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Persevering all year long!

This has been a busy, but quieter year for the Protect Grand Island Farms community. After the hard work of preparing for several public hearings last year, we had a few months of waiting before the Yamhill County Commissioners met … Continue reading

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Next Protect Grand Island meeting Wed Jan 12

After a break for the holidays, our next meeting will be 7 pm, Wednesday, January 12 at the Unionvale Community Church. We’ll be discussing the next steps for our group, including fundraising ideas and other future projects!

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Commissioner meeting Jan 6

The rock company will be offering their rebuttal testimony at the next Yamhill County Commissioner meeting, Thursday, January 6 at 10 am in the Yamhill County Courthouse basement meeting room. We won’t be able to speak again on the issue, … Continue reading

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Public hearing continues 10 am, Dec 2!

Well, folks — so many people showed up at the first round of the pubic hearing that we didn’t finish … even after eight hours! So, the Yamhill County Commissioners have graciously allowed the issue to spill over into their … Continue reading

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Candidate forum — Tuesday, Sept 28

Tuesday, September 28th McMinnville Community Center, Room 103 House District 24 We hope that you can join your neighbors in a public Food and Farm Forum next Tuesday from 6-8:30pm at the McMinnville Community Center (600 NE Evans St., Room … Continue reading

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Hearing date rescheduled to Nov. 10!

The hearing in front of the Yamhill County Commissioners has been rescheduled and moved! Here’s the new info: 1 pm, Wednesday, November 10 McMinnville Community Center 600 NE Evans St, McMinnville, OR 97128

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Grand Island poems, cheers & slogans!

Tom Haire of Portland contributed these verses/slogans on the topic of Grand Island and our quarry fight. Enjoy! sand, gravel and crushed rock they’ll do it right it’s all just talk i like farms and i like dirt all that … Continue reading

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