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US Highway 99W, seen near Avery Avenue and Crystal Lake Drive. The Oregon Department of Transportation is considering adding several roundabouts along this section of the highway in south Corvallis to improve pedestrian and cyclist safety.

Roundabouts proposed for southern Corvallis to increase safety

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
August 20, 2021

The City of Corvallis and the Oregon Department of Transportation are looking at potentially building roundabouts on Highway 99 in southern Corvallis to slow traffic and decrease risk of severe accidents. Highway...

Corvallis City Manager, Mark Shepard, stands outside of Corvallis City Hall and discusses what the role of City Manager looks like. The City Managers Office ensures the City runs effectively and efficiently to achieve what Corvallis community members, through the City Council, want to accomplish with the resources available.

Oregon expected to have hotter than average summer temperatures

Kelsy Valentine, News Reporter
July 24, 2021

August temperatures are expected to be hotter than normal this year, but the Willamette Valley is unlikely to experience a heat wave of large magnitude during the late summer. The last weekend of June...

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Corvallis community and city council move forward with bias initiative plans

Angela Tam, News Contributor
December 7, 2020

In a meeting hosted by local non-profit Soul Force Education, the City of Corvallis sponsored a facilitated conversation that explored topics revolving around preventing and responding to bias and hate...

Nick Hurley was appointed by Corvallis City Manager Mark Shepard to take over as the next chief of the Corvallis Police Department when Jon Sassaman retires on June 30.

Nick Hurley prepares to take over as Corvallis Police Chief

Michael Eubanks, Crime Beat Reporter
March 9, 2020

Correction: Corvallis City Manager Mark Shepard's name was originally spelled incorrectly throughout this story. The Barometer regrets this error.For Corvallis Police Captain Nick Hurley, who becomes Chief...

Two cyclists wait behind a car as they navigate their way around downtown Corvallis. The Corvallis City Council recently voted to direct funds toward future safety projects.

Corvallis City Council approves amendment to set aside funds for pedestrian, cyclist safety

William Ross, News Contributor
February 24, 2020

After sustained community pressure, the Corvallis City Council reached a decision regarding pedestrian and cyclist safety funding going forward.The Corvallis City Council passed an amendment to the Transportation...

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