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Craftbrew Smackdown returns to Albany

Adult beverage enthusiasts on Saturday, Sept. 23 will descend on downtown Albany to stroll through businesses and enjoy an array of craft beers, ciders and wines at the sixth annual Craft Brew Smackdown. The event runs from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., and kicks off at the Growler Garage and Taphouse, 229 Thir

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-19 20:55:00

K.A.T. Adoption Kittens & Cats on-site at Corvallis Petco Albany

Keep it Clean. Please avoid obscene, vulgar, lewd, racist or sexually-oriented language. PLEASE TURN OFF YOUR CAPS LOCK.Don't Threaten. Threats of harming another person will not be tolerated. Be Truthful. Don't knowingly lie about anyone or anything. Be Nice. No racism, sexism or any sort of -ism t

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-20 05:53:45

Car crashes into house east of Albany

A Lebanon man told authorities that he crashed his Camaro into a house off Spicer Drive, east of Albany, at about 12:30 p.m. Sunday because he nodded off while driving home from work. There were no serious injuries as a result of the wreck. The driver and sole occupant of the vehicle, Raymond Willia

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 17:40:00

Police Log (Sept. 19)

This log includes incidents in which there might have been a public disturbance or a risk to the public. Information comes from the Corvallis Police Department and the Benton County Sheriff's Office. It does not include all calls for service. The status of incidents might change after further invest

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-19 13:00:00

Recall effort passing in Jefferson

Jefferson voters were supporting a bid to recall Mayor Cyndie Hightower in a potential landslide, according to final unofficial election results released shortly before 9 p.m. on Tuesday night. Results were 356-200, with about 64 percent of voters in favor of the recall and 36 percent against, accor

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-20 03:50:00

Five things to do at wineries this weekend (other than taste wine)

Wine tasting isn't just about the wine anymore. Wine tasting is sitting out on a deck with a brick-oven pizza and a view. Wine tasting is live music, festivals and picnics on the lawn. Wine tasting is about the experience, and folks are looking for a good time beyond a glass of wine. The good news

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2017-09-19 18:16:39

Powerful earthquake jolts Mexico, sways buildings in capital

MEXICO CITY (AP) - A powerful earthquake jolted central Mexico on Tuesday, causing buildings to sway sickeningly in the capital on the anniversary of a 1985 quake that did major damage. National Civil Protection chief Luis Felipe Puente tweeted that there were no reports of damage so far, but thousa

KGW - 2017-09-19 19:19:09

Police Log (Sept. 20)

ATV CRASH: 5:32 p.m., 500 block of Heritage Hills Road, Philomath. Deputies responded to a home for an ATV accident and found a man on a logging road. Medics took the man to the Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center emergency room. The man's condition was unknown. MONDAY, SEPT. 18 FUGITIVE ARREST:

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-19 23:58:00

Judge sets trial date for convicted sex offender facing attempted sodomy charge

A Benton County Circuit Court judge set a trial date Tuesday for a Corvallis sex offender who is facing a new charge of attempted sodomy. Tyler Almon Winn will go to trial Oct. 18, Judge Locke Williams decided. Winn, 60, is accused of attempting, by forcible compulsion, to engage in deviate sexual i

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-19 17:33:00

OSU celebrates start of academic year

There are 7,963 new students at Oregon State University this fall. Many of them, like Joanna Pavana, are the first members of their families to attend college. And many of them gathered Tuesday on the OSU campus for the ceremony that officially kicks off the new school year. Of those 7,963 students,

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-20 02:00:00

Oregon's organic industry honors its own at awards luncheon

PORTLAND - Garry Stephenson, director of the Center for Small Farms and Community Food Systems at Oregon State University had some advice recently for the state's organic producers. Stephenson, keynote speaker at the annual Oregon Organic Coalition's awards luncheon held in Portland, said organic pr

CAPITALPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 15:00:12

Corvallis approves ordinance allowing Lyft and Uber to operate in city

CORVALLIS, Ore. - The Corvallis City Council voted unanimously on Monday to approve a new ordinance to the Municipal Code, paving the way for ridesharing services such as Uber and Lyft to operate in the city. The ordinance repealed the City's old rules governing taxi cabs, which dated back to the 19

KVAL - 2017-09-19 15:36:49

Public Safety Log (Sept. 19)

From Monday afternoon Domestic assault - John Andrew Mance, 29, of Lebanon was charged with felony fourth-degree assault, strangulation, unlawful use of a weapon, menacing, interference with making a report, second-degree theft, third-degree escape and resisting arrest. Five of the charges were labe

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 23:39:00

Business Calendar (Sept. 18)

Sept. 18: "Beginning Facebook for Small Businesses,"6 to 9 p.m., Calapooia Center, Room 210, Linn-Benton Community College, 6500 Pacific Blvd. SW, Albany. Learn how to use Facebook to reach and engage your customers and more. Cost: $79. Information and registration: LBCC Small Business Development C

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 12:00:00

Monday weather: Wet and windy, with highs around 62

Monday is shaping up as wet and windy throughout the mid-valley, with highs around 62 and wind gusts to 20 mph. Expect more showers Monday night and Tuesday, with lows around 53. Here are your updated local forecasts: Albany Monday: Showers. High near 62. South southwest wind 6 to 13 mph, with gust

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 10:00:00

Business in Brief (Sept. 18)

Samaritan Family Medicine Resident Clinic - Lebanon welcomes new physicians Kathryn Bachman, D.O., and David Simmons, M.D., to its team of providers. Simmons earned a bachelor's degree from Oberlin College followed by a medical degree from Oregon Health & Science University. He recently completed a

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 12:30:00

Lebanon man arrested in vehicular assault

A Lebanon man is accused of hitting two people with his car in northwest Eugene, apparently on purpose, after yelling obscenities at them through the car's window Friday evening, Eugene police said. James Jeffrey McDaniel, 22, was arrested on charges of driving under the influence of intoxicants, t

REGISTER-GUARD - 2017-09-19 08:48:45

Jefferson boutique offers upscale new and antique items

JEFFERSON - Prairie Farmhouse, a boutique that mixes antiques with new clothing, jewelry and home accessory lines, opened earlier this month. "We buy most of our furniture out of Missouri. We do a couple of trips a year," said owner Gini Christie. "Most of our new things are from very small companie

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-18 13:30:00

Clashes erupt in Iraqi city of Kirkuk over Kurdish vote

BAGHDAD (AP) - Iraq's ethnically-mixed and contested city of Kirkuk was on a nighttime curfew on Tuesday after clashes erupted there the previous night between Kurds and Turkmen amid preparations for the controversial Kurdish independence referendum next week, a local Turkmen official said. The Iraq

CHANNEL 6000 - 2017-09-19 07:48:11

Canned wine aimed at active drinkers

Courtesy Kyle Dunning Holly Dunning, left, operates a canning machine with her sons, Brayden, center, and Parker, right, to can the family's estate-grown Pinot gris. Canned wine has surged in popularity in recent years. Courtesy Kyle Dunning Parker Dunning, left, operates a canning machine with his

CAPITALPRESS.COM - 2017-09-19 10:42:59