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Students and Corvallis community members sit under covered seating in front of the Valley Library on May 9. With weather patterns shifting towards warmer and sunnier days, more and more people seem to be enjoying the outdoor atmosphere.

High temperatures forecasted for Corvallis starting this weekend

Gabriel Braukman, News Contributor
May 9, 2023

Say goodbye to Oregon’s overcast spring weather, and prepare for the summer to begin this week.   Over the upcoming days, the temperature in the Corvallis area is expected to gradually increase....

Corvallis Mayor, Biff Traber, poses for a headshot on Oct. 24 at the CARDV Vigil at Central Park. Traber
arrived to show support and speak at the vigil event.

Mayor Biff Traber retires after two terms, leaving behind legacy of advocacy

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 28, 2022

The Corvallis Climate Action Plan. A local option levy to fund park maintenance and the Corvallis Library. The birth of the OSU Collaboration Project. This is the legacy Mayor Biff Traber leaves behind...

Nicholas Piscopo (right) a freshman at OSU, talks to reporter Ginnie Sandoval in downtown Corvallis on Nov. 10. Piscopo spoke about looking forward to this year and beyond at OSU.

Corvallis residents share hopes for next year

Ginnie Sandoval , News Contributor
November 28, 2022

As 2022 comes to a close, Corvallis residents share how the last year has impacted them and what their hopes are for the coming new year.  For Corvallis’ younger and older generations, the last year...

Eight of nine Corvallis City Councilors confirmed, ballots still being counted for Ward 9 position

Eight of nine Corvallis City Councilors confirmed, ballots still being counted for Ward 9 position

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

All Corvallis City Councilor seats were on the ballot for the 2022 Midterm Oregon elections. Of the nine wards in Corvallis — outlining different areas in the city that the Councilor is responsible for...

Corvallis mayoral race continues as no clear winner has been declared

Corvallis mayoral race continues as no clear winner has been declared

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

Approximately 72 hours after ballot boxes closed in Corvallis, there is still no clear winner for the open mayoral position.  Charles Maughn remains in the lead over his opponents Andrew Struthers...

Students adjusting to the dreary weather this Friday at the Corvallis campus. This rainy season is expected to be especially cold and wet.

Oregon and Pacific Northwest can expect colder, wetter winter, NOAA says

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 5, 2022

Oregonians: expect colder than average temperatures and more precipitation than usual this winter. An Oct. 20 press release from the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows that while...

Corvallis sees surge in fentanyl seizures, police department says

Corvallis sees surge in fentanyl seizures, police department says

Wes Flow, News Contributor
November 2, 2022

While the Corvallis area has seen an increase in fentanyl over the past few years, the rollout of funding to counter fentanyl has been slow, according to officials.  “Prior to around 2019, counterfeit...

Image courtesy of the City of Corvallis.

Police chief of Corvallis to retire, replacement to take over in late December

Cassidy Hicks , News Contributor
September 19, 2022

Jason Harvey has been appointed the new Chief of Police in Corvallis, taking over for now retiring Chief Nick Hurley in late December 2022. Hurley has been on the force since 1995, when he started as...

Photo courtesy of Septembeerfest

Septembeerfest to be held Sept. 10

Cassidy Hicks, News Contributor
September 7, 2022

Save the date and hop on over to Avery Park in Corvallis, Ore. for the Heart of the Valley Homebrewers 15th Annual Septembeerfest on the 10th of the month, running 12-7p.m. With 20+ local breweries...

Jade Carey poses in the OSU Gymnastics Center

From the Olympics to College, Carey expresses excitement about Oregon State

Jess Hume-Pantuso, Photo Chief
September 10, 2021

After spending her summer in Tokyo competing at the 2021 Olympic games, gold medalist Jade Carey looks forward to spending Fall as a Beaver at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon. Carey made...

The house on 1806 SW Brooklane Dr. is one of the houses Duerksen & Associate Inc rents out in the city of Corvallis. Duerksen & Associate Inc are dedicated to delivering exemplary service in quality home environments to the city of Corvallis.

Cost-effective housing options available in Corvallis

Angela Tam, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

When searching for housing, one important factor for students can be the cost, as income sources for college students may be limited. Although Oregon State University’s University Housing and Dining...

Kevin Shimomaeda, the Next Steps Program Coordinator with Jackson Street Youth Services, sits inside the living room of one of the Transitional Living Shelters in Corvallis Oregon. Jackson Street Youth Services provides Oregon State students with a transitional living program which offers older youth long-term apartment-style housing and support services.

As college students continue to face homelessness, resources are available

Cara Nixon, News Contributor
May 3, 2021

Clarification: This story has been edited in order to clarify that at the time of Kayla Rose's experience with houselessness, resources were not available or she didn't meet certain requirements at the...

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