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Heat rising this week

If you think today is hot... The National Weather Service says temperatures will get even hotter this week, jumping from 90 Tuesday to highs of 95 degrees expected Wednesday, 98 Thursday and 99 Friday. The ...

 
Mike Nearman pleads guilty to official misconduct

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Driver hospitalized following crash

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Newberg school board to consider BLM, Pride flag ban

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Head-on McMinnville crash injures one

A Yamhill woman was injured in a two-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Northeast Baker Street between 27th Street and Burnett Road, according to McMinnville Police. Capt. Tim Symons gave this ...

New reports: Pandemic will worsen in Oregon

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COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

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Sheridan Councilor pushes to fire manager

Sheridan City Councilor Dennis McElroy, who was critical of City Manager Frank Sheridan’s job performance immediately after being appointed to his position two months ago, made a motion at ...

 
New superintendent plans to listen

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Association of Blind Athletes convenes in McMinnville

Linfield University is host to Northwest Association for Blind Athletes (NWABA) and  Camp Spark, in its second session July 25-30. Campers will participate in a variety of sports and recreational ...

 
‘Power and precision’

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Stopping by: WARM MEMORIES OF A COLD CLIMATE

Artist and writer Dianne Barske was showing her paintings at a gallery in Anchorage when she was approached by Sammye Seawell, founder of the Alaska Zoo, then called the Alaska Children’s ...

 
Nicholas Kristof exploring run for Oregon governor

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State COVID-19 cases rise 54%

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Northwest Association of Blind Athletes convenes in McMinnville

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Sheridan chooses new city manager

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After 11 years, Boehme steps away from Mac tennis program

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Mac Minor Americans place 2nd in state

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Hedrick moves on from Willamina football

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Brighter days: Grizzlies making a push for state tournament

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Lady Knights capture Oregon Championship

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Senior golf scores

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Senior golf scores

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