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Kids take turns on the bike teeter totter at Open Streets Corvallis on July 21.

Photo Gallery: Open Streets Corvallis 2024

Landon Marks, Photojournalist
July 24, 2024

Residents of Corvallis attend Open Streets Corvallis, an annual event held between Garfield Park and Cloverland Park in Corvallis OR. Open Streets includes live music, food and drinks, a wide variety...

Throughout Corvallis, and especially on campus, you’ll see many bike lanes just like this one, which is located on the OSU campus on SW 30th Street on February 13, 2024. Corvallis has made many efforts to make biking accessible, which is why it has been named a gold-level bicycle-friendly community.

Open Streets Corvallis returns for 6th annual street festival

Max Loew, Reporter
July 20, 2024

The City of Corvallis invites residents to take back the streets for the people in the annual Open Streets Corvallis Festival. On Sunday July 21 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. a car-free route travels between...

The sun shines upon Trysting Tree Golf Club in Corvallis, OR, on July 7, 2024.

Special Olympics Oregon returns after seven year hiatus

Fox Perez, Reporter
July 9, 2024

2017 was the last time Special Olympics Oregon held the Summer State Games and they need help. The Games will be taking place on the Oregon State University campus and surrounding venues in Corvallis,...

Photograph of the sun emerging through the trees on the Oregon State University campus on July 12. The summer weather is predicted to be hot and dry during expected fire season.

Excessive heat looms over Corvallis

Lidya Acar, Reporter
July 3, 2024

According to the National Weather Service, parts of Oregon, including Corvallis have been issued an excessive heat warning from noon on Thursday until 11 p.m. Sunday. Corvallis is forecast to reach...

A sign depicting the fisheries and wildlife offices hangs on the wall of Nash Hall on June 5, 2024. Nash Hall developed a diagnostic laboratory for the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife (ODFW) Fish Health Services on the fifth floor.

Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife selects OSU alum as new director

Max Loew, News Contributor
June 13, 2024

Editor’s Note: This story has been updated from its original version to include the correct dates for the origin of the ODFW. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife unanimously selected an Oregon...

People walk up and down the aisles of vending stalls at the Corvallis Saturday Farmers Market in Corvallis, Oregon, May 18.

Tourism to spike in Corvallis during commencement weekend

Molly Hoglund, News Contributor
June 3, 2024

Proud families will flood the city of Corvallis beginning June 14 to celebrate graduating students, causing a massive influx in city tourism and filling local restaurants and hotels. According to Christina...

The Arts Center Plaza basks on a sunny day on campus, taken on May 15th, 2024.

Corvallis businesses to host numerous events during commencement weekend

David Li, News Contributor
June 3, 2024

Farmers’ markets, goat yoga and live arts are just a few activities for families to do outside of Oregon State University’s commencement during the weekend of June 15. According to Christina Rehklau,...

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OSU researchers use AI to study, protect endangered seabirds

Kera Nelson, News Contributor
May 28, 2024

Endangered seabirds like the marbled murrelet were once a mystery to forestry researchers but artificial intelligence is transforming the future of ecological data collection. Researchers at Oregon...

Josée Rousseau (left) and David Ehlers discuss different bird species during a bird walk event at J2E Tree Farm on May 19, 2024.

J2E Tree Farm to host biodiversity tour

Molly Hoglund, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

The Luckiamute Watershed Council will showcase the J2E Tree Farm for the first time, a woodland restoration area in Philomath, in its River to Ridge Biodiversity Tour on June 8.  A volunteer-based...

The eternal flame burns outside of the National Guard building in Corvallis, Oregon, in remembrance of veterans on May 15.

This year’s Memorial Day weekend to include campus, city events

Jonathon Leland, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

This Memorial Day weekend will host a series of events both on campus and in the city of Corvallis. On May 24, the OSU Student Veterans Association, in collaboration with the Air Force ROTC, will hold...

Many Oregon State students apart from the Veterinary school help out with the Cat and Dog street fair at Avery Park in Corvallis OR on May 18 2024.

Street Dawgs and Cats Fair offers care to unhoused pets

Chase Schurr, News Contributor
May 23, 2024

Barks and meows echoed throughout Avery Park at the Street Dawgs and Cats Care Fair on May 18.  The event provided free care and supplies for pets of those in need, including vaccinations, deworming...

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