• New Pilates studio opens up in downtown Corvallis
    Sometimes frustration over the lack of a product or service can lead to a new business venture.
  • BoMack's expands into Costco
    BoMack’s BBQ Express and bottling kitchen has had its sauce in Costco stores in Albany and Eugene for three weeks, and Kendra Knebel, whose family owns and operates the Albany barbecue joint and catering operation, is thrilled.
  • Business Calendar (May 22)
    Today: Albany McDonald's hiring day, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Phoenix Inn Suites, 3410 Spicer Drive SE. Friendly, customer-oriented team members are needed for all shifts. The starting wage is $9.75. Applicants must have a food handler's card. McDonald's offers…
  • Monday weather: Unseasonably hot weather continues
    Unseasonably hot weather will continue throughout the mid-valley on Monday, and forecasters at the National Weather Service office in Portland are urging caution with the heat.
  • Summer of the eclipse
    Jim Todd was a high school senior in Lake Oswego on Feb. 26, 1979, the last time a total solar eclipse was visible in Oregon, but he vividly remembers that day.
  • Sunday weather: Settle in for a hot spell
    Hot weather will result in afternoon temperatures peaking in the upper 80s to low 90s Sunday through Tuesday. so the National Weather Service is urging people to take precautions during the hot spell.
  • Council to hear pitch on yard debris pick up, consider some road improvements
    The Albany City Council tonight will hear a proposal from Republic Services to offer weekly yard debris collection to customers. It's not the first attempt by the company to increase the frequency of such collections, which would allow them to…
  • APD grades cars for theft proofing
    Some drivers around Albany in the past week may have returned to their cars to discover a card under their wiper blade, courtesy of the Albany Police Department. It's not a ticket, and it says as much on the card.…