News-Register file photoSteep competition: Derby car races draw crowds to the ramp in Beulah Park.

Derby Days rolling into town

Yamhill's annual summer festival opens Friday night

A week of happy food discoveries

A fresh herb and a sweet fruit add kick to old standbys

Farmers, ranchers wear many hats

So much to know to keep operations running smoothly

Budget lodging for retired travelers

Plenty of alternative options to save money

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterMaster dog trainer Mack Reid demonstrates the tracking skills of his newest canine, Denner. The dog will complete training when she’s partnered with an officer.

When work looks like play

Trainer prepares dogs for police work

Nastacia Voisin/News-RegisterJennifer Diehl paints a morning landscape at Wood Lavender Farm as part of the annual Oregon Lavender Paint Out. She’ll submit her work to the Yamhill Lavender Festival’s Plein Air Art Show in Beulah Park this weekend.

Mastering a medium

Professional painter knew from the beginning she wanted to be an artist

Marcus Larson/News-RegisterCindi Hiatt-Henry has been named both Oregon and regional nutrition service director of the year. Her goal: To feed all the children.

Her mission is nutrition

Cindi Hiatt-Henry is passionate about feeding kids

Kitten season is here

Volunteers foster little ones until they're ready for adoption

Dancers face the music

Line dancing is fun, even if you're out of step

When to see a geriatrician

Specialists can coordinate care, prescriptions

Baker County LibraryPostmistress and Robinette Store owner Francis Carrithers with daughter, Diane, and their dog, Tojo, at the family store in the early 1950s.

Lost cities of Oregon

Thriving communities sank beneath lakes created by dams

A day in the life

Welcome to my world

Beyond the bon-bons

Even simple tasks are a challenge with two little ones in tow

Pair of summer music festivals announce lineups

Local, regional bands featured in both events

Short film festival welcomes submissions

Public screening of winning movies set for Oct. 11

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