Willamina council hones in on water projects

WILLAMINA — A capital improvement plan for Willamina’s sewer, stormwater and water systems was approved at this month’s city council meeting. City Manager Kenna West said in her report ...

Teen pleads guilty to arson, manslaughter charges

Jacob Brooks, a participant in the June 2018 fire that resulted in the death of a rural Willamina resident, pleaded guilty to one count each of first-degree manslaughter and first-degree arson in Yamhill ...

Willamina schools have large ending fund balance

WILLAMINA — Superintendent Carrie Zimbrick told the Willamina School Board at this month’s meeting that the district is carrying a $1.827 million ending fund balance. Despite the large carryover, ...

Rusty Rae / News-Register##Grand Ronde s Uyxat Powwow Grounds featured four entries, including this one Saturday afternoon. Large crowds attended the three-day competition powwow.

Dancing and drumming the weekend away at Grand Ronde's powwow

Dancers take to the turf for annual Contest Powwow

Grand Ronde Tribe finalizes former paper mill site purchase

OREGON CITY — Grand Ronde Tribal Council member Kathleen George arrived at the former Blue Heron Paper Mill site Friday morning, on a day she won’t soon forget. “It’s a great day ...

Photo courtesy of The Confederated Tribes of  Grand Ronde##The Grand Ronde Tribe has purchased this 23-acre former paper mill site in Oregon City.

Grand Ronde Tribe finalizes Blue Heron Mill purchase

GRAND RONDE - The Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde has finalized its purchase of the former Blue Heron Mill site in Oregon City from Washington developer George Heidgerken. The 23-acre ...

Sheridan will move forward with street paving work

SHERIDAN - The Sheridan City Council adopted a resolution at Monday night’s special meeting that authorizes an exemption from competitive bidding related to paving work on Southwest Mill Street from ...

Willamina school registration set

WILLAMINA - Registration for Willamina High School and Middle School students will take place Tuesday, Aug. 13, and Wednesday, Aug. 14. The schedule: Aug. 13, 3 p.m., eighth grade; 4 p.m., seventh grade; ...

Submitted photo / Sheridan/Southwest Polk/West Valley fire districts##
Firefighters spray water an auto storage yard and outbuildings ablaze
burned along Highway 18 in Grand Ronde Wednesday afternoon. About the
same, other crews were fighting wildland fires near the casino.

Blaze torches storage yard, outbuildings in Grand Ronde

GRAND RONDE — Eight agencies and about 50 firefighters responded to a multi-alarm blaze Wednesday afternoon that consumed a storage yard and two outbuildings along a two-mile stretch of Highway 18 ...

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Paisley Conway, reserve champion in the junior showmanship class, leads
her Angus, Blackjack, around the ring for judge Brett Deedon. Paisley is
one of hundreds of youngsters competing at the Yamhill County Fair this
week. The fair continues today and Saturday.

Kids and animals enjoy county fair

Thea, a pink and black gilt, or young female pig, scrunched her bed of straw into the perfect shape and stretched out with a satisfied grunt Wednesday morning. She was having a good day at the Yamhill ...

Photos courtesy Sheridan/Southwest Polk/West Valley fire districts##A storage yard and outbuildings burned along Highway 18 in Grand Ronde Wednesday afternoon.

Grand Ronde blaze consumes storage yard, outbuildings

GRAND RONDE - Eight agencies and about 50 firefighters responded to a multi-alarm blaze Wednesday afternoon that consumed a storage yard and two outbuildings along a two-mile stretch of Highway 18 in Polk ...

Photo courtesy Oregon State Police##A California woman, the passenger in this mini van, died Monday afternoon in a motor vehicle crash on Highway 22 just west of the Valley Junction turnoff.

California woman killed in Highway 22 crash

 VALLEY JUNCTION - A Southern California woman was killed Monday afternoon in a single-vehicle crash on Highway 22 just west of the Valley Junction turnoff. The Oregon State Police identified ...

Sheridan burn barrel fire causes damage

SHERIDAN — A fire spread from a burn barrel and quickly involved a fence and several outbuildings late Friday afternoon on Cherry Hill Road near Thunderhead Lane in rural Sheridan. Multiple agencies ...

Bank robber sought to fund daughter's education

When Richard Whittington of Sheridan went to Corvallis in late September 2017 to finalize the scholarship paperwork necessary for his daughter to enroll at Oregon State University, he was told room/board, ...

Sheridan Board will examine AllPrep contract status

SHERIDAN - With the Sheridan School District’s five-year sponsorship contract with Sheridan AllPrep Academy expiring June 30, 2020, the district will use the upcoming school year to decide its future ...

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