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Handler Julie Siepmann, an interviewer at the Juliette House s Yamhill County child abuse assessment center, loves working with Mac, the center s facility dog. Mac will be 2 later this month.

Facility dog comforts young victims

Rosie met MacDougall the dog, Mac for short, the first time she went to Juliette’s House, the Yamhill County child abuse assessment center. Rosie, who’s now 10, was nervous. She didn’t ...

Newberg receives PGE grant

PORTLAND — The City of Newberg has received a grant to add 398 kilowatts of solar capacity to its wastewater treatment plant, offsetting the plant’s electricity use by about $16.  The ...

City Club to hear about public art

McMinnville City Club will host a program about "The Importance of Public Art" at noon Tuesday, Nov. 12, in the McMinnville Grand Ballroom. Doors will open at 11:45 a.m. Members of McMinnville's Public ...

Air stagnation warning continues

The National Weather Service has extended its air stagnation advisory through noon Tuesday, Nov. 12. It is advising that poor air quality may affect health, particularly for people who have respiratory ...

Towery

City manager faces annual performance evaluation

City Manager Jeff Towery will be provided his annual performance evaluation by the city council during a work session before the regular Tuesday, Nov. 12, council meeting. Sean O’Day, the executive ...

Senior Center friends fundraising to replace stove

Friends of the McMinnville Senior Center are raising funds to replace the facility’s range, which has been in use since the center opened in September 1995. Initial estimates say replacing the double-oven, ...

Veterans Day events over the weekend

Yamhill County veterans and first responders will be honored Saturday, Nov. 9, in a parade running through downtown McMinnville. It’s one of several Veterans Day related events this weekend and ...

Former director files lawsuit against Housing Authority

Former Housing Authority executive director Massey Casper has filed a lawsuit in Yamhill County Circuit Court against the Housing Authority and board chair Joyce Morrow, who is serving as current interim ...

Union files complaint against Housing Authority

AFSCME Council 75, Local 3964, has filed an Unfair Labor Practices complaint with the state employment relations board, alleging union members employed with the Housing Authority of Yamhill County were ...

Wolfe

Wolfe's defense will seek dismissal of aggravated murder charge

The defense will file a motion to seek dismissal of the aggravated murder charge against double-murder suspect Michael Wolfe, attorney Patrick Sweeney told Judge Jennifer Chapman in Yamhill County Circuit ...

Riverbend to hold air quality meeting Nov. 20

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, ...

Voters amend city charter in favor of care centers

City’s care home ordinance revoked

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Tillie and four other pups were found Wednesday abandoned in the Newberg
area. Homeward Bound Pets is caring for the dogs until they are ready
for adoption.

Abandoned puppies located in rural Newberg; case resolved

UPDATE / Friday, Nov. 8: The 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 ...

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Swim club volunteers Nate McKay and Gehna Greenslate chat with younger
Mac Swim Club participates before the start of their training session.
The club is like a family, parents and participants said.

Swimming builds confidence, skills

The McMinnville Swim Club is like a family to participants and their parents. Swimmers form friendships with their peers, and parents bond, too, often giving kids rides to and from the pool or turning ...

Newberg lawsuit under judge's review

NEWBERG -- A man who sued the city of Newberg alleging he was passed over for a job as Human Resources Assistant won a judgment against the city for $283,500 earlier this year. However, the city has now ...

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