Officer-involved deadly shooting suspect, deputies identified

DALLAS - Polk County District Attorney Aaron Felton has identified the 17-year-old suspect and released the names of three Polk County sheriff's deputies involved in Saturday morning's officer-involved ...

Officer-involved shooting shuts down Highway 18

FORT HILL - An officer-involved shooting shut down Highway 18 for several hours Saturday morning in the area of the Fort Hill scales, between the Highway 22 interchange and Grand Ronde. The highway has ...

Sheridan council approves sewer, water rate hikes

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council approved sewer and water rate hikes at this month’s regular meeting. Consultant Steve Donovan previously recommended a 2.86 percent water increase and ...

Whittington

Sheridan man indicted on bank robbery charge

A Sheridan man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on one count of bank robbery. Deemed a serious flight and public safety risk, he was ordered held without bail by Federal Magistrate Stacie Beckman. Richard ...

Willamina will add city staffer

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council approved the hiring of an office coordinator Tuesday night. A temporary employee, Thomas Holt, has filled the position for five months, but City Manager Kenna ...

Prison warden addresses City Club

Inmates at Federal Correctional Institution in Sheridan build cabinets and other items in their wood shop, donate vegetables for the YCAP Regional Food Bank and sometimes cut weeds or perform other tasks ...

Willamina hires deputy clerk

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board formally approved Monday night the hiring of Lisa Anderson as deputy clerk. Anderson, who started work late last month, is making $61,363 a year. She replaces ...

Grants to help finance Sheridan park upgrade

SHERIDAN — Grants from the state departments of Fish and Wildlife and Parks and Recreation will pay much of the cost of a significant upgrade at South Side Park. City Manager Frank Sheridan provided ...

Training offered in early childhood ed

Kindergarten teachers, day-care providers and other people who care for young children can get additional training through programs being launched in Sheridan and Lafayette. Officials at the Yamhill Community ...

Whittington

Sheridan man charged with robbing Salem bank

25-mile pursuit ends when vehicle crashes into Grand Ronde squad car

Willamina approves property bid

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council Wednesday night accepted a bid of $119,000 by Brian O’Neil Construction of Willamina to purchase the old city shop property at 220 N.W. Main St. The ...

Faulconer-Chapman making progress on discipline issue

SHERIDAN – Faulconer-Chapman School, plagued by discipline issues in recent years, is showing great improvement so far this year. The staff issued 33 disciplinary referrals during the first two ...

Sewer, water rates going up in Sheridan

The News-Register staff SHERIDAN — Consultant Steve Donovan told the Sheridan City Council last week that it’s time the city raised its sewer and water rates and consider increasing its systems ...

Highway 18 crash claims one

OTIS — One person was killed and two Grand Ronde residents were injured in a multi-vehicle crash Tuesday afternoon on Highway 18. The Oregon State Police gave this account of the crash, which occurred ...

Willamina poised to fill opening

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District has begun screening applicants for its vacant deputy clerk position and will soon begin scheduling interviews. Carol Haight, who held the position for 16 ...

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