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

Community members address ice, parks and peace during Jan. 16 city council meeting

Cailan Menius-Rash, News Contributor
January 18, 2024

A virtual city council meeting was held on Tuesday night as icy conditions in Corvallis saw city government buildings in a continued closure. Topics of the meeting included updated plans for renovations...

The sun sets on Corvallis Unity Mens Shelter on Oct. 20. Unity Shelter is one of the two finalists for the $1M grant.

Finalists selected for $1 million grant for temporary, permanent, emergency housing

Corvallis Housing Operational Committee met to obtain additional information about both proposals
Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 9, 2022

Two organizations are now finalists for the City of Corvallis’s $1 million grant for temporary, permanent and emergency housing. The Corvallis Housing Operation Committee met Monday afternoon to meet...

Lars Romsos, who ran for a Senator position in the ASOSU 2021 Elections, has taken part in the Sunrise Movement since high school. Romsos was driven to join the movement when a peer of his quit his job to become an organizer for the South Tahoe Sunrise Movement.

Sunrise Corvallis inspires students to run for ASOSU

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

Those who participate in student government are often inspired by local politics and issues to campaign and make their own changes.This is true for Lars Romsos and Lily Butler, who are running for positions...

 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...

The City of Corvallis plan for the nonpayment of utility bills to be considered again as the COVID-19 pandemic worsens. The policy will be for all city-related utilities.

City of Corvallis creates assistance programs to aid water payments

Angela Tam, News Contributor
December 6, 2020

Although Corvallis has resumed shutting off water for nonpayment, Public Information Officer Patrick Rollens stated that water service shut-offs are a last resort, after the city has exhausted all other...

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

Corvallis City Council approves nearly $400,000 in funding to assist homeless support providers

Zoë Sandvigen, News Contributor
September 10, 2020

The Corvallis, Ore. City Council ruled in favor 9-0 to pass the decision to allocate $392,500 in funding to go towards a handful of organizations in town to help homeless individuals and families. The...

The Majestic

Corvallis levy saves the Majestic

Shi Violet Herring, News Contributor
May 28, 2019

Corvallis’ City Livability Services Levy passed last Tuesday, ensuring continued funding for the Corvallis Library and Parks & Recreation services, including The Majestic Theater as well as the Osborn...

Peace Protest

The longest protest

Noah Buchi, Practicum Contributor
October 22, 2018

October 7, 2018 marked the seventeenth anniversary of the United States invasion of Afghanistan, but one day later also marked the seventeenth anniversary of a peace protest held outside of the Benton...

The Corvallis City Council hears testimony from ASOSU President Simon Brundage on an ordinance to allow ride booking companies such as Uber or Lyft to operate in the community. The Council would later vote to allow operation.

Uber and Lyft welcome in Corvallis

The Baro Staff
September 18, 2017

This is an ongoing story, and will be updated as more details become available.In a unanimous decision, the Corvallis City Council voted to allow ride booking companies like Lyft and Uber to operate in...

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...

Cleaning up Corvallis

Thomas Hellman News Contributor
October 10, 2016

New city Livability Code went into effect Sept. 15, effects students, landlords citywide with possible finesNew changes in the city of Corvallis may now affect the lives of Oregon State University students...

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