The Advocate

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, September 7 Conversation form the Corrine Woodman Gallery: The Apron Wearers & Exquisite Corvallis. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave, Corval...

Albany Antique Mall’s Biggest Event

Scot and Sharon Anderson opened the doors of the Albany Antique Mall on February 2nd, 2009. Since then, the antique mall has grown to 80 dealers and added a cof...

How We Talk About Guns and Suicide

Historically, suicide rates in Oregon have been among the highest in the United States. The Oregon Health Authority continues to show that suicide is the second...

Corvallis’ Largest Local Facebook Group

Some refer to it as Fake Book. Others, the Book of Faces. Or, if you are my 17-year-old daughter, you call it SMOOMU (Social Media Outlets Only Moms Use). Wheth...

Parking Improvements for Oak Creek

Oregon State University’s College of Forestry intends to improve the parking access at the Oak Creek Trailhead in the McDonald Forest. After two hearings, one o...

Challenging Corvallis Hill Climbs

Whether hiking, biking, or running, the climbs are where an athlete’s weaknesses are exposed. Climbing takes guts, but it is precisely this struggle that many a...

City Club Talks Neighborhood

City Club of Corvallis will be holding its monthly meeting at the Boys and Girls Club on September 12. The topic for this month is neighborhoods, of which Corva...

Moscow Mules a Menace?

According to an advisory bulletin from the Iowa Alcoholic Beverages Division, the popular cocktail known as the Moscow Mule could be a public health threat. Th...

Bears Choose Berries

As weather patterns and seasonal temperatures continue to shift, scientists are constantly finding new ways in which the ecosystem around us is straining like c...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Partnering with Mid Valley Harvest, the Kiger Island Blues blueberry farm had a great idea: to use their delicious resource to get people out picking berries, a...

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, August 24 Michael Trew. Calapooia Brewing Company, 140 Hill St. NE, Albany. 8 p.m. Free. There’s something about Calapooia Brewing that seriousl...

Local Art Titans Collaborate

Image courtesy of Clay Lohmann As both an artist and journalist, I know better than most how often art, as well as the artists themselves, are packaged and re...

The Lady Behind the Goat Yoga Craze

Lainey Morse was at a turning point in her life. She had been diagnosed with a debilitating auto-immune disease, went through a divorce, and was on a path to ch...

Giving a Voice to Corvallis’s Pets

While attending a workshop for animal communicators at the Lighthouse Farm Sanctuary in Scio, one participant spent her day with the mules.  When the group rec...

Learning to Read with Man’s Best Friend

They roll over and fetch, but did you know that dogs can also help children learn how to read? While they can’t actually teach the ABC’s, dogs can lend a nonjud...