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Photos taken in 2019, courtesy of Open Streets Corvallis volunteer, Nick Kline.

Open Streets Corvallis returns after two-year hiatus

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 11, 2022

After a two year hiatus, the Open Streets Corvallis festival will return from 12-4 p.m. on Aug. 14, temporarily closing Polk Ave, Lincoln Ave, and parts of surrounding roads. Open Streets is a free...

About 16 miles outside of Corvallis, Ore. lies the Thyme Garden Herb Company. As of now, the garden is temporarily closed for the winter, but after preparing for the new season, the Thyme Garden will reopen on April 15 in time for Earth Day events.

Corvallis Earth Day events encourage more learning, celebration of ‘society and planet’

Ashton McCracken, News Contributor
April 4, 2022

The Thyme Garden and the Corvallis Sustainability Coalition will host events to recognize and celebrate Earth Day this year in Corvallis, Ore. Earth Day, which takes place on April 22, is an annual event...

Although community composting is important on a local level, it is also an action that has an effect on a global scale. When compostable items, such as food or yard waste are sent to a landfill, rather than allowed to naturally compost, a very different chemical reaction takes place.  

Baskin: Community composting is important

Noah Baskin, Columnist
November 10, 2020

What’s the point of composting? Everything comes from the ground, and eventually returns. Why should wayward apple cores or banana peels go to the right containers? Can composting enrich the community? When...

Corvallis Fire Chief Kenneth McCarthy, Fire Marshall Jeff Prechel and Dave Busby, the emergency planning manager, address the public at the first Know Your City event. The second event of the series will take place at 7 p.m. on Thursday, Jan. 30 in the public library, with representatives from the Corvallis Police Department.

Corvallis Know Your City events connect public safety staff, public

Millicent Durand, News Contributor
January 27, 2020

Correction: This story originally misidentified which Corvallis Fire Department official came to his position from San Jose, Calif. The story has been updated. The Barometer regrets this error.Know Your...

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