Events to mark Memorial Day

Yamhill Valley residents will mark Memorial Day with numerous ceremonies and special events Monday. Memorial Day was originally called Decoration Day. It was first celebrated in 1868 as a way of honoring ...

Willamina to graduate 40

WILLAMINA — Forty Willamina High School seniors will graduate at 1 p.m. Saturday at the West Valley Community Campus. Mariah Woodward is the class valedictorian. Alexander Ellis is the salutatorian. English ...

Horse slaying solved; owner cited

The owner of a horse found shot to death April 22, about 14 miles northwest of Sheridan on Bald Mountain, has been cited by the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. Mark D. Ellis, 53, of Whiteson, identified ...

Submitted photo##Firefighters from the West Valley Fire District fight a blaze at a vacant house on Main Street in Willamina.

Fire damages Willamina structure

WILLAMINA — A vacant two-story structure at 390 W. Main St. sustained between $10,000 and $15,000 in damage as the result of a fire Monday afternoon. West Valley Fire District personnel responded ...

Flag supporters challenge Willamina board

WILLAMINA — Reyn Leno, who chairs the governing council of the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde, told the Willamina School Board he was disappointed and more than a little angry over the board’s ...

Y-C softball wins OWC title

McMinnville softball falls to McNary; Aguayo's sac fly lifts Sheridan baseball

Independent studies

Leo and Riley Boardman pursue excellence their way for Willamina track

Vang no longer with Willamina softball

Willamina softball coach Scott Vang is no longer with the team as the Bulldogs enter their final week of regular-season play, the News-Register has learned. It is unclear if Vang resigned his coaching ...

PRs aplenty at prep twilight track meets

Oregon West Conf., West Valley League district meets beginning Friday

DUII suspect clocked at 102

WILLAMINA — The Oregon State police charged a Willamina man for driving under the influence of intoxicants Saturday, after he was clocked at 102 in a 55 mph zone on Highway 18. He was identified ...

Sheridan considers tobacco ordinance

SHERIDAN — An ordinance augmenting regulations on the sale and use of tobacco, and extending them to cover electronic smoking devices under Chapter 9 of the municipal code, is up for consideration ...

Highway 22 work scheduled

A contractor working for the Oregon Department of Transportation has begun repair work on Highway 22 at milepost 7.5, east of Buell. The project, designed to stabilize a slide area, should be completed ...

Submitted photo##100 volunteers helped clean Bald Mountain.

Bald Mountain scrubbed by volunteers

SHERIDAN — The Bald Mountain/Sheridan Peak area, about 14 miles northwest of Sheridan, is looking noticeably cleaner. Thanks goes out to work put in last Saturday by more than 100 citizen volunteers, ...

Pair win Gates scholarships

Juan Cortes Perez of McMinnville High and Shane Thomas of Willamina High have been awarded full-ride Gates Millennium Scholarships. They are among 28 Oregon winners in this year’s round of scholarships, ...

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Willamina sophomore Leo Boardman (left) won the boys’ 100-meter hurdles at Thursday’s Class 3A West Valley League meet at Amity High School in 17.45 seconds, while Dayton freshman Owen McLoud (right) took second place in the event in 17.57 seconds, a personal record.

Mohler hits her mark at Twilight meet

Amity’s McShane breaks 40 feet in shot put, unfurls state-leading discus throw

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