The Weekly Churn, March 21

Workers at Albany's ATI Cast Products, known as “PacCast,” held a vote on Feb 22 to join the United Steelworkers (USW), but were defeated with 179 voting for, a...

Hidden Culinary Gems

The Great Australian Meat Pie Company Here at The Corvallis Advocate, we like to keep all of your culinary curiosities covered. We recently visited a few ...

The Lost City of Orleans

 A while back, I took you on a historic walk from Madison Plaza through some interesting parts of downtown. This time around, we head through Corvallis to...

Wildlife Photographer David Herasimtschuk

It would be no exaggeration to call David Herasimtschuk a local environmental champion. Working to restore, preserve, and raise awareness about Oregon’s scenic ...

Considered: Oregon Homeless Report

Last week, The Advocate published an online article briefly reviewing a recent report made by ECONorthwest on Oregon’s homelessness crisis. The report blames hi...

Oregon Lawmakers Consider Paid Family Leave

Oregon is taking another pass at implementing a statewide paid family leave program. Employees in the state could earn up to 12 weeks of leave per year, to cove...

Storytelling Night, This Thursday

Spring beckons the imagery of flowers, showers, and sunlight — surface stuff and greenery that liquifies our winter stiffness. But little do we think about what...

Oregon’s Homeless Numbers Worsening

ECONorthwest released a report on Oregon homelessness last Wednesday, and it's painful to read. For instance, Oregon makes up only 1.3 percent of the  U.S. p...

Aging in Place and the Housing Crunch

As more seniors choose to age and receive care in their own homes, demand for accessible housing will likely increase. Whether due to cost of managed care, long...

Corvallis Noise Fest, March 29-30

Thanks to the work of local musicians and visual artists, the noise scene in Corvallis has expanded from local to coastal, its network stretching from northern ...