Can you hear me now?

Some dogs just have a bit more to say than others

From tenderfoot to buckaroo

The biggest test was saddling up an unwilling horse

All day jam set at Morning Thunder

The News-Register staffBreakfast and lunch eatery Morning Thunder is hosting a full day of music and entertainment on Saturday at The Courtyard, 619 NE Third St., in downtown McMinnville.The “spectacular” ...

Courtesy Brothers DunneCeltic folksters Brothers Dunne provide St. Patrick s Day soundtrack during a performance Sunday in the Cellar Bar of McMenamin s Hotel Oregon.

Weekend Tempo 3/15/2013

McMenamin's Hotel Oregon hosts a slew of performers Sunday to celebrate St. Patrick's Day. 

W.J. Lubken, OSU Archive/Edwin Russell Jackman collection
Three coyote hunters pose with their guns and their quarry in downtown Burns in front of a very early Model T Ford bearing 1913 license tags. At the time this photo was taken, the Eastern Oregon rabies outbreak was a growing problem, and bounties paid for coyote pelts made this sort of thing lucrative.

Rabies epidemic was like a war in Eastern Oregon

Newspapers were filled with stories of rabid dogs and cats, of coyote attacks, of people bitten 


Ferreting out online fraud

Doubt is best defense against e-mail con games

Casey Nova, left, and Mick Roy, center, spent a decade touring together in their band The Cool Rays. In 2011, they reunited and added veteran drummer Wade Daughtry to form Bluestar.

In it for the long haul

Longtime performer says being able to please the crowd, no matter the setting, is the key to playing music for life

Ben GarveyOwner/winemaker Remy Drabkin strikes an amused stance behind the counter of her baR, pronounced R-bar, at Remy Wines winery in McMinnville.

Remarkably Remy

From age 8, McMinnville native wanted to be a winemaker


Greens & Beans: When life gives you a jar of preserved lemons (or limes)

Inspiration for how to use them is sure to strike any day now


Want to retire abroad? Do your homework first

You'll find plenty of resources online

Holiday history

We've forgotten the original purpose of St. Patricks Day, Valentine's Day and Halloweel

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMcMinnville High School sophomore Caitlynn Cantrell works with students in the school’s Life Skills class. Some of her best friends are in the program, said Caitlynn, an advocate for treating everyone with love and respect.

Friend to all

Mac High student stands up for poeple with differences

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photoAmity resident Lori Olson poses with Afghan hounds Raglan and Xavier in 2007. Olson and her husband were serving as foster care providers for the dogs, who had been removed from their owners by a California rescue organization. The couple were able to permanently adopt them three months later.

Rescued hounds thrive with local artist

Xavier and Raglan have come a long way

Early anti-prostitution crusade was an embarrassing fizzle

The plight of the 'fallen woman' had become a topic of conversation — and Sunday sermons

Molly Walker/News-RegisterJan Wepster of Sheridan in one of the hazelnut orchards surrounding his home. Although now retired, he and his wife, Linda, balanced outside careers while running the farm established by his father, Bert. The Wepster family’s contributions to the hazelnut industry have led to Oregon State University to name a new variety for them.

Cracking a new nut

West Valley grower recognized for championing development of blight-resistant hazelnut

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