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How the Ranked voting or Ranked-choice voting system works when it comes to elections.

Corvallis adopts ranked choice voting for upcoming general election

Haley Stark, News Contributor
October 3, 2022

The City of Corvallis has announced the implementation of a ranked choice voting system for the municipal Nov. 8 general election. The ranked choice voting system was passed under 2016’s measure 2-100...

Chef J.D. Monroe (left) with owner Waylon Pickett (right) displaying the Benton To Go box in front of Old World Deli.

Benton To Go reusable container program launches at nine local restaurants

Haley Stark , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Partially inspired by Oregon State University’s Eco2Go program, Benton To Go’s new green reusable takeout boxes have arrived in select Corvallis and Philomath restaurants. Available for a one-time...

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Nearly 75 monkeypox cases in Oregon; how to stay informed, get tested

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

The World Health Association has declared Monkeypox a public health emergency of international concern, as the virus continues to spread across the United States and in five counties in Oregon.  As...

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OSU declares in-state tuition for students enrolled in tribal nations

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 4, 2022

Any person enrolled in a federally recognized Tribal nation will be considered an in-state student at Oregon State University, starting in the fall term of 2022.  The university announced on Wednesday...

A 7-Eleven store on 746 NW Kings Blvd. in Corvallis, Ore. Last October, three men were allegedly involved in a bias crime assault outside the convenience store; two suspects are set for preliminary hearings next month and the third set for trial in January 2023.

Update: Preliminary hearings set for two suspects in bias crime assault case; third suspect scheduled for trial

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
July 20, 2022

Preliminary hearings have been set for Aug. 23 for Kyle Rackley and Riley Westbrooks, two of the three suspects allegedly involved in a bias crime assault at a 7-Eleven in Corvallis, Ore. last October.  After...

A family enjoys their local Fourth of July parade floats with barbeque and sunshine. Fourth of July is one of two freedom celebrations in Corvallis and across the U.S.

Finkle: More than one Independence Day: looking into Corvallis’ freedom celebrations

Rachel Finkle, Columnist
July 5, 2022

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. July 4th, 1776: The day that celebrates the United...

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Court allows for continued negotiations in 7-Eleven bias assault crime trial until June 21

Sukhjot Sal, News Reporter
May 31, 2022

After several status updates, Dylan Guido and Kyle Rackley, two of the three suspects allegedly involved in a bias crime assault at a 7-Eleven in Corvallis, Ore. in October, appeared virtually in court...

A crowd of people, including community member Julia Lont (front), line up at the Benton County Courthouse in Corvallis, Ore. as part of a reproductive rights protest on May 5. The protest was a response to a draft opinion from the Supreme Court of the United States being leaked suggesting the landmark abortion rights case, Roe v. Wade, could be overturned.

Oregon funds women’s healthcare amid possibility of Roe v. Wade being overturned

Stella Harkness and Sam Misa
May 14, 2022

After a leaked draft from the Supreme Court suggesting Roe v. Wade may be overturned, Oregon legislature has established laws that will fund $50 million dollars for women’s healthcare. This funding...

A ballot box in Corvallis, Ore. The Benton County primary election begins on May 17, and voters can drop off ballots at local county and city boxes.

Benton County primary election opens for County Commissioner 1, two measures on May 17

Sam Misa, News Contributor
May 2, 2022

On May 17, Benton County will hold its primary election with a race for the County Commissioner 1 position as well as two education-related measures. Alongside the County Commissioner 1 position, votes...

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