Corvallis Advocate

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Sept 13

Thursday, September 13 Corvallis Beer Week: Thursday 6:30-9:30 p.m.: Big River Restaurant. Got $50 burning a hole in your pocket: Belgian beers from Mazama al...

Clara Baker Opens for Shook Twins, Sept 7

When Portland-based singer-songwriter Clara Baker opens for the Shook Twins at the Majestic Theatre on September 7, audiences will be given the chance to peek i...

Coast Tip: Avoiding Polluted Waters

On Tuesday, August 28, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) issued a recreational use health advisory for Newport’s popular Nye and Agate beaches. This was due to ...

Public Mayoral Debate: Sept 11

This year’s contest for mayor is both a study in contrasts among candidates, and more prescient than usual. Whoever takes the seat will lead during a time of lo...

Advocate August Financials

Donors and readers have voiced appreciation for our decision to publicly disclose The Advocate’s finances last month, and so before sinking our teeth into the A...

Oregon Hate Groups Exposed

Photo by Anthony Crider Focusing the public’s disillusionment toward “the other” can be a powerful political tool; it can even get someone elected as Presiden...

Benton State Rep Tied To Hate Group

Photo by Southern Poverty Law Center Update: an earlier version of this story incorrectly stated that John Tanton founded NumbersUSA -- this was in fact Roy...

Social Media: Avoiding the Bystander Effect

The Internet can be a volatile place, as seen on social media, where posts can quickly dissolve to public discord. According to Statista, the online statistics ...

As the State Turns

Tree-Huggers Go Refillable Despite Dangers Say what you will about Americans, but they know what they want, and they know how to sh*t on the environment to get...

Linn-Benton Backwash

As we near the end of summer, the entertaining side of the news cycle around here tends to slow to a crawl. My guess is that all of the crazies—along with every...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of Sept 6

Thursday, Sep 6 Guitar Group Community Outreach Inc. 865 NW Reiman Ave., Corvallis. 10 AM. Free. Tuesdays. Do you guitar? Do you like groups? Well ...

Whale Bones Ready to Resurface

Somewhere deep down under the glistening surface of Yaquina Bay, a sunken treasure has lain the past couple of years. Bundled in fishing nets and tied to rail...

Yellow Jackets Swarm Corvallis

No jacket, but still a yellowjacket. If you’ve seen more yellowjackets buzzing around in your backyard than usual, you’re not alone. Multiple news sources hav...

GTFO, Corvallis!

If you’re trying to get one last summer adventure in or are already dreading—I mean responsibly planning—in advance for eventual holiday travel, behold: The Cor...

Albany Dive Bars You Can’t Afford to Miss

Coming from New Orleans, my interpretation of a dive bar is a no frills place that is loud, has cheap beer, stiff drinks, dim lighting, greasy food, seasoned re...

1200 Watts of Freedom: Volume IV

Taking a ride on the chili express... I know I’m going to lose a lot of fans here, but let me be up front with you: despite the disaster that was Volume III, I...

Crème de la Corvallis: Week of August 30

Thursday, Aug 30  A Comedy Open Mic At Downward Dog Café. Cloud & Kelly’s/ Downward Dog Café. 126 SW 1st St, Corvallis.  8 p.m. Free. Is this the best...

As the State Turns

Crazy White Lady Goes Off the Rails Let me break it down for you: Some dude is minding his own business when a woman sideswipes his car, keeps going like it di...