Outage Update – Creamery Fire (4/20/21)

Due to an ongoing fire at the Organic Valley Creamery, we are currently experiencing an outage to a portion of our wireless network. Customers who maintain their connection may experience slower network speeds during this time. Our technicians are...

CARES Act: Yamhill County Broadband Expansion

  In December of 2020, OnlineNW received a grant of $500,000 from Yamhill County as part of the CARES Act (Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act): a grant from the county, awarded to us to accelerate the expansion of our wireless coverage area and upgrade...

Outage Update (2/23/21)

Dear Valued Customer, We hope that you and your loved ones are safe and warm in the aftermath of the recent ice storm. At this time, the majority of our customers are back online.  It appears that approximately 200 customers in our service area are still...

Our COO Eric Yeaple Begins a New Chapter

At the heart of any successful boss, manager or leader, is exceptional character. They guide with encouragement and compassion, learn from others, and constantly celebrate the work of their team. OnlineNW COO Eric Yeaple is a great leader. Since 2006, Eric...

What the Wildfires Taught us About Partnership

In September of 2020, wildfires ravaged rural Lane county in Eugene, devastating hundreds of acres of land, homes, businesses and infrastructure. Part of our team at XS Media joined forces with numerous network professionals from around the Pacific...

Wildfire Relief: XS Media’s Volunteer Contribution

During a crisis, communities must come together. For impacted businesses, relief teams and individual people, every adversity is an opportunity to creatively give back. On Monday, September 7th, XS Media took note of the fire warnings that predicted poor...

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...

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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...

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...

OnlineNW Summer Intern Spotlight 2019

  This summer, OnlineNW hired two full-time interns in partnership with the McMinnville Works Program.  I worked as an intern alongside Hayden Meek-Avedovech. For just over a year, my role at the office has been to manage and maintain the organization’s...

OnlineNW Featured by Ford Family Foundation

OnlineNW's unique partnership with Willamina to build a world-class internet network in their community was featured in the Ford Family Foundation's magazine, Community Vitality. The ultra-fast infrastructure is a critical piece of Innovate Willamina, a collaboration...