First Corvallis Dispensary Opens

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The first Corvallis Medical Marijuana Dispensary opened its doors to the public Tuesday morning. The Agrestic, located on SE Third Street, is one of two Corvallis dispensaries that so far has a license.  The Agrestic received its license on Saturday, and set up outdoor signs letting the public know about its April … Continue reading »

Developer Releases Name of New Hotel

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Marriott chain hotel will be opening its doors in Corvallis within the next few years. Earlier this month, the Planning Commission approved several land use applications by a hotel developer to build off of NW Ninth Street in Corvallis. The developer, A&A Construction and Development of Spokane, Wash., says the hotel … Continue reading »

Activists Hold Tax Day Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Some local activists are giving their two cents on this tax day about tax dollars being spent on war. The group protested outside the post office in downtown Eugene to spread the word. Tuesday afternoon, dozens of peace activists gathered to let people know where their tax dollars are being spent. Event … Continue reading »

New LCC Dental Clinic Opens Wednesday

EUGENE, Ore. — If you’re in need of low-cost dental care, then you’ll want to head to Lane Community College’s new dental clinic Wednesday. The school is having an open house for its new facility near 24th and Willamette Street in Eugene. The clinic serves as a real-time training clinic for dental hygiene and dental … Continue reading »

Deputies Look for Wanted Lane County Man

DRAIN, Ore. — Deputies say the search continues for a man found sleeping in a stolen vehicle Tuesday morning in Drain. A deputy with the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office says 31-year-old Matthew Clark was sleeping in a red 1996 Ford Ranger, that was blocking a gate in the 1700 block of Sand Creek Road. The … Continue reading »

WHS Breaks Ground for Science Building

EUGENE, Ore. — Members of the Bethel community are celebrating an exciting day with Willamette High School. The district held a groundbreaking ceremony for a new science building in front of the school. School board members and staff, along with Mayor Kitty Piercy, came to support the achievement. The superintendent says the $10 million project … Continue reading »

OSP Identifies Block-Throwing Suspects

CRESWELL, Ore. — Oregon State Police has identified two male Creswell teens, ages 16 and 17, as the suspects who allegedly threw a cinder block off an I-5 overpass near Creswell Sunday morning, injuring a Washington woman inside a car. After receiving phone calls with tips on the case, a trooper contacted both suspects and … Continue reading »

Activists to Hold Tax Rally

EUGENE, Ore. — Local activists will rally in front of the downtown post office on Tuesday, with the message that taxes should pay for human needs, not war. Every year, local activists rally in front of the post office on tax day. They’re asking taxpayers where they think their tax dollars should be spent, and … Continue reading »

Agencies to Apply for FEMA Funding

LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Several Lane County public agencies plan to apply for federal funding after February’s snow storm left parts of the area without power for days. This comes after President Barack Obama announced this month agencies could apply for FEMA funding. All of the agencies we spoke with say while they knew the … Continue reading »

Japanese Garden to Open in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. – On tax day, visitors have an opportunity to relax at a Japanese-style garden that is opening Tuesday for the season. Garden of Gentle Breeze, a private garden in the Vineyard Mountain area, is opening for the third year to visitors. The owner, Jay Gray, says the garden is a way for people … Continue reading »

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