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Commissioners just say no to mushroom ballot measure

Rural Yamhill County voters won’t see a ballot measure on psilocybin mushrooms this November, although residents of several cities in the county will. Commissioners agreed unanimously on Thursday ...

 
Yamhill Fire Board fires longtime chief

The Yamhill Fire District Board voted unanimously Monday night to oust Brian Jensen as its chief after 18 years leading the district. The agency immediately named assistant chief Trampas Bergstrom ...

Shots fired in Southeast McMinnville

McMinnville Police responded about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, to a shots fired call in the area of Southeast Davis and Debbie streets. A residence in the 400 block of Debbie and a vehicle parked ...

 
Carlton residents call for safety on rerouted 47

Highway 47 will be rerouted, moving trucks and other traffic around downtown Carlton, rather than through the downtown business district, ODOT officials confirmed Tuesday night during a presentation ...

COVID-19 in Yamhill County - At a Glance

[Monday, Aug. 8] Yamhill County reported 145 new cases of COVID-19 for the past week, a 12.4% increase over the previuos week, and four deaths. The reports bring the county to a total to date of 20,514 ...

 
Kristof creates PAC to direct job-training funding

Yamhill farmer and former Oregon gubernatorial candidate Nick Kristof reports that his apples and grapes weathered the spring cold, and the crop looks good. Meanwhile, he is plowing former campaign ...

 
Along the Street: Business changes

Susan Goodwin, who creates one-of-a-kind jewelry pieces, has moved her showroom to a new location, 222 N.E. Evans St., downtown McMinnville. “My display changes continuously, since every piece is ...

 
Blue Moon over century mark

!00th birthday party Saturday

Willamina hosts city-wide garage sale

The Willamina Economic Improvement District and the city will host a community garage sale Friday and Saturday, Aug. 19-20, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. About 30 participants are expected. Willamina Christian ...

Graphic novelist to speak

Graphic novelist Jonathan Case will present his new work, “Little Monarchs,” at the McMinnville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship meeting on Sunday, Aug. 14. The meeting will start ...

 
Stopping By: Witnessing history

Don Parquet has witnessed a great deal of history in his 100 years. He’s seen transportation change from the horses and wagons still in use when he was a little boy in the 1920s, first to ...

 
SMART dedicates new mural at Mac library

If McMinnville’s newest complete mural were a book, it would be an anthology. A wide selection of themes spans the McMinnville Library wall on Northwest Adams Street. Mural artists Allison McClay ...

Speaker explains history of Chinese in Mac in the 19th cen

A group of about 50 people glimpsed a little-known part of Yamhill County history — the life and times of 19th and 20th century Chinese immigrants — in a talk in the historic ballroom ...

Rock of Ages to host Fun Festival Saturday

usic and activities for all ages are planned at the Rock of Ages Fun Festival starting at 9 a.m. on Saturday, Aug. 13, at Valley View Retirement Village west of McMinnville, 15600 S.W. Rock of ...

Mt. Mazama Street shooting officers identified

Cpl. Brett Rudolph and Det. Evan Burt have been identified as the two McMinnville Police officers who returned fire Saturday, July 30, as Dillan Cashman allegedly fired about 200 rounds from multiple weapons ...

Dayton to host city/county dinner

The Dayton City Council will host the August Yamhill County/City Dinner Thursday, Aug. 18, at Stoller Family Estate, 16161 N.E. McDougall Road, Dayton. A social hour will start at 6:30, followed by dinner ...

Ombudsman sought to help elderly

The office of the Oregon Long-Term Care Ombudsman is looking for volunteers in Yamhill County, as well as across the state. Volunteer ombudsmen help protect the rights of seniors and others who are living ...

McMinnville Police respond to early-morning shots fired call

McMinnville Police responded about 2:30 a.m. Wednesday, Aug. 10, to a shots fired call in the area of Southeast Davis and Debbie streets. A residence in the 400 block of Debbie and a vehicle parked at ...

Cashman indicted; judge sets bail at $1 million

Grand jury charges against Dillan Cashman include attempted murder

 
Sheriff remembered for crime solving skills, making schools safer for kids

Former Yamhill County Sheriff Jack Crabtree, who served as McMinnville School District director of safety after retiring from law enforcement, died of cancer Friday, Aug. 5, in his home near McMinnville. ...

