Shenk cruises to Willamina board victory

WILLAMINA – Brenda Shenk unseated incumbent W. Lincoln Watson for Position 4 on the Willamina School Board in Tuesday’s special district election. Shenk received 365 votes, 70.8 percent, to ...

Dayton has 3 new school board members; Yamhill, Dayton money requests passing

Dayton, Amity and Willamina will have new school board members, according to final unofficial results of Tuesday's election released about 10:30 p.m. by the Yamhill County Clerk's Office. And voters in ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##
Officers from several law enforcement agencies and the state police SWAT Team negotiate with a Sheridan man who barricaded himself in his father s house and threatened residents with weapons Monday.

Hours long standoff in Sheridan ends peacefully

SHERIDAN — A seven-hour standoff ended peacefully with an armed suspect taken into custody after barricading himself in his father’s house Monday morning. Kenneth Lee Sundrud, 47, was taken ...

Willamina graduates number 70

WILLAMINA — Seventy Willamina High School seniors will graduate at 1 p.m. Saturday during a ceremony on the football field. Hannah Hughes and Jordan Reyes are the valedictorians and Taryn Hunt the ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A McMinnville Police Department K9 officer responds to Monday morning s standoff at a Northwest Evans Street residence in Sheridan as an Oregon State Police SWAT - Special Weapons and Tactical - vehicleis made ready for use.

Standoff ends in Sheridan; suspect taken into custody

SHERIDAN - A Sheridan man was taken into custody about 12:15 this afternoon following the peaceful end to a seven-hour standoff in which he barricaded himself in his father's house. Kenneth Lee Sundrud, ...

Reach the Beach goes through Yamhill County Saturday

Three segments of the American Lung Association’s annual Reach the Beach “Cycle for Air” fundraising bike ride will start in Yamhill County Saturday morning. About 3,000 riders are expected ...

Incumbent challenged in Willamina board race

WILLAMINA - Incumbent W. Lincoln Watson is being challenged by Brenda Shenk for Position 4 on the Willamina School Board in the Tuesday, May 21 special district election. Watson ran unopposed for the ...

Sheridan teachers plan to join statewide Day of Action

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan Education Association has voted to participate in the statewide Day of Action walkout scheduled Wednesday, May 8, Superintendent Steve Sugg told the school board at this month's ...

Sheridan parks group lays out plans

SHERIDAN - Members from Friends of Sheridan Parks and Recreation updated the city council Monday night of upcoming events and plans to improve City Park. Liz Hodgins, Paul Pena and Kira Sandoval represented ...

Bench will honor Crawford-Lain

WILLAMINA — Connie Crawford-Lain, pastor of the Willamina Free Methodist Church and a well-known public figure in the West Valley at the time of her November 2017 death, will have a bench dedicated ...

Willamina public safety fee debated at hearing

WILLAMINA — City Manager Kenna West, after listening to about an hour of testimony last Tuesday night, recommended the city contract with the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office for two full-time ...

Sheridan looks to strengthen abatement process

SHERIDAN — An ordinance amending a Sheridan municipal code, to adopt specific nuisance abatement procedures, will undergo second and third readings at the 7 p.m. Monday, April 15, city council meeting. ...

Willamina district loses enrollment

WILLAMINA — Enrollment in the Willamina School District has dipped, Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick reported to the school board Monday night. However, she expects the district to continue offering ...

Willamina council weighing public safety fee

WILLAMINA - Enhanced law enforcement coverage will be on the minds of Willamina City Council members when they meet at 6 p.m. Tuesday, April 9. A public hearing will be held following the monthly meeting ...

Three cited for unlawfully killing elk in Yamhill County

Thanks to a tip from the public, Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Troopers cited three subjects for Unlawful Take/Possession of Antlerless Elk.  The elk meat was seized and donated to local charities.

Oregon State Police would like to thank the public and media for assistance in bringing this case to a resolution.

Web Design and Web Development by Buildable