This will be an important Christmas in the lives of Dan and Amy Kutzkey of Yamhill. It marks their first year growing and selling Christmas trees after buying the Oak Hill Tree Farm from Katie and Garrick ...

 

 


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TOP JOBS

Oregon Lithoprint Production Assistant

Oregon Lithoprint is seeking a production assistant to assist the lead operator with running a Goss Community Press. This is a full time position with potential advancement opportunities. The job entails assisting the set up and operation of our offset web press. The job requires mechanical aptitude, attention to detail, product quality, and an interest in learning. It also requires the ability to lift up to 40 lb. bundles of paper and the pushing and turning of giant rolls of paper.

Email resume to Mhodges@oregonlitho.com or mail resume to PO Box 727, McMinnville, OR., 97128

Apple Baking Contest
Nov. 18

Bring your best baked product made with apples to Laughing Bean Bistro on Monday, November 18! Winners will be awarded first, second and third place prizes in kids (5-13yr), adults (14+), and gluten-free (all ages) categories.

Entry fee for contest is $5 per person and entries must include a copy of the recipe. One entry per person please. Drop off entries between 5:30-6 p.m., judging will commence between 6-6:30 p.m., winners announced at 6:30 p.m.; call 503.883.9628 to register.

In addition to this exciting baking competition, enjoy free tastings, on-site vendors, and a Doernbecher Club/McMinnville High School raffle. Laughing Bean Bistro is located at 2274 SW Second Street in McMinnville. See you there!

Top Stories

Winery appeal, easement use issue continued

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday continued an appeal hearing of a proposed Newberg winery and tasting room, to allow the applicants time to submit more evidence about traffic. The hearing will ...

Along the Street: Donors encouraged to 'Fill the Bus'

Food truck purveyors open brick and mortar Kelley and Isaac Mabbit are holding a grand opening for their new neighborhood bar and kitchen, the Conservatory Bar, from 3 p.m. to midnight Saturday, Nov. ...

Sheriff's office will buy new guns

Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday approved $54,718.50 for new handguns for deputies, along with new holsters and sights, and initial rounds of ammunition. Sheriff Tim Svenson told commissioners ...

Sex abuse trial begins Monday

Vaughn Monagon, a former McMinnville mortgage broker and member of local faith organizations, will stand trial on 11 counts of first-degree sexual abuse, a Class B felony, beginning at 9 a.m. Monday, Nov. ...

Air show gets (mostly) positive report

Despite glowing reports about the 2019 Oregon International Air Show in McMinnville Sept. 20 to 22, a good time apparently was not had by all. “It cost me a totaled car,” Jan Montgomery of ...

Sale delays for museum campus

With several creditors objecting to a proposal to sell off property on and around the Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum campus free of liens, the sale has been delayed pending a hearing. A court-appointed ...

Two Lafayette residents found dead in Wasco County

THE DALLES — Lafayette residents Deon Louise Patterson, 47, and Brian Thomas Paulsen, 48, of Lafayette were found dead Tuesday in a travel trailer on a road outside The Dalles, located about 80 miles ...

 
Students honor veterans

Patton Middle School students had grateful words for veterans at the school’s 15th annual Veterans Day assembly. And veterans had some words of advice and encouragement for the sixth-, seventh- and ...

Mac Board to meet Monday

McMinnville School Board members will examine substitute policies and the Construction Excise Tax when they meet Monday, Nov. 18. The public session will start at 7:30 p.m. in the district office, 800 ...

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 of ...

 
Suspect arrested by McMinnville police following pursuit

A lengthy pursuit began late Tuesday night in rural Yamhill County and ended early Wednesday morning with McMinnville police taking a suspect into custody. Miguel Angel Uribe, 29, a McMinnville ...

 
How Christmas trees stand

This will be an important Christmas in the lives of Dan and Amy Kutzkey of Yamhill. It marks their first year growing and selling Christmas trees after buying the Oak Hill Tree Farm from Katie and Garrick ...

Mac High grad honored for research text at Portland confab

McMinnville High School graduate Nolan Cabrera will speak and receive an award at the Association for the Study of Higher Education national conference, which will be held today, Nov. 15, in Portland. Cabrera, ...

Lengthy pursuit ends with arrest

A lengthy pursuit began late Tuesday night in rural Yamhill County and ended early Wednesday morning with McMinnville police taking a suspect into custody. Miguel Angel Uribe, 29, a McMinnville transient, ...

Sheridan man dies after being pulled from river; suicide 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 ...

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 ...

Latest Sports

 
Tigers fall to Catlin Gabel in semis, 5-1

PORTLAND – Yamhill-Carlton’s valiant and historic run to the state girls’ soccer semifinals reached its conclusion Tuesday in Portland. Facing number-one seeded Catlin Gabel, ...

