Marcus Larson/News-Register## Angel and Isabel Aguiar are already starting to pack in preparation for their three-year mission to Columbia for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints. He will be the mission president supervising young missionaries.

Stopping by: A new mission

Angel and Isabel Aguiar will be moving to a country they’ve never seen, where they know no one and where they will be working with people they’ve never met. But none of that worries them: ...

Rohse: The good, the bad, the frightful

The resonant hope these days is that soon we shall again be socializing normally and permitted to travel at will. And when we start on those exciting trips, we will always be reminded, “Be sure ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Local filmmaker Galen Flinn created  The Last Read,  for a project that was part of the Saturday Film Club. After coronavirus shut down the club s meetings, he entered it in the McMinnville Short Film Festiva.

Stopping By: Taking a story to the screen

Galen Flinn and two other members of the Saturday Film Club in McMinnville decided in early 2020 to create separate versions of a short story by local writer and artist Mike Santone. They ...

Rohse: Longing to hear childhood sounds

I’m homesick. I’m homesick for sounds. Nostalgic sounds like those heard on the ranch in Eastern Oregon. Sounds such as roosters crowing at dawn, reminding Mother to open the chicken house ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Bernie and Roz Turner show photos from their wedding in 1952 and their 25th anniversary in 1977. In January, they celebrated 69 years of marriage and telling each other  I love you  many times a day.

Stopping By: A long romance

When Roz Turner attended a “get acquainted” night at Ottawa University in September 1948, she noticed a good-looking lad who was a fellow member of the freshman class. And Roz, in turn, caught ...

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Students of the month

Kaiya Miller and Bredin Blanchard have been named students of the month for January at McMinnville High School. Kaiya is the daughter of Keeli Miller-Fodge and Jason Miller. She is being honored for Performing ...

Rohse A whole different ball game

Our Monument High girls basketball team, as far as I knew, had never played in a state tournament — or even in any county playoff. And I couldn’t remember how long since Monument had beaten ...

Women's choir seeks new members

The McMinnville Women’s Choir will hold a “new member night” on Tuesday, Feb. 9. The event will run from 7 to 8:30 p.m. via Zoom. The choir, open to all women, has turned ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register## Retired veterinarian Eric Witherspoon and his wife, Artist Annie Witherspoon - here at their home northwest of Yamhill - have supported each other since they met in college. They moved to Oregon in 1980 to open the Carlton vet Clinic.

Stopping by: Creatures great and small

Now retired, longtime Carlton vet fulfilled his 'James Herriot' dream

Paper Gardens taking writing entries

Yamhill County writers can enter Paper Gardens, the annual poetry and prose competition sponsored by the Arts Alliance of Yamhill County. This is the creative writing event’s 28th year. Entering ...

YCAP photo##Participating diners in The Melt Down can earn prizes by filling out the fundraiser event’s official passport.

Melt Down forecast for February: gooey, cheesy, crispy

Neither rain nor snow nor the coronavirus pandemic will stop The Melt Down, the popular grilled cheese sandwich festival that raises money for YCAP’s Yamhill County food bank. What a comfort! — ...

Rohse: Oregon's highs and lows remembered

As you may know, Oregon’s birthday is February 14. Our State will be 162 on Valentine’s Day. If you are newcomers to Oregon you’ve missed many of Oregon’s happenings, but most of ...

Marcus Larson/News-Register##Harry Fuller peers through a spotting scope for a closer look at a large group of birds resting at Baskett Slough. He suggests new birdwatchers use binoculars with at least 8x40 power.

Stopping by: Pecking order

Edges are the best places to view birds — where the edge of a city meets the edge of a forest or where the water meets the land, according to master birdwatcher Harry Fuller. Edges contain a buffet ...

Newberg celebrates MLK Day

Dr. Carol Parker Walsh began her address with a simple request, directed at white people: “Raise your hand if you would be happy to be treated as this society in general treats people of color, marginalized ...

News-Register file photo##Gallery Theater s 2019 production of  Beauty and the Beast   was named best  Production of a Musical of the Decade  in the Broadway World Regional 2020 Awards.

Gallery, LaCroute awarded'decade' honors

Gallery Theater and avid arts supporter Ronni LaCroute are among honorees in the Broadway World Regional 2020 Awards. Gallery was named “Community Theater of the Decade” and its December 2019 ...

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