Soldier Letters Returned

WARRENTON, Ore. — During the Memorial Day weekend, a Corvallis woman and her family discovered a box full of soldiers’ letters while she was cleaning out her aunt’s house in Forest Grove. She tracked down the widow of the of the soldiers online, and on Sunday, Father’s Day, she hand-delivered the letters to the soldiers’ … Continue reading »

Psychiatrist Tips After School Shooting

CORVALLIS, Ore. — In response to Tuesday morning’s shooting at Reynolds High School near Portland, a local psychiatrist is offering tips for parents and teens. Dr. Caroline Fisher is a psychiatrist at Samaritan Health Services, working with patients who are between the ages of 3-21. “Most mass shooters see themselves as saving society from these other bad people … Continue reading »

Corvallis Tax Credit

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Tax credits could be on the way for some Corvallis companies if they do business online. The Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office is applying to be considered an “electronic commerce zone.” If the application is approved,  businesses in the enterprise zone selling goods online could get state income tax credit. The office says … Continue reading »

Corvallis Parking District Plan Passes

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Parking around Oregon State University’s campus has been a controversial topic for years: neighbors have been speaking out, saying students, staff, and faculty are taking up their on-street parking. But on Monday night, the Corvallis City Council passed a new parking district plan that will restrict more drivers from parking around campus … Continue reading »

Partnership to Help Create Startups

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor John Kitzhaber stopped in Eugene Wednesday to sign a declaration of cooperation that could help boost our local economy. The Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network is expected to create tech start-ups here in the Willamette Valley and keep these companies in the local area. Something business leaders say is a win-win … Continue reading »

Family Flees Syria, Opens Corvallis Cafe

CORVALLIS, Ore – A family who fled the war zone in Syria is now bringing an international taste to the Corvallis community. In September, KEZI 9 News first spoke with the father of the family, who wishes to remain nameless, when he and his family were staying in a homeless shelter. “I had no choice,” … Continue reading »

Family Finds Soldiers’ Letters

CORVALLIS, Ore. – It could not have been better timing: a family found a box of old letters from soldiers to their parents in a crawl space. A Corvallis woman spent Memorial Day tracking down the soldiers’ family to return to them a piece of their history. Kelle Judah of Corvallis spent Sunday cleaning out her aunt’s … Continue reading »

Fans React to Tinkle as Possible Coach

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University students and alumni are wondering if Wayne Tinkle will be the new OSU men’s basketball coach. OSU’s Athletic Director Bob De Carolis announced his decision to fire Craig Robinson two weeks ago. According to a report from The Oregonian, De Carolis has found a replacement: University of Montana’s Wayne … Continue reading »

Students Create CTS Bus App

CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you’re waiting for the bus but it’s running a little late, would you want to know where it’s at? Oregon State University students have created a new app for the Corvallis bus system, tracking down each bus to its exact location. “If you’re more of a visual person and you’d like … Continue reading »

Grant Acord Accepts Plea Deal

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The teen accused of plotting to blow up West Albany High School agreed to a plea deal Monday afternoon. Grant Acord, 17, admitted to eight counts: six counts of the unlawful manufacture of a destructive device and two counts of an unlawful use of a weapon. He is now in custody of … Continue reading »

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