Bike Path Proposal Denied

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A controversial bike path proposal between Corvallis and Albany has been denied. On Tuesday, the Benton County Planning Commission unanimously denied the application for a permit to build a path through exclusive farm land. The county says a path between the two cities is necessary because there still is not a safe … Continue reading »

Bike Path Decision Delayed

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There is another delay in the Corvallis-Albany bike path decision. The Benton County Planning Commission met Tuesday night originally to deliberate on the proposal, which would put a path near Highway 20 through private, Exclusive Farm Use (EFU) zoned land. But because someone requested to keep the record open, the county is … Continue reading »

Benton County Bike Path Hearing Tuesday

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A big meeting Tuesday night involves a controversial bike path between Corvallis and Albany. Commissioners could approve a bike path proposal from Albany to Corvallis that would make its way through private farm land. Last month, commissioners heard testimony from both sides. Deliberations begin Tuesday night. The county wants to build a … Continue reading »

Bike Path Hearing to Continue

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The conversation about a proposed bike path in Benton County is still on the table, after Tuesday’s planning commission meeting about the issue was for the second time set to continue at a later date. Last week, the Benton County Planning Commission wrapped up public testimony in favor of the project. On … Continue reading »

Public Hearing for Albany-Corvallis Bike

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There will be more public testimony Tuesday over a proposed bike path between Albany and Corvallis. The Benton County Planning Commission scheduled the additional public hearing after the huge turnout at last week’s meeting where about 150 people attended. The planning commission will decide whether to allow a permit for a path … Continue reading »

Corvallis-Albany Bike Path Proposed

CORVALLIS, Ore. — There’s a debate in Benton County over a proposed bike path that would connect Albany and Corvallis. On Tuesday night, the planning commission will talk about the issue. The question of a bike path is: where would it go? The county has been working on this project for years and has already … Continue reading »

Dead Body Found on Bike Path

ROSEBURG, Ore. – Roseburg Police responded to a report of a body found in some brush, Saturday. Police say around 1 p.m. they found the body of Barbara Ann Jensen, 66, dead in a brushy area between Gaddis Park and Stewart Park. Detectives and the Douglas County Medical Examiner’s Office investigated the incident and say … Continue reading »

EWEB Repairs South Bank Bike Path

EUGENE, Ore. – The Eugene Water and Electric Board will repair a compromised section of the south bank bike path near it’s Willamette River property Wednesday. A water main break at East Eighth Avenue and Hilyard Street in December damaged the path, forcing a temporary closure. The main break disturbed the rock and soil supporting … Continue reading »

Bike Path Closures Begin Monday Night

EUGENE, Ore. — The East Bank Bike Path under Beltline Highway will be closed to all traffic starting Monday night due to construction. Crews are preparing to install a new water transmission pipe under the bridge. Pedestrians and bikers should find other routes between 7 p.m. and 7 a.m. and should expect delays in that … Continue reading »

New Art Along Bike Path

EUGENE, Ore. — There’s a new addition along the River Road bike path. The fence near some new “green” housing shows close-up images of a bike. The builder of the apartment unit says he wanted to have a little fun, so he took the images to a sign-making company and had them printed onto the … Continue reading »

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