Submitted photo/Oregon State Police##Aftermath of the serious crash near the Sheridan Dairy Queen.

Highway 18 crash injures 3

Sheridan family of three injured; ‘miracle they are alive’

Willamina schools identify improvement plan

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick presented the district’s Continuous Improvement Plan for 2018-21 to the Willamina School Board Monday night. Willamina is one of eight districts ...

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Fire Writers conference panelist Teresa Klepinger, a children s author, center, talks about what she does when suffering from writer s block. She suggested joining a writing group or giving  yourself permission to take a break.

Conference sparks students to write

NEWBERG — Lorelei Lubbes, a sophomore at Dayton High School, was eager to attend the first Fire Writers Conference because — like the 150 other students at the event — she considers herself ...

Oregon State Police photos##Three members of a Sheridan family were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash east of Sheridan on Highway 18.

Highway 18 crash injures Sheridan family members

SHERIDAN - Three members of a Sheridan family were injured Wednesday morning in a two-vehicle crash east of Sheridan on Highway 18 in front of the Dairy Queen. Oregon State Police Lt. Fred Testa identified ...

Bobb

DAR honors West Valley vet

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, honored Steve Bobb last week for his contributions to the Grand Ronde and Willamina areas. DAR members presented their Excellence in Community Service ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Gates of the Sheridan federal prison.

FCI guards feel shutdown's impact; Sheridan may be next

SHERIDAN — The roughly 200 staff members at the Sheridan Federal Detention Center didn’t receive a paycheck last Friday. But that doesn’t mean they are not showing up for work. FCI ...

Council hears from West Valley Visioning Project

WILLAMINA — The Willamina City Council Tuesday night was introduced to the West Valley Visioning Project Surveys were distributed at the meeting. Two questions asked were: What do you love about ...

Sheridan man dies in bypass crash

Andres Resendez wasn’t scheduled to work Monday, his nephew, Silvestre Resendez, said in a Facebook post. “He filled in for a guy that didn’t come back from vacation on time,” ...

Suspect in racist attacks speaks to report

Amber Rocco remembers what she said Dec. 24 somewhat differently than the camera that recorded it. She told reporters after her grand jury arraignment Friday afternoon in Yamhill County Circuit Court ...

Child immigrant figures paint grim portrait

Through dozens of interviews and data analysis, the Associated Press found: * As of Dec. 17, some 9,800 children were in facilities housing more than 100 kids; 5,405 of those were in three facilities ...

Suspect in racist attacks speaks to reporters, gets court date

Amber Rocco remembers what she said Dec. 24 somewhat differently than the camera that recorded it. She told reporters after her arraignment Friday that she clearly told an African-American couple she ...

Dallas chief will lead two local fire districts

SW Polk likely to join Sheridan, West Valley in regional departmen

Frank Sheridan

Sheridan city manager wraps up 14 years

SHERIDAN — Frank Sheridan has lived in Sheridan 14 years, longer than he’s ever resided anywhere. He moved to the West Valley as the community’s city manager in January 2005, arriving ...

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Six-month-old Ryssa Shultz takes a inquiring look back at Santa Claus (Darrell Murphy) after being placed in his lap for a photo at the Reel Hollywood Video Meet Santa event.

Santa sighted in Yamhill County

Santa Claus has been making the rounds in Yamhill County in preparation for his most important visit on Christmas Eve. He has been sighted in downtown McMinnville and in Carlton, Amity and other cities. ...

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Handing out stuffed toys and candy at the basketball practice are Carlton police Chief Kevin Martinez, Mayor-elect Brian Rake, Special Officer Santa, Officer Tim Jordan and volunteer Lucas Meeker.

Santa, police visit children in Carlton

CARLTON — Some passersby gawked as three Carlton police vehicles, lights flashing, pulled into the Yamhill-Carlton Elementary School parking lot Saturday morning. But youngsters at a youth basketball ...

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