Corvallis Advocate

Active Minds Lights Up OSU

Photo by Carol Moreno. The Active Minds chapter at Oregon State University is but one of many hailing from a national nonprofit organization that wo...

Wildfire Smoke and Smog: Sites for Forecasts

Wildfires have been raging all over state for the last month and a half. Temperatures have reached into the triple digits, demolishing records from summers past...

Wildfire Rages Through Brookings

A deadly blaze has swept through the town of Brookings, Oregon, scorching 159 square miles in and around the area. Last week, the Federal Emergency Management A...

As the State Turns

Eclipse Anti-Climax Garbage, fire, defecation. Decapitation, for that matter. Apparently, the mass influx of eclipse visitors left very little of these things d...

COI to Reopen Family Shelter

Community Outreach Inc. will not be closing their emergency family shelter this year after receiving generous donations by members of the community last week. C...

Linn-Benton Backwash

A good old fashioned blob (bigger than The Blob, but less than an Exxon blob, let’s just say over 5 gallons) of oil spilled into the Willamette river last week ...

8 Days a Week…

Thursday, April 20 Reception: Microbiomes: Imagining the Unseen. The Arts Center, 700 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. 4 – 8 p.m. Free. Microbial systems seen ...

Kaitlyn Wittig Mengüç at CEI Artworks

The primary function of art, perhaps, lies in its ability to simply transmit individual experience to the greater community. Undoubtedly, a large part of this e...

Corvallis Arts Walk, Apr 20

Continuing 2017’s trend of fantastic art in Corvallis, this month’s Arts Walk will undoubtedly be blowing a few minds with some excellent showings. Highlights ...

What You Need to Be Legally Green in Oregon

According to the Oregon Liquor Control Commission (OLCC), which has officially taken over monitoring the state’s legal pot business, over 2,000 applications req...

Five Fun Pot Facts

1. Hemp, hemp hooray. Artists and marijuana have more in common than you think. The word “canvas” is derived from the word “cannabis,” because historically, p...

Corvallis Earth Day Events

In a town like this, where big brick buildings and white pillars of education intersect rural fields and farm animals, there’s bound to be no shortage of reason...

Adieu Caribou’s Mellow Melodies

A year and a few months since the band’s last release, local favorite Adieu Caribou has come out with its third full-length album, What Was, What Is, What Could...

The Corvallis Cribbage Craze

There is a game craze taking over the bars and breweries of Corvallis. It isn’t one of the new offensive games for horrible people such as Cards Against Humanit...

Advocate Hosts Poetry Open Mic, April 25

Hey all you wordsmiths, whittling your brains away to produce great works of candor and visceral juxtaposition--now is your time to shine. Polish off your beste...