Oregon’s First Cannabis Unicorn

Oregon-based Cura Partners was purchased by Massachusetts-based Curaleaf last Wednesday, May 1 for almost $1 billion, making it the country’s first legal canna...

Measure Reignites Assisted Suicide Debate

A bill to amend the language of Oregon’s Death with Dignity Act reignited a statewide debate over the difference between euthanasia and assisted suicide.  H...

Non-Binary Exhibit “An Iris Stands Tall”

For a parent, processing a child’s gender transition can be an emotional journey. The Corvallis Arts Center hosts Annete Sabater’s exhibit, “An Iris Stands Ta...

Holocaust Education Fails as Hate Rises

Last year on Holocaust Remembrance Day, the Conference on Jewish Material Claims Against Germany released the results of a survey which showed that one of...

Advocate Moves to New Digs

The Advocate has a little news of its own to share: we've moved a couple blocks towards the river. We're now housed at The Foundry, 257 SW Madison Ave suite 210...

Into the Woods: A Fairytale Come to Life

Getting to direct on the Majestic stage has been a tumultuous journey through the metaphorical woods for Johanna Spencer. A longtime director and actor at va...