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MEDP Executive Director Jody Christensen Receives 2017 Economic Development Leader of the Year Award

 (MCMINNVILLE, OR) - On Monday, October 23, 2017, MEDP (McMinnville Economic Development Partnership) Executive Director Jody Christensen received the 2017 Economic Development Leader of the Year Award from the Oregon Economic Development Association (OEDA).

TURNER WOMAN DEAD, MAN SHOT

Turner, Oregon October 15, 2017


Police are trying to unravel a shooting incident in Turner, Oregon that has left one woman dead and a man injured.

MCMINNVILLE POLICE INVESTIGATE HOME INVASION SHOOTING
October 15, 2017


McMinnville police are investigating what appears to be the shooting of an intruder during a home burglary Sunday morning. The incident occured at 6:11am when the intruder was shot by the homeowner inside the home in the 1300 block of Gilorr Street near Claremont.


The intruder was taken to a Portland hospital by air ambulance with and is expected to survive
No charges have been filed and the homeowner is said to be cooperating with investigators. Anyone with information is asked to call McMinnville Police's tip line at 503-434-2337

LAFAYETTE REACHES 21 YEAR WATER AGREEMENT WITH MCMINVILLE

October 11, 2017

 The cities of Lafayette and McMinnville, through the McMinnville Water and Light Commission, have reached a tentative agreement on provisions for a long-term water supply agreement. Lafayette Mayor Chris Pagella said, “This agreement for supplemental water will help us meet increasing water demands far into the future. Our participation in a regional coalition to pursue shared long-term water resources will continue as will our encouragement of conservation and dedication to maintaining/improving our water infrastructure to support healthy growth for the future of Lafayette.”

EMPLOYEES SAYS LITTLE MOVEMENT, COUNTY HAS NO COMMENT ON CONTRACT TALKS

October 11, 2017

Mediators will try once again to come up with a contract that Yamhill County employees and management can agree on. The Yamhill County Employees Association has notifed the state that the consider the talks at an impasse.