Eight vie for trio of tribal posts

GRAND RONDE — Eight candidates are vying for three paid, full-time posts on the Grand Ronde Tribal Council in a mail-ballot election due to end Saturday, Sept. 12. Jon George, Cheryle Kennedy and ...

Containment close on Willamina fire

WILLAMINA — The 260-acre Willamina Creek Fire is almost fully contained, according to the Oregon Department of Forestry. As a result, officials reopened Willamina Creek and East Creek roads, north ...

Keep flammables out of trash

With dozens of fires burning across the region, including one north of Willamina, Waste Management is calling for extra care in disposal of trash and recyclables. The company, which operates a ...

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Sheridan senior Miguel Diaz (left) and junior Mason Hosley are vying for the Spartans’ starting quarterback position.

2015 Football Previews: Sheridan

Friendly Competition: Starting quarterback competitors offer differences in style for Spartans

Brent Merrill / Smoke Signals##A bomb squad robot
investigates a suspicious package left in front of the
Grand Ronde mailroom on
Friday. The item turned out
to be a hobo meter.

Bomb squad responds to Tribal mailroom

GRAND RONDE – A suspicious object discovered about 7 a.m. Friday at The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde mailroom prompted closure of Grand Ronde Road and the arrival of the Salem Police Department ...

Sheridan schools bond projects on budget, on schedule

SHERIDAN — Project Manager Bob Collins of Beaverton’s Day CPM Services told the Sheridan School Board last week that the district’s $2.1 million construction project is ...

Sheridan due water master plan update

SHERIDAN —The Sheridan City Council was not in complete agreement last week that the city should spend $7,800 to authorize Murray, Smith & Associates of Portland to update the water system master ...

No current West Valley evacuations planned

Smoke is extremely dense in the West Valley, due in part to the Willamina Creek Fire, burning nine miles north of Willamina. No evacuation plans are in the works, according to Sheridan Fire District spokesman ...

Photo courtesy Brent Merrill/Smoke Signals##A suspicious package was discovered Friday morning at the Grand Ronde Tribal mailroom.

Tribal mailroom receives suspicious package

GRAND RONDE – A suspicious package discovered about 7 a.m. Friday at the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde mailroom prompted  closure of Grand Ronde Road and the arrival of the Salem ...

Willamina Library Board takes a stand

WILLAMINA - Dan Goff, president of the Willamina Library Board, told the city council by letter at its June meeting that the board believes no more money should be spent on maintaining a former ...

Sheridan Fire District thanks community

The Sheridan Fire District, in appreciation of the community's response to the Willamina Creek fire, issued the following statement today: As reports of the fire on Willamina Creek were coming in we saw ...

News makers

Amy Korst loved working for The Daily, the University of Washington’s student newspaper, and dreamed of becoming a professional journalist. Writing and editing copy. Sweating under deadlines. Making ...

Photo courtesy Oregon Department of Forestry##The Willamina Creek Fire has burned 230 acres

Willamina Creek Fire is 75 percent contained; East Creek, Willamina Creek roads reopen

(Updated: 3 p.m. Wednesday)   WILLAMINA - The Willamina Creek Fire has been contained to such a degree that Willamina Creek and East Creek roads, north of the junction with Coast Creek Road, will ...

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Willamina sophomore Ian Bruckner (right) and senior Brodey Bruckner, who are first cousins, combined to produce 599 receiving yards and four receiving touchdowns in 2014.

2015 Football Previews: Willamina

What's in a surname? Cousins Brodey and Ian Bruckner take charge for young Bulldogs squad

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A Portland man was killed in a single-vehicle crash Sunday morning on Highway 18, just west of the Polk/Yamhill County line.

Portland man killed in Highway 18 crash

WILLAMINA - A Portland man was killed Sunday morning in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 18 in the area of the Wallace Bridge. The Oregon State Police identified the victim as Juan Bermudez Gutierrez. ...

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