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First place student winner Lorelei Oman performs the song  It s Just Life  during the West Valley Talent Show Saturday night.

West Valley shows off its talent

SHERIDAN — Matteo Bucknell and Teddy Nortness, entered in the Student Division, took the stage at the West Valley’s Got Talent fundraiser Saturday night at the Monroe Event Center. They finished ...

Willamina secures large water grant

WILLAMINA — Willamina officials and councilors Tuesday night celebrated the news that the city has received a $495,900 Community Development Block Grant through Business Oregon to complete the ...

Willamina school administrators renewed

WILLAMINA — Principals Tim France, high school/middle school, and Sarah Norwood, elementary school, had their contracts renewed for three years by the Willamina School Board at Monday night’s ...

Fire erupts at Sheridan homeless camp

SHERIDAN — What Sheridan Deputy Fire Chief Allen Aschim described as a small propane cylinder ignited about 11 p.m. Sunday at a homeless camp just east of Sheridan, on the south side of Highway 18B ...

Sheridan locals planning new summer event

SHERIDAN — Sheridan Days was discontinued following last year’s June celebration, but an effort is being made to launch a new event titled Hometown Days. It would most likely will be held ...

Third arrest made in connection with fatal Willamina fire

The Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office has made a third arrest in connection with the June 2018 fire in rural Willamina that claimed the life of 79-year-old Dieter Aulig and injured his wife. Nicholas ...

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Third arrest made in connection with fatal Willamina fire

The Yamhill County Sheriff's Office has made a third arrest in connection with the June 2018 fire in rural Willamina that claimed the life of 79-year-old Dieter Aulig and injured his wife. Nicholas J.D. ...

Paul Daquilante / News-Register##A slice of the Willamette Meteorite was returned to the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde.

Sacred slice of tribal history returns home

Museum gives piece of Willamette Meteorite to Grand Ronde Tribes

Sheridan council hears about Wrigley winery

SHERIDAN — John Wrigley, co-owner with his wife, Jody, of J Wrigley Vineyards, sought support from the Sheridan City Council at this month’s regular meeting for their planned expansion of the ...

Sheridan Education Foundation awards grants

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Education Foundation has awarded $5,100 in 2018-19 grants to support innovation in classrooms and increased opportunities for students throughout the district. Applications are ...

Lengthy Highway 18 pursuit ends in Grand Ronde area

FORT HILL — A pursuit that started in Lincoln City ended in the Fort Hill area Saturday afternoon. Lincoln City police were assisted by several local law enforcement agencies in bringing the chase ...

Willamina councilor leaves office

WILLAMINA — James Daley, elected to the Willamina City Council last November, has resigned the position for health reasons. The council accepted his resignation at its Tuesday night meeting. Theresa ...

Willamina Native American enrollment on the rise

WILLAMINA — Native American students total 40 percent of K-12 enrollment in the Willamina School District, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the school board Monday night. There are 335 native ...

Sheridan law enforcement alternative suggested

SHERIDAN — Lucy Hebert, a lifelong Sheridan resident elected to the city council last November, suggested at this month’s work session the city might want to consider contracting with a private ...

Submitted photo / OSP##The Saturday night crash near Sheridan sent six people to the hospital.

Highway 18 crash hospitalizes six

SHERIDAN — Six people were hospitalized in a three-vehicle crash just east of Sheridan on Highway 18 Saturday night. The most seriously injured was Samuel Rocha, 20, a Colorado resident. ...

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