## Hulett

DAR honors Hulett for volunteer efforts

Yamhill Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, presented its community service award to Donna Hulett of Sheridan earlier this month. The award honors community service in culture, education, ...

Carlson: Service helps match people, pets

My husband, John, and I celebrated our 30th wedding anniversary in November. Neither of us can remember where our marriage certificate is (it has to be around here somewhere), but as school teachers, we ...

Rohse: Exercise for its own sake less rewarding

On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, I take my prescribed exercise class in strength and balance. Although I enjoy the class, as I do my squats and stretches, I’m wistfully thinking of this expended ...

Savvy Senior: How to slow cognitive aging

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: Are there any proven strategies to prevent cognitive decline? I have a family history of dementia and worry about my own memory and cognitive abilities as I grow older. What can you ...

Oregon Historical Society## This photograph shows Portland Police Chief Lappeus’s saloon and theater, the Oro Fino. This photo was made in 1876, two years after the temperance crusade, when Lappeus was still chief of police.

Offbeat Oregon: Stubborn saloonkeeper refused to play nicely

Part two in a four-part series on the temperance riots of 1874. As March of 1874 drew to a close, there was a certain uneasiness among the businessmen of the liquor industry in Portland. A large ...

Recital features works for flute

Recital features works for flute Abigail Sperling, instructor of flute at Linfield College, will present a recital at 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 28, in the Vivian A. Bull Music Center on campus. Admission ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Muriel and Miles Dresser met in McMinnville, graduated from Linfield College, and returned a few years ago after retiring. They said they love living at Hillside Retirement Community.

Stopping by: Meeting of the minds

One Valentine’s Day, Miles Dresser and Muriel Dresser shopped separately for greeting cards that would express their love. Each found the perfect card, with gentle humor as well as affection. When ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Mary Mayor uses found objects to embellish her whimsical birdhouses. Shells, nuts, corks and bits of moss are favorite materials.

Quirky quarters

When Mary Mayor was a young girl growing up in rural Yamhill County, she was fascinated by birds and flights. She once used melted wax to glue feathers to some old pieces of tin she found. Climbing ...

Mathewson: The age of the bison

I suppose it is entirely possible that between 240,000 and 10,000 years ago, B. priscus, B. latifrons, or B. antiquus could have grazed along Salt Creek behind our house here at Perrydale. Those ...

Rohse: Tinsmithing once a highly valued trade

Occupations of Yamhill County residents have changed considerably in the last century. According to the McMinnville 1880 census, our city then had six blacksmiths, one milliner, one wheelwright, two money ...

Image: Library of Congress ## This illustration, from Frank Leslie’s publication, shows the Ohio ladies who were the Portland temperance workers’ primary inspiration, singing and praying before a saloon in early 1874. This scene, sketched by S.B. Morton, is in Logan, Ohio.

Offbeat Oregon: The story behind Portland's 'Temperance War of 1874'

  The temperance movement, when it came to Portland in the early 1870s, really shouldn’t have taken anybody by surprise. What was surprising, though, was the form it took when it got ...

Applications due for Art Harvest

The News-Register staff Yamhill County artists can apply to participate in the 2019 Art Harvest Studio Tour, which will mark its 27th year in October. Applications are available from the Yamhill County ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register ## Milton Roten enjoys getting lunch at Coyote Joe’s every Monday, Thursday and Friday. He’s in good health and, at 100, boasts that he can eat whatever he wants — including cookies.

Stopping by: A good, long life

WILLAMINA — Week in and week out, Milton Roten hosts a Bible study at his home. He opens his large-print King James version, which he keeps within reach of his favorite chair, and reads and ...

Spada

Filmmaker grows with the festival

One of the most frequent and successful entrants in the McMinnville Short Film Festival is Cosmo Spada, a Newberg native who’s participated since he was in high school. This year, two of ...

Film festival grows, moves to February

50 short submissions will be shown in four screenings Brief fictional and documentary films from all over the U.S. and several other countries will be featured Saturday and Sunday, Feb. 9 and ...

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