A friend is one to whom one may pour out the contents of one’s heart, chaff and grain together, knowing that gentle hands will take and sift it, keep what is worth keeping, and with a breath of kindness, blow the rest away. George Eliot The post blo
February 11th, 2016
February 10th, 2016
PORTLAND — The FBI surrounded the last four occupiers of a wildlife refuge in eastern Oregon on Wednesday night as the holdouts argued with a negotiator, yelled at law enforcement officers in …
In a presentation to the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday, Oregon State University President Ed Ray touted the university’s economic impact while continuing to get some mileage out o…
Portions of the old livestock auction building in South Corvallis have been torn down as the owner sought to limit liability and pave the way for future redevelopment. A rental house on the pr…
Members of the Lane County Sheriff’s Office recovered the body of a man believed to be in his 20s from the Long Tom River near Monroe on Wednesday.
"Speak, Thou Vast and Venerable Head" (video animation still) Julia Oldham, 2016 The Fifth Wheel is a multimedia exploration of the arg
A pipe carrying treated wastewater from the Hollingsworth & Vose glass fiber plant broke on Christmas Eve, dumping an unknown amount of effluent into the Willamette River near downtown Cor…
SALEM — Sen. Sara Gelser, D-Corvallis, said Tuesday she supports a measure to increase the state’s minimum wage on a three-tiered level of $12.50, $13.50 and $15 over six years, in part to avo…
February 9th, 2016
A fantastic start and spirited comeback weren’t enough to take down the state’s top-ranked team.
JEFFERSON — Several adjectives could be used to describe Master Chief Aguilar — happy, protective, affectionate — although petite does not accurately describe the 160-pound Great Pyrenees.
We've had 84 First Round Elimination contests, and there have only been four ties. The most recent one before now -- "now" being a deadlock between Munch and Nash -- was in July 2013. I had to dig back into
February 8th, 2016
The Corvallis School District may expand a program that supplies students with iPads for use during the school year to all students in kindergarten through eighth grade, starting next school year.
The efforts of Corvallis-area churches and other community volunteers have led to a truckload of assistance for Middle Eastern refugees.
Don Matteson flew through a hurricane in the 1960s, nearly started a shooting war between Chile and Peru in the 1970s, and was held at gunpoint and arrested before he was a teenager.
I went to my first Superbowl party this weekend, the woman who doesn’t give a rat’s ass about football. It was fun and strange, me wearing a generic orange sweater in a room full of jerseys and true sports fan garb; people who know players and statistics and care about what is happening; people who, […]
James Archer The Archer gallery is celebrating its namesake James Archer on the occassion of his donating 129 artworks to the college. 40 of the artworks are on display at the gallery and you can read a
Last winter, Hoodoo Ski area was open only a few days due to record low snowpack throughout much of the state.
Brenna McCulloch took just eight seconds to fly across the stage, umbrella in one hand and carpetbag in the other, suspended from two nearly invisible wires as she made her dramatic landing on…
A new bar and restaurant is operating out of the former JP’s Restaurant & Lounge site in downtown Albany, but it’s a far cry from some rundown tavern.
Everything at the Coffee Break Café, which opened in downtown Corvallis in December, is made from scratch, and food additives and preservatives are avoided, said Nate McDaniel, who owns the bu…
Come on out to the Jack London bar (basement of the Rialto, SW 4th and Alder) on Tuesday, 9 February 2016 Happy Birthday, Oregon - presented by Stumptown Stories. The post Stumptown Stories: H
February 7th, 2016
Editor's note: This is the first installment in a year-long series of stories examining housing issues throughout the mid-valley. New entries in the series, "Housing the Mid-Valley," will appe…
February 6th, 2016
Some funny things happened on the way to this month's Fourth Round match. The oldest pair of open Third Round matches were Benton/Lotto and Goldsworthy/Magritte, but there's no point in advancing them because the left bracket is already congested by a tie in that
February 5th, 2016
SEATTLE — With just over six minutes left, Oregon State was struggling for a spark as Washington began to mount a comeback on Friday night.
There is a different tint to the skies above Corvallis.
Individuals and businesses left holding the bag after the sudden shutdown of Jones 5 Auto Sales have begun filing claims against the defunct car dealership’s bonding company, but it seems clea…
The two people accused in the Jan. 15 slaying at Shari’s Restaurant pleaded not guilty Friday to several additional charges, including aggravated murder, conspiracy and kidnapping.
SALEM — On a 3-2 vote Friday afternoon, the Senate Committee on Workforce and General Government approved a three-tiered minimum wage proposal that will now go to the Senate floor.
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The 21-year-old Corvallis woman who allegedly wielded a realistic-looking toy gun and told officers to shoot her has been formally charged with five misdemeanors after her recent release from …
Aerial of industrial area in Northwest Portland, near the St. Johns Bridge, circa 1938. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1940s, Bridge, Northwest, Northwest Industrial, St. Johns Bridge
February 4th, 2016
I don't hear "You're a dick!" very often. Maybe never. But my citizen activism leads to me being called other derogatory names, like bombthrower. I've made that into a term of endearment. Here's what I said in a 2014 post:...
ADAIR VILLAGE – The longest journey, they say, starts with a single step.
MoCC Exhibition view: Laurie Herrick Weaving, Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow (2011) Photo Jeff Jahn Yesterday PNCA announced that it will s
“… Our task was to find them, pace them, and let them continue their remarkable behavior without disturbance, while also documenting the behavior and collecting our photos and biopsy samples. Tricky. With a truly team effort, and help from the whales when they slowed down occasionally, we succeeded. We paced
February has always been a good month for art exhibitions in the Portland art scene and everyone seems ready to get out and meet each other once again. Here are my picks: The Histology of the Diffe
Construction of the Memorial Coliseum, April 13, 1960. View this image in Efiles by clicking here.Filed under: 1960s, Lloyd District, North
ALBANY — Linn County’s decision to sue the Oregon Department of Forestry for breach of contract based on reduced timber harvest payments “is a really polarizing act between certain counties an…
I find the great thing in this world is not so much where we stand, as in what direction we are moving – we must sail, sometimes with the wind and sometimes against it – but we must sail, and not drift, nor lie at anchor. Oliver Wendell Holmes The post
Arthur Dove1880 - 1946AmericanTied with Gerrard Dou in his first attempt at the First Round, back in January 2013.Lost to Norman Rockwell in a second shot at
February 3rd, 2016
The way Corvallis violinist Anthea Kreston tells this story, it tends to come out in a breathless rush, and that makes sense.
The couple accused in the Jan. 15 slaying at Shari’s Restaurant has been indicted on several additional charges, including aggravated murder, conspiracy and kidnapping.
CORVALLIS — The couple accused in the Jan. 15 murder at Shari’s Restaurant has been indicted on several additional charges, including aggravated murder, conspiracy and kidnapping.
Ordinarily, the recruit that gets most fans excited is the big offensive threat. The strong armed quarterback, or the blazing fast run
Michelle LaFoe (Dina Avila) BY JENNIFER WRIGHT Next in our continuing series is architect Michelle LaFoe, principal at OFFICE 52 Architecture. Along with firm partner Isaac Campbell, their collaboration has established itself as one of the city’s most creative and...
The NBA is coming back to Seattle. Well, sort of.
It's football National Letter of Intent Signing Day, and Oregon State