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 »

OSU Named a Green University

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Oregon State University was named a green university for the fourth year in a row, Tuesday. OSU received 95 points out of a possible 99 as a Green School in the latest edition of The Princeton Review’s Guide to 332 Green Colleges: 2014 Edition. The Princeton Review tallies its Green Rating scores … Continue reading »

Non-Profits Receive Greenpower Grants

EUGENE, Ore. — Saving energy is generating a lot of green for two local non-profits. The Eugene Hearing and Speech Center and the Relief Nursery, each won a 2014 Greenpower Grant from EWEB. The organizations were presented $50,000 this weekend. Both plan to use the money to install solar panel systems at their Eugene centers. … Continue reading »

Motorcyclist Dies in HWY 97 Crash

MADRAS, Ore. — Oregon State Police says the motorcyclist involved in a Highway 97 crash on August 8 has died. Troopers say Donald W. Heckathorn, 64, of Madras, died Wednesday from the injuries he received in a crash at the intersection of Highway 97 and Dover Lane south of Madras. OSP says around 3 p.m. … Continue reading »

Civil War Sitdown With Keanon Lowe

Duck wide receiver Keanon Lowe is one of a few players on the roster who hail from the state of Oregon. He’s made an impact this year with 22 catches for 244 yards and three touchdowns. The Jesuit High School product sat down with our own Erik Elken to talk about what the Civil War … Continue reading »