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 This illustration shows a welcome to Corvallis city sign, with an emphasis on the new year. 

City Council tackles new year with bias response initiative, community engagement plans, transportation updates and more

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Going into the new year, Corvallis Mayor and Corvallis City Council have several projects in place to fully establish the bias response initiative, improve public participation, and support local businesses...

Some community members advocate preservation of the historical structure, which will be replaced in 2022, but no new owner has stepped up yet.Photo taken before coronavirus shelter-in-place order.

Future of historic Van Buren Bridge in Corvallis still uncertain

William Ross, News Contributor
May 28, 2020

In 2022, Corvallis residents will have to say goodbye to the Van Buren Street Bridge in its current location—but perhaps not to the bridge itself.The Oregon Department of Transportation currently owns...

The 2020 census can be filled out online. Census takers will not be able to go door to door during the coronavirus pandemic.

Explained: What Oregon State University students need to know about the 2020 census

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
April 8, 2020

The 2020 census—conducted once every decade—will attempt to count the population of the United States to determine Congressional districts as well as some federal funding.However, there are a number...

Two cyclists wait behind a car as they navigate their way around downtown Corvallis. The Corvallis City Council recently voted to direct funds toward future safety projects.

Corvallis City Council approves amendment to set aside funds for pedestrian, cyclist safety

William Ross, News Contributor
February 24, 2020

After sustained community pressure, the Corvallis City Council reached a decision regarding pedestrian and cyclist safety funding going forward.The Corvallis City Council passed an amendment to the Transportation...

The Corvallis City Hall building is located downtown on Madison Avenue. OMN archive taken Feb. 2020. 

Explained: City of Corvallis government

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
February 3, 2020

Correction: Orange Media Network Photographer Brittnee Barry’s name was initially spelt wrong. The Barometer regrets this error.The barrier between the students of Oregon State University and the city...

Flowers and signs placed around the crosswalk on SW Third Street in Corvallis in remembrance of an 11-year-old who was fatally hit early last month.

Corvallis City Council to vote on amendment to direct funds for pedestrian, cyclist safety

William Ross, News Contributor
February 3, 2020

Monday evening the Corvallis City Council will meet to consider a proposed amendment to the Transportation Maintenance Fee, which could bring $30,000 of additional funding for pedestrian and cyclist safety.With...

An Uber vehicle parked on the side of the road near the Portland State University campus, awaiting a passenger that called it via the Uber phone app.

Uber and Lyft to potentially come to Corvallis in the fall

Petar Jeknic, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

By the start of fall classes, students may be able to use ride booking services—also known as ride sharing apps—to travel in Corvallis. Companies like Uber and Lyft could help students arrive home...

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