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Public Safety Log (July 21)

ALBANY POLICEMeth-dealing arrest —From Friday, 2100 block Salem Avenue SE. Michael Shane Brown, 36, was arrested on charges of delivery of methamphetamine and contempt of court.LINN COUNTY SHERIFF

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-07-21 00:55:00

OSU study: Increase in marijuana use by Oregon college students 'higher than expected'

FILE - This Sept. 30, 2016, file photo shows a marijuana bud before harvesting at a rural area near Corvallis, Ore. The Oregon agency overseeing the state's legal medical marijuana industry admits in a report it has not effectively provided oversight of growers and others, creating opportunities for

NBC16.COM - 2018-07-19 17:33:57

Weekend weather: Sunny and windy Saturday; hotter on Sunday

Forecasters say the mid-valley is in for a sunny and windy Saturday, with highs in the 80s and gusts up to 23 mph. Saturday night should be clear, with lows dipping into the 50s. Conditions heat up on Sunday, with highs jumping into the mid-90s.Here are your updated local forecasts:Albany

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-07-21 13:15:00

Lebanon man accused of DUII, assault fails to show for court hearing

A Lebanon man accused of assault in connection to a June drunk-driving case failed to show up for a court hearing on Monday and a warrant was issued for his arrest.Matthew Scott McGinnis, 27, was charged with second-degree assault, third-degree assault, driving under the influence of intoxicants and

LEBANON-EXPRESS - 2018-07-20 21:26:00

The Ultimate Mid-Willamette Valley U-Pick fruit-picking Guide

The Willamette Valley: a beacon of wine, a haven of hazelnuts, and a veritable paradise of fruit. It would be a crime to let summer slip by without submitting oneself to the heady pleasures of tree-ripened plums or sun-warmed berries. By far the most immediate and economical way of doing so is by vi

STATESMAN JOURNAL - 2018-07-21 00:53:00

Magic show at the Corvallis Library Wednesday

Magician Curt Nelson will perform the "Spyence Magic Adventure Show" 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, July 25, in the main meeting room of the Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, 645 NW Monroe Ave.

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-07-19 18:16:00

Gallery: Friday at the Linn County Fair

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ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2018-07-20 21:11:00

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, July 20

A fast-moving fire continues to rage across Wasco County southeast of The Dalles, Ore., Wednesday, July 18, 2018. The blaze Wednesday doesn't bode well for a Pacific Northwest fire season that's expected to be worse than normal. The region has seen drought conditions in many areas. (Mark Graves/The

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2018-07-20 12:15:00

Police Log (July 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, the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Oregon State Police. It does not include all calls for service. The status of incidents might ch


Lebanon police seek missing woman

Lebanon police are seeking this woman, Bobi Lynn Wikkala, who reportedly walked away from Samaritan Lebanon Community Hospital on Tuesday.Photo courtesy of Lebanon Police Department


Crème de la Corvallis: Week of July 19 - The Corvallis Advocate

Come for the coffee, stay for the open mic! Or come for the open mic and stay for the coffee. Or some variation on that. But seriously, their coffee is so damn good…


Thursday weather: Sunny, with highs around 84

Forecasters say Thursday will be sunny throughout the mid-valley, with highs around 84. Thursday night should be clear and windy, with lows near 51 and gusts to 21 mph in some locations. Friday brings more sunshine and wind, with highs around 81 and gusts to 25 mph.Here are your updated local foreca


Breaking Restaurant News - The Corvallis Advocate

If you’ve got your ear (or tongue) to the ground you may already be in the know, but for the rest of you, there is some breaking news on the Corvallis restaurant front…


Fire destroys home on Benton View Drive in Philomath

A mother and her son escaped injury late Tuesday night when their home in the 400 block of Benton View Drive caught fire and ended up burning to the ground.Philomath Fire & Rescue Chief Tom Miller said his department responded to the fire at about 10 p.m.“When we got on scene, the house was fully en


Smell the Roses (Before it’s too Late) - The Corvallis Advocate

Iknow, I’ve been beaten to the punch. Chances are you’ve already heard about Avery Rose Garden’s new interactive map, which offers clickable icons detailing each individual rose bush, as well as tidbits of history that give depth to an already overwhelming amount of beauty one encounters while strol


Albany man files ethics complaint against commissioner

An Albany man has filed a complaint with the Oregon Government Ethics Commission, charging that Linn County Commissioner John Lindsey used his office to personally attack himself and his family because they had developed a medical marijuana operation near Lindsey’s home south of Lebanon.William Temp


Five injured in collision that resulted in rollover on Main St.

Jodie Eberhardt, 33, of Sweet Home was driving a 2006 Mazda four-door and pulling into the east driveway of Circle K when her vehicle was struck in the rear by a 2010 Jeep Patriot driven by Daniel Gonzalez, 35, of Albany, said Police Chief Jeff Lynn.


Philomath man charged with child abuse, restraining order violation

A Philomath man is facing charges for allegedly injuring a 7-year-old child last year.Jeffrey Thomas Griffith, 41, faces charges of first-degree criminal mistreatment, third-degree assault and fourth-degree assault, according to Benton County court records. The crimes allegedly occurred on Jan. 9, 2


Public Safety Log (July 18)

ALBANY POLICEArrest— Monday, 1000 Canal Ave. SE/Hill Street SE. Tryston Lee Allen, 18, was arrested on charges of first-degree burglary of a residence, second-degree theft from a building, first-degree criminal trespass and a bench warrant for failure to appear.LEBANON POLICE


Wednesday weather: Sunny, with highs near 85

Forecasters expect sunny skies and highs around 85 on Wednesday. Wednesday night should be mostly clear, with lows dropping to around 55. Thursday is shaping up to be sunny, with highs around 83.Here are your updated local forecasts:Albany