On the November 7th, 2014 edition of the Friday Night Blitz, highlights include the first week of playoffs from Grant at West Albany, Canby at Sheldon, Marist vs. Summit, and Parkrose at Springfield. Additionally, it featured the debut of Sky9.
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.
WREN, Ore. — A cougar that a family says killed four of its sheep is now dead, after trappers with the USDA Wildlife Services were successfully able to track the animal nearby and kill it. Joseph Postman and his wife Lois Olund say within the last week, four of their 60 sheep have disappeared from … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — A new museum exhibit is shedding some light on the relationship between fashion and the women’s rights movement in the United States. The exhibit called “Fancy Pants” opened Friday at the Benton County Museum in Philomath. Curators say the exhibit shows the history of fashion, gender roles, and social norms, by displaying … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. — Parents have always had to pay to enroll their children in a full-day kindergarten program in Philomath, but starting this fall, all kindergartners will be able to enroll for free. The state owes the district $300,000 from the previous fiscal year, a fund from which the district will use $185,000 to fund the full-day kindergarten program. … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. — Monday was a special day for the family of fallen Philomath soldier Army Specialist Cody Patterson. Patterson was 24 years old when he was killed in Afghanistan in October. On Monday, as part of the 16th annual Benton County Veterans Memorial at the National Guard Armory, Patterson’s family unveiled his name on the … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – Benton County Sheriff’s deputies continue to investigate a fatal motorcycle crash on Decker Road Sunday. Deputies say around 3:16 p.m. Richard Lee Miller, 60, of Philomath, was driving southbound on Decker Road, near Ervin Road, when he lost control of his motorcycle while negotiating a curve. The motorcycle drove off the road … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – The Philomath Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying the person who robbed a convenience store at gunpoint Tuesday night. Police say a man, who they believe to be between the ages of 25-30, fired a shot inside the Philomath Market Outlet on Main Street in Philomath Tuesday night just … Continue reading »
PHILOMATH, Ore. – The Philomath School District is discussing the possibility of offering a free full-day kindergarten program next year if parents want it. Last week, the Corvallis School District decided to offer full-day kindergarten at all of its elementary schools without charging tuition. Philomath Superintendent Dan Forbess says he is worried parents may transfer … Continue reading »
For the January 31 edition of the Roundball Wrap, see highlights from 13 games, including a very special RBW Game of the Night between Luke Jackson’s Northwest Christian and Oregon Tech as OIT head coach Danny Miles went for career win No. 1,000. Jake Zivin and Erik Elken also have a dozen prep highlights plus … Continue reading »