Starla Pointer

"Stopping By:" A reporter who knows that everyone has an interesting story to tell welcomes suggestions.

Nathalie Hardy

A local mother writes her columns in the margins of a busy family life.

"Whatchamacolumn" by Jeb Bladine

The News-Register publisher writes about the community; people; local, state and national affairs; and sometimes whimsey.

Karl Klooster

Features Editor Karl Klooster focuses on people, local history and wines.


Nicole Montesano

"Greens & Beans:" A reporter who likes to eat, cook and garden, and write about all three.

Tom Henderson

"Along the Street:" News about businesses around the Yamhill Valley.

Elaine Rohse

"Rohse Colored Glasses:" Reflections on history and home life.

Finn J.D. John

"Offbeat Oregon:" Unusual stories of historic Oregon ... suggestions welcomed.

Nancy Carlson

"Happy Tails:" Tales of the bond between humans and animals.

Along the Street: Magazine lists local companies

Two Yamhill County companies appear on Oregon Business Magazine’s annual Best Green Workplaces list, announced Wednesday at a luncheon at The Nines Hotel in Portland Sokol Blosser Winery in Dundee, ...

Courtesy Beaux Frères Facebook##Beaux Frères founder Michael Etzel will remain president/CEO after a majority of the company was purchased by French outfit Maisons & Domaines Henriot.

Along the Street: Henriot buys Beaux Frères

Beaux Frères, one of Oregon’s oldest and most prominent pinot noir producers, already had a French name. Now it has a French owner as well. Maisons & Domaines Henriot, a family-owned ...

Along the Street: Rural counties leading job growth

When the local unemployment rate dipped into the mid-3 percent range this winter, Yamhill County joined an elite group of job creators in Oregon, according to a business advocacy group. Oregon Prosperity, ...

Jeb Bladine: "Obamacare' is a toxic label for American health care policy

We know that labels can be shorthand instruments of racism, sexism, idiologisms of all kinds. Labels created to be cleverly descriptive can become verbal sledgehammers that penetrate our psyches and threaten ...

Jeb Bladine: In McMinnville, shovels are out

For decades, I’ve watched the steady stream of local building developments. Call it a minor obsession, perhaps, but I have a spreadsheet diary of McMinnville building permit values and major development ...

Bladine: Tax hikes become preferred solution

Oregon state and local governments have more money, but provide fewer services. The clarion call from those who presided over creation of our budget crisis is to raises taxes. One hand points to large ...

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