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Mosh Pit Therapy (Unlicensed)

Being a part of mosh pit can be exhilarating—rejuvenating even, being among the moving bodies, pushing and slamming, shoulders and chests rubbing and colliding,...

No Food Left Behind

No Food Left Behind Assistant Project Manager, Amanda Rhodes, provides food waste challenge materials to participants at the Corvallis farmer’s market. There ...

Shawn Creeden at CEI Artworks, June 21

Last fall I was a fresh-off-the-undergrad-boat Masters of Fine Arts student at Portland State University. No place to live, hadn’t secured financial aid, and ha...

Corvallis Arts Walk, June 21

June’s art walk looks like it is shaping up to be especially strong. I’m excited (clearly) to welcome recent Portland State University MFA graduate Shawn Creede...

The Oregon Psilocybin Society

Husband and wife Tom and Sheri Eckert of Beaverton are gathering support for a ballot measure that could help legalize psilocybin, the psychoactive substance fo...

17 Years of Courthouse Protests

You can’t buy the Volkswagen van; it’s not for sale. Ed Epley bought it new back in 1961 and he’s not giving it up now. “We get almost more questions about th...

Festivals of Summer

Oh boy oh boy, its freakin’ summer. Oregon is a paradise this time of year, or any time really, and we have our fair share of summer festivals: the collective c...

Shea Pedersen’s Mettanoia

Photo by Lauren Daisley. Corvallis resident Shea Pedersen has been tacking together pieces of her soul to share with the community for the past three years in...

Let Me Show You What I Felt

The artist poses with her favorite photo, taken when she was on a walk in NYC; photo by Alisha Wang Saville. Photographer and artist Jen G. Pywell’s longtime ...

Corvallis Foundry: Empowering Visionaries

The Corvallis Foundry is a welcoming place where great ideas are propelled forward. Upon arriving to the Corvallis Foundry, you would never know that it’s bee...

Local Food Share Sees Rising Need

5.2 million pounds of food. 46,973 food boxes. 7,000 individuals received services. In one year. From just one food share program. The Linn Benton Food Share i...

Bringing Kale to the Kiddos

Photo by Jennah Stillman, Corvallis Environmental Center’s Events and Outreach Coordinator. Farm to School programs exist at national, state, and local levels...

New Homeless Shelter Battle Brews

After a yearlong break from controversy, battle lines are being drawn anew, following an announcement that some homeless sheltering would be moved back to the d...

Fishing Days: Just for the Halibut

Coastal denizens of Oregon know a thing or two about fish that most of the rest of us are in the dark on. We’re not talking secret fishing holes or local fly pr...

Jackson-Frazier Wetlands Restoration

“Zoom out and take a landscape perspective,” says Jeff Baker, Stewardship Director of the Greenbelt Land Trust. As humans, this isn’t always easy to do. We tend...

Healthcare Workers Approve Strike

On May 8, members of the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 49 overwhelmingly voted to approve a strike if their needs are not met.  “Workers...

Where the Cool Cats Lounge

As small as it is, downtown Albany has quite the collection of top-notch restaurants. Often underrated in that respect, it boasts spots such as Novak’s, Sybaris...

Sharing Our Dreams for Corvallis

Advocate Editor-in-Chief Stevie Beisswanger (center), County Commissioner Anne Schuster (left), and Commissioner endorsee Vince Adams (right) with the Dream Bo...