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Katie Fast, executive director of Government Relations at Oregon State University, serves as the “conduit” between the university and elected officials. She most frequently works with the state legislature as well as the Higher Education Coordinating Commission.

OSU seeks continued, added funding from state legislature in 2022 short session

Sam Misa, News Contributor
February 7, 2022

On Feb. 1, the Oregon Legislature began the 2022 short session, a 35-day process which will affect both Corvallis, Ore. and Oregon State University.  Short sessions are legislative sessions which occur...

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Independence man confesses to Corvallis homicide

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
July 21, 2021

A Corvallis man was shot and killed on Sunday, July 18, following a call to the Linn County sheriff’s office received a call just after 10 p.m. that night. As of July 19, police have arrested Pedro...

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...

A picture of the old Corvallis Gazette is being held up in front of the location that once used to be the home to the Gazette. The Gazette was the old newspaper in Benton County, and it is now discontinued, but is still remembered to show the history of Corvallis media. 

Demolishing, rebuilding, adapting: a history of the Corvallis media

Angela Tam, News Contributor
March 1, 2021

Correction: The article previously stated that Theresa Novak "stated that it was one of the last big stories that she had been able to work on for the Gazette-Times." This is incorrect, the 2004 Wilberger...

An Official Benton County Ballot Drop Box on the corner of Ralph Miller and 26th in between Gill Coliseum and Reser Stadium. Ballots need to be filled out and turned into one of these drop boxes before 8 p.m. on Nov. 3. More Ballot Drop Box locations can be found on Benton County’s website.

County clerks urge Oregon voters to fill ballots carefully

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
October 22, 2020

Editor's Note: This story is a part of the 2020 Elections Issue. The Baro has put together this issue to inform the Oregon State University and greater Corvallis, Ore. communities about the 2020 Elections....

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Corvallis Police Log: May 4-9

Tanveer Sandhu, Crime Beat Reporter
May 13, 2020

May 4Failure to Appear on Out of County WarrantsAn officer conducted a traffic stop for a man driving a Ford Fusion, and found he had multiple warrants for his arrest.The man had a warrant from Deschutes...

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Samaritan Health Services prepares for coronavirus cases

Tanveer Sandhu, News Contributor
March 29, 2020

UPDATE: The Benton County Health Department announced the county’s first known coronavirus-related death on Monday, Mar. 30. The patient, a female in her late 80’s with underlying medical conditions,...

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