Oregon wildlife rescue sees increase in patients due to wildfires, heat waves
A Corvallis wildlife center has seen an increase in animals affected by climate change, including wildfire-related injuries and heat waves, as well as disease outbreaks.
New Indigenous studies minor paves path for Native students at Oregon State
Even as its counterparts in the Pacific Northwest allowed students to achieve a degree in Indigenous studies, Oregon State University for years did not. That’s changing.
Soup kitchen battles rising food insecurity in Corvallis
Stone Soup Corvallis, a soup kitchen, has experienced a nearly 40% increase in demand this year compared to this time last year.
Shifting NCAA landscape leaves Beavers in limbo as Oregon State begins 2022 football season
A conference shift has left Oregon State and nine other teams in the Pac-12 with uncertain futures.
‘Profoundly devastating’: Invasive emerald ash borer threatens Oregon trees
The emerald ash borer, originally from Asia, is predicted to have devastating effects on Oregon’s ash trees, including a species native to the state.
Artist explores emotional nourishment through papier-mâché
Agnes Barton-Sabo recreated comfort foods in papier-mâché because the materials were readily available during pandemic lockdowns.
Corvallis life jacket program aims to save lives on the river
The free loaner life jacket program run by Corvallis Parks & Recreation has a slogan: “Life looks good on you.”
Corvallis doubles down on police role in mental health crises as cities elsewhere do the opposite
Corvallis pairs an armed police officer with a behavioral health specialist to respond to mental crisis calls.
Burmese food cart introduces cuisine, culture to Corvallis
Indian, Thai, and Chinese cuisine are all widespread and well known, but a cuisine that incorporates qualities from all three, Burmese food, isn’t nearly as popular in Oregon. Corvallis is getting a promising introduction.
63-year-old athlete finds peace, camaraderie in Oregon Senior Games
Jeff Ginalias raced in middle school but didn’t compete again — until he found the Senior Games.
As goat yoga stretches across US, state law stifles Oregon rise
Lainey Morse’s office has no desk. Her colleagues stand on hooves. They have coarse fur. And they love to eat — everything from shirtsleeves to maple leaves. Morse started Original Goat Yoga more than three years ago. The animals nuzzle participants and occasionally cuddle with them as they stretch. In the last two years, Morse’s creation has gone
Oregonians worry new zoning law may change neighborhoods
Stewart Wershow wonders if in a few years, the tree-lined streets of his neighborhood north of Corvallis High School will look totally different. Corvallis and other Oregon cities are grappling with a new bill requiring cities to allow duplexes, triplexes and other forms of denser housing in single-family neighborhoods. Proponents of House Bill 2001 said