Marcus Larson/News-Register##Longtime firefighter and law enforcement officer Steve Warden loves being part of the community. Someday, though, he’d like to live in a more remote area with horses, cattle and quiet.

Stopping By: Being neighborly

Long before he became a firefighter himself, Steve Warden saw neighbors and family friends volunteering their time and effort to put out fires, administer first aid and assist people in myriad other ways. It ...

Savvy Senior: Ten ways to prevent identity theft

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR, What can seniors do to protect themselves from identity theft? My brother-in-law, who’s 77, recently had his identity stolen and I want to make sure it doesn’t happen to ...

News-Register file photo##Dean Wegner serves potato salad last year during Sunday’s chicken barbecue in the park.

Dayton Old Timers Weekend brings 'farm fun'

DAYTON — Residents, former residents and visitors will gather Friday through Sunday, July 29-31, to celebrate Dayton’s past, present and future. The annual Old Timers Weekend will carry the ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##In “A Week of Augusts,” Jay (Leticia Duran) photographs friends, from left, Dot (Joanne Walker), Evie (Tami Dingle Keller), Gail (Shannon Braume), Marge (Meredith Symons) and Joyce (Paige Lomas).

Kaleidoscope festival focuses on the scripts

A new play will make its debut at Gallery Theater’s annual Kaleidoscope reader’s theater festival, which opens the weekend of July 29-31. The festival will continue the following weekend, Aug. ...

Greens & Beans: The joy of coffeecake

Being rather overly fond of pastry, I try to keep recipes on hand that are low in sugar, appealing and fast to put together, especially ones that make good use of seasonal fruit. Greens & Beans Nicole ...

Rohse: The wider side

In the annals of our country’s history, one mystery long remained unsolved. I was involved in that mystery. You, too, may unknowingly have been involved in it, as well. Rohse Colored Glasses McMinnville's ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Paula Strawser and Bob Westbrook add a layer of mulch between rows of potatoes. “This is a grass-free and weed-free garden,” said volunteer Alan Wenner. “It makes for easy gardening.”

Growing together

Doris Crain grows pizzas at the McMinnville Community Garden. Some assembly is required, but many of the parts are available. Growing tomatoes and basil is easy. Cultivating pepperoni poses a few problems. She ...

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