They took a gamble — and it paid off.
A Corvallis institution is closing its doors after 84 years.
When heavy snowfall destroyed two of Chintimini Wildlife Center’s flight cages last February, the public quickly chipped in $11,000 to replace the enclosures that help the nonprofit rehabilitate injured owls and other birds.
A Philomath man remained hospitalized Wednesday after the pickup he was driving went over a steep embankment Saturday night near Klickitat Lake in Lincoln County.
Motorists whizzing by the corner of Northwest Ninth Street and Circle Boulevard on Saturday scanned handmade and handheld signs that read, “Aaron’s car wash fundraiser.”
A Corvallis pilot and two Ecuador nationals died Thursday when their small aircraft crashed in a remote area in southwestern Colombia.
PHILOMATH — Kecia Speck attempted to guide a 3-year-old mare through a tight 360-degree turn.
Stephanie Gwin liked researching the best wines to bring into her shop, and the challenge of finding the perfect bottle of wine for a customer. But after a seven-year run, she and her husband, Bryan Traylor, are selling off their inventory and closing down Corvallis WineStyles.
Two Corvallis men who faced felony money laundering charges after reportedly being the victims of a November home invasion were sentenced this week in Benton County Circuit Court as part of a negotiated plea deal.
It’s that time of year again, when mid-valley shelters are inundated with kittens.
If an adventurous squirrel or a wayward tree limb leads to a power outage in Cordley Hall at Oregon State University, it’s more than a mere inconvenience — it’s an emergency.
CORVALLIS — They say history is written by the victors.
PHILOMATH — Philomath High School sent another graduating class into the world.
No other local people have been diagnosed with meningococcal disease since a Corvallis High School student was hospitalized this week with the disease, Benton County Health Department Deputy Director Charlie Fautin said.
A man with mental health issues who led police on a chase May 1 from Corvallis to Independence was arrested Tuesday after another alleged chase that ended with his car on the sidewalk in front of the Law Enforcement Center.
Children scampered up and down the paths at Peavy Arboretum on Saturday with their parents trailing behind them. They netted crayfish and newts at Randall Pond, roasted marshmallows at the Forestry Club Cabin, fished at Cronemiller Lake, and learned all along the way about animals, native pl…
Banners and missing person posters with Brooke Wilberger’s image have been stored away at the Corvallis Police Department. The veteran cops who investigated her abduction and murder are beginning to retire. And the tens of thousands of pages of files in the case against her murderer, Joel Co…
Old dogs, tall dogs, young dogs, small dogs.
THE STORY: Corvallis police arrested a 30-year-old Corvallis man, Jaerod Case, on March 20 after he allegedly drunkenly swore at them from more than 300 feet away while officers were performing an unrelated traffic stop. The arresting officer reported that Case at first refused to stop walki…
What began as a vague message on a daytime talk show host’s Twitter account Saturday culminated Wednesday afternoon with thousands of people gathering on the Oregon State University quad to be part of a live taping of “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.”
As they stood along the banks of the Marys River at Avery Park on Tuesday, they promised their love and commitment to each other, exchanged rings and shared a kiss.
Mankind’s oldest field sport is gaining a devoted following in the mid-valley
As the fire ladder climbed higher and higher in the sky Friday afternoon, 10-year-old Regan Maasdam’s eyes got wider and wider.
A 32-year-old Albany man died unexpectedly Wednesday after exhibiting bizarre behavior that authorities believe might have been linked to use of a synthetic drug commonly known as spice.
A man accused of leading law enforcement on a chase May 1 from Corvallis to Independence had been released from the mental health unit of Good Samaritan Regional Medical Center the day before, his friends said.
A group of Oregon State University students were displaced after a house fire last night that consumed an upstairs bedroom at 812 N.W. 10th Street.
Motorists who whiz past the Chateau Furniture store don’t automatically expect that, in addition to furnishings, the store sells Croc shoes — the colorful, comfy foam clogs made by a company of the same name.
Firefighters put out a pickup fire Tuesday on Highway 20, about six miles west of Philomath.
A 27-year-old man was arrested Monday evening in downtown Corvallis for allegedly assaulting a man, his wife and their dog with rocks and a stick, then leaving with the woman’s purse and bicycle.
If someone stops breathing, odds are that at least one person in the room knows what to do.
Editor’s note: This is the final installment in a series of stories by the Mid-Valley Newspapers examining the issue of youth suicide in the mid-valley. Previous installments in the series can be viewed in the box with this story.
There’s nothing wrong with an expensive brunch and store-bought flowers on Mother’s Day to honor the woman who gave birth to you, but if you’d prefer to go with something else today – or you forgot to make reservations – Rolf and Janet Hagen will welcome you to their place with open arms.
A special prosecutor has determined that an off-duty Benton County sheriff deputy was not criminally negligent in the Feb. 5 rear-end crash that killed 29-year-old Dominic Schlundt of Corvallis.
Candles, incense, flowers and messages on sticky notes began to appear outside the Oregon State University Beaver Store on Monday in memory of 21-year-old Abigail Patricia Emerson, one of two OSU students who died Sunday in a crash outside Eddyville.
Nikki Means was upfront with Oregon State University vet students – her 3-year-old Rottweiler mix, Molly, was not going to take a nail trimming lying down.
The story: The Benton County Sheriff's Office, in partnership with the Philomath Police Department and the Benton County Fairgrounds, invited the public to turn in expired or unwanted medications at its fifth annual drug take-back event on April 26. The goal of the event is to keep medicatio…
Future officers of the U.S. Armed Forces assembled in military formation and stood at attention at the start of the annual Joint Service Review at Oregon State University on Friday morning.
A Corvallis man faces charges of eluding police and a hit-and-run crash after allegedly leading law enforcement agencies on a chase that began at 5:56 p.m. Thursday in downtown Corvallis and ended in Independence.
A 30-year-old Albany man was sentenced Tuesday in Benton County Circuit Court to more than six years in prison after a woman accused him of driving her from Corvallis to Albany against her will at knifepoint early New Year’s Day.
A special prosecutor soon will review an investigation into the most recent serious crash at Highway 20 and Merloy Avenue, which resulted in the death of 29-year-old Dominic Schlundt of Corvallis.
Fire destroyed the 780-square-foot house at 3049 S.W. Orchard Ave. on Tuesday afternoon, nearly spreading to a neighboring house to the east.
PHILOMATH — About 20 folk dance students and instructors showed off some fancy footwork to traditional music at Marys River Grange Hall on Saturday afternoon.
“Thirty-five and a hundred years ago!”
Joseph Gomez, 33, of Corvallis, was arrested early Thursday morning after residents reported hearing four successive gunshots around 3:35 a.m. outside their north Corvallis apartment and saw a man in a dark hooded sweatshirt quickly leave the scene.
A 20-inch water main burst on Fifth Street outside the fire department around 3 p.m. Tuesday, causing thousands of gallons of water per minute to flow through downtown streets in Corvallis, disrupting traffic and reducing water pressure citywide for a few hours.
Brad Smith found a way to provide Habitat for Humanity with revenue and rehabbers with deals on material
Lively music, colorful parade highlight a rainy Saturday
A 23-year-old Corvallis man was arraigned Friday in Benton County Circuit Court on 39 felony counts of identity theft and one misdemeanor theft charge after Corvallis police reportedly found a stolen street sign and 39 driver’s licenses at his apartment.
A 66-year-old Corvallis man was sentenced in Benton County Circuit Court on Friday to two years in prison for sexually abusing an 8-year-old girl while she and her family stayed with him last winter.