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Simon Date, the CEO and President of the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce outside the Chamber of Commerce building in Corvallis, Ore. Because the 2021 Commencement ceremony will be held virtually, many local businesses are expecting lower revenue than usual during the weekend it is held.

OSU virtual Commencement has effects on local businesses

Angela Tam, News Contributor
June 7, 2021

With Oregon State University’s Commencement being held with virtual and in-person counterparts, the usual traffic that Corvallis, Ore. receives from students’ families and friends in an entirely in-person...

City of Corvallis Ward 1 Council Woman Jan Napack can be seen by homesteads underneath the Corvallis bridge. The city of Corvallis has passed legislation around these homestead with a focus on relocation and safety for taxpayers.

Corvallis to begin clearing illegal camps in mid-May

Trevor Horn, News Contributor
April 27, 2021

A Corvallis City Council meeting in early April saw the passing of an ordinance that will fully enforce Corvallis’ illegal camping laws that state there can be no tents set up within 50 feet of sidewalks,...

High Quality is the first marijuana dispensary to be added to the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce. The dispensary originally started out as purely medicinal, but has now moved to selling recreational marijuana as state and national legislation evolved.

High Quality becomes first marijuana dispensary to join Chamber of Commerce

Jeremiah Estrada, News Contributor
April 12, 2021

High Quality has now become a part of the Corvallis Chamber of Commerce as the first medicinal marijuana dispensary, after joining the organization this past January.The business was founded by Brock Binder...

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Wildfires cause ‘influx of displaced families’ in Corvallis, businesses still hit hard

Sukhjot Sal, News Contributor
September 18, 2020

Local businesses in Corvallis, Ore. are still adapting to the impact of COVID-19 as wildfires continue to spread across the state, causing many businesses to reevaluate and change current systems.Simon...

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Disruption of travel during COVID-19 lockdown impacts Corvallis economy

Adriana Gutierrez, News Contributor
July 29, 2020

In the months during a normal spring term at Oregon State University, thousands of students are visited by their families for school-sanctioned events including Spring Family Weekend and Commencement,...

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