Suspects Pose as Bell Ringers

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you’re giving money to Salvation Army bell ringers, Corvallis Police are warning you to be careful. That comes after the Safeway store on NE Circle Boulevard in Corvallis recently reported someone posing to be a bell ringer and collecting money. Corvallis police say they believe the crimes are also happening in … Continue reading »

No Da Vinci Days Plans for 2015

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Last year, Da Vinci Days took a year off to regroup, and it is possible the same thing might happen this coming summer. Michael Dalton, Executive Director of the festival, says Da Vinci Days has not been cancelled. Instead, there simply are not any plans yet for 2015. Dalton says the festival … Continue reading »

Council Denies Open Carry Ordinance

CORVALLIS, Ore. — After a heated debate, the Corvallis City Council turned down the idea of an ordinance that would have banned the open-carry policy. On Monday night, the Council reviewed the Administrative Services Committee’s recommendation not to pass an ordinance. The ordinance would have banned gun owners from openly carrying loaded firearms in public. … Continue reading »

Clinic Warns Patients of Possible Breach

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Corvallis Clinic is notifying at least 500 patients that their health information might be at risk after a possible data breach. The Clinic says last month, someone stole an employee’s personal laptop out of a locked car. On the laptop is “limited health information.” Though the Clinic is not sure exactly … Continue reading »

Council To Discuss Open Carry Ordinance

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Should gun owners be legally allowed to openly carry their loaded firearms in Corvallis? That question will be asked again Monday night at the City Council meeting. Gun laws vary from place to place, but in Corvallis, it is currently legal for gun owners to openly carry their loaded firearms in certain … Continue reading »

Man Breaks into Home; Leaves Blood Trail

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  A group of six roomates had quite the scare over the weekend when a man entered their townhouse and left a trail of blood behind, according to police. The home is on the corner of Harrison Blvd. and 23rd St. Police say late Friday night, a man broke into the three-story townhouse … 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 »

Albany-Corvallis Path Decision on Hold

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The decision to allow a bike path between Corvallis and Albany is now on hold. On Tuesday evening, the Benton County Planning Commission heard public testimony about whether to allow a conditional use permit for a bike path in an exclusive farming zone. More than 100 people came out for the meeting. Because … Continue reading »

Corvallis Celebrates Annual Parade

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Friday marked the 30th annual Corvallis Community Christmas parade, and kids lined the streets of downtown to watch dozens of floats go by. This year’s theme was “A Toy Story Christmas.” The Mid-Valley Lion’s Club put on the parade, and the organization asked people to bring unwrapped, new Christmas toys with them to the … Continue reading »

Civil War to Bring Heavy Traffic

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Saturday marks the 118th edition of the Civil War football game, and that means heavy traffic. The Oregon Department of Transportation expects more than 15,000 extra vehicles will be on Interstate 5 and other roads between Eugene and Corvallis on Saturday. Crews are already setting up equipment around Reser Stadium to control … Continue reading »

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