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Longtime folk artist Greg Brown performs Saturday in Corvallis

If you're a fan of Greg Brown and haven't seen him perform live, you shouldn't miss his concert Saturday night at the Corvallis High School Performing Arts Center: Brown said he's winding down his career on the road. The 68-year-old Grammy-nominated, folk singer and songwriter has released more than

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-21 18:54:00

Gallery: Corvallis Fall Festival Posters

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ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-21 21:00:00

Corvallis Mountain Rescue saves two lives in search & rescue mission

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- On August 13 at 6:30 p.m., the Corvallis Mountain Rescue Unit set off for Three Fingered Jack on a search and rescue mission that saved two lives. "This was a very long mission rescuing two people suffering from exposure on that mountain," said Todd Shechter, President of CMRU and

KATU.COM - 2017-09-21 09:41:53

Ride sharing service begins in Corvallis

The Corvallis City Council passed an ordinance Monday night allowing ride sharing companies to operate in the city. And by Wednesday, two of those companies, Uber and Lyft, were operating in the city. Jon Isaacs, an Uber public affairs manager stationed in Portland, said the company began to recruit

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-21 04:30:00

Cowan takes over as medical director of occupational medicine at The Corvallis Clinic

Buy Now Tavis Cowan is the new medical director of the occupational medicine department at The Corvallis Clinic. He took over for William Ferguson, who retired in late August after serving in that role for 22 years. Tavis Cowan got a taste of occupational medicine while working as a flight surgeon w

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-20 13:00:00

Uber launches Corvallis service Wednesday, Sept. 20

CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Uber will officially launch service for the first time in Corvallis Wednesday at 11 a.m. The launch is possible because the Corvallis City Council Monday night unanimously passed new, for-hire regulations that permit the operation of Transportation Network Companies such as Uber a

KATU.COM - 2017-09-20 05:03:12

Police Log (Sept. 23)

SCAM: 2:03 p.m., 3500 block of Southwest Willamette Avenue, Corvallis. A woman told police she thought her computer had been hacked after she found she had contacts she had not created. She said she was contacted by Microsoft, who told her they would resolve the issue and to buy iTunes gift cards to

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-23 00:38:00

Benton Hospice Service becomes Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care

In an effort to better represent its services, Benton Hospice Service has renamed its nonprofit to Lumina Hospice & Palliative Care. The organization announced the name change Friday afternoon at an event attended by referring doctors, financial donors and other community partners. About 50 people a

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

OSU adds new lot, minor tweaks to transportation system

Oregon State University has added one new parking lot and paved and expanded a second as part of its transportation infrastructure improvements for the 2017-18 school year. The university also has added a new Beaver Bus and tweaked some of the routes, while adding muscle to its bike-sharing and car-

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 22:50:00

Crackdown set for Central Park

"To put it simply, Central Park is being destroyed, both physically and aesthetically." That was the conclusion reached by former Corvallis Councilor and Benton County Commissioner Kent Daniels in a fiery Sept. 16 email he sent to city officials and the Gazette-Times. Daniels, a long-time parks and

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 21:44:00

Confederate flag hangs from window near Oregon State campus

Tenants on the Oregon State Campus have displayed a confederate flag from their window and refused to take it down. As students return to class at Oregon State University, a confederate flag hangs in a window directly across the street from the Lonnie B. Harris Black Cultural Center prompting stron

KVAL - 2017-09-22 15:25:54

New boardwalk, trail open at Marys River Natural Area

Click on the button below to set up your account or log in if you already have one. They were like kids with a new toy at Christmas. Once city officials had cut the ribbon and residents and other stakeholders had heard the speeches Friday at a ceremony to note the reopening of the Marys River Natura

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 19:59:00

Roses and Raspberries for Friday, Sept. 22

We hereby deliver: ROSES to the Corvallis Fall Festival, which sets up shop this weekend in Central Park for its 45th go-round. Year in and year out, this is one of our favorite events of the year in Corvallis, with its mix of artistry, music, food and community. Special ROSES this year to executiv

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 18:00:00

Final two workshops on land use set

The city of Corvallis has scheduled two additional meetings to discuss its buildable lands inventory, a project that will help guide Corvallis land use and growth for the next two decades. The third "Community Conversation on Land Use" is set for Monday at the Walnut Community Room, 4950 N.W. Fair O

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 04:38:00

Judge sentences woman to probation for damaging cars at Health Department

A judge sentenced an Albany woman to probation Thursday for striking cars with a baseball bat outside the Benton County Health Department in June. Prosecutors say Sarah Maebell Rodgers caused more than $8,000 in damages when she struck the cars, as well as a window and door at the facility. "This is

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Restitution imposed in manslaughter case that killed one, injured two

An Albany woman convicted of manslaughter for killing her passenger when she crashed head-on into another car in March should pay more than $200,000 in restitution, a judge decided Friday. Alexis Weis is serving a 10-year prison sentence for the wreck that killed 35-year-old Waldport resident Dustin

CORVALLIS GAZETTE-TIMES - 2017-09-22 21:52:00

Friday weather: Fall begins with fog, but sunny skies should follow

The first day of fall brings morning fog to the mid-valley, but when that clears, expect mostly sunny skies and highs in the mid-60s. The fog will roll back into some areas late tonight, but otherwise the night will be clear with lows in the mid-40s. The weekend will be mostly sunny, with highs arou

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-22 10:00:00

A cage of their own

Until now, South Albany High School's softball teams have squeezed their off-season practices in and around most of the other sports on campus. They've used the baseball team's batting cages whenever they've been available. They've set up cages in the "turf room" where track teams share space with w

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:30:00

Mailbag: Corrupting our delicate youth? (Sept. 20)

Bulldogs are a genetically engineered and purposely deformed breed that was created for the bloody sport of bull baiting. Do we really want our impressionable high school students relating to an altered monstrosity associated with man's inhumanity to kind domestic animals? We must change West Albany

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-22 16:39:00

New director to oversee big changes at Albany Regional Museum

Judie Weissert is stepping down as director of the Albany Regional Museum and a retirement party is scheduled for her last day of work on Friday, Sept. 29. Her successor, Keith Lohse, started work on Sept. 5 so he could learn on the job from Weissert. Big plans are in the works that Lohse is going t

ALBANY DEMOCRAT-HERALD - 2017-09-22 18:50:00