Marcus Larson/News-Register##The focus is on food and family for Dario Pisoni, owner and chef of Rosmarina Osteria Italiana, shown creating dishes in the kitchen of his Newberg restaurant.

From Italy, with love: Rosmarino chef affirms tradition with his nonna Agnese

When it comes to the holidays, family is one of the most cherished gifts one can ask for. For Dario Pisoni, owner and chef of Rosmarino Osteria Italiana in Newberg, lonely holidays separated from family ...

County taking grant applications for local nonprofit organizations

Yamhill County is now taking applications for its nonprofit grants program, for American Rescue Plan Act funds. They will be accepted through March 7. Proposals must be submitted online, at www.co.yamhill.or.us. The ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Golden Girls Pottery owners Jocie Golden and Michelle Golden. The daughter and mother have been painting pottery together since Jocie was in elementary school.

Golden Girls Pottery aims to provide creative outlet, fun experience

People can paint premade plates, mugs and figurines at Golden Girls Pottery, named for its owners, Michelle Golden and her daughter, Jocie Golden. "We're the Golden girls," Michelle said, adding that ...

Photo courtesy of Stanley Kramer Library.##Visiting director Jennifer Kramer is the daughter of Stanley Kramer, director of “High Noon” and “Guess Who’s Coming to Dinner.”

In one McMinnville festival entry, film directing runs in the family

A famous name in films will be part of the McMinnville Short Film Festival, which offers in-person events through Sunday and continues online through Feb. 21. One of the directors nominated for a MSFF ...

Gibson: Free trade face imperiled future

Guest writer Scott Gibson is a physician who returned to his hometown of McMinnville to practice medicine and raise a family. He served on the McMinnville School Board from 2011 to 2017, when he and his ...

Short film festival returns to the theater

The McMinnville Short Film Festival will feature more this year: more ways to watch, more venues and more films than ever from more places around the world. Filmmakers and fans are more eager to attend, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Linda and Don Gilbert take one of their daily walks around the Hillside Retirement community campus. The Gilberts have been married for 58 years.

Stopping by: Love & laughter For Gilberts, romance started 60 years ago on a cable car

When young teacher Linda Frost found out the man she'd just met was a chemist, she knew just what to ask him. "Have you read 'Kinetics and Mechanism,' by Frost and Pearson?" she wondered, referring to ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Emily Matsuda practices a musical number for the upcoming Gallery Theater show, “My Way,” backed by actors Joseph
Cannon, Kelsey Roesner and Eli Jakob. The production opens Friday, Feb. 11.

‘My Way’ is on the way

Gallery Theater will celebrate all things cool and classy with "My Way, A Tribute to the Music of Frank Sinatra," opening Friday, Feb. 11. The musical show, featuring parts or all of about 55 Sinatra ...

Image: Ray Finnell##J.P. Kloninger and Ted deChatelet play buddies in “Mac and Lewis,” among the local entries featured at the McMinnville Short Film Festival Feb. 10 to 21

Local actor’s film up for award

When the coronavirus pandemic shut down live theater in 2020, Western Oregon University professor Ted deChatelet turned to filming his students' productions. The show must go on, after all. DeChatelet, ...

Grand Ronde artist’s work featured in exhibit

The paintings, sculptures and sketchbooks of Frank Kowing, a member of the Confederated Tribes of the Grand Ronde and one of Linfield's first studio art graduates, will be on display in the university's ...

Rohse: Diamond Jim took a shine to his flamboyant lifestyle

In a country with a population as large as that of the United States, it is not surprising to find numerous eccentric individuals. James “Diamond Jim” Buchanan Brady, who was born Aug. 12, ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Caregiver Tiffany Morgan, trainer Melissa Lowe and new caregiver Linda Peterson review the basics of helping people use walkers during a recent training session at Hello Care.

Independence stay: Hello Care serves aging clients at home

Hello Care helps people stay healthy and active in their own homes as they age and need a little or a lot of support. After needs are assessed by Hello Care nurses, trained caregivers go to clients' homes ...

Ski and Ride to benefit McMinnville nonprofits

Two McMinnville nonprofits, Willamette Valley Cancer Foundation and the See Ya Later Foundation's Seeds of Hope program, will benefit from the 2022 Ski and Ride for a Cure event. Organizers of the annual ...

##John Collins, left, is sworn in as District Attorney by Ed Sullivan, then-county legal counsel,
as former Circuit Judge Kurt Rossman looks on, in this January 1976 News-Register photo

Judge: Excising bias is important

Courts need to be aware of all kinds of possible bias, not just racial differences, retiring Circuit Court Judge John Collins said. The coronavirus pandemic has helped spark conversation about the topic. When ...

Rusty Rae/News-Register##Yamhill County Circuit Court Judge John Collins makes one of his final appearances in the courtroom. He officially retired Dec. 31 after nearly 30 years on the bench.

Stopping by: Justice in balance - judge Collins looks back on lessons learned, forward to principles in place

Years ago, when young District Attorney John Collins stood in the courtroom, awaiting arrival of suspects for arraignment, he would hear the clanking of chains as deputies walked them up from the Yamhill ...