How to prevent financial fraud

Older Americans scammed out of $3 billion a year

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMembers of the Sunshine Club and guests, including Golden Rule Club members, celebrate Sunshine’s 90th anniversary with a picnic in Yamhill’s Beulah Park.

90 years of sunshine

Club's history of friendship and laughter continues

Submitted photoKina Mahi and her husband, Zach McNish, enjoy an evening out in Honolulu.

Mac grad makes waves in Hawaii

Kina Mahi's company is steeped in island culture and her own family heritage

Chris Lay

Making his debut

With his first studio album, Chris Lay makes the most of family’s support

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterAt McMinnville’s Hearthland Sanctuary, Shar Kucala, fairyland architect, discusses features of the cities where different types of fairies make their home in the root ball of a fallen oak.

Farm becomes community

Property now a place for learning, creating

Tim Gunther photoMcMinnville native Chris Lay recently celebrated the release of his debut album,  Point Her To The Sun.

Weekend Tempo 6/14/2013

See who is taking the stage this weekend in Yamhill County.

So, how well do you know your best friend?

Canine personality test may offer some insight

The main street in Joseph as it appeared in the early 1950s. The First Bank of Joseph building is in the center of the frame on the left side of the street.

Robber became VP of bank he robbed

After 4 1/2 years in prison, he set about earning the community's trust and eventually the endorsement of bank shareholders

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterThe Humlie siblings — Manny, left, Joshua and Bethany — enjoy a chance to play and sing together. There’s nothing they’d rather do than make music.

'We have a blast'

Musical siblings making the most of their God-given talents

An hour to remember

Shore excursion to tropical isle was brief but remarkable

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterAfter a blessing ceremony at First Baptist Church in McMinnville, Teresa and Sunshine (McManus) Fugit enjoy their first dance surrounded by family and friends. Theirs was the first same-sex blessing held at the church.

At the altar, one journey ends and another begins

McMinnville women united in two ceremonies ­— one legal, one spiritual

Nate Travers photoGuitarist and singer-songwriter Ben Rice performs with his brother, Tommy, on bass at a 2011 Tunes on Tuesday concert. They’ll return to the Newberg stage on Aug. 20.

Summer sounds

McMinnville, Newberg series bring free music to the masses

Major moves

Prominent players snap up substantial Oregon acreage

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterA Beaverton contractor saved the original McMinnville Hospital cornerstone when the building was demolished in 1998.

History set in stone

Two rock-solid reminders of past times attract attention

Siverton Appeal, UO LibrariesThis modest display ad ran in the Silverton Appeal the week before a big Klan recruiting meeting there. Ironically, the border around this ad is made of swastikas — of course, the Nazis were still a decade away from taking power, but it’s an interesting coincidence.

Corruption, hypocrisy brought down Ku Klux Klan in 1920s

The final in the series examining the rise and fall of the Ku Klux Klan in the early 1920s

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