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As the State Turns

Belly Full O’ People Cream Every week, I devote countless hours to scouring Oregonian media for comings-and-goings that I might be able to ...

Linn-Benton Backwash

As Borat might say, Wowaweewaa! A doctor that used to live here, Sydney Piercey, is being sued for bazillions of dollars (give or take 1.999...

Breaking Restaurant News

If you’ve got your ear (or tongue) to the ground you may already be in the know, but for the rest of you, there is some breaking news on the Corvallis restauran...

Corvallis Arts Walk, July 19

CORRECTION: At the time of publication, this article stated that Erica Graves would be exhibiting at Reynold's Gallery, when in fact it was Anna Fidler. One of...

Smell the Roses (Before it’s too Late)

I know, I’ve been beaten to the punch. Chances are you’ve already heard about Avery Rose Garden’s new interactive map, which offers clickable icons detailing ea...

ODOT’s “Gridlock Grooves”

The Oregon Department of Transportation began a new season of roadwork this summer and are gearing up for another month and a half of construction. The construc...

Chitimini: Serving Animals by Serving People

Kestrel I watch as Mary Estes opens a plastic storage bin and pulls out a raccoon kit—she lays it down on top of a pastel blanket on her lap, and proceeds to ...

City and County to Fund Downtown Shelter

After weeks of indecision, proposals, and marathon public input sessions, it seems Corvallis has finally decided the location of the 2018-2019 men’s emergency c...

Dixon Creek Vegetation Removal

Photo by Jen G. Pywell In early July, much of the vegetation was removed along the banks of Dixon Creek near Corvallis High School.  According to a July 3 sta...

As the State Turns

Belly Full O’ People Cream Every week, I devote countless hours to scouring Oregonian media for comings-and-goings that I might be able to brutally twist into ...

Linn-Benton Backwash

As Borat might say, Wowaweewaa! A doctor that used to live here, Sydney Piercey, is being sued for bazillions of dollars (give or take 1.9999 bazillions) by ano...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of July 19

Thursday, July 19 Imagine Open Mic Imagine Coffee, 5460 SW Philomath Blvd., Corvallis. 7-9 p.m. Come for the coffee, stay for the open mic! Or come for the o...

Pyrosomes Invade Northwest Waters

An unprecedented number of unusual, tube-like organisms have begun to appear along the Oregon Coast. Called pyrosomes, these small invertebrates are usually f...

Humbolt Martens at Risk

A study published early this April estimated the home ranges, density, population size, and viability of Humboldt martens (Martes caurina humboldtensis) in the ...

Our Shelter Vote: Second Street

Each day brings added pressure for City Council and County Commission members, scheduled to meet July 16 and 17, respectively, to decide which location to gra...

Restoration in Kings Valley

Cliff Hall is happy to share his property with others. Here, he walks a visitor towards Maxfield Creek, passing by trees he planted not long after he moved in....

Into The Trees: Corvallis Heritage

Jefferson St. London Planes The natural beauty of this town never ceases to amaze me, especially in spring and summer. The wonder of our urban forestry certai...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of July 12

Thursday, July 12 Jazz Jam Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave. 9 p.m. Free. What’s a Jazz Jam, exactly? It’s when an awesome group of musicians br...