Corvallis Advocate

Surviving Last Year’s Doorbuster

It was 5 p.m. on Thanksgiving, 2017, and I was at Walmart in Albany. This was what they call a “doorbuster sale,” a name implying that we are so desperate for t...

Coast Tip: Rainy Day Book List

Believe it or not, Oregon’s rainier months are some of the best times to head coastward. The beaches are empty, the waves are awe-inspiring, and there are...

1200 Watts of Freedom VI: Thanksgiving

It may surprise you to learn that while growing up, I was a little particular regarding my Thanksgiving meal. I mean, there's a reason we don't eat that kind of...

Vegan Gravy For Your Vegan Holiday

Photo by Cheyanne Simon. Thanksgiving Gone Mad?! What better retaliation to the poultry fest that is Thanksgiving, than to serve a vegan twist on a dish tr...

Corvallis Impact: Mikasi Goodwin

Mikasi Goodwin, known by her friends as Mika, is one impressive human, to say the least. Many locals recognize her as a recent Ward Three candidate for ci...

Advocate Community Give-A-Thon, Dec 4

Not long ago, we received thanks from K9 Care A Van telling us our coverage of them spurred a $5,000 donation, and a $10,000 challenge grant for the service. Th...

New Powers For Oregon Sheriffs

You may have missed it, but Oregon gun rights activists and militia groups succeeded on the county level in passing what OPB calls “a new kind of gun law.” ...

Crème de la Corvallis: Nov 20 – 29

Super-Duper Thanksgiving Edition! And by that I mean there’s way too much Thanksgiving stuff going on this week, so if that’s what you’re after, check the Calen...

As the State Turns

Ted Wheeler and Some Other Stuff “I cannot wait for the next 24 months to be over.” That, my Oregonian holmies, was Portland Mayor Ted the, “Hasn’t Gott...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Did you know that Corvallis has a Christmas parade? Hell yeah, it does, and it’s on November 24. Because why not catapult into the next holiday adventure ...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Nov 15

Thursday, November 15 Corvallis Arts Walk The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Free. An incredible walk this month – check out t...

As the State Turns

We Three Buttholes of I-205 Justin J. Jones, Antonio R. Tolman-Duran, and Dakota E. Murphy. Why should we know these names? Because these three turds were arre...

Nature Alert: Roosevelt Elk

If you haven’t been to Finley Wildlife Refuge recently, you’re missing out. The Roosevelt elk herds that frequent the area are not only beautiful to behold, but...

Immigration: Myths and Facts

In the 2018 election Oregonians handily defeated Proposition 105, a ballot measure designed to rescind Oregon’s status as a sanctuary state for undocumented imm...

An Undersea Eruption

Oregon State University Marine Geologist Bill Chadwick sat aboard the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) ship Okeanos Explorer near Guam, wa...

Cougars and Humans Clash

Oregon news has been abuzz about cougar sightings this fall, most notably a September attack where Mount Hood hiker Diana Bober became the first Oregonian...