in building 1, ...

Sheridan manager discussion delayed

SHERIDAN — The absence of Mayor Harry Cooley and councilor Chrissy Davis delayed the Sheridan City Council from moving forward with City Manager Frank Sheridan’s evaluation for fiscal year ...

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