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August 26th, 2014

Mike Morovick felt like he was starting over as a long snapper.

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GASTON  — Divers recovered the bodies of a 40-year-old mother and her two children who apparently drowned in a popular lake west of Portland on Tuesday, a day after finding another family memb…

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Lebanon and Corvallis are ranked fourth and fifth, respectively, on the Top 10 list of Oregon communities on the rise compiled by NerdWallet, a personal finance website dedicated to helping co…

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Its name notwithstanding, a rock band of middle-schoolers is losing its unknown status

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Oregon State University staff members on Monday put the final touch on a project to create an extra wildfire evacuation route for residents of the Vineyard Mountain area north of Corvallis.

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The Emmys welcomed plenty of movie stars to television's biggest awards show, including Julia Roberts, Woody Harrelson, Kevin Spacey, Mark Ruffalo and the reigning Oscar winner for best actor,…

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Once again, Albany’s ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival drew nearly 60,000 people over the three-day weekend.

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August 25th, 2014

Residents concerned about plans for a 37-lot development off Southwest West Hills Road met for the second time Monday night with the developers.

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JEFFERSON - A truck delivering cattle feed to a local farm was struck Monday afternoon by a northbound Amtrak Train at a rail crossing on Duckflat Road near Pearson Road northeast of Jefferson.

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CHUCKMALLOY In Idaho I am a University of Idaho alum who enjoys following Boise State sports. My golf clubs have “Vandal” headcovers and occasionally I’ll wear a “Bronco” shirt on the course – just to mess with people’s minds and give myself a mental edge. Of course, when I hit a series of errant shots an

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There’s always some extra incentive for a Football Championship Subdivision team when a Division I program is on the schedule.

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NAPA— Businesses in California's wine capital on Monday mopped up thousands of dollars in high-end vintages, swept glass from ghostly downtown streets ordinarily bustling with tourists and rus…

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I have been getting some questions lately from local people and online about how we pick our themes and how we learn about them together with multiple ages. I received this e-mail a bit back, which has better wording than...

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Some of the brightest ideas in business get their start on a college campus.

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This nifty old red barn on Stayton Rd., just outside of Stayton, has ’1951′ written on the front, so I’m guessing that’s when it was built. It looks pretty darn good for its age.

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Some of the brightest ideas in business get their start on a college campus.

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While two soccer matches raged during the final day of a three-day tournament at Willamette Park, Corvallis resident Azucena Arredando was having her blood pressure, vision and hearing checked…

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While two soccer matches raged during the final day of a three-day tournament at Willamette Park, Corvallis resident Azucena Arredando was having her blood pressure, vision and hearing checked…

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location) Mental health plan payments in disarray (Boise Statesman) Plans for a Sportsplex Idaho at Meridian (Boise Statesman) Memorial for former G

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August 24th, 2014

Pilots packed up balloons and vendors began stowing supplies, but crowds still filled the field Sunday to see Neal McCoy wrap up the 2014 ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival.

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Pilots packed up balloons and vendors began stowing supplies, but crowds still filled the field Sunday to see Neal McCoy wrap up the 2014 ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival.

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NAPA, Calif. — The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's f…

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Book of fiction based on some of Ray Bowers’ experiences in WWII

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Book of fiction based on some of Ray Bowers’ experiences in WWII

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Veteran elections official Jeff Doty has taken over supervision of Benton County’s elections office.

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Veteran elections official Jeff Doty has taken over supervision of Benton County’s elections office.

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BARRETTRAINEY Second Thoughts One of the fastest places in the world to quickly learn new life skills is in the middle of a large street demonstration or riot. Pure fact from someone who’s “been there, done that.” Watching the news out of Ferguson, Missouri, brings it all back. It’s also recreated that eerie fe

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NewWorldNextWeek.com: Episode200 - Ferguson Violence, More Water Wars, Portland Portfolio

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location) Snake River Adjudication comes to completion (Boise Statesman, IF Post Register, Lewiston Tribune) Many Priest lake lessees walk away (Boi

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This wee little one (either a bee or hoverfly) was foraging for food on the face of a sunflower the other day. He was quite willing to stay put for a few photos, which was quite nice of him. I think we bonded that day.

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Michael Glen sticks out among the 3,000 hot air balloonists in the United States, and not just because of the cartoonish, bee-shaped balloon he pilots.

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Michael Glen sticks out among the 3,000 hot air balloonists in the United States, and not just because of the cartoonish, bee-shaped balloon he pilots.

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College football is a year-round occupation. The athletes are full-time students who also have time-consuming sports commitments.

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College football is a year-round occupation. The athletes are full-time students who also have time-consuming sports commitments.

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PHILOMATH - As the 80,000-pound excavator lifted Douglas fir logs the size of school buses into Rock Creek, Diana Blakney stood on her property off of Rock Creek Road in Philomath in awe.

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PHILOMATH - As the 80,000-pound excavator lifted Douglas fir logs the size of school buses into Rock Creek, Diana Blakney stood on her property off of Rock Creek Road in Philomath in awe.

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Much to the delight of coaches, players and fanatics alike, football season is here at last.

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Much to the delight of coaches, players and fanatics alike, football season is here at last.

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August 23rd, 2014

Hired by the dwarf Gundren Rockseeker to escort a supply wagon to the Forgotten Realms frontier town of Phandelver, the party comes across the wreckage of a goblin raid.  Ashley, Biff, and Lord approach the wreckage to investigate, and come under attack.  Two goblins emerge from the wood waving scimitars while arrows rain

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More than 30 volunteers worked dozens of hours to finish the new storage building next to Crescent Valley High School’s football field Saturday in time for the 10-year anniversary of the death…

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More than 30 volunteers worked dozens of hours to finish the new storage building next to Crescent Valley High School’s football field Saturday in time for the 10-year anniversary of the death…

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Balance on offense has been a focus of the Oregon State football team.

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Balance on offense has been a focus of the Oregon State football team.

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RANDYSTAPILUS Idaho Thirty years ago Idaho was locked in a political civil war. The stakes could not have been higher: Water, and who got to control Idaho’s. I remember the politics of that season, when what mattered was less budget and taxes, or even whether you were a Republican or Democrat. The big deal was ab

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Here’s what public affairs news made the front page of newspapers in the Northwest today, excluding local crime, features and sports stories. (Newspaper names contracted with location) Boise, ACHD bike lane battle continues (Boise Statesman) Travelers with pot taking risks in Idaho (Boise Statesman) August was rainy in ea

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This light pole next to the Holm Building on 2nd Ave. looked rather pretty with those beautiful hanging flower baskets on it. It’s like the pole is waving a couple of pompoms and is getting ready to do a cheer.

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Tech upgrades, marketing and a recruiting drive all are part of the OSU Folk Club Thrift Store’s 65th year

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Tech upgrades, marketing and a recruiting drive all are part of the OSU Folk Club Thrift Store’s 65th year

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Hundreds of people gathered Friday evening at Timber-Linn Park for the music of Journey cover band Stone in Love and the popular Night Glow segment of the ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival. 

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Hundreds of people gathered Friday evening at Timber-Linn Park for the music of Journey cover band Stone in Love and the popular Night Glow segment of the ATI Northwest Art & Air Festival. 

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