Benton County: 2nd Healthiest County

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Benton County was ranked Oregon’s second healthiest county in a state-by-state effort by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to promote public health. Rain or shine, people in Corvallis make time to fit exercise into their day. “If it was raining, I’d still be working out. As soon as the sun breaks through, … Continue reading »

Mixed Reactions to Plastic Bag Ban

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Shoppers in Corvallis had mixed reactions when the plastic bag ban first went into effect at the beginning of the year. Two and a half months later, those feelings remain. The ban was approved in January to decrease unnecessary waste. It applies to businesses with more than 50 employees, like grocery stores and larger … Continue reading »