Willamina council takes vehicle stand

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council is taking a tougher stand against owners of abandoned and discarded vehicles. An abandoned vehicle is considered unclaimed and/or unoccupied on public property, ...

Willamina board must make facilities decisions

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District is approaching 900. There’s a good chance that number will climb in coming years, further stressing district facilities. The elementary ...

Highway 18 reopens following crash west of Grand Ronde

GRAND RONDE - Highway 18, about nine miles west of Grand Ronde , has partially reopened following a motor vehicle crash early Tuesday morning. The crash involved a tractor-trailer rig and a passenger ...

A Family Place eyes West Valley nursery

SHERIDAN - A Family Place, a program operated by Lutheran Community Services Northwest, sees the need to establish a relief nursery in the West Valley, AFP Community Engagement Manager Joni Bailey ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##A great deal of history can be found in the Willamina Cemetery.

Willamina hikes cost of cemetery plots

Colorful history unveiled as officials track land deeds

Sheridan weighs cost of law enforcement services

SHERIDAN — With 2018-19 budget talks rapidly approaching, the Sheridan City Council addressed law enforcement Tuesday night. The city’s first budget meeting is scheduled Thursday, April 26. Until ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Timothy McCready, right, reacts to testimony from Steve Livasy Wednesday during his manslaughter trial  in the Yamhill County Courthouse.

McCready guilty in manslaughter case

Following four days of testimony, Judge Ronald Stone found Timothy McCready of Sheridan guilty on all 11 charges he faced from a June 24, 2016, crash that resulted in the death of Phil Watkins, also of ...

Sheridan driver goes on trial for manslaughter

Following four days of testimony, Judge Ronald Stone found Timothy McCready of Sheridan guilty on all 11 charges he faced from a June 24, 2016, crash that resulted in the death of Phil Watkins, ...

Sheridan places CDC measure on May ballot

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council unanimously approved at this month’s special meeting to place a measure — Section 51 — on the May 16 primary election ballot that would authorize ...

Yamhill Council to meet Feb. 14

YAMHILL — City council members will discuss speed laws, traffic signs and hazards when they meet Wednesday, Feb. 14. The public session will start at 7 p.m. in council chambers, 155 E. First St. Council ...

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Lynne Shore, right, visits with student Kiara Gettle as she purchases her lunch.

Willamina's 'head chef' recipient of national honor

WILLAMINA – A football player, assembled from milk cartons, towers over students on a wall in the Top Dog Café, the Willamina Elementary/High School cafeteria. The player’s name? Cal ...

Alleged Yamhill shooter: 'I hope I killed that ...'

While Richard Mershon was being transported to the hospital for what was described as a gunshot wound, after he allegedly shot Yamhill resident David Trivelpiece in the neck last November, he repeatedly ...

Faulconer-Chapman students give a teary perfrormance

SHERIDAN — Faulconer-Chapman School eighth graders Lexi Bell and Juliana Dunn put on a singing performance that filled the Sheridan School Board meeting room with emotion last week. Programs ...

Jessica Monroe

Sheridan woman vies for dairy title

Jessica Monroe of Sheridan will compete Saturday, Jan. 27, for the title of 2018 Oregon Dairy Princess-Ambassador. Monroe will represent Yamhill County in the contest, which will culminate with the Oregon ...

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