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Hate Group Threatens Advocate, Legally

Our Sept 6 issue revolved around a piece titled “Brawlers, Bloggers, and State Lawmakers,” where we included reporting on a violent, neo-fascist, hate fraternit...

Clara Baker Opens for Shook Twins, Sept 7

When Portland-based singer-songwriter Clara Baker opens for the Shook Twins at the Majestic Theatre on September 7, audiences will be given the chance to peek i...

Coast Tip: Avoiding Polluted Waters

On Tuesday, August 28, the Oregon Health Authority (OHA) issued a recreational use health advisory for Newport’s popular Nye and Agate beaches. This was due to ...

Public Mayoral Debate: Sept 11

This year’s contest for mayor is both a study in contrasts among candidates, and more prescient than usual. Whoever takes the seat will lead during a time of lo...

Advocate August Financials

Donors and readers have voiced appreciation for our decision to publicly disclose The Advocate’s finances last month, and so before sinking our teeth into the A...

Whale Bones Ready to Resurface

Somewhere deep down under the glistening surface of Yaquina Bay, a sunken treasure has lain the past couple of years. Bundled in fishing nets and tied to rail...

Yellow Jackets Swarm Corvallis

No jacket, but still a yellowjacket. If you’ve seen more yellowjackets buzzing around in your backyard than usual, you’re not alone. Multiple news sources hav...

Nature Alert: Prowlin’ for Owls

I’ve said it before, and I’ll say it again now: This far into summer is a rough go in the valley. By that I mean it’s bonkers hot and hazy out, temperate weathe...

K-9 Care-A-Van Services Pets of the Homeless

Photo courtesy of K9 Care-a-van Any pet owner will likely tell you that their pet is a member of the family. People experiencing homelessness are no different...

Coast Tip: Alternative Stars

I am bitter. Several nights in a row, attempts were made to see the Perseid Meteor Shower, all to no avail. But don’t fret, head to the beach instead, for you h...

Beat the Heat at These Locations

Besides parking, there are some things to take advantage of in Corvallis during our sizzling summer days before fall begins. Corvallisites living on the Will...

OSU Tests New Canine Cancer Treatment

Doctors at the Lois Bates Acheson Veterinary Teaching Hospital (part of the Carlson College of Veterinary Medicine at Oregon State University) are testing a new...

Recycling With Realism (And Without Grease)

Republic Services, which has been in charge of garbage collection and recycling in Corvallis since 2008, wants Corvallis residents to recycle everything that ca...

Nature Alert: A Sticky Situation

Photo courtesy of Greenbelt Land TrustNature Alert: A Sticky Situation  Here we are in the depths of summer — with the temperatures regularly above the 90’s, ...

River Rats, Beware!

Ooops! This article was updated from an earlier version to reflect correct information about floaties. Never fear! You don't need a permit. Whoever said that i...