Corvallis Advocate

New Beginnings at the Literacy Center

The newly expanded kitchen will have ample space for cooking classes and other cultural events. Volunteers lead most of the programming at the CMLC; photo by C...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of June 14

Thursday, June 14 Free Range Open Mic Cloud & Kelly’s Public House, 126 SW 1st St., Corvallis. 8 p.m. Corvallis’s premiere roving open mic lands at Clo...

As the State Turns

Salem Water Crisis, Part Deux “BEWARE! Our mistake! THERE’S DANGER. It’s all better now. NEVERMIND!” If Salem were Donald Trump, and you condensed all of th...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Good news everybody, the proposed Porter Park mobile phone tower project is dead! Now we can all rest assured that our brains won’t be turned to sludge by its e...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of June 7

Thursday, June 7 Open Source Improv @ Cloud & Kelly’s Public House 126 SW 1st St. 9 p.m. Free What’s better than improv comedy? Free improv comedy....

Celebrate: World Oceans Day, June 8

Mainstream Corvallisites are probably familiar with a special day, called Earth Day, where people the world over spend April 22 bringing awareness and action to...

The Oregon Psilocybin Society

Husband and wife Tom and Sheri Eckert of Beaverton are gathering support for a ballot measure that could help legalize psilocybin, the psychoactive substance fo...

2nd Annual Guitar Fest!

Buy the Festival package ($52) and get tickets to both concerts plus this t-shirt designed by Jennifer Lommers. Music lovers, take note! Enjoy performances by...

Comedy Night with Kate Willet

Another amazing comedian is headed to the Majestic with a set that is sure to awaken you from that end-of-the-semester, Mid-Valley slumber. Kate Willett, whose ...

Nature Alert: Checker Mallows

Any of you suckers—ahem valued readers— take my advice a couple weeks back and head out looking for golden paintbrush? Think I had you searching for fool’s gold...

Hidden Gems: Blockbuster Video

If you’re visiting Bend, you may be treated to quite a shocking sight when driving through middle of the bustling city. Sitting just down the road from Revere a...

17 Years of Courthouse Protests

You can’t buy the Volkswagen van; it’s not for sale. Ed Epley bought it new back in 1961 and he’s not giving it up now. “We get almost more questions about th...

Festivals of Summer

Oh boy oh boy, its freakin’ summer. Oregon is a paradise this time of year, or any time really, and we have our fair share of summer festivals: the collective c...

As the State Turns

Is it a Nuke? Is it a Plane? No, It’s Just Butt-Exploding Algae  Unless you’ve been living under a rock (or you’ve got better things to do, which... haha), you...

Linn-Benton Backwash

We haven’t done any fun headlines from the Gazette Times recently, but here’s one: “Adults to take over library on June 8.” It’s like what, have children been r...

Shea Pedersen’s Mettanoia

Photo by Lauren Daisley. Corvallis resident Shea Pedersen has been tacking together pieces of her soul to share with the community for the past three years in...