Mi Familia Weekend draws crowd of 400
May 24th, 2015
CORVALLIS — “Quick hands! Quick hands!”
May 23rd, 2015
If the NCAA tournament selection committee wanted or needed a statement from the Oregon State baseball team, they certainly got it and then some from the Beavers the past two games.
EUGENE — A small but talented Crescent Valley boys contingent came up just short of what would have been the school’s first state team trophy in track and field.
This is part of the Etzel farm off of Fern Ridge Rd., just outside of town. I just liked the contrast of the green fields with the lighter colored buildings. The post Farm Things appeared first on
by Sen. Jeff Kruse (R-Roseburg) I have received a lot of phone calls and emails on the subject of marijuana, which advocates say we should call cannabis, but for the sake of brevity in this update I will call it … Contin
LEBANON — Roger Munk of Lebanon and John Williams of rural Albany don’t dance to the beat of a different drummer … but they certainly pedal to it.
May 22nd, 2015
Almost in unison, the majority of the announced crowd of 3,006 in Goss Stadium rose to their feet when Andrew Moore got two strikes on Robbie Tenerowicz with two outs in the ninth inning Friday night.
The Corvallis Knights have pitched affordable family fun since relocating to the mid-valley nine years ago.
Downtown business owners, homeless shelter advocates and homeless people are working together to find a potential new location for the permanent homeless shelter in Corvallis.
A 17-year-old sped up to 95 mph and veered into oncoming traffic, causing a fatal car crash near Lebanon in April, and she repeatedly said in the aftermath of the wreck, “I did it on purpose. …
EUGENE — McKenna Henke was running a pace that was comfortable and was OK taking the lead deep into the race.
Our You be the GM roundtable analyzes Meyers Leonard's breakout third season in the NBA.
Portland, Ore. (May 22, 2015) – Portland Brewing unveils a limited-edition beer to kick off a perfectly paired, three-year partnership with the Portland Rose Festival. Velvet Majesty White Pale Ale is an ode to the festival’s official 2015 collector’s edition rose, “Velvet Majesty.” Like the century-old Rose Festi
When venturing out to enjoy some craft beers it can be challenging at times to seek out your favorite brewery’s latest beer release. This can possibly be accomplished by searching the craft beer bar’s website, Twitter feed or its Facebook page. Fortunately for those of us in tech savvy Portland there have been a few
The center part of this sunset image looks like an eye to me, which makes me think of that old song “Eye In The Sky” by the Alan Parsons Project. It also reminds me of Sauron’s floating eye from the “Lord of the Rings” trilogy. I don’t think the eye in the photo had any […]
After making a big leap in year three, what are your expectations for Meyer Leonard in hi his fourth season in the NBA?
NEWPORT, OR – The Partnership for Interdisciplinary Studies of Coastal Oceans (PISCO), Oregon State University, and Rogue Ales & Spirits are pleased to announce the release of Wasted Sea Star. Wasted Sea Star was brewed to raise awareness about Sea Star Wasting Syndrome – a pandemic killing millions of sea stars
Oregon Senate Republicans Democrats raid K-12 education, rejecting intent of voters to spend corporate kicker on Oregon students Salem, OR – Senate Democrats are undermining the will of Oregon voters by refusing to spend the corporate kicker on K-12 education, …
Some little kids got a chance to see big trucks and heavy equipment up close Thursday, and they were fascinated.
Tax lesson found in Portland Art Museum? By Taxpayer Association of Oregon OregonWatchdog.com There I was enjoying the spectacular Italian Fashion history exhibit at the Portland Art Museum when suddenly I stumbled upon a real-life tax lesson. Near the end …
Just in time for the long holiday weekend, Fort Collins based New Belgium Brewing is mixing things up a bit for the summer months ahead with its adventurous new libation Pear Ginger Beer. Thi is New Belgium’s latest Lips of Faith offering, updating the Victorian-era ginger beer with whimsical additions of lemon peel and p
Not since living in Colorado have I marveled at the thunderous spectacle of a spring storm. Pounding and rumbling, water sluicing quickety-quick down gutters and shimmering streets. Pittsburgh weather is, thus far, the best I have ever known, elementary school definitions of the elements, fall-winter-spring, at least. We
May 21st, 2015
The city of Corvallis Public Works Department set up a meeting Thursday night to discuss planned underground pipe work that will affect the intersection of Northwest Kings Boulevard and Northw…
The 2014-15 Oregon State men’s basketball showed promise through its first 14 games, jumping out to a 10-4 record under first-year head coach Wayne Tinkle.
