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The Daily Barometer

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The Daily Barometer

The Corvallis Sister Cities Association sign showing the distance from Corvallis, Ore. to 
Uzhhorod, Ukraine and Gondar, Ethiopia, respectively. The sign sits below the Ukrainian and 
Ethiopian flags in Central Park in Corvallis.

Ukraine aid group to hold meeting on recent efforts

Katie Livermore, News Reporter
October 25, 2023

Editor's Note: the previous version of this article misreported the amount fundraised by the TOUCH Project. The amount raised was over $80,000. While the war between Russia and Ukraine persists, a group...

4-year-old Belle Baxley holds a homemade sign while protesting in support for the people of Ukraine at the Benton County 
Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. on Feb. 26. This is Baxley’s first protest.

A 6,000 mile sisterhood: the relationship between Corvallis & Uzhhorod during Russian-Ukrainian war

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 7, 2022

What do Corvallis, Ore. and Uzhhorod, Ukraine have in common? They’re sister cities. Since 1989 and the founding of the volunteer-run Corvallis Sister Cities Association, Corvallis and Uzhhorod have...

Albany, Ore. resident John Kolck proudly displays his sign in support of peace in Ukraine at the Benton County Courthouse on March 5. Kolck mentioned that while he was at the rally, his daughter is abroad in Berlin helping Ukrainian refugees.

Corvallis gathers again in support of Ukraine, sister city residents provide updates

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
March 5, 2022

Dozens of Corvallis, Ore. residents gathered in front of the Benton County Courthouse to support Uzhhorod, Ukraine for a second time at noon on March 5.  The gathering took place one week after an...

Protestors gather to show support for the people of Ukraine in front of the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore on Feb. 26. Vasyl Chubar, a resident of one of Corvallis sister cities, Uzhhorod, Ukraine, provided another update on his experience on-the-ground during the Russian invasion.

Ukrainian Corvallis sister city resident provides further updates on state of war

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
February 27, 2022

Vasyl Chubar, resident of Uzhhorod, Ukraine, which is one of Corvallis Ore.’s sister cities, provided another update on the current state of Ukraine during the Russian invasion as of Feb. 26.  Chubar...

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Ukrainian citizen from Corvallis sister city speaks on Russian invasion

Zeva Rosenbaum, News Contributor
February 24, 2022

Russia has invaded Ukraine as of Feb. 24, and a Ukrainian citizen from Uzhhorod, sister city to Corvallis, Ore., provided an update to the Corvallis Sister Cities Association on the situation. Vasyl...

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