In other news: In Newberg, nearly 77,000 pounds of marijuana, worth $76.5 million was seized by the Yamhill County Sherriff's Office. Those incarcerated at Larch Corrections Center have found temporary housing after the Nakia Creek Fire forced them to evacuate.
A Yamhill County Circuit Court judge has ruled that a policy banning certain symbols from being displayed in Newberg schools is unconstitutional, after a case was filed last year by a Newberg teacher against the school district and four members of the school board.
The board’s actions over the last several months illustrate the divisiveness between the board members and the broader Newberg community. They’ve also led to Yamhill County’s first recall election in 12 years.