By NR Staff • 

Photo contest accepting entries

Entries, preferably in digital format, will be accepted between June 5 and July 26. A panel of professional photographers and artists will be judging and selecting winners in three divisions — professional, adult amateur and youth, meaning under 18.

Winners will receive a cash award. Their entries displayed for two weeks on the Chemeketa Community College campus in McMinnville.

The intent is to capture the rich variety of Yamhill County’s natural settings, cultural events and people. More information may be found on the Cultural Coalition website, located at


Evergreen seeking poster submissions

The Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum is seeking poster designs for its annual Loose Goose Hot Air Balloon Rally.

The poster contest is open to anyone, youth or adult, amateur or professional. The winner will receive a ride for two in a hot air balloon.

The theme this year is “Beginning of Flight,” and posters must reflect that theme. They must also feature the name and timing of the Aug. 10-11 rally, leaving room for sponsor logos.

The museum’s mission is to preserve and promote aviation and space history. Proposed designs must be submitted by June 1 at the museum office at 500 N.E. Captain Michael King Smith Way, or e-mailed to

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