## Shedlosky

Sheridan man tased in ruckus at Mac 7-Eleven

A Sheridan man was tased by officers last week outside the 7-Eleven in downtown McMinnville after causing a disturbance inside the store and fighting with officers outside.  Robert Thomas Shedlosky, ...

Highway 18 reopens following crash

A two-vehicle crash was reported Monday morning on Highway 18 in the area of the Sheridan junction. The highway was closed for hours, but both lanes were reopened about 5:15 p.m. The closure was lengthy ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##A combination of Douglas fir and hybrid larch trees produced the Highway 18 smiley face between Grand Ronde and Willamina.

Happy as a larch: A hillside smiles down on Highway 18 drivers

David Hampton said his late father, John, admonished him regarding the subject of clear-cuts and how to make them aesthetically pleasing. The elder Hampton had an idea that he proposed to his son. “Can’t ...

‘Willabucks’ being well spent

The Willamina Money Project, “Willabucks,” has proven an overwhelming success during the coronavirus pandemic. The project provided $100 in “Willabucks” on a first-come, first-served ...

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Enjoying a glass of wine together Tuesday at Willamette Valley Vineyards’ downtown McMinnville tasting room are Tami VanSlyke, Ann Lewis, Karen Gormanand Shirley Bahrman, all of McMinnville. A statewide “freeze” took effect Wednesday, closing restaurants, bars and tasting rooms to indoor dining and drinking.

Wineries once again adapt to restrictions

Vineyards and wineries in the Willamette Valley have been forced into a series of adjustments in 2020, from responding to the decline of wine sales due to restaurant closures, to a harvest with complications ...

Willamina board tables policy discussion involving Confederate flag

The Willamina School Board this month hesitated on passing a new state administrative rule designed to protect “marginalized” students, staff members and others, because it labeled the ...

Willamina, Newberg races remains close

The race for Willamina City Council in the general election remains close after the Polk and Yamhill County Clerk’s Office released another set of results last week. Incumbent Craig Johnson leads ...

Sheridan taking micro-grant applications

When Sheridan City Hall opened for business the morning of Monday, Nov. 2, there were residents lined up outside, waiting to turn in their Coronavirus Relief Fund Micro-Grant Program applications. City ...

Buckles

Buckles, incumbents secure council seats

Newcomer Jim Buckles easily outdistanced the field to secure a seat on the Sheridan City Council for the next four years. As of Thursday afternoon, with a small percentage of votes to be counted, Buckles ...

Burr

Burr takes easy mayoral win

Willamina has a new mayor and Bob Burr is on a mission to pick up where Ila Skyberg left off. Burr held a commanding lead over George Young Thursday with a small percent of votes to be counted. Burr ...

Kris Bledsoe

Bledsoe on way to becoming treasurer

Kris Bledsoe will become the next Yamhill County Treasurer, as long as her lead holds as the final batch of ballots are counted. As of Thursday afternoon, she received 22,237 votes, or 51.43%, to Paulette ...

Bob Burr

Burr on his way to Willamina mayoral win; council race close

Willamina City Councilor Bob Burr has a commanding lead over George Young to be the community’s next mayor based on early-morning Polk and Yamhill County election results Wednesday. Burr was ...

Jim Buckes

Buckles leads Sheridan council race

Newcomer Jim Buckles is leading the race for three seats on the Sheridan City Council based on early-morning returns Wednesday. He had received 965 votes, or 23.95%, followed by incumbent Aaron Baer’s ...

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County approves rural broadband project

Over the next 12 to 18 months, every rural home in Yamhill County wanting adequate internet service should be able to have it. Yamhill County Commissioners on Thursday unanimously approved using $500,000 ...

Sheridan sewer, water rates going up

The Sheridan City Council moved forward with setting new sewer and water rates at this month’s regular meeting. They approved the first two readings of ordinances that establish new rates. The vote ...

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