Sheridan man pleads to sex abuse charges

A Sheridan man pleaded guilty to three counts of first-degree encouraging child sexual abuse, a Class B felony, and was sentenced to 60 days in the Yamhill County Jail. Lane Parr, 23, received a 20-day ...

Sheridan council hears parks review

SHERIDAN — City Planner Jim Jacks reviewed the Sheridan Parks Development Plan for the city council at this month’s special meeting. The plan was adopted by ordinance in May 2014. Jacks described ...

Willamina get Nike grant

WILLAMINA — The city of Willamina has received an $18,500 Nike Community Impact Fund grant through the Oregon Community Foundation, City Manager Kenna West told the city council at this month's meeting. The ...

Aulig placed in custody of Oregon Youth Authority

Updated. Fifteeen-year-old Nicholas Aulig sat silently through a hearing to determine his fate on Monday, swiveling his chair back and forth and darting looks at the audience. He declined to make a statement. Judge ...

Commissioners take testimony on board expansion measure

Updated: Six people testified Thursday, representing both sides of a question whether commissioners should forward a measure to the May ballot, asking voters if they want to expand the board of commissioners ...

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As Donna Hulett receives her honors, her son, Pat, holds up the stained
glass piece by Ralph Kraft that serves as her cultural asset award. Her
name also is on a plaque in Sheridan for two years.

Sheridan quilter wins cultural asset award

The Yamhill County Cultural Coalition last week awarded its second “Cultural Asset Award” to Donna Hulett of Sheridan, historian, quilter and community volunteer. “How flabergasted and ...

Commissioners to revisit expansion ordinance

Yamhill County commissioners are scheduled this week to revisit a measure to let voters decide whether to expand the board to five members. A draft ordinance is scheduled for discussion at this afternoon’s ...

Report says county needs to improve services for children and families

Despite the hard work of many agencies providing services for children in Yamhill County, the overall system is disorganized and confused, with more contention than cooperation between the county and the ...

Willamina board will meet in Grand Ronde

WILLAMINA - In a change of locations, the Willamina School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community Center. A work session will be followed ...

Sheridan board approves classified contract

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan School Board approved a three-year contract with its classified staff at this month's meeting. Employees will receive a 1.25 percent raise this school year and a step increase ...

Willamina board will meet in Grand Ronde

WILLAMINA - In a change of locations, the Willamina School Board will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 15 in the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde Community Center. A work session will be followed ...

Forklift operator hurt

WILLAMINA — A forklift operator was injured Tuesday when it tumbled down an embankment on a forest service road off Highway 22 (Hebo Road), according to the Yamhill County Sheriff’s Office. The ...

Pedestrian struck on Highway 18

SHERIDAN — A Willamina woman was struck by a vehicle while walking on Highway 18 a few miles east of Sheridan Tuesday morning. She was identified as Christine Helen Roberts, 57, according to Capt. ...

Willamina receives development code funding

WILLAMINA — The city of Willamina has received $20,674 from the Yamhill County Board of Commissioners Economic Development Strategic Investment Fund, according to City Manager Kenna West. The money ...

Willamina board, council team up on water project

WILLAMINA — City Manager Kenna West and Public Works Director Jeff Brown met with the Willamina School Board at this month’s session to discuss the water project on which the two sides are ...

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