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Immigrant Arts Exhibit

"Self Portrait" by Shuo Cai Since July 18, The Corvallis Arts Center, located in Central Park, has displayed the exhibition “I Came From Far Away ...

Immigration Attorney Q&A

Oregon has been a “sanctuary state” for 31 years. This means that state and local resources cannot be used to enforce federal immigration laws. For some in the ...

Border Wall Eco Warning

A journal article written by several leading ecologists including the nationally recognized Corvallis researcher, Bill Ripple, warns both the U.S. government an...

Local Art: The Mind of Jim Adams

Bertrand continues to lumber 'long the low roads Jim Adams is probably the one local artist you don’t know that you should know. He is warm, humble and refres...

The Resilience Project: Summer Games

The Corvallis community embetterment organization, The Resilience Project, will be holding their first annual “Summer Games” from August 18 - 26. Teams of five ...

Arcade Games: Corvallis’ Best

This is the fitness issue, right? Well, I guess we better talk about arcade games. In our defense, hand-eye coordination is probably fitness, plus good arcade...

Photo Log: Oregon Coast

Tillamook Rock Lighthouse There is something about the Oregon Coast that sets it apart from any other area of coastline in the United States. It is much more ...

Outdoor Apps and Websites

Summer is a great time to explore outside, but sometimes one needs a little help picking the right spot to nature it up. No matter how you like to recreate in t...

Mark Trujillo’s Hot Air History

Have you ever wanted to float away in a hot air balloon? For local pilot and long-time HP employee Mark Trujillo, hot air ballooning is not just a hobby, it is ...

Won’t You Be Our Neighbors?

About this issue... “The greatest thing we can do is let somebody know that they are loved, and capable of loving.” ~ Mister Rogers This issue is about all ...

Meet Your Neighbors

Ian Tooth Immigrant, Great Australian Meat Pie Company  Where are you from, and how long have you lived in Corvallis?  I’m from Australia, I’ve been in the S...

The Average Corvallisite

We at The Advocate like to see our humble publication as a voice for, and extension of, this community. We’ve gotten to know people like the Mayor and other mov...

Chitimini: Serving Animals by Serving People

Kestrel I watch as Mary Estes opens a plastic storage bin and pulls out a raccoon kit—she lays it down on top of a pastel blanket on her lap, and proceeds to ...

City and County to Fund Downtown Shelter

After weeks of indecision, proposals, and marathon public input sessions, it seems Corvallis has finally decided the location of the 2018-2019 men’s emergency c...

Dixon Creek Vegetation Removal

Photo by Jen G. Pywell In early July, much of the vegetation was removed along the banks of Dixon Creek near Corvallis High School.  According to a July 3 sta...

Our Shelter Vote: Second Street

Each day brings added pressure for City Council and County Commission members, scheduled to meet July 16 and 17, respectively, to decide which location to gra...

Restoration in Kings Valley

Cliff Hall is happy to share his property with others. Here, he walks a visitor towards Maxfield Creek, passing by trees he planted not long after he moved in....

Into The Trees: Corvallis Heritage

Jefferson St. London Planes The natural beauty of this town never ceases to amaze me, especially in spring and summer. The wonder of our urban forestry certai...