Sports

 
Back to where it began

AMITY – After 19 years, former all-state running back and linebacker Baltazar Campuzano returns to the Amity football program. The Warriors’ new head coach was a vital player during ...

 
BULLMANIA 2022: MIND THE HORNS!

The Yamhill County Fairgrounds hosted Bullmania Wednesday night as a part of its annual rodeo festivities. Riders were tasked with staying on for eight seconds, and only two of the 21 participants were ...

Finding my way: Wildcat Open fosters fun, friendships

I’m not very good, I confessed to Sports Information Director Kelly Bird after he asked me to play in Linfield University’s Wildcat Open golf tournament. I wasn’t being humble. I’m ...

Amity Track competes at Junior National Championships; Vrell earns All-America in javelin

SACRAMENTO – Six members of the Amity Track Club recently competed at the USATF Junior Olympic National Championships July 25-31 in Sacramento. Every Warrior who traveled to the Golden State finished ...

 
Runners take on Mac’s Restore Life 8K/5K

The inaugural Restore Life 8K and 5K City Race and Community Breakfast took place last weekend in McMinnville. Organized by Sunrise Church, the event raised funds for Mission of Yamhill County, a non-profit ...

 
Making their return: Two Mac grads set to take over volleyball, girls soccer programs

Two former Grizzlies are returning to familiar territory. Karly Mingus, a 2012 McMinnville High School graduate, and Taylor Petersen, a 2015 alum, will lead the girls soccer and volleyball programs ...

Ukraine on her mind as high jumper goes for gold at worlds

By Eddie Pells AP Sports EUGENE — It took her three days by car to escape from Ukraine after the war started. Champion high jumper Yaroslava Mahuchikh can only guess at how long it will take to ...

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Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Club, McMinnville, Friday, July 22 KP No. 1: Vern Brockman KP No. 3: Deen Reeder KP No. 7: Les Miller LP No. 5: Deen Reeder LP No. 9: Rick Meyer LD No. 8 Red: Vern Brockman LD No. 8 White: ...

 
STATE CHAMPIONS: Perfect season ends with title for Dayton Minor Nationals

MILWAUKIE – For the second straight season, the Dayton Minor National baseball team won the Junior Baseball Organization (JBO) state championship. The Pirates defeated McMinnville 15-4 and ...

 
Heuberger departs Mac girls soccer program

Anna Heuberger’s five-year tenure with the McMinnville girls soccer program has concluded. Starting this fall, the Grizzlies’ former head coach will take a position with Gladstone High ...

Sports briefs

Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

 
Hi-yah! Mendonca Academy athletes claim 59 medals at Karate National Championships

Tony Mendonca claps his hands in rapid succession. Then he does it again, faster. And once more with increased pace. A group of 20-plus karate students watches him attentively as he teaches his ...

 
JBO roundup: Two Dayton teams win district champoionships

A pair of Dayton Junior Baseball Organization (JBO) teams won their respective district championships last weekend. Team Wegner’s Minor National squad claimed their league title with a 4-0 performance ...

Sports briefs

Mac High hosts youth soccer camp McMinnville coach Adam Howard and members of the Grizzly girls’ and boys’ teams will lead a youth soccer camp at Baker Field on Evans Street August 8-10. The ...

 
Rapp, Team Columbia win Les Schwab Bowl

When football players for Team Columbia arrived at Linfield University for the Les Schwab Bowl last week, McMinnville’s Austin Rapp served as unofficial ambassador for his hometown. Rapp, ...

 
After successful spring, Mac baseball improves fundamentals in summer

One season after winning a school-record 26 games and earning a top-five ranking in the 6A classification, the McMinnville baseball team’s Hyder Dental 18U summer league squad aims to balance ...

Sports briefs

Willamina students host 5K, horseshoes Willamina’s Fourth of July celebration featured a 5K run/walk and horseshoes competition, hosted by the high school’s wrestling and cross country programs. According ...

Senior golf scores

Bayou Golf Course, McMinnville, Friday, July 1 KP No. 1: Bob Larson KP No. 3: Ken Overton KP No. 7: Bob Vertregt LP No. 9: Dave Riedman LP No. 5: Lou Stovern LD No. 8 Red: Bob Vertregt LD No. 8 ...

 
Turning her world upside down

AMITY – For an outgoing and ambitious athlete like Amity’s Haley Vanderzanden, the COVID-19 pandemic completely altered her day-to-day life. Aside from her career in volleyball and ...

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