Local Muslims speaking on OSU's campus Friday night said there are a lot more positives than negatives for Muslims living in Corvallis.
November 22nd, 2014
Going into its second holiday season at the Benton County Fairgrounds, the Pastega family Christmas light display promises to be even bigger and better this time around.
November 21st, 2014
The offense has come and gone but defense has been the steady factor through the first few weeks of the Oregon State men’s basketball season.
After Oregon State’s upset win over then-No. 7 Arizona State, Mike Riley gave part of the credit to the offensive line coming together.
ALBANY — A Navy veteran suffering from mental health issues pleaded guilty Thursday in Linn County Circuit Court to crimes related to a string of arsons that hit the Scio area this fall.
When I was out a few mornings ago to get some frost images, I spotted this leaf with not only frost but also some broken up ice on it. The leaf was stuck to the ground, and I knew if I tried to pick it up, it would tear. My version of a frosty leaf […] The post
Program filling a need in South Corvallis
Beaver and Duck students compete in turning sweat to kilowatts
November 20th, 2014
Matt Bersano stood in front of his net, hands raised to the sky as he watched Denver’s last-gasp attempt trickle out of bounds with the crowd counting off the final seconds.
The rehearsal for the third annual Choralpalooza started with some noise and chaos — not unexpected for an event that involved 330 students from every choir in the Corvallis School District.
Larry Scott says this is his season of growth.
As Executive Director of Portland Code School, I’m getting out and about a lot these days into Portland’s increasingly robust tech community, which is bristling with venture-funded entrepreneurial life. Our graduates are a foundational part of the ecosystem, helping to provide continuity of brain power for all these new
Everybody is in action in the Pac-12 in the next to last weekend of the regular season, as all the byes are behind us now. And all 6 g
Oregon St. and Boise St. have developed a decent rivalry in recent years, but there's been only 1 future meeting on the sche
Dan Stone, theater director at Linn-Benton Community College, is a Navy veteran, and comes from a whole family of veterans. He said he has wanted to do a community-engaged play-making performa…
Oregon St. and Beaver Nation make the trek north on I-5 to Seattle this Saturday, to take on Washington, and their Dawg Fans. It's not be
Guest photographer Denny Barnes has the coolest house guests, and he certainly knows how to bring out the best in them with his camera. His description: Last year I had just one female Anna’s Hummingbird that stayed all winter. This year I have several still here and a male showed up about a week ago. […]
I am silver and exact. I have no preconceptions. Whatever I see I swallow immediately Just as it is, unmisted by love or dislike. I am not cruel, only truthful- The eye of the little god, four cornered. Most of the time I meditate on the opposite wall. It is pink, with speckles. I have […]
November 19th, 2014
I am an artist who has been supporting myself and my children selling my paintings online for 10 years. Over that time, I’ve sold more than 2000 paintings to patrons all over the world. But I kept running into the same problem. . . how do you ship large paintings without paying an arm and [...]
It doesn’t seem to matter which side of the ball Shaq Thompson winds up on for the University of Washington football team, he’s going to come up with a big play.
Corvallis Staff Sgt. Steven M. Tessitore is on his way home after being shot and wounded Saturday while on duty with the National Guard in Afghanistan.
Is the banner ad finally dead? It’s question that we’ve been asking ourselves recently, and it seems especially relevant as, here at McBru, we’re neck-deep in 2015 media planning for our tech B2B clients. A recent article in the New York Times asserts that whether or not banner ads are dead today, they are certainl
The Old Spaghetti Factory opened the doors of its new Corvallis location Wednesday morning with a brief ribbon-cutting ceremony followed by the main event: lunch.