Oregon State University has unveiled plans to convert its former housing co-ops into a group of buildings that will serve as a “student services cluster.”
Is Nicolas Batum part of this team's long-term plans, or should the Blazers look for a new starting small forward? Here's what you, the readers, are saying about why Batum should stay or go.
With only a little over week to go for the Firestone Walker Invitational Beer Festival, the brewery has just revealed its festival’s collaborative beer. After last year’s highly sought after collaboration with Three Floyds, this year Firestone Walker has gone cross-continental and teamed up with Birrificio Itali
Our You be the GM roundtable reviews Nicolas Batum's season and his future with the team in a contract year.
SEATTLE (May 20, 2015) – Just one month away from its second annual cider competition and festival, Pacific Northwest Cider Awards (PNWCA) is pleased to announce an exciting list of participating cideries and ciders for 2015. Hosted by the Northwest Cider Association, sponsored by Seattle Cider Company, Capitol Cider and
LaMarcus Aldridge earned an All-NBA second team selection for the first time in his career.
We have a purple calla lily flower for today. Due to an illness in the family, I haven’t been able to go out and take photos recently. That leads me to… A call for guest photographers! As you may know, without my awesome, lovely, and brilliant guest photographers, this daily photo blog would have ended [̷
Do you want Nicolas Batum back next season or should the Blazers look for a new starting small forward? Cast your vote and post your comments on why Batum should stay or go.
PHILOMATH — The story is set in the future. It’s about a group of siblings hiding out in the woods to escape a devastating war. When the war suddenly comes to an end, the siblings set out to e…
by NW Spotlight Former Vice President Al Gore won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2007. It was awarded jointly to Al Gore and the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) “for their efforts to build up and disseminate greater knowledge …
Bazi Bierbrasserie is well known for its appreciation of Belgian-style beer, tasty food and soccer. Now Bazi’s favorite past times are coming together for its upcoming 4th Year Anniversary. On Wednesday, May 27th from 5:00 to 10:00pm celebrate their milestone with a great night of events. Come watch soccer, drink some
Victory Brewing has announced two new releases Summer Love Ale and Sour Monkey. Summer Love Ale returns for its fifth year as Victory’s summer seasonal. However this summer the beer will also be released in convenient 12 oz. cans alongside its more familiar 12 oz. bottles. Sour Monkey is a new release that is its […
To love. To be loved. To never forget your own insignificance. To never get used to the unspeakable violence and the vulgar disparity of life around you. To seek joy in the saddest places. To pursue beauty to its lair. To never simplify what is complicated or complicate what is simple. To respect strength, never […]
May 20th, 2015
Here’s the scoop for the weekend. For more ideas on what to do this weekend, check the Events Calendar on Metro Parent's PDX Kids Calendar and the urbanMamas calendar page. Friday, May 22nd Family Jam at the Lotus Seed in...
A day or two passed after Oregon State director of athletics Bob De Carolis learned that his contract would not be extended.
It's early morning on the East Coast, and Thomas Lauderdale still is a little groggy.
After more than a year of serving his country in Afghanistan, Cpl. Kevin Brower couldn’t wait a second longer to propose to his girlfriend, Aubrie Irons.
Should the Blazers re-sign Robin Lopez to be their long term solution at center, or are there better options for Portland that may be available this summer in free agency?
A November bond levy would be for 'less than $20 million'
Portland, Ore – May 20, 2015 – Hopworks Urban Brewery (HUB) today announced the release of HUB Hard Cider in 16 oz. cans and on draft. Beginning June 1, the cider can be found throughout HUB’s distribution networks in Oregon and Washington, with a wider distribution beginning in the summer. In Portland, the re
Do you hope Allen Crabbe is back on the Blazers next season? Here's what you and other fans are saying about why Allen Crabbe should stay or go.
Our You be the GM roundtable examines Robin Lopez's time in Portland and whether the Trail Blazers should bring back the free agent center.
A full multimedia guide to Robin Lopez's season long beef with NBA mascots
Guest photographer Denny Barnes sent today’s two photos (social media peeps, click on the link to see both photos) of an awesome rainbow hanging out over some cows. His description: We had some very strong thunderstorms with lots of lightning pass by just east of us producing this beautiful full arch rainbow but I
Back in 2011 when Eric Steen was living in Colorado and teaching at the University of Colorado at Colorado Springs he launched the first hikes that was part of the initial Beers Made By Walking program. When he returned to Portland the following year he expanded this program to include our state of Oregon and […]