Pianists to perform at Linfield

Participants from a piano masterclass will perform a recital at 7 o’clock tonight, March 17, in the Vivian Bull Music Center at Linfield College. Admission is free. Professor Albert Kim and visiting ...

Flavors of Carlton tickets on sale

CARLTON — Tickets are now available for Flavors of Carlton, a gala fundraiser that will feature food prepared by 10 chefs, along with beer and wine from an array of local venues. The event will include ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Jane Petersen and Marlene Thomas discuss how to change the length of a piece of fabric as they finish a quilt top. They and other volunteers gather on Fridays to make Quilts for Cops.

Stopping By: Piece officers

YAMHILL — Bobbie Abernathy-Bebereia’s husband, Gregg, made it home safely every night during his years serving as a sheriff’s deputy. But not every law enforcement officer, firefighter ...

Submitted photo##“Circle Mirror Transformation” follows five characters who examine their lives while taking an acting class.

Linfield grad directs slice-of-life play

Linfield College’s theater will show “Circle Mirror Transformation,” a contemporary play about the impact the dramatic arts can have on a person’s life, Wednesday through Saturday, ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Madame Zenobia (Emma Connor) communicates with a spirit possessing Howie (Josh Earls) in Amity High School’s production of “You Can’t Beat The House.” Seated on the couch are Kira Hand as Glenda Spears, Nick Mueller as Conrad Spears and Johanna Naillon as Fern Larraby. Standing are Sarah Fergus as Brittany, Kadin Paul as Officer Milo Larry and Tairen Jones as Lillian.

Amity High students to perform comedy

The News-Register staff AMITY — High school students will perform “You Can’t Beat the House” Wednesday through Friday, March 15 to 17. Curtain will rise at 7 p.m. each night in ...

Soroptimists honor women who are bettering their lives

Soroptimist International of McMinnville is honoring five local women who are studying and learning new skills in order to better their lives and the lives of their families. The club, which has a mission ...

Rohse: For my money, nickel is the best coin

As a kid, I never knew the name of the nice man who bought me candy bars, packages of gum, and other treats. I just knew him as the chief on the Indian head nickel. Indeed, while growing up I did not ...

Happy Tails: How to find the best chow for your pup

February brought a few things I didn’t plan on — like over 10 inches of rain, most of which fell while I was trying to walk the dogs. However, like clockwork, my February issue of Whole Dog ...

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Mommies & Minis in McMinnville features an indoor playground for young children. Families can pay a drop-in rate to use the facility, or sign up for multiple sessions at a discount.

Childhood, unplugged

After completing beauty school and working for a time as a hairstylist, Dayton native Sandra Villasenor found herself a stay-at-home mom. She discovered options for local outings with her two small ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Jack Stone (Mike Bierly) shoots Ralph Wiley (Seth Renne) in Gallery Theater’s production of the parody “Reefer Madness.”

Review: Don't fear the 'Reefer'

Marijuana will make you to kick puppies, sell babies and get so hungry, you’ll turn to eating your friends. That’s the message of the original “Reefer Madness,” a propaganda film ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Surrounded by other jurors, Juror 3 (Jesus Camacho) and Juror 8 (Broen McCloskey) get in a heated argument about the defendant’s guilt or innocence in McMinnville High School’s production of “12 Angry Jurors.”

Mac High students perform modern version of classic drama

McMinnville High School actors will portray “12 Angry Jurors” in a drama production that runs tonight through Sunday, March 10 to 12. Curtain is at 7 p.m. tonight and Saturday and 2 p.m. Sunday ...

Image: Salem Public Library##The aftermath of a train wreck on the Oregon Pacific Railroad line during the 1880s, when T. Edgenton Hogg was running the line.

Offbeat Oregon: Pirate, jailbird, swindler, tycoon

Next time you’re heading over Santiam Pass from the Willamette Valley, you might take a second to glance over at the side of the big potato-shaped promontory around which the highway bends ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Carol Hansen, Shawn McRae and daughter Savanah sort items for the Presbyterian Church’s annual rummage sale. Volunteers spend Mondays, all year, sorting and cleaning donations in preparation for the early March event.

Stopping By: Let's get ready to rummage!

On weekdays, at least, McMinnville’s Presbyterian Church is typically calm and quiet. Maybe there’s someone looking at the art in the Narthex Gallery, where Dorothea Kim’s weavings are ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Friday afternoon, hundreds of people gather in the Evergreen Space Museum for the 2017 Sip! Food & Wine Classic.

Pours in store at Wine & Food Classic

Sip! The McMinnville Wine & Food Classic marks its 24th year Friday through Sunday, March 10 to 12, in the Evergreen Space Museum. The event will open at 3 p.m. Friday, running until 9 o’clock ...

Rohse: Walking teaches valuable lessons

If I were an educator, I would advocate that every child be mandated to walk to school — time and physical ability permitting. Although I am not an educator, I speak from experience. I walked a ...

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