Betting on the best

A local winemaker’s uncompromising quest for quality

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Pioneer Courthouse Square when it was under construction, in the summer of 1983. This photo was taken by architect Willard K. Martin, leader of the square’s design team.

Crystal palace or public space?

Pioneer Square idea created controversy in 1970s Portland

News-Register file photoA heated school board scene from “Quarterback Princess” was filmed in the Mac High library. The movie was based on the true story of Tami Maida (played by Helen Hunt, center), who fought to join her high school football team in Philomath. Barbara Babcock and Don Murray, played Tami’s parents.

A script ‘made for McMinnville’

Town enjoyed time in spotlight during filming of ‘Quarterback Princess’

Health insurance options for early retirees

Obamacare isn’t the only game in town

Just follow your nose

Unless your magetoception is out of order

Dogs at work

Take Poochie to the office, but only if everyone's on board

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterThe 75th anniversary Green Bridge celebration will be held prior to the Phil Sheridan Days Junior Parade on Friday, June 13. The event will take place at Hebert Plaza, at the south end of the bridge.

Sheridan bridge to receive poetic tribute

Recent laureate will give reading during Friday rededication

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterSherrie Ashcraft and Christina Berry Tarabochia each dreamed of writing a book. Now they are published authors — and publishers, as well.

A pen and a prayer

Mother and daughter team up to publish Christian fiction

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterArtist Mary Rash stands in her McMinnville studio before the abstract of a forest fire she painted in her 30s. Rash has resumed painting after a 40-year pause in her art career.

Artist picks up her brushes once again

After a 40-year break from painting, Mary Rash has a new collection of work 

News-Register file photoThe David Cooley Band performs for a lunchtime crowd during last year’s Brown Bag music series.

No shortage of music this summer

Three free series bring jazz, country, bluegrass and more to McMinnville and Newberg

Never too many muffins

They're a great way to use up little bits of this and that

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterErik Williams bends over his workbench, concentrating on assembling tiny pieces to make a model. It takes about four hours to make some of his simpler vehicles, he said, and up to 16 hours for more complex ones.

This has changed my life

Woodworking provides focus, sense of purpose for Ballston man

Things that used to be

What ever happened to May baskets and stick horses and saddle shoes?

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Slow movers find a haven

McMinnville couple rescue unwanted turtles, tortoises

You say boredom like it's a bad thing

In truth, it's awesome. There. I said it.

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