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This illustration shows two students conversing about the availability of housing. For OSU students, finding affordable housing can be a struggle, with a rising demand and a slow growth in supply.

Malick: Expensive housing may restrict OSU accessibility

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
September 27, 2021

Editor’s Note: This column does not represent the opinion of The Daily Barometer. This column reflects the personal opinions of the writer. With the fall term beginning soon, many students...

US Highway 99W, seen near Avery Avenue and Crystal Lake Drive. The Oregon Department of Transportation is considering adding several roundabouts along this section of the highway in south Corvallis to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.

Roundabouts proposed for southern Corvallis to increase safety

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
August 20, 2021

The City of Corvallis and the Oregon Department of Transportation are looking at potentially building roundabouts on Highway 99 in southern Corvallis to slow traffic and decrease risk of severe accidents. Highway...

Bo&Vine Burger Bar, located in downtown Corvallis, Ore. is just one of the many businesses who are affected by the reduced student population during summer term. As students leave to go home or study abroad, college towns like Corvallis notice a dip in revenue due to the change in population.

City of Corvallis to be impacted this summer by lost OSU student population

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
July 6, 2021

After a year with low numbers for the college-student population in Corvallis, Ore. due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the city will face impacts from the further loss of students over the summer.Oregon State...

Member of the Corvallis Planning Commission and former City Councilor, Penny York, stands on the front steps of City Hall. Having been an active member of the Corvallis community for many years, she also served as director of Linn-Benton Community College from 1998 to 2007, during which time the college underwent significant expansion. 

Corvallis women in leadership spotlight

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 23, 2021

In 1994, Corvallis saw its first female mayor with Helen Berg and since that time Corvallis has seen more women enter local leadership and speak up for accessible and equitable leadership.Following Helen...

 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...

Crystal Connor & Julianne Morreale pictured packing food for a low-income food program. The HSRC grocery supplement program provides food for low-income individuals in the greater Corvallis area.

Council launches new low-income assistance program to assist with city services costs

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
November 24, 2020

The City Services Billing Low-Income Assistance Program created by Corvallis City Council is set to begin in Jan. of 2021, providing up to $25 per month to help eligible residents pay their monthly city...

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

Preliminary results for Corvallis City Council election

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
November 3, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

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

Nominees for Corvallis City Council election

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
October 23, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

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...

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...

Jay Thatcher, a Corvallis resident and retired physical education teacher, speaks to the City Council about the hazards on Third St. on Feb. 3. The street has been the site of two pedestrian deaths within the last few years, the most recent occurred in early January when an 11-year-old girl was struck by a car while crossing in a designated crosswalk.

Corvallis City Council to vote again on pedestrian, cyclist safety funding

William Ross, News Contributor
February 10, 2020

On Feb. 18, the Corvallis City Council will come to a final vote on an amendment directing at least 1% of the Transportation Maintenance Fee for pedestrian and bike safety, which would total between $24,000-26,000.The...

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...

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