Memorial Honors Homeless Man

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A memorial at a downtown Corvallis bench is honoring a man the homeless community says froze to death. Police say 64-year-old Michael Whipple died at the bench on Jan. 2 from chronic alcoholism. Friends say the man had been homeless in the past, but at the time he had a home. They … Continue reading »

Shelter Sees More Homeless Families

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis shelter says it’s seeing more homeless families in the area. Community Outreach, Inc. says it’s at capacity right now for families and single men and women. At the end of the month the cold weather shelters for men and women will close for the season. Community Outreach operates year-round and expects to … Continue reading »

Homelessness Concerns Discussed in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A group of protesters camped out in front of Corvallis City Hall on Monday, hoping to bring awareness to some homeless issues they want resolved. A group met privately inside with the mayor and police chief while occupiers and people who are homeless protested outside. The group says its main concerns involve … Continue reading »