 
Smith named Player of the Year, Patterson Coach of the Year for Mac volleyball

Following their first league championship in 15 years, the McMinnville Grizzlies’ volleyball team netted the Pacific Conference Player of the Year (Jazi Smith) and Coach of the Year (Ben ...

 
Y-C reaches semis for 1st time in school history

YAMHILL – In the past four years, Yamhill-Carlton girls’ soccer fans witnessed a gradual and marked improvement in their program. The shift began in 2016 with a Class 4A state play-in ...

 
Y-C football upset by Vale in first round, 27-23

YAMHILL – A historic season for the Yamhill-Carlton football team came to a competitive conclusion Saturday in front of a raucous and supportive home crowd. In the first round of the Class ...

 
Sheridan bounced by Warrenton, 35-20

SHERIDAN – “This one is tough.” Sheridan head football coach Will Worley knew his team was capable of much more when the Spartans hosted Warrenton Friday for a Class 2A state playoff ...

 
State cross country: Freshmen lead Mac boys; Brethower places 11th in 3A

EUGENE – Freshmen runners Kyle Spencer and Kellen Reed led a solid performance for the McMinnville boys’ cross country team (14th overall) at Saturday’s OSAA Class 6A State Championships ...

Warriors blow out Bruins 44-18 in ‘ugly game’

AMITY – Amity head football coach Joel Magill didn’t appreciate playing Brookings-Harbor in the first round of the Class 3A state playoffs for the second consecutive year. In reality, ...

'Cats clinch NWC championship, beat Pirates in OT

SPOKANE – The Wildcats are Northwest Conference champions yet again. Linfield football (7-1, 6-0 NWC) overcame today’s tough road challenge from Whitworth (5-3, 4-2 NWC) to win 38-31 in overtime, ...

 
Tigers swipe 1st round OT victory

YAMHILL – In the foggy confines of Tuesday’s girls’ soccer state playoff matchup at Yamhill-Carlton High School, the Tigers and their opponents from Westside Christian battled ...

 
‘Cat women bolster roster, aim for conference contention

Reinforcements have arrived for the Linfield Women’s Basketball team. A year ago, the Wildcats were decimated by injuries. By the end of the season, head coach Casey Bunn-Wilson worked through ...

 
Clarity of continuity: Wildcat men build on recent success

Excitement surrounds the continuity of the Linfield Men’s Basketball program. With 13 returning players and an infusion of talent among seven recruits, Wildcat head coach Shanan Rosenberg ...

 
Amity hands Dayton largest margin of defeat in series, 54-0

AMITY – Amity versus Dayton. Residents of Yamhill County are familiar with the football rivalry which dates back to the depression era. It’s unmistakable; when Warriors and Pirates ...

 
Grizzly volleyball falls in 2nd round

PORTLAND – Victory appeared achievable. Momentum firmly in hand. Disaster struck. McMinnville’s volleyball suffered an agonizing defeat to Central Catholic Saturday in the Class ...

 
Linfield football snags 5th straight win, beats L&C 54-7

Wyatt Smith passed for 399 yards and six touchdowns, Malik Campbell snagged a pair of interceptions and the Linfield football team rolled to its fifth consecutive win Saturday, defeating Lewis ...

 
Playoff power

There aren’t many Class 6A volleyball teams playing better than the 15th-ranked McMinnville Grizzlies right now. Winners of 10 of their last 11 matches, the Grizzlies’ ferocious march ...

 
On to Eugene! Mac cross country sends both teams to state

It’s been quite a journey for McMinnville cross country’s Kaylani Kam and Marcus Graham, the Grizzlies best individual finishers during Wednesday’s Class 6A Pacific Conference ...

 
Amity beats Scio, earns second place in PacWest

AMITY – Prior to Tuesday’s PacWest second/third place volleyball playoff between Amity and Scio, Warrior head coach Katelyn Rolston highlighted a potential advantageous matchup: sophomore ...

Bulldogs upset Warrenton, 3-1, win conference championship

WARRENTON – In stunning fashion, the Willamina volleyball upset top-seeded Warrenton in the Class 3A Coastal Range League championship Tuesday night on the Warriors’ home court. The ...

 
Conference champs

For the first time since 2004, the McMinnville Grizzly volleyball team can call itself a conference champion. Last Thursday, the Grizzlies concluded a brilliant season with a sweep of Forest Grove, ...

What a streak! Wildcats seal 64th straight winning season, beat PLU

NCAA Division III Wildcats beat Pacific Lutheran 42-10, securing a 64th straight winning season – the longest streak in college football history. PUYALLUP, Wash. – On Saturday, Oct. ...

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