Willamina loses key school staffer at 53

WILLAMINA — Carol Haight, who served as the Willamina School District’s deputy clerk for more than 16 years, died at the age of 53 last Friday at her Tillamook County home. Haight graduated ...

Patrol coverage slightly reduced in Sheridan

SHERIDAN — As the Sheridan City Council began mulling a cut in law enforcement coverage, provided by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office under contract, Sgt. Todd Whitlow sounded a word of ...

Sheridan beefs up school budget

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School District will have another $408,000 to spend next year, after the Legislature approved a K-12 statewide budget of $8.2 billion for the new biennium. The school board ...

Willamina opposes Smarter Balanced testing

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School Board has joined Amity in passing a resolution opposing the Smarter Balanced method of assessing student learning. Willamina took the action at Monday night’s ...

Willamina logger wins All-Around

WILLAMINA — Shane Felton of Grand Ronde was crowned All-Around Logger at the Willamina Logging Show, held in the Walsh Trucking yard as part of the community’s Old Fashioned Fourth of July ...

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Amelleah Kennedy closes in on a victory over Jolee Woody in the girls 0-6 year old division of the Willamina 4th arm wrestling tournament.  Kennedy went on to win the event.

Showcasing the timber industry in Willamina

WILLAMINA — As Matt Saucy demonstrated his Wood-Mizer, which he characterized as a “portable sawmill,” two contestants competed nearby in the pole snipping event during the Willamina ...

Plenty of action on the Fourth

Whether you’re more into fireworks or prefer parades and family fun, you’ll find something nearby to make your Fourth of July sparkle. McMinnville will feature a fireworks show at dusk on ...

Sheridan man dies in logging accident

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan man died Sunday afternoon when he was struck by a log. He was working on his property, about four miles north of Sheridan, at the time. Yamhill County Sheriff’s Capt. ...

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Sheridan superintendent's contract extended

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan School Board extended Superintendent Steve Sugg’s contract one year, through 2019-2020, and gave him a 2 percent raise in addition to a step increase at this month’s ...

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Leno will not seek eighth Grand Ronde council term

GRAND RONDE — For the first time in 21 years, Reyn Leno will be on the sidelines watching the Grand Ronde Tribal Council. There are nine paid positions on the council, each carrying three-year terms. ...

Sheridan public works head resigns

SHERIDAN — City Manager Frank Sheridan and the Sheridan City Council regretfully said goodbye to Public Works Director Kie Cottom at this week’s meeting. He resigned after six years with the ...

Former interim manager returns in Willamina

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council has turned to Ross Schultz to serve a second stint as its interim city manager. The council voted unanimously Tuesday to hire Schultz as a contract employee ...

News-Register file photo##Four-year-old Norah Guardiola of Willamina awaits her prize after winning a carnival game during last year’s Sheridan Days celebration.

Sheridan Days brings big fun to small town

SHERIDAN — There will be a distinct Sheridan School District flavor to Sheridan Days 2017. The 19th annual celebration will be held Thursday, June 15, through Sunday, June 18. “Small ...

Submitted photo##Roxy was saddled up for riding when she disappeared.

Search launched for missing Sheridan horse

SHERIDAN — A Sheridan woman is offering $100 for information leading to the recovery of her missing horse. Charity Morgan said the horse, an 8-year-old Sorrel Arabian mare named Roxy, was last seen ...

Missing paddle boarder found safe

 

 

 

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