The 12th annual Flavors of Carlton, held Saturday at Ken Wright Cellars, proved a resounding success. It raised three times as much as any of its predecessors for Yamhill-Carlton Together Cares, which ...

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DVD: 9 to 5

Judy Bernley (Jane Fonda) is returning to the workforce after divorcing her cheating husband. She has a hard time adjusting to her new job as a secretary at Consolidated Companies, where her boss, Franklin ...

Book: Patty Jane's House of Curl

In "Patty Jane's House of Curl," there's more to this beauty parlor than meets the eye. Author Lorna Landvik brings every character to life: Patty Jane; her sister Harriet; handsome Thor and kind, loving ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##Gallery Theater’s production of “The Diary of Anne Frank,” featuring Anna Johnson
in the title role, continues through May 9.

Play Review: Anne Frank

You’ll fall in love with Anne Frank (Anna Johnson, who could hardly be better in the role) in Gallery Theater’s production based on the diary she kept while hiding from the Nazis during World ...

Book: Saturday

On the surface, "Saturday" is just what it advertises: the story of one Saturday in the life of Henry Perowne, an ordinary neurosurgeon and father who lives in central London. But author Ian Ewan also ...

DVD: Hud

Change is coming to the dry plains of West Texas, where the Bannon clan has run cattle for generations. Hud Bannon (Paul Newman) is the hard-drinking, self-centered son of Homer Bannon (Melvyn Douglas), ...

Book: How It All Began

It all begins when 77-year-old Charlotte is knocked down by a mugger on a London street. The mugger's sole intent was to obtain some quick cash. But he (or perhaps she, Charlotte thinks fairly, since ...

DVD: Buffalo Soldiers

Ray Elwood (Joaquin Phoenix) is an amoral U.S. Army clerk stationed in West Germany in 1989. Elwood takes advantage of the oblivious and incompetent Col. Berman (Ed Harris), sleeping with his wife and ...

Book: War Brides

Dawn, Sheila and Gaynor wave goodbye to Australia as their ship steams toward the U.S. After months of waiting, they'll finally be reunited with their husbands -- American servicemen they met and married ...

DVD: Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt

Kimmy Schmidt has just been released from 15 years of captivity underground after she was kidnapped by the charismatic cult leader Rev. Richard Wayne Gary Wayne. Looking to escape her past as a “mole ...

Bread & Butter / Michelle Wildgen

Book Review: "Bread & Butter," by Michelle Wildgen, Random House, 2014 Brothers Leo and Britt are successful restaurateurs who run popular, upscale Winesap, named for the apple trees in the backyard ...

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Play Review: Anne Frank

You’ll fall in love with Anne Frank (Anna Johnson, who could hardly be better in the role) in Gallery Theater’s production based on the diary she kept while hiding from the Nazis during World ...

All in Flavor: Y-C event shatters record

The 12th annual Flavors of Carlton, held Saturday at Ken Wright Cellars, proved a resounding success. It raised three times as much as any of its predecessors for Yamhill-Carlton Together Cares, which ...

Teddy Roosvelt to visit Newberg

NEWBERG -- "Teddy Roosevelt's Oregon Roadshow," a live performance by historical recreator Joe Wiegand, is slated for 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 29, at the Chehalem Cultural Center. Admission is free. The ...

Pig roast slated Sunday

LAFAYETTE — The Lafayette Citizens Fund, a nonprofit group that raises funds for the children of Lafayette, will host a pig roast fundraiser on Sunday. Dinner and a raffle will run from 12:30 to ...

Annual lu'au brings island culture to McMinnville

Linfield College students will present traditional island dances and an authentic Hawaiian meal at their 43rd annual Linfield College Lu’au Saturday, May 2. General admission tickets for “Home ...

Offbeat Oregon: Pioneering historian earned respect but little money

Back in 1867, Elwood Evans, a young lawyer, politician and historian in Washington Territory, started writing a book on the history of Washington’s neighbor to the south — the eight-year-old ...

Greens & Beans: Spring is in the air, on the table

Working fruits and vegetables into breakfast can seem like a challenge, but there are many delicious ways to overcome it, from blueberry pancakes to omelets to smoothies. And there are all sorts of delicious ...

Rohse: Think you know how to breathe?

Apparently, there’s a wrong way What with all the flu, colds and other viruses making the rounds, you should perhaps also be on the alert for another affliction — one apparently almost as ...

Kart racing a family sport

Children, teens and adults drive go-karts around the track at the Yamhill County Fairgrounds as part of competition sponsored by the Portland Karting Association. The group is based in McMinnville, since ...

Stopping By: Kart Kids

When he was 9 years old, Paul Smark rode BMX bikes around his neighborhood in Portland. In Canby, his future wife, Jennifer, was riding and showing horses. Their 9-year-old son, Mason, went in a different ...

Terroir writing fest this weekend

Writers, hoping-to-be-published authors and other word lovers will gather Saturday, April 18, for the sixth-annual Terroir creative writing festival. Workshops, readings and presentations will run from ...

Yard of the Month: A Floral Transformation

Gardening is a joint endeavor for Craig and Linda Saunders, who won the McMinnville Garden Club’s April Yard of the Month award. Craig says Linda comes up with the plans and he implements them. Both ...

The Cork: Knudsen releases its first chardonnay

After more than four decades of involvement in the wine industry, I am always delighted to spend time with younger wine professionals who are representing the industry well. If there’s any field ...

Rohse: No swimming hole ever measured up to John Day River

As with covered bridges, those wonderful old swimming holes are fast disappearing. As a kid, I was lucky. At Monument, we had the John Day River. Ever since, I have looked for a swimming hole of its ...

Stopping By : A friendly reception

If you’ve ever visited the McMinnville Senior Center on a Monday or Tuesday morning, Ed Kaleta already knows your name. If you are making your first visit, he’ll welcome you warmly and file ...

Innocence in a time of evil

Anne Frank, a Jewish teenager, spent two years hiding in secret rooms with her family and other refugees who hoped to avoid capture by the Nazis during World War II. An intelligent girl and avid writer, ...

District renews noxious weed outreach

The Yamhill Soil and Water Conservation District is planning to renew its efforts to inform the public about invasive weeds classified as noxious. “It’s something everyone should recognize,” ...

Linfield offers wine workshops

Linfield College will offer the public two wine workshops geared for beginning wine enthusiasts. The workshops, limited to 25 participants each, will meet from 1:30 to 5 p.m.on Saturdays in 201 Riley ...

2014 vintage biggest yet, but how big is big?

Total annual Oregon wine production is the starting point from which wine professionals gauge trends influencing the industry over the previous year. In 1981, Oregon State University began chronicling ...

Camelia Festival blooms on Saturday

NEWBERG — Flowers, Asian art, a 5- or 10-kilometer run, food, music and dance will be featured Saturday, April 11, at the seventh-annual Camellia Festival. The event is named for Newberg’s ...


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