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Commencement speaker Amy Korst addresses the crowd at Willamina s graduation Saturday afternoon. The English teacher wished students well in their future experiences.

Willamina seniors are encouraged to paint their lives into a masterpiece

WILLAMINA — English teacher and newspaper/yearbook adviser Amy Korst, the staff speaker at Saturday afternoon’s Willamina High School graduation, challenged the 65 seniors to find their niche ...

News-Register file photo##Tribal members will hold their annual veterans  memorial event today.

Grand Ronde to honor veterans

GRAND RONDE — Steve Bobb, who designed the West Valley Veterans Memorial on the Grand Ronde Tribal grounds, said he believes people forget about the men and women who defend their country on a daily ...

Sheridan may give amendment another try

SHERIDAN — The Sheridan City Council made it clear Monday night that it won’t let the May 15 charter amendment defeat deter it from returning it to the ballot in November. The purpose of the ...

Riverside Terrace fundraising for improvements

SHERIDAN — Residents of Riverside Terrace, where 32 low-income and disabled senior citizens reside on Southeast Riverside Drive, are fundraising for improvements to the facility. They want to add ...

Willamina graduation set Saturday

WILLAMINA — Anna Nolan will be honored as the valedictorian and Tanner Nonstop as salutatorian at the Willamina High School graduation set for 1 p.m. Saturday on the football field located on ...

Sheridan superintendent's contract extended

SHERIDAN — School board chairperson Judy Breeden told Sheridan Superintendent Steve Sugg the district has progressed under his leadership, praising Sugg for his “hard work” in improving ...

Willamina offers new on-line program for students

WILLAMINA — The Willamina High School online Options Program is no longer an option for students, Dean of Students Bart Baldwin told the school board at this month’s meeting. For students ...

Willamina girl named hero of the month

Willamina 10-year-old, Hayden Shenk, diagnosed with osteosarcoma, was named one of the Children’s Cancer Association Heroes for 2018. She is the hero of the month for June. Hayden, who loves ...

Willamina council takes smoking stand

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Tuesday night — Title XIII/Chapter 132 of the code related to offenses against public peace — that addresses smoking ...

Sheridan's code enforcement still under fire

SHERIDAN — Residents crowded into Sheridan City Hall Monday night to resume a discussion with the city council regarding a perceived lack of code enforcement on the part of city staff. Residents ...

Willamina schools' budget forecast looks solid

WILLAMINA — Students in the Willamina School District should expect to be effectively served next year based on a 2018-19 funding proposal the budget committee received Monday night. The proposed ...

Willamina begins school budget process

WILLAMINA - The Willamina School District will begin the 2018-19 budget process with an initial meeting at 6 p.m. Monday, April 30, in the school library. Business Manager Lisa Anderson will present the ...

Sheridan schedules cleanup day

SHERIDAN — Residents will have an opportunity to make a difference in the appearance of their community by participating in a citywide cleanup effort beginning at 8 a.m. Saturday, April 21. Volunteers ...

Sheridan residents decry lack of code enforcement

SHERIDAN — Tkeisha Wydro used the Communities of the West Valley Facebook page to inform locals about Monday night’s city council meeting. The agenda included a discussion with the Sheridan ...

Willamina man charged following elude, crash

WILLAMINA — A Willamina man faces multiple charges after he allegedly sped away following a traffic stop and crashed his car. David Vincent Rojas, 35, was charged by the Oregon State Police with ...

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