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Strap That Gun On

A year ago, Corvallis City Council was faced with a dilemma. Community members had expressed concerns to the council about seeing a man in a local park carryi...

All Work and No Sunlight

New research from OSU, including contributions from several departments and the Linus Pauling Institute, confirms that low vitamin D levels in otherwise healthy...

Fun with Guns, Crimes, and Childhood Memories

The tool bag that robbed the Corvallis Adult Shop, Donald Martel Logan, was caught and charged with some sweet-sounding crimes. Though I tried to contact him te...

Nano Art Festival Spotlights the Invisible

The idea of art, whether creating or interpreting it, is a subject available to people from all walks of life. However, there is a stark separation between indi...

As the State Turns: The Cheesy Edition

April Fools!... Oh Wait, It's Still March Thanks to a “glitch” caused by “routine computer maintenance,” a whole bunch of inmate release notices were sent out ...

Sandboarding the Oregon Dunes

One summer, long ago, my family and I visited Honeyman State Park in Florence, Oregon. I fondly remember tumbling down massive dunes into shallow ponds of sun-w...

Henna By Hillary

Corvallis has such a wide variety of art and culture that it’s hard to imagine squeezing any more talent into the mix, but one of Corvallis’ newest artists has ...

The Future and the Past

I got a glimpse of the future and past of TV this week, which at the time was the present, so it was sort of the whole Christmas Carol experience. And I’ve come...

Hard Truths: Truth Over Easy

I guess we’ll all just continue to have our coffee with a side of no eye contact. And thank God, because I wasn’t about to have a “conversation about race” (wha...

8 Days A Week

The Advocate’s Top Picks in This Week’s Corvallis Entertainment Scene...

Benton County Budget Goes Online

Good news, folks—Benton county officials have pulled something pretty cool out of their bag of tricks. No, not a stripper... a web application designed to give ...

So Cholesterol Is Still Bad?

New research from OSU (with collaboration from Tufts and Baylor) published in the American Journal of Clinical Research suggests cholesterol and triglyceride li...