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Yamhill County Emergency Management
09/15/2020

Yamhill County Emergency Management

There has been a county-wide burn ban issued in Yamhill County. This applies to all briquette BBQs (Charcoal grills), warming fires, cooking fires, or anything else with an open flame. Propane BBQs are allowed. For more information, contact the burn line at 503-472-3344.

Se ha emitido una prohibición de quema en todo el condado de Yamhill. Esto incluye todas las barbacoas de briquetas (parrillas de carbón), fuegos de calefacción, fuegos para cocinar o cualquier otra cosa con una llama abierta. Se permiten barbacoas de propano. Para obtener más información, comuníquese con la línea de quemados al 503-472-3344.

Yamhill Fire Protection District
09/13/2020

Yamhill Fire Protection District

The Yamhill County Fire Chief has issued a burn ban for all open flame in Yamhill County and areas
of Polk County serviced by Amity, Dayton, Sheridan,& West Valley Fire Districts. This ban includes briquette bbq, warming fires, cooking fires, or anything with an open flame. Propane BBQs are allowed.

For more info, call the burn line at 503-472-3344

09/11/2020
Yamhill County Emergency Management

Yamhill County Emergency Management

We have been seeing comments on social media questioning whether the Yamhill County Alerts app through Everbridge is functioning properly. The general complaint is that folks who have signed up are not receiving any notifications. We wanted to point out that this application is designed to notify participants who are directly affected by events around them, not every person who has signed up.

Much like the Amber Alert System, Yamhill County Alerts is designed so it does not send multiple messages of different priority levels as to not condition users to seeing alerts coming across on a constant basis. This would lessen the effectiveness of this tool and run the risk of people disregarding messages as they appear.

Rest assured, if you sign up for the application, and something in your area needs to be relayed to you, you will receive an alert.

For those looking for information on how to sign up for Yamhill County Alerts, you can start the process by visiting:
https://member.everbridge.net/892807736727638/login?fbclid=IwAR2Oiza3P1G_qME0suisSsXpTE2FH0uSS3ptZqzM4VIKUSxWUsigaeyTX-I

09/02/2020

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Yamhill County Emergency Management
08/20/2020

Yamhill County Emergency Management

***FREE FACE COVERINGS***

Yamhill County Emergency Management, in partnership with Yamhill County Public Health, is conducting 3 drive-thru face covering events for all Yamhill County Residents.

Face coverings are free and limited to 5 per person with a limit of 30 per household and are on a first-come, first-served basis, while supplies last. The dates, times and locations are as follows:

Tuesday, August 18, 9am - 3pm, Sheridan - Faulconer-Chapman School (entrance on SW 2nd St)

Wednesday, August 19, 2pm - 8pm, Newberg, Newberg High School (entrances on Elliott Rd)

Thursday, August 20, 2pm - 8pm, McMinnville, McMinnville High School (entrance on NE 15th St)

These are drive-thru events, no personal information, other than the number of household members, will be collected. All volunteers and staff will be wearing personal protective equipment.

See attached flyers for more details.

We look forward to seeing you there, please share with your community.

McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce
08/14/2020

McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce

The McMinnville Area Chamber of Commerce announces Aurora Zamora Ronning, Director of Physician Services at Willamette Valley Medical Center as the Member of the Quarter. Aurora is recognized for her community contributions such as the Chair of Brews and BBQ Festival supporting St. James School (McMinnville, OR) and as an Executive Board Member of Juliette's House. In her role at WVMC, she is responsible for the successful operation and performance of physician practices and collaborates with physicians, developing and fostering positive relationships. She has a generous spirit, cares deeply about our community and is someone that can be relied upon to get things done. The Chamber worked with Willamette Valley Medical Center CEO, Lori Bergen to schedule a surprise visit and presentation of the award. The Chamber is grateful to WVMC for their community leadership and support.

The Member of the Quarter award is given to employees of chamber members who show exemplary leadership and are champions for our community. Congratulations, Aurora!

08/11/2020
McMinnville Youth Football

Update from McMinnville Youth Football.

McMinnville Youth Football Families,

2020 has been an interesting and disappointing year to say the least. In this ever-changing environment, we regretfully must inform you there will not be a youth tackle football season this year. Due to the COVID-19 Pandemic the OSAA, the governing body for all high school sports in the state, has adopted a new sports calendar pushing back all fall sports, including football, to the early spring of 2021. This is consistent with many public schools in the state deciding to move classes online in some form for the fall.
With this decision our league, Tualatin Valley Youth Football League (TVYFL), has also canceled the fall youth tackle football season. There may be opportunities in the Spring season to get our youth back on the football field in some form, however we are not able to guarantee that at this time. We will follow the state and OSAA guidelines for athletics to keep kids and parents safe and do our part to try to control the spread of COVID-19.
This was not an easy decision, but with ever-changing State and local health guidelines, there are too many unknowns currently to proceed with a fall season. We are disappointed our young athletes are losing out on the opportunity to be on a team this fall, learning life lessons while being physically active. McMinnville Youth Football is dedicated to the physical and mental development and well-being of our youth athletes in a safe environment.
We hope you understand the reasoning behind our decision. We will continue to update the webpage and social media pages as things change. Stay healthy and safe this year.

McMinnville Youth Football Board

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07/07/2020
Young sisters take on big project in McMinnville

Awesome work!

MCMINNVILLE — Sisters Lilly, Harley and Delaney Riha took on a big project this spring: Making ear protectors to help people who need to wear masks during the coronavirus pandemic.

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