Budget adopted by Sheridan School Board

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board adopted a 2018-19 budget of $17,068.665 at last month’s meeting. Homeowners will pay $4.89 per $1,000 of assessed value. In other business, the board approved ...

Willamina adopts schools' budget

WILLAMINA - The Willamina School Board approved a 2018-19 budget of $19,955,253 Monday night. Budget modifications that were made included increasing the beginning fund balance in the amount of $214,000 ...

News-Register file photo##Artist Gary Lawrence opened his gallery on Highway 18 more than 40 years ago.

Lawrence Gallery nears its finale

Gary Lawrence is not finished with his art, but the time for his iconic gallery on Highway 18 is drawing to a close. The 78-year-old Lawrence announced Wednesday he will retire this fall after 41 years ...

Fire districts move forward with a dual-chief concept

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan Fire District has aligned itself with neighboring West Valley Fire District to share one chief who will oversee operation of both districts. West Valley’s board, on ...

Behavorial health clinic to open in Sheridan

Lutheran Family Services is planning to open a new mental health clinic in Sheridan, to help the under-served West Valley area with counseling services, and to expand its school clinics to elementary schools ...

Tom Henderson/News-Register##Hundreds attend a church service Sunday outside the Sheridan federal prison.

Church service held outside Sheridan prison

Rather than attend Sunday services at their regular churches, about 300 people chose to worship at Southside Park adjacent to the federal prison in Sheridan June 24. The Rev. Ron Werner of Portland, representing ...

West Valley board chair hints at recall effort

WILLAMINA — A series of contentious West Valley Fire District Board meetings continued last Thursday with several heated exchanges of words. A letter Chair Rick Mishler sent to the Sheridan Fire ...

Sheridan, West Valley fire districts might share a chief

WILLAMINA — As the Sheridan Fire District vets applicants for a new chief, the neighboring West Valley Fire District has acted to permit the future Sheridan chief to oversee its operation, too, if ...

Tom Henderson / News-Register##A crowd estimated at 1,245 orotested at Southside Park near the federal prison at Sheridan.

Rally outside Sheridan prison attracts huge crowd

Trump reverses policy on separating families, activists plan to keep fighting

Sheridan slashes law enforcement coverage

SHERIDAN — The 2018-19 budget adopted by the Sheridan City Council Monday slashes about $94,000 from law enforcement services, reducing patrol and code enforcement contracted by the Yamhill County ...

Willamina council adopts budget

WILLAMINA - The Willamina City Council unanimously adopted a 2018-19 general fund budget of $3,555,064 at this month's meeting. Property owners will pay $4.20 per $1,000 of assessed value. In other business, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Vehicles of all types are featured in the Sheridan Days Parade.

Everyone loves a Sheridan Days parade

SHERIDAN — Alien-like creatures occupied the pilot and co-pilot seats of the Hiller model helicopter that sat on a trailer on Southwest Cornwall Street in front of Faulconer-Chapman School Saturday ...

Grandson charged with murder related to Willamina fire

The 14-year-old grandson of a Willamina resident who died last Wednesday morning when a fire engulfed the family home has been charged with one count each of murder, first-degree aggravated theft and first-degree ...

Willamina sewer/water hike angers residents

WILLAMINA — Residents wanted to flush away the news they received Tuesday night from the Willamina City Council, which unanimously approved immediate sewer and water rate hikes in addition to informing ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Investigators work at the scene of an early Wednesday morning fire on Tenbush Lane in rural Willamina.

Two teens arrested for fatal fire; grandson of deceased faces murder charge

Willamina - Two teenagers have been arraigned on charges related to a Wednesday morning residence fire in rural Willamina in which one man died.

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