The front yard is officially 100% installed! First came irrigation installation (although not in the front yard), then sod removal and soil prep. Finally, massive plant order arrived from three different nurseries and the first frost of the season was looming on the horizon. As a landscape designer, I think my favorite day
Scenes from a mile high, though we are itching to be in Pittsburgh. Patience. The hubster loves a diorama! And if you are thinking about dissing the sweatshirt he’s sporting, talk to the hand, peeps. Coors and my Pop’s thirty-plus years driving a forklift in their glass department fed and clothed me and paid for
I decided to go outside yesterday to see if I could capture some frost with my camera, because capturing it with my hands would be a bit pointless (it melts, you see). The above image is a crop of a larger macro shot I took of some frost on blades of grass. I was surprised […] The post
Alabama has bounced up to number two to after their big win over MSU. Consensus Poll:
Recently National Public Radio lost one of its heroes. Tom Magliozzi, who for 25 years, alongside his younger brother Ray, brought wit, belly-laughs and practical wisdom to their weekly Saturd…
November 18th, 2014
Oregon St. cruised past Corban 86-62 for th
The kicker situation could have been a disaster for Oregon State this season.
Former Corvallis city councilor and environmental advocate Betty Griffiths died Monday of pancreatic cancer at her Corvallis home. She was 74.
Corban (3-1) at Oregon St. (1-0) / Gill Coliseum / 7 PM PST / Pac-12 Channel / KEJO 1240 AM / KEX 1190 AM
As Oregon startups continue to search for ways to secure capital, the State of Oregon is proposing a rule to cover the concept of “equity crowdfunding,” the idea that small chunks of equity can be sold to potential investors outside of traditional fundraising or venture capital methods. The proposed rule caps th
While retailers are focused on increasing sales every day of the year, it becomes especially important near the end of the year. So as the holiday shopping season approaches, many retailers—both brick and mortar and online—are looking to get the most of their e-commerce platforms. That’s why Forix and Mage
When Don Kirby arrives for lunch, he has his own route to the Santiam Restaurant at Linn-Benton Community College.
Guest photographer Maryann Nielson posted this on her Facebook wall yesterday, and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to post it here. She perfectly captured this frozen water drop hanging from the pedestrian bridge off of Florence St., and I’m very glad she did. Thanks, Maryann! The post
Kristin Wirfs has heard pretty much anything you might want to say about beauty pageants and contestants.
November 17th, 2014
Oregon St. will be without their leading rusher for the rest of the regular season. Head Coach Mike Riley announced today that senio
The word came down from the Oregon State coaches early in the week.
Leaving Seattle after a 2-0 win over No. 9 Washington on Sunday, members of the Oregon State men’s soccer team had to feel pretty confident they had done enough to earn an at-large berth into …
Ken Block has released another video in his Gymkhana series, this time set in Los Angeles. Pretty cool!
Foul play is not suspected in the Monday morning death of Samantha Jeanne Robinson, 42, a Linn County Jail inmate, according to Sheriff Bruce Riley.
Yellow maple leaves on the ground, yo. One of them is all lit up by the sun, dawg. It’s really hard to write yet another description of autumn leaves, dude. The post Gentle On My Mind appeared first on
Toy cars get souped up into electric mobility devices to keep children with disabilities on the go
The following is a guest post from writer and director, Jordan Bayne. Ms. Bayne just released her film, The Sea is All I Know, online. Now, that in and of…This is a post from Short of the Week
When estranged couple, Sara and Sonny, come to the aid of their dying daughter, the experience sends them sp
November 16th, 2014
Lompoc Brewing is reopening its Sidebar Barrel Tasting room at 4pm on Thursday, Nov. 20following a month-long remodel. The new and improved Sidebar, located at 3901 N Williams Ave, now features a glass roll up door that lets in natural light and allows passers by to see inside the cozy bar. It will also allow for extended s
The 20th ranked Oregon St. women's basketball team wrapped up a clean-sweep weekend for the major Beaver athletic teams, pulling awa
When Oregon State women’s basketball coach Scott Rueck met with fans after Sunday’s game, the one person they wanted to talk about was Kolbie Orum.