Volunteers Paint Train in Avery Park

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An old steam locomotive in Corvallis is getting a makeover this week. The 1922 train sits in Avery Park, usually a busy spot in the summer for kids to play, but this week it’s getting a paint job. The Lion’s Club teams up with volunteers and with Corvallis Parks and Rec to … Continue reading »

Avery Park Dino Bones Reopen

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Kids in Corvallis can now safely play on the Dino Bones at Avery Park. The city closed off the concrete bones for more than a year because of storm damage. One woman came for the ribbon cutting to remember her sister who helped build the bones in the 1970s. Her sister died … Continue reading »

Corvallis City Parks Employees Rescue Kittens from Hole

May 16, 2012 By Heather Turner CORVALLIS, Ore. — Those kittens KEZI 9 News told you about on Tuesday are now safe and looking for a home after Corvallis city workers saved them from a hole. On Tuesday, KEZI 9 News was at Avery Park in Corvallis doing a story on how the “dinosaur bones” … Continue reading »

Storm Damage Closes a Corvallis Park’s Play Area

May 15, 2012 By Heather Turner CORVALLIS, Ore. — The March flooding almost seems to be a distant memory, but the damage it and all the storms left behind is still affecting one popular play area in Corvallis. Over the past several years, city parks crews have had to make minor repairs, patching up small … Continue reading »