Rockne Roll/News-Register##Baskets of petunias create a tapestry of color in Colleen Carl’s award-winning yard.

Yard of the Month: Good Medicine

Colleen Carl has been growing vegetables for many years. But it wasn’t until three years ago, when she and her husband, Timothy, moved to 1761 N.W. Third Court in McMinnville, that she began growing ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##“Any fool can make a quilt,” wrote women’s rights leader Abigail Scott Duniway in 1880. Nonetheless, she made quite a few of them in the 19th century, including this one at the Oregon Historical Society Museum in Portland. “Nobody but a fool would spend so much time in cutting bits of dry goods into yet smaller bits and sewing them together again, just for the sake of making
believe that they are busy at practical work,” she added.

Abigail's artifacts

History of Oregon’s famous suffrage leader is told through museum relics.

Joey McKenzie and his  band, the Western Flyers,  will play Thursday.

Joey McKenzie to play evening Brown Bag concert

McMinnville native and nationally known fiddler Joey McKenzie will perform Thursday, July 30, at a special evening edition of the Brown Bag Concert series. McKenzie grew up in McMinnville and graduated ...

DVD: Diplomacy

The Wehrmacht is surrounded, and what was once the cushiest post in the Reich now has the Allies knocking at the gates. Gen. von Choltitz (Niels Arestrup), a careerist Prussian officer, has recently ...

Book: The Girl on the Train

As she commutes back and forth to London, Rachel fantasizes about a house she passes along the way. The owners are a golden couple, ideally matched and so much in love, she decides. She even gives them ...

News-Register file photo##After marching in last
year’s Old Timers Parade, Duane Overgard rests his long legs in the park with his wife,
Leslie.

Dayton festival brings community together

DAYTON — Queen Catherine Poe and King John Francis will reign over the Dayton Old Timers celebration Friday, July 24. The event will include a parade, music, a dunk tank and Dayton’s usual ...

It's pancake flipping time in Amity

AMITY — While membership in the Amity Valley Women’s Club has declined significantly over the years, the club’s signature summer event has remained as popular as ever, thanks to the efforts ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register file photo##IPNC attendee Craig Montgomery laughs as he chats with Carrie Kalscheuer, right, pouring a 2012 Pinot Gris from Rex Hill Vineyards.

Pinot lovers will pour into Mac this week

Hundreds of wine enthusiasts will gather in McMinnville for the 29th International Pinot Noir Celebration, Friday through Sunday, July 24 to 26. They’ll spend the weekend at Linfield College ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Susan and Dan Wheeler work as a team in both their creative endeavors and their business, Fire’s Eye Gallery, on Highway 18 west of McMinnville.

Stopping By: An Unbreakable Bond

From clay and glass and fire, Dan and Susan Wheeler have forged a relationship that makes them partners in business and life. Dan is a potter who makes functional, beautiful items from porcelain clay. ...

Fire's Eye filled with pottery, glass

Dan and Susan Wheeler’s Fire’s Eye Gallery is filled with pottery, including Dan’s delicate porcelain bowls, plates, vases and jars in reds, cobalt and browns. Susan’s hanging chains ...

Rohse: Is it nature's fault or ours?

Our crumbling bridges and deteriorating roadways are becoming major problems. Needs are extensive. Costs are horrendous. In the ever-continuing battle between humans and hard-handed nature, nature is ...

Happy Tails: Picking your perfect puppy

In my last Happy Tails column, I wrote a synopsis of a synopsis. The summer 2015 issue of BARK magazine featured an article touching on the most salient points in a 50-page report from Harvard Medical ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Dundee Covenant Church has been renting space from United Methodist Church for several years. Its congregation will continue to meet there.

For whom the bell tolls

The bell in the tower at Dundee United Methodist Church tolled on a Sunday in 1939 to herald the baptism of Joyce Colling. It later rang for her wedding. She took for it granted that it would ring for ...

Rockne Roll/News-Register##A group of agricultural workers wait to be seen during a free health clinic sponsored by Virginia Garcia Memorial Health Center last week in Yamhill.

Harvesting Health

Virginia Garcia medical team makes house calls at nurseries, migrant camps

See Ya Later Foundation celebrates anniversary

The See Ya Later Foundation celebrates its 15th anniversary at 6 p.m. Friday, July 31, at the Evergreen Aviation & Space Museum. Cocktails start at 6 p.m., followed by dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets ...

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