Civic Calendar: Feb. 9 – Feb. 16

Sunday, Feb. 9 Union Organizing 101. WestM, 101 NW 23rd St., Corvallis. 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Free. Do you want to form a union in your workplace?  Want to bui...

Local Sex Stats

Community Health Assessment Reveals Risk Factors    Safe sex is important, not only for individual health, but for the health of the community. As love spr...

Revisiting Our Values

What is in a Name? Nerd alert! Here at The Corvallis Advocate, we are not beneath going full on grade school and using an acrostic to spell out some of w...

Banff Mountain Film Fest at Whiteside

The world’s most prestigious mountain film festival is coming to Corvallis, February 9–10. Held every fall in Alberta, the Banff Centre Mountain Film Festiva...

Hidden Gem: NutSac Man Bags

High Quality Man Bags, Dammit Picture this: you’re driving down Circle Blvd. and all of the sudden your small child says, “Mom, what’s a NutSac?” If you ans...

Volunteer Guide 2020

Giving Back in 2020  To quote an old Irish proverb, “It is in the shelter of each other that the people live.” In a time where so many things vie for our at...

Softstar: Local, Sustainable Shoes

Softstar of Philomath Uses Eco-friendly Practices   Founded in 1985, Softstar Shoes of Philomath, Ore. has maintained its commitment to crafting healthy foot...

Wyden Co-Sponsors Three Digit Suicide Hotline

  Sen. Ron Wyden announced on Tuesday that he is co-sponsoring bipartisan legislation to designate 9-8-8 as a national suicide prevention and mental health cris...

Bipartisan Bill Challenges ICE-NORCOR Contract

A bipartisan bill to terminate ICE’s contract with Northern Oregon Regional Corrections Facility is up for the 2020 legislative session, although it comes with...