Dayton volleyball splits at tourney games

Rentsch, Sheridan defeat OES in opener

Marcus Larson / News-Register file photo##Ted Mayfied works the barbecue during 2013 Sheridan He spent many years as vice-chair of the event.

Sheridan's Ted Mayfield dies in aviation mishap

SHERIDAN — Ted Mayfield, a former Sheridan city councilor and civic leader who repeatedly ran afoul of the Federal Aviation Administration with his local skydiving business, died Friday afternoon ...

Richard Wayne Oster, left, and Andrew Ryan Richter

Deputies bust ATV theft ring

Two men have been charged in connection with the theft of all-terrain vehicles from locations in Yamhill County. Andrew Ryan Richter, 25, of Yamhill, and Richard Wayne Oster, 24, of Sheridan, were booked ...

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 ...

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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 ...

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