Emergency Broadband: Walterville Elementary

In the first week of January, much of the state was hit by a strong winter storm, bringing heavy rains followed by several inches of snow. The extreme weather in the area caused a nearby creek to flood the Walterville Elementary school in East Lane County. Flood water...

Bidding on Airwaves: How ISPs Compete for Broadband Space

You may already know that internet companies interact with one another, oftentimes racing to expand into new territories and establish their networks in competitive areas. But perhaps you didn’t know that these same entities must legally reserve wireless airwave space...

Fiber Update: Connecting Amity one Day at a Time

Beginning in January of 2021, OnlineNW has been constructing a fiber network in the City of Amity. Today, we are excited to announce that our fiber service is available to customers in the green locations viewable in the aerial...

COS Systems: A Tool Made for You

We at OnlineNW and XS Media have partnered with COS Systems to bring you a new interface for exploring communication solutions in your area and beyond. Ever since our beginnings in the late 90’s, our mission has been to bridge...

Broadband Innovation: Connecting with Youth

Young adults and kids play a critical role in our community. In Lane County, education and youth services work together because it is widely believed that when a youth has confidence in their skills, motivations and values, they can visualize their place in the world...

Building out Amity: Our Next Fiber City

Beginning in January of 2021, OnlineNW has been constructing a fiber network in the City of Amity. As our strategy develops, we plan to have an online system where residents and businesses within the city limits will be able to pre-register for fiber...

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...

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...

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Our COO Eric Yeaple Begins a New Chapter

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

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...

Operations Update: Wildfire Notice

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

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

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...

Remotely Social with Mac Market

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...

Remotely Social with The Willamina Public Library

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

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...