Man Arraigned For Sex Abuse of Child

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Monmouth man pleaded not guilty in the Benton County Circuit Court on Friday for sexually abusing a young girl, who is now a teenager. Fifty-year-old Steven Galloway is facing multiple charges including rape, sexual abuse, and sodomy. Deputies with the Benton County Sheriff’s Office arrested Galloway on Thursday. According to the … Continue reading »

Undercover Busts Online Sexual Predator

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis man is behind bars after police say he intended to have sex with a minor he met online. Little did he know, he was talking to an undercover detective the entire time. Thirty-nine-year-old Brooks McKee was sentenced on Friday for the online sexual corruption of a child in the second … Continue reading »

City of Corvallis Moves Schoolhouse

CORVALLIS, Ore. — At sunrise Saturday morning a historic schoolhouse was on the move, making its way about a mile down Highway 99 to its new home at Owens Farm. For Gladys Meier, the historic schoolhouse was an important part of her childhood. “I was very young when my parents bought the house and I … Continue reading »

I-5 Police Chase

Linn County, Ore. — Oregon State Police cited 41-Year old Paul Radanich of Corvallis after he eluded them on an 11-mile car chase. Early Sunday morning police say they received complaints about a man’s reckless driving on I-5 near Milepost 223. Minutes later police say the the driver being complained about, Radanich, called police himself. … Continue reading »

Roundball Wrap – January 24, 2014

For the January 24, 2014 edition of the Roundball Wrap, Stephen Nelson and Erik Elken bring you highlights from 13 prep basketball games from around Western Oregon, including our Game of the Night between Sheldon and Willamette. In addition to the highlights, get all your local prep scores.

Corvallis Program Offers Family Meals

CORVALLIS, Ore. — A Corvallis program is helping families in need one take-out meal at a time. The idea is to get more families at the table to eat meals together. The Corvallis Dining Table provides monthly meals, and they’re getting ready for their next event Thursday night. They provide nutritious, hot meals for everyone … Continue reading »

Corvallis PD Rules Park Death As Suicide

CORVALLIS, Ore. – The Corvallis Police Department says the death at Willamette Park on Tuesday was a suicide. Police say someone at Willamette Park discovered the body of a 61-year-old man late Tuesday afternoon in a covered picnic area. The person called dispatch, and police spent almost two hours at the scene. Investigators say he … Continue reading »

Evicted Corvalla Tenants in Court

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Dozens of families have been evicted from a Corvallis apartment complex after a switch in ownership, and some of the tenants aren’t leaving without putting up a fight. Riverstone Residential Group, a Texas-based company, purchased the Corvalla apartments, now named The Park at 5th Street. Renovations started, and tenants say they started … Continue reading »

Cannard Not Facing DUII Charge

CORVALLIS, Ore. – A twist in a once suspected DUII case that left an Oregon State University student with critical injuries in November: the current toxicology reports are saying the evidence is currently not supporting a DUII charge. Matthew Cannard, 29, of McMinville, was arrested in November after deputies say he crashed into 21-year-old Jessica … Continue reading »

Corvallis Mayor Not Seeking Re-Election

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Corvallis is looking for a new mayor come next year. Mayor Julie Manning announced Monday that she will not be seeking re-election in the November election. Manning made the announcement at Monday’s City Council meeting. This is her fourth year as mayor, and though she says the position has been a great … Continue reading »

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