Willamina resident, a BLM employee, killed in crash

BEAVER - A Bureau of Land Management employee and resident of Willamina was killed Thursday when the tractor he was operating rolled down a steep embankment off the Nestucca River Road about ...

Sheridan manager, council talk water

SHERIDAN - City Manager Frank Sheridan led a city council discussion at this month's regular meeting related to a proposed project to replace water lines on portions of Southeast Schley and Grant ...

Willamina board, council team up on water project

WILLAMINA - City Manager Kenna West and Public Works Director Jeff Brown met with the Willamina School Board at this month's session to discuss the water project on which the two sides are working together. "We're ...

Spaghetti fundraiser Sept. 30

A spaghetti dinner will raise funds for a van to transport veterans to events. The fundraiser will start at 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 30, in the American Legion Post 21, 126 N.E. Atlantic St., McMinnville. ...

Willamina celebrates its Harvest Festival

WILLAMINA - The Harvest Festival will be held from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 21 at the West Valley Community Campus (former high school on Washington Street). Locally grown produce, handmade arts ...

Willamina 'growing and developing'

WILLAMINA — Rita Baller told her fellow Willamina City Council members Tuesday night that it was just two years ago when the city’s audit practices were in such disarray she feared “we ...

Willamina hosts kids' event

WILLAMINA - "Bridging the Gap," an event that's designed to bring children and law enforcement professionals closer together, will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 14, in the parking lot ...

Sheridan drug dealer avoids prison

Michelle Spittles, instead of facing a 50-month prison sentence, walked out a free woman from the Yamhill County Courthouse last week. The 29-year-old former Sheridan resident now living in Willamina ...

Michelle Spittles

Sheridan drug dealer avoids prison sentence

Michelle Spittles, instead of facing a 50-month prison sentence, walked out of the Yamhill County Courthouse a free woman last week. The 29-year-old former Sheridan resident now living in Willamina pleaded ...

City manager review process begins in Sheridan

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan City Council was briefed at this month's special meeting related to its evaluation of City Manager Frank Sheridan for fiscal year 2018-19/July 1, 2018-June 30, 2019. The city has ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Willamina students receive a warm welcome on their first day this week.

Willamina students receive a rousing first day welcome

District schools back in session

Sheridan completes administrative team

SHERIDAN — The hiring of Jason Hohnbaum as Faulconer-Chapman School Associate Principal completes the Sheridan School District’s administrative team for the 2019-20 school year that begins ...

Sheridan sewer, water rates expected to rise

SHERIDAN — Residents should expect to see a 3 percent water rate increase and a 4.03 percent hike in their sewer bill, infrastructure analyst Steve Donovan told the Sheridan City Council at this ...

Willamina council hones in on water projects

WILLAMINA — A capital improvement plan for Willamina’s sewer, stormwater and water systems was approved at this month’s city council meeting. City Manager Kenna West said in her report ...

Teen pleads guilty to arson, manslaughter charges

Jacob Brooks, a participant in the June 2018 fire that resulted in the death of a rural Willamina resident, pleaded guilty to one count each of first-degree manslaughter and first-degree arson in Yamhill ...

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