Corvallis Advocate

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, August 17 SOFT/EN Exhibition Opening. CEI ARTWORKS Gallery, 408 SW Monroe St., Corvallis. 4-8 p.m. Trust me when I say that you’re going to want...

Oh, the Totality!

It’s coming. Portland is effectively out of rental cars, Corvallis has no room in the proverbial inn, and the sky is falling. Well, not falling, per se, but the...

TOTALITY: A Rare Cosmic Event Series

Artwork courtesy of Julia Oldham. There’s no  better way to celebrate the cosmos than through the lense of an artist. Or twenty. Threaded by a celestial th...

A Few Bad Solar Poems, Because Why Not?

The Sun Has a Good Laugh  Looking upon you one sees the light and goes blind. Sick burn, sun. Sick burn.  By Anika Lautenbach  Shady Sun The Sun climbed...

Free Eclipse Festival, August 20

Ilene McClelland has been zipping up and down 11th Street quite frequently these past few months. Usually on a bicycle, she has also been spotted walking or run...

Remembering the 1979 Eclipse

The last time Corvallis saw a total solar eclipse was February 26, 1979. That eclipse arced from Oregon to Greenland, with the longest period of totality being ...

As the State Turns

You Know OPB, Sometimes I Worry About You While digesting my daily state news, I came across this gem on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s website: Oregon Marijuana ...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Walmart has offered to shelter Lebanon residents from this coming weekend’s Sky Fire by constructing a makeshift fortress of coolers, kayaks, bed sheets, and of...

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, August 10 SAGE Summer Concert. Bruce Starker Arts Amphitheater, 4485 SW Country Club Dr., Corvallis. 6-9 p.m. Suggested donation of $10 per family....

How to Catch a Bat… Sans Rabies

One reliable thing about Corvallis summers is that there will be reports of rabid bats in the area, like the one earlier last month. Of course, we should all ta...

Great Escapes: Willamette National Forest

Oregon summers are hot, and during days when the temperature breaks 100 degrees, there’s something about living in a city, no matter the size, that makes me fee...

5 Weekend Worthy Outdoor Destinations

Most people don’t have the time to jump on an airplane and head off to foreign lands whenever they get the travel bug. Luckily for Oregonians, there is no need ...