Corvallis Advocate

Corvallis Votes on Urban Renewal

On March 12, Corvallis will vote on Measure 2-121, also known as the South Corvallis Urban Renewal District. The vote will decide whether or not to approve a 30...

Politics, Policy and Legal Pot

Almost four years since dispensaries across Oregon threw open their doors for the first time in the summer of 2015, the legal marijuana industry has brought in ...

Considered: For-Profit Child Care

Last week, Oregon Public Broadcasting published a disturbing story documenting how the state treats some of the most vulnerable Oregonians, foster children, who...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 21

 Thursday, February 21 Corvallis Arts Walk: February Downtown Corvallis, Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. The Arts Walk keeps rolling out the hits. See this wee...

Oregon Backwash: Takin’ a Dump Edition

“Epic Dump” Of snow, or so said the recent Oregonlive headline that celebrated some sort of huge snowfall that has all the skiers abuzz. Well, guess what jacka...

The Weekly Churn, Feb 21

Foster Kids Being Sent to Dangerous Institutions An investigation by OPB has revealed that the number of Oregon foster children still being sent to for-profit,...

Oregon Backwash, Feb 14

Where the Hell is Grant County? Well, I’ll do you a solid right up front on this one and not tell you. You’ll understand in a moment, you will. Oh, you will. ...

Storytelling Night: Someone Else’s Shoes

It’s happened to you. Somewhere, at some point in time, you’ve slipped your brain cage and found yourself seeing things through someone else’s eyes. Perhaps w...

Corvallis Arts Walk, Feb 21

“Day Dreamers,” courtesy of Bob Loewen. I’ve lived plenty of places where the phrase “another month, another artwork” sounded as depressing as that just did, ...

Fundraiser: Imagine No Advocate

We’ve reached a crossroads here at The Advocate,  and we need your help in deciding what happens next. Due to the rising cost of print and a whole slew of oth...

Women in Wine: Lisa Zuniga

Photo courtesy of Lisa Zuniga. Driving down the backroads in the heart of Oregon wine country, it would be almost impossible not to notice the quilt...

The Weekly Churn, Feb 14

Local OSU President Wants More State Help Oregon State University President Ed Ray criticized Governor Kate Brown’s proposed budget during his State of the Un...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 14

Thursday, February 14 Oh golly, it’s Valentine’s Day! Better check our calendar out for all of those kinda options… Jazz Jam Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW M...

South Corvallis Urban Renewal: Q&A Feb 12

This March, voters will decide on an Urban Renewal District for South Corvallis—a 30 year plan, with millions of dollars at stake. The plan would affect everyth...