File photoThe “World’s Largest Turkey Barbecue” in Wortman Park is a highlight of the festival. Turkey dinners and halves are sold in the park and at other sites.

The bird is the word

It’s Turkey Rama time, and that means festival food, cars, carnival rides and a big BBQ

Submitted photoKen and Kris Bilderback teamed up to co-write “Fire in a Small Town: How Volunteers Civilized the Rural West, and How Civilization Betrayed Them.”

All fired up

Latest book from Gaston author gathers heat

Submitted photoPink and purple balloons festoon the 2012 Drink Pink Festival at Patton Valley Vineyard.

Rosés aren't red

Festival attracts profusion of pink drinkers

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The two sketches made from witnesses’ descriptions of the skyjacker known as D.B. Cooper.

D.B. Cooper legend took flight out of PDX

First in a series on the famous skyjacking

News-Register file photo

Show will light up Amity sky

Event features music, food and, of course, fireworks

Lafayette celebrates Fourth with bike parade, picnic

Independence Day activities designed to bring community together, honor Lafayette’s history

Biggest Turkey fundraising coming down to the wire

Haw joined by three others in annual contest

Keeping your cool in the kitchen

Ideally, check the forecast and plan accordingly

How to shop for a hearing aid

First step is to choose a good provider

In Willamina, a fun-filled Fourth

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterSandy Haw is passionate about her work as a family advocate at Henderson House, where she has worked for 13 years.

An advocate for victims, and for change

Sandy Haw dreams of a day without domestic violence

Happy 170th, Yamhill County

Generous land once known as 'Mother of Oregon'

Submitted photoBusking on Third Street was a regular routine for Winn Shultz and his friends. Shultz now lives in Pendleton. He returns for a show at Cornerstone tonight at 7.

Inspired by folk, musician creates an original sound

Winn Shultz plays tonight at Cornerstone

News-Register file photoDuring Willamina’s 2012 July 4th festivities, Ben Clark watches Stephen Price complete his cut in the pole snip portion of the Logging Jamboree relay competition.

Firing up a fabulous Fourth

Willamina volunteers spark a stellar celebration

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterDr. Craig Kiser, a McMinnville urologist, is retiring after 26 years in practice. An open house will be held at his office, 851 N.E. Baker St., from noon to 3 p.m. Monday, July 1.

Dr. Craig Kiser calls it a career

‘I’ve been so blessed by their lives,’ McMinnville urologist says of his patients

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