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Sip n’ Study

I'm old school: when I want to study, I drink coffee or tea to caffeinate intensively, with added sugar for fuel. Some people prefer more advanced forms of brai...

Pub Fare & Fan Favorites

Looking for the best burgers and microbrews in town? Happy hour or weekly specials? Late night possibilities? According to each of their respective declarations...

Corvallis’ Sweet Tooth

Most of us develop a love of sweets at a young age, and it never leaves us – despite our efforts. This Fall, why not throw caution to the wind and embrace the l...

Puttin’ On the Ritz

Planning a classy night on the town to liven up the dreary season? Your friends or significant other will thank you for choosing an elegant, grown-up experience...

Slice-Lovers Heaven

Everyone likes pizza, deal with it. But what makes going out for pizza so great? Is it the atmosphere, the restaurant’s philosophy, or simply the fact that ther...

Fall Booze & Brews

We all know Corvallis is a great place for beer drinkers, but you’re still probably wondering, “What exciting new booze and brews do I need to try in celebratio...

Locally-Sourced

In the Willamette Valley, we’re lucky to be surrounded by fertile soils -- a place where practically anything grows (thanks, ice-age continental flooding; in yo...

Food Around the World

Corvallis is the home to an abundance of culturally-diverse restaurants, with flavors from around the globe. So many choices, so little stomach space. ME...

Haunts of the Valley

Be afraid, be very afraid. That’s the point of haunted houses and corn mazes, right? Here’s your guide to all the local (and not quite so local) scares this sea...

A Woman at Sea

Correction: A previous version of this article stated that Jamie Ripka was a captain, when in fact she was a deckhand. “I don’t really know that many women who...

Fall Hikes Close to Home

A new season is upon us, and things are starting to look different very quickly. It’s important to take a moment to notice the changing colors and enjoy being o...

Horror Movie Mayhem

At The Advocate, we plan on celebrating Halloween all month long, and we’d like you to celebrate along with us. There’s no better way to get into the spirit of ...

Corvallis Says #KavaNOPE

 On the afternoon of September 28, Corvallis’ daily peace vigil gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse, as they have since the day the U.S. i...

RaSani Fair Returns

Willamette Valley’s premier holistic fair returns to the Linn County Expo Center in Albany, this weekend, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday...

Seasonal Salmon Watch

Oak Grove Elementary 5th graders pose with a Chinook salmon. “If there’s a big ole salmon ripping up the stream, all bets are off. The salmon are the star of ...

Exhibition Review: Lohmann’s Us

Once-upon-a-time painter-turned-fabric artist, Clay Lohmann’s work deploys a singularly beautiful brutality. It’s both unabashedly assertive and delicate. These...

Local Campaigners & Donors

In a previous version of this story, we reported that Sami Al-Abdrabbuh received $250 from Dan Rayfield's campaign. This donation was toward Al-Abdrabbuh's Scho...

Orcas Approach Extinction

Scarlet was a three-and-a-half year old Orca, her personality described as highly exuberant by local Marine Naturalist Jan Hare and her daughter, Kierce. The yo...