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Senator Jeff Merkley, and Congresswoman Van Hoyle host a town hall meeting at Crescent Valley High School on Saturday. Community members asked questions about universal healthcare, free education, and upcoming support for small businesses.

Senator Merkley and Congresswoman Hoyle respond to the issues of Benton County residents in joint townhall

Skand S., News Contributor
February 15, 2023

“Get up, vote, get engaged, talk to your elected officials –  know that your voice matters, because there's a group of people that are doing everything they can to let you think that your voice doesn't...

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Rural Oregonians suffer from more health problems than urban counterparts

Wes Flow, News Contributor
February 7, 2023

Rural Oregonians’ ability to access healthcare — a point of focus for Tina Kotek’s gubernatorial campaign — has become a topic of significant concern, experts say. As her second month as Oregon’s...

All four Oregon ballot measures expected to pass, two called by AP on Wednesday

All four Oregon ballot measures expected to pass, two called by AP on Wednesday

Adriana Gutierrez, News Reporter
November 10, 2022

Oregon residents voted for or against four measures on the ballot for the 2022 midterm elections. As of midday Thursday, two measures have been passed, and the other two are projected to pass as the rest...

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...

Oregonians everywhere are waiting to see what the summer time looks like for Covid-19 prevention. Recent updates to the plans for battling the Covid-19 pandemic are on the horizon.

Letter From the Editor: How to safely transition into a ‘new normal’ this summer

Adriana Gutierrez, Editor-in-Chief
July 6, 2021

Across the nation, Americans are outdoors, participating in all of the summer festivities that were shut down when the COVID-19 pandemic first began. Here in Corvallis, Ore., Oregon State University students...

A truck with the labeling of Jim’s Fruit Stand in front of an open lot. As of March 29th, everyone in Phase 1B Group 6 of Oregon’s vaccination plan is eligible to receive the COVID-19 vaccination. The list of people eligible for the vaccine has now grown to include migrant and seasonal farm workers.

20 Oregon counties move from vaccination group six to seven, now all residents eligible

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 19, 2021

By April 19, the vaccine will be made available to all individuals 16 or older, previously, all residents in Benton County group seven are eligible for the vaccine.Group seven is a part of phase 1B of...

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Sexual Health Team gives tips on enriching sex

SHS Sexual Health Team
April 8, 2019

Q: Could I possibly be allergic to sperm?A: While it is possible to be allergic to sperm, it is extremely rare. What is much more common is an allergy to latex. Latex is commonly used to make condoms and...

Safer sex

How to have healthier sex

SHS Sexual Health Team
February 25, 2019

“Q: What is ‘sexual health’? And how do I stay healthy? A: There are many aspects of sexual health, which means there is more than one way to be ‘healthy’ and there are many factors that affect...


‘Everything in life is like a birth’

Chloe Stewart, News Contributor
February 4, 2019

As evidence of her participation in and enthusiasm for her doula training program, Anastacia Karabatsos, a third-year at OSU studying biology, carries a visual aid made by a fellow doula in the program...

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