Council Decides Feb. 17 Between Conflicting Goals
Meal to Benefit Eduardo Jose Cervantes
The Advocate talks to the Corvallis City Council candidates
Many Corvallis workers live outside city as prices send them fleeing
Corvallis City Councilor for Ward 8 and council vice president, Biff Traber threw his name into the election race last night by officially announcing his plan to run for mayor. “The paperwork is complete; I’ll[…]
Linn-Benton Community College (LBCC) has been aiming to expand their Benton Center campus in Corvallis to accommodate more classrooms and parking for its students. A major aspect of the officials’ proposal was to purchase nearby[…]
The big decision for the Campus Crest project finally came in tonight, and a healthy crowd of those for and opposed to the development showed up to learn the outcome.
Kenny Davidson of Corvallis has announced his plan to run for a seat on the city council representing Ward 5
Corvallis leaders speak out on opportunities and challenges
This past January 7th, Corvallis’ newest crop of elected officials took office—Penny York and Bruce Sorte are each one month into their terms as new city council members representing Wards 1 and 7 respectively. They[…]
It’s 2:15 a.m., bars have closed, and you need a taco. Your friend wants fried rice with kimchi. Another is craving a grilled Reuben. In Eugene or Portland, the direction would be easy—head to the[…]
November’s election means a great deal to our community—the Corvallis Advocate asked each of our local candidates (running opposed) a series of questions concerning their relevant personal and political views.
There were two ways Corvallis could have stopped Walmart from building in town and city officials overlooked both—or maybe they just didn’t care.
Glass and other roadside garbage can pose serious hazards for cyclists. Crall developed portable sweeping set-ups for cyclists to carry on their daily rides to help rid bike lanes of potentially dangerous trash.
In the next year, Corvallis will begin to see changes in their local shopping stores due to the plastic bag ban voted into effect by the Corvallis city council. Businesses with over 50 employees, such[…]
The recent ban of plastic bags by the city council has polarized our town. Some are applauding the ban of single-use plastic bags, while others are frustrated and annoyed. No one can really ignore the[…]
Corvallis resident Bruce Harmon went to the April 2 Corvallis City Council meeting to share his views on plastic shopping bags (he likes them). Then a bigger threat to freedom than a ban on plastic bags came up.
The average American uses 500 plastic grocery bags a year, for about 12 minutes each. Every one of these bags still exists in some form. So who’s opposing this ban? Not most residents or local businesses.