Operations Update: Wildfire Notice

Our hearts go out to those impacted by the recent and ongoing wildfires. We hope you are all well and have a safe place to retreat to if needed. We feel fortunate to say that all our tower sites, infrastructure, and network are unharmed and operating as...

OnlineNW Summer Intern Spotlight 2020

In mid-June, OnlineNW hired full-time summer intern AJ (Alexander) Zoch in partnership with MEDP’s Career Bound program. AJ is a 2020 McMinnville High School graduate who describes himself as a tech fanatic, a software enthusiast, and a downright...

Digital Ventures with Dayton’s 2020 Graduating Class

  This year has tested our adaptability like never before. As students, educators, employees, friends and families, we’ve been tasked to rise to the challenge and continue teaching, learning and living despite entering such obscure territories. The class...

Remotely Social with Mac Market

  McMinnville is a town characterized by grit, full of eccentric businesses with a mix of both new and long-standing fixtures in the community. One of these unique gems is Diana and Todd’s Mac Market, a gathering place for the entire community. Diana and...

Remotely Social with The Willamina Public Library

Small communities are strong. They share resources, advocate for good ideas, and facilitate the growth of their regions. But what happens when these communities are met with global adversities? Willamina is one example of a community that has come together...

Building Filbert Pointe: Community Collaborators

A year ago, Fishbone Construction began a subdivision project in Dayton called Filbert Pointe. A unique, mixed-market housing plan to provide quality homes in town just across from the high school. Darrick Price is the founder of Fishbone Construction and...

OnlineNW: COVID-19 Precautions

  A few weeks ago, OnlineNW completed a large-scale fiber construction project throughout the entire city of Willamina, making it the second fiber city in Yamhill County. As we celebrated the hard work of our fiber team and began to set sights on our plans...

Fiber in Willamina: Nearing The End of Construction

Community, connection and innovation. At OnlineNW, we keep true to our values by focusing much of our expansion toward limited resource communities that shine with potential. Communities like those in the west valley, whose initiatives are fronted by change-making...

Filbert Pointe in Dayton: An Update

Across from Dayton High School at the corner of Sweeney and Ferry street, Fishbone Construction has embarked on a project to build new homes in Dayton. This housing is being built as a new subdivision called Filbert Pointe. Fishbone Construction, founded by husband...

Bringing Fiber to The West Valley Community Campus

OnlineNW is constructing a world-class fiber internet network on the West Valley Community Campus in Willamina.  The West Valley Community Campus (WVCC) is a building dedicated to providing space for community members to connect. But before it was a...

News Articles

Senator Wyden Visits Dayton High School

Senator Ron Wyden visited Dayton High School last Wednesday to learn more about Innovate Dayton and to hear from the students how this process of re-imagining school is transforming their educational experience. The Senator was extremely impressed. As a national...

Innovation Goes to Willamina

Students, teachers, and community members gathered in the Willamina High School Cafeteria for the Innovate Willamina Make-a-thon. Their goal? To creatively solve problems with technology. Most of them had never done any sort of coding before, but equipped with laptops, circuit boards, and each other, they stepped up to the challenge.