As the State Turns

As the State Turns

Clear Air For Oregonians! #justkiddinglol So, we've got a new big of clean air law stinkin' up the joint, however, a recent analysis by The Oregonian casts som...

As the State Turns

January Neatherlin About to Go On Extended Lunch Break What do you do when you really need a tan, but you've got a bunch of pesky kids in your care? Drug them w...

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Remember Robert LaVoy Finicum? Yes, that guy. The gun-toting, death-wish lunatic from the infamous Malheur Occupation(tm). Some stuff happened, he pressed his l...

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People In Oregon Are Barfing and Whatnot News of the Week If you haven’t been sick or know anyone who has this winter season, you’re probably a liar. Nobody lik...

Linn-Benton Backwash: When the Levee Breaks

Let me level with you: despite the fact that nobody around here seems to know it, Corvallis is actually a small town. Even as small towns in the area go, it is ...

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Gas Station Changeup: Quick, Everybody Panic Errbody up in the club getting’ pissy. Starting on January 1 of this year, counties that have less than 40,000 ranc...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Kent Hill, an ex-mental health manager for the Benton County Health Department with decades of experience as a therapist, was just slapdoodled with a $5,000+ fi...

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Rock Slide Kicks Popular Hot Spring in the Yarbles Lookin’ to get out, get natural, and relax in some bacteria-laden hot water that’s bubbling out of the Earth?...

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New OSU Building to Redefine Elegance As you may well know, our beloved Oregon State University has tentacles all over the place, including a bit of a presence...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Santa Claus crept like an inverted thief into Corvallis homes over the weekend and left a bunch of toys that were far superior to the toys left for kids in poor...
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Rothko Pavilion is a Go Last week, the Portland City Council nearly unanimously voted YES, OH SWEET LORD YES in support of the Portland Art Museum’s plan to bui...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Last week, Lebanon firefighters put a stop to a fire (go figure) at Kevin’s Cafe before it got out of hand. As someone who frequents Lebanon, many personal than...

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MAX Stabber Crazy?! Last Spring, Jeremy Christian verbally assaulted and intimidated two young girls on a MAX train in Portland, and then stabbed three men who ...

Linn-Benton Backwash

Update: Mitch Xuan Dong, the victim who was attacked by Than Duy Kim has died. Kim's charges have been altered to reflect the murder. Hey, ever have some a...

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Move Along Now If you know me, you know a few things. 1. I’m a fantastic poker player. 2. I don’t lie about my poker skills. And 3. I don’t like to move around ...

Linn-Benton Backwash: Mad Libs Edition

Like mad libs? Of course you do. Try your hand at completing this week’s Linn-Benton Backwash. Scan, print, screen shot, or take a reasonably decent photo, send...

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There Goes the Neighborhood, Eventually As I woke up this morning and consumed a large glass of strawberry lemonade and some aspirin, over the hangover-related ...