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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

City Hall

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


  RISING PRICESĀ 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?


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