Greens & Beans: Ways to enjoy late summer vegetables

Late summer vegetables are in full abundance now, and making the most of them offers some delicious meals and wonderful preserving opportunities. Tomatoes, eggplant, peppers, summer squash, onions, cucumbers, ...

Linfield performances will feature sax, piano

Saxophonist Idit Shner and pianist Eun-Hye Grace Choi will present a free recital of new works on Sunday, Sept. 24, at Linfield College. Music will start at 4 p.m. in the Delkin Recital Hall on campus. Shner ...

Rohse: Memories old and new at Harvest Fest

I went gathering memories a few weeks ago. I had a wonderful time, gathering them in great quantities — and memories keep well. These memories were gathered at the Yamhill County Historical Society’s ...

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Ginny and Randy David in front of their collection of Imperial Iron Cross glassware. They have many collections of their own, and sell vintage items to others under the name G&R Antiques.

Stopping By: Finders. keepers

Just as Alice climbs through the looking glass into a fantastical world, Ginny and Randy David find enchantment by looking through glass of all sorts, from stamped-out dishes given away in the 1930s to ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Idalis Nieves, on the steps of Linfield College’s Pioneer Hall, is hoping to revitalize her Harry Potter-themed club this year.

Harry Potter fan keeps the magic alive

Obsecro et gratias tibi! The key to casting a spell, as any good student at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry understands, is knowing the magic words. While Linfield College doesn’t have ...

Image: UO Libraries##Early coverage of the Sidney and Barbara Smith murders in the Albany State Rights Democrat took Sidney’s brother Thomas at his word. By the following week’s issue, though, the story had changed.

Offbeat Oregon: Frontier murder case more complicated than it appeared

One year after the Civil War ended, a double murder happened in Linn County. And it was one of those stories that seems to peel away like an onion, layer by layer, or like one of those Russian nesting ...

Comedy competition set for Mac Club

Beginning and experienced comedians have until Sunday, Sept. 24, to apply for the Western Oregon Comedy Competition in McMinnville. The competition will be narrowed down to 12 comedians and will be held ...

Faculty recital features assistant professor

Johnandrew Slominski, assistant professor of music at Linfield College and internationally acclaimed pianist and recording artist, will perform at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 22, in the Richard and Lucille Ice ...

Short plays open Linfield theater season

Linfield College will open its 98th theater season with “An Evening of Short Plays” by Lauren Gunderson Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 21-23. The quartet of plays will start at 7:30 p.m. ...

Mathewson: Unpleasant encounters with fragrant neighbors

We have a lot of skunks in the Willamette Valley. But they are largely nocturnal, so are more often in the form of highway road kill than live critters. Skunks and I go far back to the 1950s. During a ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##Jessica Whiting, here with Annabelle the donkey, has loved animals since childhood and has taken in a variety of species on her farm near Carlton. She says being with them is like therapy.

Stopping By: A calling for caring

Since her aunt Greta and great-aunt Lillian were nurses, it was inevitable, perhaps, that people asked young Jessica Whiting if she planned to enter nursing. She didn’t. She considered nurses “strong ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##A view of the Linfield Wellness Trail near the college’s library, where farm equipment plowed up some of the barkdust path. College officials said the trail will be smoothed and restored.

Wellness Trail to be repaired

The News-Register staff Wellness Trail to be repaired Walkers and joggers using the Linfield College Wellness Trail had a shock last week when they discovered sections of the loop had been torn up. The ...

'Treasures' to feature quilts and collectibles

  Whether they are carefully wrapped and stored or used daily, your special possessions can be evaluated at Treasures in the Attic, the Yamhill County Historical Society's annual celebration ...

Happy Tails: Project Pooch makes profound difference

It has been well over two decades since I brought home an adorable and, yes, mischievous basset hound puppy we named Menehune. She would become my first therapy dog, and she led me down a path, at a basset ...

Rohse: The many trials of the Oregon Trail

Luckily, I was not a pioneer wife who had to pack for the Oregon Trail, which from Independence, Missouri, to Oregon City was about 2,000 miles, required about a year of preparation and planning, and might ...

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