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CORVALLIS’ FUTURE BUSINESS PROSPECTS, March 12

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The Corvallis business landscape continues to evolve ever faster, as global shifts rearrange whole economic sectors, and we all wonder what future commerce and work will look like, locally. The answers to these questions effect the fabric of our daily … Continued

SOUTH CORVALLIS URBAN RENEWAL VOTE Q&A, Feb. 12

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This March, voters will decide on an Urban Renewal District for South Corvallis – a 30 year plan, with millions of dollars at stake. The plan would affect everything from affordable housing to public safety, and also include commercial development and beautification. … Continued

STATE OF THE CITY LUNCHEON, Jan 8

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Keynote speakers for this year’s State of the City Lunch include Mayor Biff Traber, and School Board Chair Vince Adams. Both these leaders will offer analysis of the past year, each having navigated an array of notably tough issues. Attendees … Continued

HOMELESS SERVICES FORUM, Nov. 13

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  Behind the current headlines, homelessness is a complicated tangle of stories, and a web of area services trying to meet a diversity of needs. Some of the people running these services will be on hand for the next City Club … Continued

THE NEW HATE MOVEMENT IN OREGON, Oct, 23

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Professor Randy Blazak’s extensive research on hate crimes and hate groups, not to mention his regular role as a commentator on everything from NPR to CNN and Al Jazeera, makes his visit to City Club a special event – and … Continued

CANDIDATE DEBATE SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

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Our community is at a crossroads over a broad range of issues, and whoever we elect this year is going to leave marks on our city and county that will likely reach far into the future. Housing and homeless are … Continued

Mayoral Debate Slated, 9/11 at Noon

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This year’s contest for mayor is both a study in contrasts among candidates, and more prescient than usual. Whoever takes the seat will lead during a time of long-term decision concerning homelessness, law enforcement, a proposed urban renewal district for … Continued

The Promise of Cluster Housing

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  RISING PRICES for land and housing have contributed to a shortage of affordable workforce housing in Corvallis. The factors behind this trend include population growth and the availability of developable land. Among the proposed solutions is a style of high-density … Continued

Is Putting a Price on Carbon a Solution to Global Warming?

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When: 7 to 9 pm, Wednesday, May 16 Where: Corvallis-Benton County Public Library, Despite tree planting programs, advances in renewable energy and appeals to use public transportation instead of personal vehicles, carbon continues to accumulate in the atmosphere. While useful … Continued