Sheridan issues scam warning

SHERIDAN — Phone scammers impersonating members of the Sheridan Fire District and Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office are soliciting money fraudulently from Sheridan residents. The agencies do ...

Willamina woman pleads to federal drug charge

PORTLAND — A Willamina woman has acknowledged in federal District Court, with her guilty plea to a distribution charge, providing the heroin that claimed the life of a 28-year-old customer. Jennifer ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Craig Johnson is in his first year as Willamina School District s grounds and maintenance director.

Spiffing up Willamina's campus

WILLAMINA – Students and staff returned to their classrooms Monday in the Willamina School District. They were greeted by brightly colored marigolds and zinnias, and lawns that were greened up. Paw ...

Great blue heron

Great blue heron killed in Willamina

WILLAMINA — A Willamina man was cited Thursday for killing a state and federally protected great blue heron, according to the Oregon State Police. Trooper Tayler Jerome identified him as Brian O’Neal, ...

Willamina working to fill deputy clerk position

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District is preparing to fill the deputy clerk position vacated with the sudden death of Carol Haight. Haight, who had served in the position for more than 16 years, ...

Sheridan weighs solar pros and cons

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council, scheduled to vote on a proposed 72-acre solar array at its Sept. 18 session, grilled a Pacific Northwest Solar representative Monday night. The company is proposing ...

Sheridan has Measure 98 funds to spend

SHERIDAN — Superintendent Steve Sugg told the Sheridan School Board last week that the district expected to have about $173,000 in Measure 98 funds to spend during the 2017-18 school year. Measure ...

Suspect crashes near casino following police chase

A wanted driver was apprehended early Tuesday morning following a chase originating in Lincoln City that ended when the driver crashed into a ditch near Spirit Mountain Casino. About 4 a.m., a Lincoln ...

Sheridan High sets open house

SHERIDAN — Sheridan High School will host a Back to School Bash for the community from 5 to 7 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 30. The open house will celebrate the return of staff and students to school on ...

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Willamina hires city manager

WILLAMINA — City Councilor Craig Johnson sensed Tuesday evening was going to be a “great night” as the council prepared to convene at the West Valley Fire District Station. Councilors ...

Grand Ronde woman's body found off Highway 18

FORT HILL — A 52-year-old Grand Ronde women was found dead about 2 p.m. Tuesday near Highway 18’s Fort Hill overpass. She was identified as Dayleen Kay Crowder, according to the Oregon State ...

Second Winds band to premiere eclipse piece

WILLAMINA — Second Winds, McMinnville’s community band, will premiere a new piece of music about the solar eclipse at a Willamina eclipse party Saturday, Aug. 19. It will run 6 to 8 p.m. in ...

Taylor Lumber cleanup passes review

SHERIDAN — The former Taylor Lumber & Treating plant, designated a federal Superfund site in 2001, earned a passing grade from the Environmental Protection Agency on its second five-year review. The ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##The Sheridan Medical Center opened in the summer of 1987 by Dr. James Malloy, who now operates Western Yamhill Medical Center in Willamina.

Sheridan Medical Center set to close on Sept. 1

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Medical Center, located at 222 S.E. Jefferson St., is scheduled to close Sept. 1. The operator, McMinnville’s Willamette Valley Medical Center, is attempting to find ...

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Sea Reach principal Susan Jurasz, left, confers with fabricator Ira Trussell at the company s shop in Sheridan.

Signs of Success

Susan Jurasz and her staff at Sea Reach Ltd. in Sheridan create informational markers, explanatory kiosks and directional signs.That job sounds simple, but in fact, it gets complicated. Or, as Jurasz would ...

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