Corvallis Advocate

Advocate Livability Levy Endorsement

We are a firm “Yes” on Measure 2-123, known as the “Livability Levy.” Since this is coming quickly on the heels of last year’s School Facility Bond, and the Co...

Thursday Event, The State of Mental Health

The Corvallis Advocate is hosting a public event concerning the current state of mental health within our community on Thursday, April 25. The event will featur...

The Flood: Housed Vs. Unhoused

With the flood of 2019 finally receding, most Corvallisites have spent time reflecting on how the high waters have impacted or inconvenienced their lives – but ...

Outdoor Farmers’ Market Returns

Fresh, local goods will once again line the streets of downtown Corvallis on April 20, when the Corvallis Farmers’ Market returns to First and Jackson each Wedn...

Nature Alert: Winter Blues Bring Camas Hues

April showers can really give one the blues after such a mild winter. For some Valleyites, these rains have meant flooding that feels personal. Others who were ...

Take Back the Night with Dr. Melissa Bird

Dr. Melissa Bird has seen first-hand how lived experiences, when shared courageously, have the power to create change and paradigm shifts in social policy. Dr. ...

Corvallis’ Vandal Museum

When you think of street art in Corvallis, what typically comes to mind are the many commissioned murals that color our city, thanks to the Corvallis Mural Proj...

Spring Guide: Bird Up, Corvallis

Bald Eagle The arrival of springtime brings the return of Oregon’s rich birding pastime. According to visitcorvallis.com, Oregon has logged 465 of the 800 spe...

Earth Day Buyers Guide

When it comes to grocery shopping, the amount of packaging involved can be astounding. There are often layers of plastic and cardboard between you and your food...

Advocate Starts Daily News Service

Early in January, we began quietly posting daily news online. Now that we’ve established a sort of rhythm and consistency, we’re here to announce our next ste...

Sysco vs. Locally Sourced Food

Oregon’s growing movement toward eating local food purchased directly from local farmers has been steadily picking up steam for decades. Today, the work of fa...

Sixth Annual Jackson Street Fundraiser

You’ll find few worthier causes in Corvallis than the Jackson Street Youth Services, considering the services that they provide to homeless youth. With Benton...

Majestic Theatre Round-Up

Photo courtesy of the Majestic Theatre The year 2019 has been a mess of stressful news stories and disappointing celebrities. It’s in these times that the a...

Bipartisan Town Hall Madness!

On Saturday, March 30, area residents filed into the auditorium at Linn-Benton Community College in Albany to question a bipartisan group of state legislators. ...

Mixed Reviews For Food Cart Move

It has been a little over three months since the food carts in Corvallis moved from First Street to the parking lot on Fourth Street, between Western and Washin...

OSU Cuts Women’s Intercollegiate Swimming

When freshman swimmer Katie Manzione first visited Oregon State University, she instantly felt at home. Not only did she love OSU’s academic programs, campus, a...