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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...

As outdoor seating has become more and more common in Corvallis, McMenamins on Monroe allows for a blend of social distancing with the feel of a restaurant that’s missed due to COVID-19 restrictions tightening in Benton County.

Benton County to stay in ‘high risk’ category; COVID-19 cases rising

Kelsy Valentine, News Contributor
May 10, 2021

Clarification: We have updated information in this article provided by Marion Ceraso to give more clarification.Positive COVID-19 cases are rising again in Benton County after declining for several months,...

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...

Corvallis residents awaiting COVID-19 vaccinations in front of Reser Stadium. On February 17, FEMA announced that Benton County would receive $3.1 million in federal funding to support COVID-19 vaccination centers.

Malick: COVID-19 vaccines are crucial for in-person learning

Cassidy Malick, Columnist
April 12, 2021

After 12 months of living in a global pandemic, there is light at the end of the tunnel. Oregon’s vaccination plan is making good progress and there is hope for in-person classes in the fall.On March...

Reser Stadium held a vaccination site for thousands this last week. The process was quick and efficient to safely vaccinate as many as they could. 

Benton County distributes 2050 vaccines with SHS, OSU partnership, hopes for future clinics

Baro Staff
February 2, 2021

Benton County, in a partnership with Samaritan Health Services and Oregon State University, delivered over 2000 vaccines last week at a mass vaccination site and hopes for future clinics.This was the first...

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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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Corvallis homeless population at risk during cold weather season

Noah Nelson, News Contributor
January 14, 2019

On October 7, 2015, the city of Portland, Oregon declared a state of emergency due to their severe homeless issue, according to PortlandOregon.gov. Portland is not the only city with this issue, however....

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