Downtown Hound Opens in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Dog owners in Corvallis now have another option when it comes to finding a daycare and boarding facility. Downtown Hound had its grand opening and ribbon cutting ceremony on Friday at its new location on Southwest Cummings Ave. The owner, Mandie Stuhan, also runs Luckydog Day and Night Care in Eugene, as … Continue reading »

Corvallis Fugitive Found in Texas

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A wanted Corvallis man is now behind bars in Benton County for a child sex crime after he was found in Texas. The court put out a warrant for 23-year-old Robert Lawrence Berno in November after a two-year police investigation. On Friday, Lawrence Berno appeared before a judge through a web-camera from … Continue reading »

Fire Prevention Officer Wins Award

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A big state award is showcasing the Corvallis Fire Department’s fire prevention efforts. State Fire Marshal Jim Walker recently awarded Jim Patton, Corvallis Fire Prevention Officer, with the annual Golden Sparky Award.  Patton received the award on Thursday at the annual Oregon Fire Marshals Association banquet in Bend. The award goes to somebody who … Continue reading »

Former Slaves Owned Historic Home

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  A Corvallis home owned by former slaves is now in the National Register of Historic Places. The Gorman House, on Northwest 4th Street, is just north of downtown Corvallis. Mother and daughter Hannah and Eliza Gorman were slaves in Missouri in the early 1800s. In 1844, they traveled the Oregon Trail and … Continue reading »

DA: Attempted Rapist Enters 7 Homes

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis residents are sharing their frightening stories of finding a sexual assault suspect inside their homes. Ronald Vaughan, 22, of Corvallis, is being held on $1 million bail at the Benton County Jail. Corvallis Police say he sexually assaulted a woman in her shower on Wednesday in the 600 block of NW … Continue reading »

Adult Shop Robbed at Knifepoint

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police say an adult shop in Corvallis was robbed at knifepoint late Friday night. Corvallis Police say a man entered the Adult Shop on NW 9th Street Friday night and waited for about an hour for all the other customers to leave. When he was alone with the store clerk, police say … Continue reading »

Car Crashes Into Corvallis Home

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police arrested a Corvallis man Thursday night, after they say he drove drunk and crashed his car into a duplex. Corvallis police say around 11:50 pm, 23-year-old James Ellingsen ran through a stop sign at SE Midvale Drive, and drove his car straight into a duplex on SE Goodnight Ave. Nobody was … Continue reading »

Downtown Corvallis Construction Begins

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Drivers can expect some changes in downtown Corvallis, thanks to a $3.38 million construction project funded by the Oregon Department of Transportation. Rick Little with ODOT says if there was enough funding, he would like to see a large interchange between Highway 34 and Highway 20 bringing traffic in and out of … Continue reading »

Corvallis Police Identify Murder Victim

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis police have identified the woman they say was murdered this weekend in a park. Detectives say 42-year-old Kimberly Hakes was killed Sunday morning at Alan B. Berg park. Autopsy results show head injuries as a cause of death. Police say Hakes was homeless and was camping in the park where she … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap – February 13th

  EUGENE, Ore.–For our February 13th edition of Round Ball Wrap, check out  highlights from 15 high school basketball games from around Western Oregon.    

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