Corvallis Advocate

Coast Tip: Pacific Herring

Something fishy is going on in our nearest coastal bay. Areas of turquoise water have been seen in its shallows, with a beige froth rimming water edges like a d...

Local Winemakers Tips’, Tasting March 16

Photo by Matthew Henry Downtown Corvallis will transform once again into a wine tasting paradise on Saturday, March 16 for the annual Downtown Corvallis Wine ...

Benton Habitat & the Housing Continuum

Benton County Habitat for Humanity finds themselves in a tough position, trying to serve a community where there are many aspiring homeowners but not nearly as ...

Krupkin 2020?

Oregon’s political ecosystem is more diverse than many states. A host of parties appear on local and state ballots – the Working Families Party, the Green Party...

Considered: Richardson Reflections

On February 26, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died of brain cancer. As a reporter, I always felt a kind of endearing relationship with this man, h...

The Weekly Churn, March 7

Reports of Invasive Filming in OSU Bathrooms A second incident of privacy violation in OSU’s bathroom allegedly took place on Tuesday, February 26. The O...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of March 7

Thursday, March 7 Moon Dog Stringband Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5. If you’re into old timey American string band music, you si...

Documentary: Oregon’s Black Pioneers

“Oregon’s Black Pioneers,” an OPB documentary by Oregon Experience, aired this past week online and at select screenings including one at the Corvallis LaSells ...

Bernie Bash Part 2: Electric Boogaloo

Those of us who turned to the opinion pages of the February 20 edition of the Gazette-Times were treated to a local installment of a nationwide trend in the est...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 28

Thursday, February 28 OSU Jazz Ensemble Memorial Union Ballroom, 2501 SW Jefferson Way, Corvallis. 7:30 p.m. Free. OSU’s Music Department puts on one hell of...

Nature Alert: Early Spring Bloomers

My mom always tells me that spring in Oregon is a flirt. With each glorious sunny day, the season leads you on, just to wreck your inflated heart come the next ...

Oregon Backwash: No Surprises

Crazies Flock to Portland For Crazy Thing It’s a bird, it’s a plane… it’s the Gathering of the Juggalos! Nope, none of the three. It’s freakin’ Wizard World, a...

News Consumers Guide: Fact vs. Fiction

With all of its advantages, The Digital Age has brought to the surface a troubling deficiency in our collective ability to think critically. “Fake news” became ...

North Coast Name Tour

Neahkahnie mountain view After spending three months living in the tiny coastal town of Neskowin, I have become ever more aware of the multitude of places in ...

Snow Crabs Snack at Methane Seeps

Tanner crabs, photo courtesy of Sara Seabrook. A group of Oregon State University researchers studying the seafloor off the coast of British Columbia have mad...

The Weekly Churn, Feb 28

Corruption Questions Rise Amid Public Records Bill Senate Bill 609, introduced to the chamber last month by Senator Betsy Johnson (D-Scappoose), would require ...

Space Neighbors Album Release Party, Feb 23

To say that the Space Neighbors are a Corvallis staple would be an understatement. The Space Neighbors hold down a heartbeat sound in our transient college town...