City Structure and Flu Epidemics

Population Biologist Ben Dalziel Your city structure may determine the length and intensity of your local flu season, according research published in Octobe...

Lora DiCarlo Battles Sex Tech Bias

It all started with an orgasm, according to Lora Haddock, founder of Lora DiCarlo. The Oregon sexual tech company gained worldwide attention when their debut pr...

Storytelling Night: Roots, March 21

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...

Coast Tip: Pacific Herring

Something fishy is going on in our nearest coastal bay. Areas of turquoise water have been seen in its shallows, with a beige froth rimming water edges like a d...

Local Winemakers Tips’, Tasting March 16

Photo by Matthew Henry Downtown Corvallis will transform once again into a wine tasting paradise on Saturday, March 16 for the annual Downtown Corvallis Wine ...

Benton Habitat & the Housing Continuum

Benton County Habitat for Humanity finds themselves in a tough position, trying to serve a community where there are many aspiring homeowners but not nearly as ...

Krupkin 2020?

Oregon’s political ecosystem is more diverse than many states. A host of parties appear on local and state ballots – the Working Families Party, the Green Party...

Considered: Richardson Reflections

On February 26, Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson died of brain cancer. As a reporter, I always felt a kind of endearing relationship with this man, h...

The Weekly Churn, March 7

Reports of Invasive Filming in OSU Bathrooms A second incident of privacy violation in OSU’s bathroom allegedly took place on Tuesday, February 26. The O...

Crème de la Corvallis, Week of March 7

Thursday, March 7 Moon Dog Stringband Bombs Away Café, 2527 NW Monroe Ave., Corvallis. 9 p.m. $5. If you’re into old timey American string band music, you si...

Oregon Senate President Takes Medical Leave

Oregon Senate President Peter Courtney announced today he will take a 10 day medical leave. The Salem Democrat, age 75, wrote in a message tweeted by OPB,  “...

Sunstone Kratom Recall Hits Oregon

Sunstone Organics of Springfield is recalling two lots of kratom sold in Oregon due to potential salmonella contamination. Kratom is an herbal product offering ...