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Crossing of the Willamette River on January 23, 2024 on the new bridge coming from Corvallis on Van Buren Street. The bridge is under construction and will include a walking and biking path.

The ins and outs of the Van Buren Bridge construction

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
February 6, 2024

VAN BUREN BRIDGE: Incorrect information about the status of the Van Buren Bridge was included in the original version of this article posted Feb. 6. The Van Buren Bridge is being torn down and rebuilt....

Solar panels on Fire Station #4 located on 365 SW Tunison Ave on January 18, 2024.

City of Corvallis has big solar plans

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
February 5, 2024

Shiny, black rectangles have littered the tops of buildings and fields in recent years. And no, they are not garbage. In fact, they are quite the opposite. While driving around Corvallis, these rectangles...

OSU club to host showcase of Indonesian culture

OSU club to host showcase of Indonesian culture

Ellen Gonzalez, News contributor
February 1, 2024

Persatuan Mahasiswa Indonesia di Amerika Serikat are hosting their annual Indonight event in the Memorial Union on Saturday, Feb. 3 from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. that will bring cultural showcases and performances. Indonight...

Contributed by City of Corvallis

2024 marks another year of rate adjustments for Corvallis residents

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
January 23, 2024

Phone, cable, electricity, water…everyone has dealt with some type of bill in the past. For the City of Corvallis, bills are essential, and you may be helping the city run whether you know it or not. The...

General Corvallis City Section Graphic

Speaker Dan Rayfield on campaigning for Oregon’s next attorney general

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
December 22, 2023

After starting his own law firm, being a representative for Oregon House District 16 and speaker of the Oregon House of Representatives since January of 2022, Dan Rayfield is now campaigning in hopes of...

The Benton County Courthouse in Downtown Corvallis on July 26. Benton County extended an offer to Rachel McEnemy to become the next Benton County Administrator.

Religious decision-making forbidden for Corvallis public officials

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
December 4, 2023

In Corvallis, public officials are allowed to practice any religion, but it cannot interfere with decisions made for the city, according to Patrick Rollens, public information officer for the City of Corvallis. Rollens...

Preview: Youth leaders speak on making an impact

Preview: Youth leaders speak on making an impact

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
November 25, 2023

Here is the chance to hear from youth about what they think and how they want to shape the future. Corvallis-Benton County Public Library will be holding a program called “How are they making an impact?...

Construction of the Van Buren temporary bridge in September.

Temporary bridge opens for reconstruction of Van Buren Bridge

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
November 14, 2023

To allow for reconstruction of the Van Buren Bridge, the Oregon Department of Transportation is shifting eastbound traffic to a temporary bridge on Nov. 15. The project to reconstruct the bridge began...

The entrance to the Memorial Union Veterans Lounge displays the five branches of the military inside the U.S. Pentagon. 

Healthy Aging Club to hold Thank A Vet card-making event

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
November 7, 2023

Serving in the military is a huge commitment and sacrifice, especially when sometimes you truly don't know when you will be home again. Perhaps it's crossed your mind to say thank you to someone who has...

‘The best solution: City officials on Corvallis many one-way streets

‘The best solution:’ City officials on Corvallis’ many one-way streets

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

Have you ever been stuck in busy traffic with a burning desire to go…the other way?  By this point, you have tried to turn around, but you have to go a city block over in either direction before...

Marek Stanton smiling with the license plate that he designed.

Teenage artist uses love of art and bees to make an impact

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
October 31, 2023

The COVID-19 pandemic complicated many opportunities for people, but not 17-year-old Marek Stanton for designing a new license plate for the state of Oregon. Stanton was attending Oregon State University’s...

Contributed photo of Maureen Tremblay, assistant athletic director.

Building Beavs for a better future

Ellen Gonzalez, News Contributor
October 30, 2023

Being an athlete can come with many things to put on your plate. From practices, homework, studying, games and having a social life, where does that leave even more aspects of everyday life and college...

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