Making your Amtrak train ride less stressful

Here in the northwest we have easy access to the Amtrak trains that can take us anywhere from a 30 minutes distance to days away and it provides an easy, gr...

Tour the Whiteside Theatre – August 6

The Whiteside Theatre Foundation offers monthly tours of the historic Whiteside Theatre. Located at the corner of 4rd and Jefferson, the Whiteside has stood...

Tasteless Tomatoes

Modern commercial tomatoes are bland. A new study may help breeders create a tastier tomato. But is this the right way?...

Online Harassment – Abusing the Mask of Anonymity

With the increasing popularity of online blogging, internet users have gained the ability to comment on one another’s opinions anonymously, i.e. without fear of repercussions. While the sharing of ideas, images, and videos is an incredibly useful notion, take the necessary precautions and protect yourself from potential abuse....

Veracity Spirits: A local flavoring of gin

Veracity Spirits, the newest Corvallis distillery, has just produced two new gins that, one of which, is created from natural ingredients grown right here in Oregon. ...

Huff & Ruff Dog Walk/Run – July 28

A 2.5 mile jaunt along the riverfront to Avery Park with dogs of all shapes and sizes leading their human friends down the trail. Prizes will be awarded for Top Fundraiser, Best Costume (dog), Best Costume (human), and Best Matching Costumes. ...