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Lt. Ryan Eaton of Corvallis PD graduates from national FBI academy

Katie Livermore, News Contributor
October 5, 2022

Lieutenant Ryan Eaton of the Corvallis Police Department graduated from the National FBI Academy in Quantico, Virginia.  Eaton is part of the one percent of law enforcement officers around the world...

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...

Photo courtesy of the city of Corvallis.

Corvallis Fire Station 3 temporarily closes for renovations

Haley Stark, News Contributor
September 27, 2022

Corvallis Fire Department’s Fire Station 3 will close its doors to the public later this month to make way for a major makeover. Constructed over 40 years ago, Fire Station 3 will undergo its...

Michael McDougal waits for the right bus as lower numbers of drivers create reduced scheduled buses on Sept. 19.

CTS cancels Corvallis bus routes due to driver shortage

Adriana Gutierrez, Reporter
September 21, 2022

Multiple Corvallis bus transit schedules changed this week, following a driver shortage with the contractors for Corvallis Transit Center. CTS announced last week that several routes would be shortened...

The Benton County Courthouse in downtown Corvallis, Ore. Wednesday morning. The new courthouse, which will be located in northern Corvallis, Ore. off of 2nd Street, is scheduled to be open in 2025.

Corvallis proceeds with new courthouse planning

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
August 20, 2022

The Benton County Board of Commissioners approved a $5.47 million offer for a near 30-acre parcel of land to be called the Community Safety and Justice Campus, which will house the new Benton County Courthouse. The...

The City of Corvallis adjusts ward boundaries based on 2020 census data.

Corvallis updates ward boundaries

Lara Rivera, News Contributor
August 12, 2022

The City of Corvallis updated the ward boundary maps on July 5, reaching a once in a decade limit affecting hundreds of homes in Corvallis.  The households that have been shifted to a new ward will...

In this photo provided by Community Outreach Inc., a medical worker is seen filling out documents.

Local volunteer organization offers free medical care

Emma Coke, News Contributor
August 9, 2022

Corvallis-based organization, Community Outreach Inc., offers free or discounted primary and acute medical care to those who are uninsured and underinsured within the Linn-Benton County area. COI, which...

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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...

Actors began dress rehearsals for “Bard in the Quad” in front of the Memorial Union at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Ore. on July 31. “Bard in the Quad” began in 2006 and its mission is to present innovative, quality outdoor Shakespeare productions to the OSU campus.

Oregon State University presents “Twelfth Night” for 17th annual Bard in the Quad

Haley Stark, News Contributor
August 3, 2022

Bringing together a mix of alumni, current students and community members, Bard in the Quad returns for its 17th season this summer to present the Shakesperian romp “Twelfth Night.” “Twelfth...

An Eco2Go dropoff location found in the Student Experience Center Plaza next to the Memorial Unit, photographed on July 26th, 2022. When the program first launched, OSU’s campus had only five dropoff boxes, expanding to 20 dropoff boxes later on.

Eco2go to resume ‘as soon as staffing allows’

Tarsa Weikert, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Eco2Go is a University and Housing Dining Program which provides customers with reusable takeout containers. However, since the COVID-19 pandemic began, the program has been under temporary suspension. Kerry...

Corvallis Planning Commission Senior Planner Rian Amiton examining and discussing possi-
ble zoning for downtown at Corvallis City Hall on July 25.

New zoning structure downtown aims to help commercial development

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
August 1, 2022

Downtown Corvallis might look much different in coming years, as city planners are working to implement mixed-use development zoning, allowing for buildings to serve commercial, retail, entertainment and...

United States political parties, depicted with a donkey and elephant for the Democratic and Republican parties respectively, fight over the nation. “The larger polarization of politics is being
reflected in the court right now,” said Oregon State University Associate Professor of Political Science Sarah Henderson.

Misa: Two sides in America, and neither is winning

Sam Misa, Columnist
August 1, 2022

I think it’s fair to say that regardless of your political views, the state of the United States government at this moment in time is deeply flawed. Now why is that? The many issues plaguing...

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