Fire destroys manufactured home

A two-alarm fire shortly before 6 p.m. Saturday destroyed a manufactured home about eight miles west of McMinnville, at 19750 S.W. Peavine Road. The lone occupant of the residence, an adult male, was ...

Snow dusts hills and West Valley

Snow dusted the Eola Hills and blanketed parts of the West Valley overnight on Sunday. On Monday morning, roads were clear and wet in the eastern half of the valley, but icy in the west. A winter weather ...

Willamina highlights chocolate and history

WILLAMINA — A Willamina Museum of Local History fundraiser, “For the Love of History and Chocolate,” will be held from 6 to 9 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 2, at the museum, 188 N.E. D St. Visitors ...

Sheridan council hears tribal plans

SHERIDAN — The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is updating its community plan, City Manager Frank Sheridan reported to the Sheridan City Council Monday night. He said the tribe is updating its ...

Sheridan council hears tribal plans

SHERIDAN — The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde is updating its community plan, City Manager Frank Sheridan reported to the Sheridan City Council Monday night. He said the tribe is updating its ...

Sheridan High FFA program going strong

SHERIDAN — Adviser Matt Ross updated the Sheridan School Board at this month’s meeting on successes by the high school’s FFA program. He also addressed the Career Technical Education ...

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Most local grad rates higher than state average

At most Yamhill County high schools, a higher percentage of students graduated in 2018 compared with the state’s overall average. Three schools — Amity, Dayton and McMinnville — graduated ...

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 ...

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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,” ...

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