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Member of the Corvallis Planning Commission and former City Councilor, Penny York, stands on the front steps of City Hall. Having been an active member of the Corvallis community for many years, she also served as director of Linn-Benton Community College from 1998 to 2007, during which time the college underwent significant expansion. 

Corvallis women in leadership spotlight

Adam Figgins, News Contributor
April 23, 2021

In 1994, Corvallis saw its first female mayor with Helen Berg and since that time Corvallis has seen more women enter local leadership and speak up for accessible and equitable leadership.Following Helen...

If Corvallis does lose its status as a metro city, it is possible that the city could lose some of its federal financial resources. Corvallis currently receives funding for transportation—such as street infrastructure improvement and maintenance as well as public transportation.

Corvallis at risk of losing ‘metro city’ title

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

The Federal Office of Management and Budget proposed an idea in August 2019 to increase the threshold that classifies a city as a metro city; if passed, Crovallis, Ore. will lose its metro city title. Since...

Corvallis Mayor Biff Traber can be seen being interviewed by OMN. With the transition of the OSU student government getting advice from all sources can aid the governing of the OSU community.

Engagement, transparency, respect: City Councilors on forming connections in politics

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
February 22, 2021

No matter how their interest in government work started, both Corvallis City Councilors and students in the Associated Students of Oregon State University share a passion for helping their community.City...

 This illustration shows a welcome to Corvallis city sign, with an emphasis on the new year. 

City Council tackles new year with bias response initiative, community engagement plans, transportation updates and more

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
January 4, 2021

Going into the new year, Corvallis Mayor and Corvallis City Council have several projects in place to fully establish the bias response initiative, improve public participation, and support local businesses...

An Uber vehicle parked on the side of the road near the Portland State University campus, awaiting a passenger that called it via the Uber phone app.

Uber and Lyft to potentially come to Corvallis in the fall

Petar Jeknic, News Contributor
July 31, 2017

By the start of fall classes, students may be able to use ride booking services—also known as ride sharing apps—to travel in Corvallis. Companies like Uber and Lyft could help students arrive home...

The Native American Longhouse will be hosting the signing of the Indigenous Peoples Day proclamation for the second year in a row. 

Indigenous People’s Day proclamation to be signed

History is being made at Oregon State University with the Indigenous Peoples’ Day proclamation, striving to correct the injustice of ignorance celebrated in American culture by replacing the traditional...

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