Denise Ruttan

Chicken Fight: Red Bird Acres Vs. Tyson

I recently stopped in Fred Meyer to find the cheapest chicken I could. I saw chicken breast, chicken thighs, and whole chicken, each wrapped in glistening plast...

Corvallis Just Says No

by Denise Ruttan Corvallis City Council decided to “just say no” to allowing cannabis operations on city-owned property—at least for now. The council had ...

Strap That Gun On

A year ago, Corvallis City Council was faced with a dilemma. Community members had expressed concerns to the council about seeing a man in a local park carryi...

Healing with Horses

In a corner of the 300-acre Children’s Farm Home campus in Corvallis, 13 horses cluster in stables. The ground is caked with winter mud as an earthy, aromatic o...