Old 99’s story starts like many in the brew industry. Guys homebrewing in their garage decide it would be awesome to brew for real. Since starting that quest back in 2012, it’s been fun to watch the three amigos (Matt Hill, AJ Tuter and Bryan Ireland) grow through their various iterations fr…

Much has changed over the last century and a half, including the news industry. But with the rapid changes in technology that have led to an era of instant digital news, The News-Review has adapted to meet the demand while staying focused on its community.

When the market manager position for the Umpqua Valley Farmers’ Market came open, Amanda Pastoria was quickly told about it. And at the same time, she was encouraged to apply for it.

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  • From The Oregonian

As recently as three months ago, the Elliott State Forest near Coos Bay was about to be sold off to a private logging company partnering with an Oregon tribe. But last week that changed sharply. The State Land Board, for years watching the forest’s earnings for Oregon schools plummet, pulled…



  • Beth Schultz

I found a kale salad at the Umpqua Valley Farmers Market two weeks ago. It was the best kale salad I have ever had. It is not something offered every week from OmGrown Family Farms, so I asked the owner Aimee if she would share the recipe with The News-Review. She was thrilled to do so!

  • Sarah Hutchings

500 Pictures, 100 letters, movie stubs, discs, poems, cards, concert tickets all carefully placed into a brown woven box. The same brown woven box that used to hold my shower towels now held the last seven years of my life.