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 »
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 »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — If you missed out on deep discounts of Black Friday, you still have Small Business Saturday. In Corvallis, the annual event is known as “Buy Local First Day.” This year, the event will be on Dec. 6. Many shoppers downtown say they want to avoid the big crowds at the malls. Instead, they … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police in Corvallis say a woman tried to take advantage of Black Friday, but she was focused more on the steals than the deals. Corvallis Police responded to Fred Meyer this morning, after reports of a theft. They say Jacqueline Day Underwood loaded a shopping cart with televisions, blue ray players, ps3 … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis organization feeds the homeless on a daily basis, but on Thursday, dinner was extra special. Stone Soup offers free meals for those who need it. On Thursday, volunteers spent hours preparing a Thanksgiving meal for a more elaborate dinner at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. The event is something organizers … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Good news for beer lovers in Corvallis: Block 15 Brewery is expanding. The brewery opened its doors in downtown Corvallis six years ago, and the company is now building a new production facility south of town. The owners say they will be able to brew ten times what they do now. “It’s … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police are looking for more possible victims after an Albany plumber was accused of secretly filming customers in the shower. James Bartholomeusz, 39, owns Ace Rooter Services, which serves Albany, Corvallis and Salem. He’s facing charges of burglary and invasion of personal privacy. Investigators say he recorded video of a client in … Continue reading »
On the November 14th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the second week of playoffs, including Oregon City at Sheldon, Wilsonville at Springfield and Marist vs. Corvallis.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office participated in extra DUII saturation patrol and enforcement during Halloween weekend. Deputies arrested three people for DUII, cited three people for minor in possession-alcohol, two for possession of a controlled substance, and numerous citations for various violations. Deputies also responded four traffic crashes with two involving injuries. … Continue reading »
EUGENE — On the October 31st, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include Marist at Springfield, Churchill at Crater, Corvallis at South Albany and ten other games.