Yamhill looking for past firefighters for celebration

YAMHILL — The Yamhill Fire Protection District will rededicate its fire station and recognize volunteer firefighters and board members on Saturday, April 6. The district is seeking former volunteers ...

Hillside schedules 'Adventures in Learning' series

Hillside Retirement Community will host a series of talks in April, the “Adventures in Learning” series. Programs, which are open to the public of all ages, are scheduled at 2 p.m. on Tuesdays ...

Care centers agree to ballot title

Opponents of a McMinnville law that fines care centers for unnecessary 911 calls have claimed a small victory in their attempt to overturn the statute. Care center operators, represented through the Oregon ...

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Finance director announces retirement

Marcia Baragary announced last week she is retiring as McMinnville’s finance director after 10 years, leaving behind not just a career but a calling. Baragary worked in the private sector ...

Council approves $100K for new park toilet facility

McMinnville is about get a $100,000 toilet. City councilors approved the money March 12 so the new Jay Pearson Neighborhood Park can have a two-seat unisex toilet facility with its own plumbing. Parks ...

Affordable housing bill stirs local discussion

Proposed lodging tax legislation stirs discussion

Council grapples with diversity issues

The face of economic vitality in McMinnville has a noticeably light complexion and looks very familiar, local resident Doug Johnson noted at the March 12 city council meeting. Councilors were creating ...

Planning commission mulls bed and breakfast

The McMinnville Planning Commission will hold a hearing at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, March 21, on a request to operate a bed and breakfast at a home at 806 S.E. Davis St. The property is currently approved ...

Dental van offers free appointments

Medical Teams Northwest provides free dental care from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, March 30, at McMinnville First Baptist Church, 125 S.E. Cowls St. For more information, call Lynn Crowell at 503-472-8196.

County joins local resident in opposing timber bills

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday joined a local resident in opposing state bills that would change how forest lands are managed and taxed. House Bill 2656 addresses forest land that supplies drinking ...

Local inmate dies in DOC custody

UMATILLA — Eugene Sweigart, 75, of Amity, who was sentenced to 470 months - nearly 40 years - in prison in September 2002 in Yamhill County Circuit Court, died Friday, March 15 at an Eastern Oregon ...

Dayton board discusses moving forward

 

Fluke could return as principal if things go well in coming year

Belt strikes deemed unreasonable punishment

DAYTON — Twenty-five strikes of a belt was determined unreasonable punishment by Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office deputy Andrew McMahon, who charged Dayton resident Robert Miller with one count ...

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First place student winner Lorelei Oman performs the song  It s Just Life  during the West Valley Talent Show Saturday night.

West Valley shows off its talent

SHERIDAN — Matteo Bucknell and Teddy Nortness, entered in the Student Division, took the stage at the West Valley’s Got Talent fundraiser Saturday night at the Monroe Event Center. They finished ...

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St. James School students Eduardo Bolanos and Aaron Rolfe work together to measure the circumference of a plastic ring. They ll use pi to figure out the ring s diameter.

Math with a slice of pi

If 160 students gather in McMinnville to solve math problems using pi, and pizzas have eight slices each, how many pizza pies are needed to feed the crowd? St. James School students know how to find the ...

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