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News in Yamhill County, Oregon
Yamhill County closer to pot-dispensary ban
Sat, 15 Feb 2014 12:17:17 -0800
ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) - One Oregon county that has pledged a moratorium on pot dispensaries is closer to making that ban a reality. The pot shops were made legal statewide by the Legislature last year. Rules have been drawn up and stores can apply for dispensary licenses beginning March 3. ...
Oregon Zoo caring for 3 orphaned black bear cubs
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 00:24:30 -0800
PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) - Oregon Zoo staffers in Portland are caring for three orphaned black bear cubs no bigger than puppies. The Oregonian reports ( http://is.gd/7iFeQu ) that a logging crew discovered the one male and two female cubs a week ago in a hollow log in western Yamhill County.
Courthouse dog provides comfort to victims of domestic violence, sex abuse
Mon, 17 Feb 2014 17:03:18 -0800
A 2-year-old yellow lab named Marybeth provides comfort to victims of domestic violence and sexual assault, especially children and vulnerable adults, at the Yamhill County Courthouse.
Evergreen Airlines' Museum Owes $1 Million In Taxes
Mon, 10 Feb 2014 05:12:13 -0800
Lawyer for the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum asks Oregon legislators to support a bill that would expand property-tax exemptions for the McMinnville nonprofit.
Courthouse dog helps witnesses, victims in Yamhill Co.
Fri, 14 Feb 2014 12:21:13 -0800
There’s a new worker at the Yamhill County District Attorney's Office.
Ore. Approves 3 Education Hubs For State's Youngest Children
Thu, 13 Feb 2014 16:21:46 -0800
Oregon's Early Learning Council approved three regional hubs Thursday to help improve services for the state's youngest children. There were problems with two other applications.
“When we have evidence-based services …that are holistic, we can prevent them getting pulled deeper into the juvenile ...
Tue, 18 Feb 2014 17:43:34 -0800
Multnomah County has won access to federal funding for its efforts to keep youth on probation at home in their families and communities, instead of sending them away to youth institutions.
Evergreen Space Museum ‘just fine’
Wed, 26 Feb 2014 16:43:05 -0800
The Evergreen Aviation and Space Museum is one of Yamhill County’s main visitor attractions, but it’s taking a hit because many people confuse the for-profit business with the non-profit museum.
Lanning is top pick for COCC's next president
Fri, 07 Mar 2014 09:18:47 -0800
The Central Oregon Community College Board of Directors confirmed Friday that Prineville native Dr. Patrick Lanning is the top candidate in the search for a new president to succeed departing James Middleton.
Dog helping crime victims at Yamhill DA office
Fri, 21 Feb 2014 15:40:16 -0800
The Yamhill County District Attorneys Office is using a facility dog to help reduce the stress and anxiety of victims and witnesses of crime as they work through the criminal justice system.