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 ...

Oregon Camping Fees, Increases and Discounts

Oregon state parks will be increasing prices for some campsites, and decreasing rates at others over this summer and fall. More than 2.8 million overnights w...

4 Day Pledge Drive – Locations, Schedule

The Advocate is only possible because of readers like you, and these next few days of our pledge drive will be decisive concerning the viability of continuing a...

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...

Corvallis Votes on Urban Renewal

On March 12, Corvallis will vote on Measure 2-121, also known as the South Corvallis Urban Renewal District. The vote will decide whether or not to approve a ...

Politics, Policy and Legal Pot

Almost four years since dispensaries across Oregon threw open their doors for the first time in the summer of 2015, the legal marijuana industry has brought in ...

Considered: For-Profit Child Care

Last week, Oregon Public Broadcasting published a disturbing story documenting how the state treats some of the most vulnerable Oregonians, foster children, who...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of Feb 21

 Thursday, February 21 Corvallis Arts Walk: February Downtown Corvallis, Corvallis. 4 p.m. Free. The Arts Walk keeps rolling out the hits. See this wee...

Oregon Backwash: Takin’ a Dump Edition

“Epic Dump” Of snow, or so said the recent Oregonlive headline that celebrated some sort of huge snowfall that has all the skiers abuzz. Well, guess what jacka...