Bills Grant Child Care Officials New Powers

On Wednesday, May 22, the Oregon Senate passed one of two separate bills in the legislature designed to give officials new enforcement powers to regulate Orego...

OSU Extends Hand to Native Students

Native American tribe members across Oregon and throughout the country will be able to earn college degrees via Oregon State University’s online programs, per ...

Advocate Celebrates Move, Donors and More

Thursday evening, Advocate staffers and some of their new neighbors swung the doors for a public open house and game night. Fundraising was, of course, also a t...

Juvenile Justice Bill Advances to Final Vote

Senate Bill 1008 (SB 1008), a bill which would reform the mandatory referral of juveniles to be tried as adults for serious crimes, has passed out of committee...

Voters Pass $29 Million Corvallis Levy

Today, voters passed the $29 million property tax levy aimed primarily at keeping library and parks department services at their current levels. Some of the dol...

OSU Student Dies in Fall at the Coast

Oregon State University student, Michelle Casey died Sunday after a 100 foot fall on the coast. Casey, 21, was studying kinesiology, and is survived by her f...

Oregon Cap and Trade Moves Forward

House Bill 2020 (HB 2020), Oregon’s expansive cap-and-trade bill, passed out of the Joint Carbon Reduction Committee along party lines in an 8-5 vote this week....