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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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Sheridan third baseman Brenton Zeman (left) puts a tag on Dayton’s Kole Stuck on Friday.

One big inning

Nine-run fourth inning keeps Pirates ahead of Spartans in WVL standings

Willamina schedules kindergarten roundup

WILLAMINA — Willamina Elementary School will hold kindergarten roundup from 4 to 6 p.m. Wednesday in the school library. Children must be 5 years old by Sept. 1. Parents must present their child’s ...

Mayor cool to manager hiring in Willamina

WILLAMINA — City Attorney Paul Elsner thinks Willamina should seriously consider employing a city manager, at least in a part-time role if not full time. However, Mayor Ila Skyberg wants to give ...

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Willamina teacher arrested for allegedly assaulting her daughter

This article was updated on Friday, May 5. WILLAMINA — Heather McDonald Hughes, who teaches at Willamina Middle School and coaches track at Willamina High School, was arrested by Yamhill County ...

Willamina to meet on budget

WILLAMINA — The Willamina School District will hold its first 2015-16 budget committee meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday in the school library. A chair and vice-chair will be appointed, and Superintendent ...

Willamina hires Murrell, Toney to coaching positions

Football program loses assistants

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Amity softball overcomes growing pains, Spartans

Dayton softball no-hits Sheridan on Tuesday; McAnally shines on mound for Grizzlies

McMinnville trumps McKay in track dual meet

SALEM – McMinnville track and field began Class 6A Greater Valley Conference competition with a dual-meet sweep of McKay Wednesday night at McKay High School. The Grizzlies defeated the Royal Scots ...

Mac softball walks off against Skyhawks

Amity splits twinbill with Blanchet Catholic; Dayton falls to Newport

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West Valley League schools break the ice in Dayton

DAYTON – Shaking off the rust, getting the wheels turning – there are plenty of metaphors for the act of beginning the season. The Class 3A West Valley league’s track teams call it breaking ...

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The will in Willamina

Karl Klooster Klooster is the News-Register's regional editor and wine columnist. > See his column When you negotiate the westbound bend of the Sheridan-Willamina Highway, also known as ...

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Sheridan senior Justin Acuff (in yellow and blue) pinned Hoyer Deleon of Nyssa in 2 minutes, 53 seconds in the 3A 138-pound quarterfinals Friday, Feb. 27 at Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Portland. Acuff pinned all of his opponents on his way to the Class 3A 138-pound state title, his third.

State Wrestling: Acuff, Reyes, Howard triumph at Class 3A

PORTLAND – Vale 138-pounder Javier Gonzalez stood by the scorer’s table, his face a bloody mess, and surely wondered if anyone had caught the license plate number of the freight train that ...

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