Group Fights to Make Highway 20 Safer

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A section of Highway 20 between Corvallis and Albany is in the top 10 percent of crash sites in the state, and neighbors are fighting to make is safer. A group of neighbors, Saving Lives at Merloy Avenue, has already worked with the Oregon Department of Transportation to lower the speed limit … Continue reading »

Corvallis Up For $5M Energy Prize

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Five million dollars is how much is at stake. Corvallis, one of 50 communities in the nation, is competing for a Georgetown University Energy Prize to continue promoting energy conservation. And if Corvallis were to win, residents in the community could also win some of the big prize money. Energize Corvallis, a … Continue reading »

Round Ball Wrap – January 16th

EUGENE, Ore.– In the season premiere of Round Ball Wrap, KEZI 9 Sports traveled to South Eugene High to watch the Axemen take on Roseburg in our “Game of the Week”. Plus, highlights of 12 other prep basketball games around western Oregon.

HWY 99 Open After Fatal Corvallis Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Highway 99 West has re-opened after a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. Corvallis Police say the crash happened just before 6:00 pm Sunday night between NE Circle Blvd. and NW Buchanan Ave. Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene, they say the pedestrian was dead, and … Continue reading »

Corvallis Welcomes New Mayor

CORVALLIS, Ore. — It’s a new year, and for Corvallis, that means a new mayor in town. Voters elected Biff Traber as their mayor for the next four years. He is taking the reigns from former mayor Julie Manning. Traber, a former city councilor, says his first goals as mayor is to hire a city … Continue reading »

Corvallis Mac Store Robberies

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An unusual week at the Corvallis Mac Store after several burglaries within days. Last Friday, Chance Rey, the general manager of the store, says someone tried to steal multiple computers during store hours. Then early Tuesday morning, police say someone broke open what used to be a glass side door, went inside, … Continue reading »

Courtyard Marriott Proposed in Corvallis

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A Courtyard Marriott Hotel could be coming to Corvallis – if developers are able to get the required permit. On Dec. 18, Corvallis River Run LLC, a Corvallis-based development company, turned in the first part of an application to receive a conditional development permit in order to build the hotel. The City’s … Continue reading »

Blankets for the Homeless

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Spreading holiday cheer is the mission for one Oregon State University student this winter: helping the homeless one blanket at a time. A few weeks ago, for her birthday, 21-year-old Linda Nguyen asked everyone she knew to donate to her cause. She recently started raising money to help the homeless. In just two … Continue reading »

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 »

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