Marcus Larson /  News-Register##Larry Snider and Cheryl Nangeroni try to visit a new part of the world each year. The McMinnville couple
finds travel exciting, educational and enjoyable.

Stopping By: Treated like family

Food lured Larry Snider and his wife, Cheryl Nangeroni, to Greece. The people drew them back. "They treated us like family," said the McMinnville couple, who are encouraging other adventurous ...

Andrea Johnson photo##Bounty of Yamhill County concludes with Big Night, a showcase of local chefs, farmers and vintners.

Reaping a bounty in Yamhill County

During the dinner culminating this weekend’s Bounty of Yamhill County wine and food festival, sommeliers will wander from table to table to answer questions. Such as, what the heck is a ...

Gallery to hold White Christmas auditions

Gallery Theater will hold auditions Sept. 6-9 for the upcoming production of “White Christmas.” The World War II-era show is about a popular song-and-dance team that follows a pair of singing ...

Rohse: Longing to hear childhood sounds

I’m homesick. I’m homesick for sounds. Nostalgic sounds like those heard on the ranch in Eastern Oregon. Sounds such as roosters crowing at dawn, reminding Mother to open the chicken house ...

Happy Tails: Playing by new park rules

I have good news for all you fans — and former fans — of McMinnville’s Riverside Drive Dog Park. There are changes afoot (or is it a-pawed?) that are going to make our outings more pleasant ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Monica Macias and Carlos Romero especially
love the shade provided by a graceful mimosa tree.

Yard of the Month: A garden sanctuary

Gardener Monica Macias finds working in her yard deeply restorative, but with three children and a demanding job, she can’t find more than an hour at a time, about three times a week, to tend to ...

News makers

Amy Korst loved working for The Daily, the University of Washington’s student newspaper, and dreamed of becoming a professional journalist. Writing and editing copy. Sweating under deadlines. Making ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##In the halls of St. James School, Cole Stritzke applies some final touch-up paint with assistance from his
mother, Patti. He repainted the walls of his alma mater for his Eagle Scout project.

Eagle Scout paints school walls

When Cole Stritzke was attending St. James School, he walked halls painted a muddy brown, sort of like a mud puddle. When students return next month, they’ll find walls painted light blue ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##The Class of ’42 today, clockwise from lower left, Vic Banke, Janice (Crabtree) Jeffery, Marilyn (Holden) Smithrud, Don Reifenrath, Dorothy (Kendrick) Prater, Al Laurie and Maurice Prater, Pat (Gearin) Bates and Rita (Turner) Milton.

Stopping By: 'Those were interesting times to live in'

McMinnville's Class of 1942 recalls graduating in wartime

News-Register file photo##Vintage cars will fill Third Street this weekend during the sixth annual
Dragging the Gut festival. In addition to the cruising event, activities include a car show, live music and vendors.

Cruising Memory Lane

Hundreds of cars — from hot rods to old family station wagons to the latest electric models — will roll slowly down Third Street on Friday and Saturday evenings, Aug. 21 and 22, during ...

Happy Tails: Tips for seeking a shelter dog

If you have been following this column lately — something for which I would be grateful — you know that, with one recent exception, I’ve been stuck on a theme. Happy Tails Nancy ...

Rohse: Waging war on a winged army

For centuries, man has been saying, “Shoo, fly.” Those pesky houseflies have been around about as long as have humans. Where goeth humans, there, too, goeth flies. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Newberg’s Hoover-Minthorn House Museum was dedicated in 1955 with former President Herbert Hoover, then 81 years old, in attendance.

Meet Mr. Hoover

Newberg museum reintroduces visitors to the president they thought they knew

Rockne Roll / News-Register##“Oregon Art Beat” host Katrina Sarson talks with Rose Marie Caughran as they
prepare to tape sequences in McMinnville. The television show will run Oct. 22 on
Oregon Public Broadcasting.

Librarian shows off Mac art for TV crew

When the team at Oregon Public Broadcasting decided to focus on public art for an episode of “Oregon Art Beat,” it needed look no farther than McMinnville. And when the team needed a local ...

Granary District hosts music festival again

With the growing tourism industry comes a greater desire for entertainment, and McMinnville is ready to deliver. The third annual Walnut City Music Festival set to run 4 to midnight Saturday, Aug. 15, ...

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