Marcus Larson/News-Register##Erik Grimstad and Beth Satterwhite, at right, show visitors around Even Pull Farm,
their farm off Christiansen Road, during a tour included as part of the Bounty of Yamhill County celebration. Satterwhite said she became interested in agriculture because of her passion for locally grown produce and equitable food distribution.

The Trip to Bountiful

At 23, Portland’s Kelsey Popovich hasn’t had a lot of time to develop a sophisticated wine palate. But she’s working on it. Her brother, Kenton, joined her the last weekend of August ...

Hardy: Gearing up for school

Right about now, back to school season is in full swing. And if you find yourself in a store with an office supply section, you’re sure to find parents muttering about the prices. If you enjoy eavesdropping, ...

Linfield Gallery has new curator

Linfield College has named Josephine Zarkovich as the new curator for the Linfield Gallery. She will oversee all aspects of programming for the gallery, including exhibition planning, community relations ...

Marcus Larson / News-Register##Sue Kinion holds a precious souvenir she brought back to McMinnville from the medical mission: A tapa cloth, made from mulberry leaves that are beaten and dried, then painted with traditional Fijian designs.

Stopping By: No resort, just reward

On some vacations, Sue Kinion has enjoyed the kind of travel that takes her to a resort catering to her every whim. This year, though, she has jumped at the chance to take a very different kind of trip, ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Curly (Lance Nuttman) and Laurey (Karen Kumley) share a flirtatious moment in “Oklahoma!”

Oklahoma to open Sept. 4

Rodgers & Hammerstein’s classic musical, “Oklahoma!”, will open Friday, Sept. 4, at Gallery Theater, Second and Ford streets in downtown McMinnville. Featuring tunes such as “Oh, ...

Greens & Beans: Again with the zucchini

OK, I know my last two or three or possibly 50 columns have all been about what to do with all this #!#$ zucchini, and that you, my poor, lone remaining reader, are probably more than ready for a change ...

Rohse: Aging process full of surprises

Mrs. Armstrong is getting old and no one has told her what to do about it. Even as a young girl, her mother did not sit her down and say, “Although you are now just a little girl, some day you will ...

Rockne Roll / News-Register##Delphia Perezselsky is a home visitor for A Family Place in McMinnville. She works with new parents facing challenges such as substance abuse, poverty and depression.

A friend of the family

Delphia Perezselsky sees countless young girls in her role as a social worker, and many of them share the same story. Feeling lost and unloved, they decided to create a perfect little being who ...

Starla Pointer / News-Register##Lifelong friends and fellow Mac High grads Dorian Klaus and Nick Spencer smooth the ground around new benches they installed on Riverside Drive near the McMinnville dog park.
The resting area also includes a rock sculpture and inspirational plaque.

Place for rest and reflection

Walkers and runners on Riverside Drive will have a place to sit and reflect, thanks to the work of two recent high school graduates. Dorian Klaus, who graduated from Western Mennonite School, ...

Offbeat Oregon: Picnickers were sole victims of balloon bombs

One sunny Saturday morning, a few months before World War II ended, the Rev. Archie Mitchell and his wife Elyse filled their car up with children and headed into the woods for a picnic lunch. Archie was ...

Gallery plans 'Music Man,' other shows in 2016

Gallery Theater will feature three musicals and three other plays during its 2016 season, theater officials announced Sunday at a special preview for members. Meredith Wilson's "The Music Man," ...

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 ...

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