Groundbreaking For New Cancer Center

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Western Oregon will soon be the home to a new facility dedicated to cancer prevention and treatment. Samaritan Health Services is building a $12 million, 24,000 square-foot facility in Corvallis.  On Monday afternoon, about 100 people gathered on site to break ground for the new project. “This will allow our patients to have … Continue reading »

Child Abuse Prevention Month

ALBANY, Ore. — April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month, and a regional nonprofit is asking for the community’s help in taking part. ABC House, a nonprofit that helps child abuse victims in Benton and Linn Counties, is teaming up with various businesses this month to raise awareness. Coastal Farm and Ranch, CoEnergy Propane, Many … Continue reading »

Preventing Fires During the Winter

EUGENE, Ore. — As the weather gets colder, local fire departments are reminding people to be careful when heating their homes. Lane County fire officials said they often times see many fires caused by improper use of space heaters, chimneys, and wood burning stoves. They said at the beginning of winter people need to clean … Continue reading »

Drug Drop Box Coming to OSU

CORVALLIS, Ore. — An anonymous way of disposing drugs is coming to Oregon State University. It was spearheaded by the campus’ Active Minds chapter, an organization that promotes mental health and well-being. Students will be able to drop off leftover prescription drugs, no questions asked. “There has been a few losses here at OSU so … Continue reading »