Odd conclusions emerge from quest

Author explores how dogs can be longer-lived

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The Jackalope Saints entertain the crowd during last year’s La Casa Verde festival. The Hilldogs and Jack Ruby Presents will perform at this year’s event.

Saturday's La Casa Verde celebrates sustainability

In a day designated to celebrate everything green, visitors to McMinnville’s Granary District can participate in a chicken tractor race, fun run or walk, cold-frame construction workshop and community brewing workshop. They can listen to music, visit vendor booths and dine on pizza.

Are crows planning a takeover?

Opportunistic birds think, plan and reconsider

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Making the most of both her city location and the ambiance of her 1930s home, Joan Drabkin uses potted bulbs, flower beds and brick paths to charming effect.

Gardening in an old-fashioned fashion

Couple removes much of the lawn in favor of flowers and vegetables 

Frontman of Portland group Crown Point and alt rocker Jon Davidson will go at it solo on Saturday at Hotel Oregon.

Weekend Tempo 4/12/2013

This weekend's musical offering in Yamhill County.

Submitted photoSinger-songwriter Thad Beckman has spent most of his adult life performing on the road.

Road leads to Carlton

 Traveling musician to play blues show Friday night

You'd make a great zombie

Workshop teaches techniques for special-effects makeup

Conservation InternationalAll of central California is expected to be unsuitable for winegrapes by 2050, and areas at higher elevations will become suitable. Oregon will have to graft or replant to different varieties on a case-by-case basis.

Time to face the music

Say goodbye to the vast majority of vineyard land currently under cultivation

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterKelly Haverkate surveys the interior renovation work nearing completion at the historic Dayton First Baptist Church.

Redoing Dayton

Church first major step in central core revitalization

Fair expectations and other failures

'Pick your battles' applies to children, as well

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterRay VanBlaricom learned gardening techniques from his father long ago, but learned the why’s in his Extension Service master gardeners class. It taught him how to grow stronger plants with less waste.

A green thumb for teaching

Master gardener enjoys sharing his knowledge with others

Things you might not know

It's important to always be learning

Joan Paddock

Trumpeting duo to play five centuries of music

Recital set for April 18 at Linfield


Leafy living

Chard, kale, cabbage appear in abundance

Submitted photoRoxanne Jackson’s show, “Blonde Ambition,” runs through May 11 at the Linfield Gallery.

New York sculptor to show works at Linfield

Roxanne Jackson explores themes of death and transformation

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