Speaker draws full house, no protests

Attendees from Portland and other distant locations joined Linfield College students and members of the local community Monday in packing an off-campus venue to hear a controversial speaker brought to ...

Residents ask county not to cut Solid Waste

Two county residents asked county commissioners Thursday to reconsider cutting the hours of Solid Waste Coordinator Sherrie Mathison. Ramsey McPhillips and Steve Iverson told commissioners Mathison serves ...

County challenges appeal

Yamhill County is asking the state Land Use Board of Appeals to dismiss an appeal filed by Friends of Yamhill County and two individuals, Vicki Shepher and Joyce Damman, targeting a Newberg brewery approval. In ...

Opponents appeal landfill ruling to Supreme Court

Argues Appeals Court changed meaning of state land use law

Paving will close Fifth

Weather permitting, Fifth Street will be resurfaced between Evans and Galloway streets from Tuesday to Friday, May 2 to 5. The street will be closed to traffic while the work is underway. The closure ...

Council OKs Baker Creek subdivision

Reverses planning commission at end of marathon meeting

Willamina residents protest rate hikes

WILLAMINA — City Manager Bob Sivick told a group of residents lambasting the city for raising sewer and water rates that otherwise, the day would come  when they turn on the tap and nothing ...

Sheridan Fire hosts events

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fire District will hold an open house from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday and a town hall meeting at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday. Both events will be held at the main station at 230 S.W. ...

Sheridan budget meeting set

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District will hold its initial 2017-18 budget meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday at the district office. Officers will be elected and Superintendent Steve Sugg will deliver ...

Budget process opens

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District will hold its first 2017-18 budget meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, May 12, in the school library. Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick will present the proposed budget ...

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Jamie Player, pictured at his home in Yamhill on  Wednesday, April 26. Player has created a line of clothing inspired by his struggles with, and recovery from, drug addiction.

The face of addiction

Mae Muilenburg was briefly famous late last year — or at least infamous. She lived with her family in the notorious “zombie house,” the owner-abandoned structure near Thompson Park that ...

Along the Street: Creative Company finds new quarters

The Creative Company is still creating, but Jennifer Morrow’s three-member staff has moved into smaller digs behind the early 20th century house it’s occupied in downtown McMinnville since ...

New pursuit earns man new stay in county jail

In the course of a 25-mile pursuit, Wyatt Duck drove into oncoming traffic on Highway 18 because he wanted to create a safety hazard threatening enough to convince police to terminate their effort, Deputy ...

Suicide is suspected in missing student's death

SHERWOOD — The body of missing George Fox University student Daniel Mellerswas was found Monday night in the trunk of his car, discovered in Sherwood. Police belive he committed suicide. “Based ...

Mom tells abuser he scarred victim for life

The mother of a girl sexually abused by 43-year-old Robert Holman said she has been “scarred for life” as a result. Knowing what he did to her child is a mother’s worst nightmare, she ...

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