Independent studies

Leo and Riley Boardman pursue excellence their way for Willamina track

Vang no longer with Willamina softball

Willamina softball coach Scott Vang is no longer with the team as the Bulldogs enter their final week of regular-season play, the News-Register has learned. It is unclear if Vang resigned his coaching ...

PRs aplenty at prep twilight track meets

Oregon West Conf., West Valley League district meets beginning Friday

DUII suspect clocked at 102

WILLAMINA — The Oregon State police charged a Willamina man for driving under the influence of intoxicants Saturday, after he was clocked at 102 in a 55 mph zone on Highway 18. He was identified ...

Sheridan considers tobacco ordinance

SHERIDAN — An ordinance augmenting regulations on the sale and use of tobacco, and extending them to cover electronic smoking devices under Chapter 9 of the municipal code, is up for consideration ...

Highway 22 work scheduled

A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation has begun repair work on Highway 22 at milepost 7.5, east of Buell. The project, designed to stabilize a slide area, should be completed ...

Submitted photo##100 volunteers helped clean Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain scrubbed by volunteers

SHERIDAN — The Bald Mountain/Sheridan Peak area, about 14 miles northwest of Sheridan, is looking noticeably cleaner. Thanks goes out to work put in last Saturday by more than 100 citizen volunteers, ...

Pair win Gates scholarships

Juan Cortes Perez of McMinnville High and Shane Thomas of Willamina High have been awarded full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarships. They are among 28 Oregon winners in this year’s round of scholarships, ...

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Willamina sophomore Leo Boardman (left) won the boys’ 100-meter hurdles at Thursday’s Class 3A West Valley League meet at Amity High School in 17.45 seconds, while Dayton freshman Owen McLoud (right) took second place in the event in 17.57 seconds, a personal record.

Mohler hits her mark at Twilight meet

Amity’s McShane breaks 40 feet in shot put, unfurls state-leading discus throw

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Sheridan third baseman Brenton Zeman (left) puts a tag on Dayton’s Kole Stuck on Friday.

One big inning

Nine-run fourth inning keeps Pirates ahead of Spartans in WVL standings

Willamina schedules kindergarten roundup

WILLAMINA — Willamina Elementary School will hold kindergarten roundup from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the school library. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. Parents must present their child’s ...

Mayor cool to manager hiring in Willamina

WILLAMINA — City Attorney Paul Elsner thinks Willamina should seriously consider employing a city manager, at least in a part-time role if not full time. However, Mayor Ila Skyberg wants to give ...

Heather Hughes

Willamina teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting her daughter

This article was updated on Friday, May 5. WILLAMINA — Heather McDonald Hughes, who teaches at Willamina Middle School and coaches track at Willamina High School, was arrested by Yamhill County ...

Willamina to meet on budget

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District will hold its first 2015-16 budget committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school library. A chair and vice-chair will be appointed, and Superintendent ...

Sheridan adopts marijuana ordinance

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council has adopted an ordinance making medical marijuana dispensaries a permitted use in commercial, industrial and mixed residential areas. However, prospective operators ...

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