• O&C Counties seek summary judgment in BLM lawsuit
    The Association of O&C Counties on Tuesday filed a summary judgment memorandum in U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., asking the court to rule on whether the Bureau of Land Management’s resource management plan lives up to a decades-old contract…
  • Thursday weather: Air stagnation advisory slated to expire
    The air stagnation advisory issued last week by the National Weather Service is scheduled to be lifted at 2 p.m. Thursday, as temperatures rise above freezing and rain re-enters the forecast for Friday.
  • Cover crops offer farmers organic path to healthier soils
    LEBANON — Modern day farmers are recognizing the wisdom of their forefathers, who decades ago understood the value of planting cover crops to reduce erosion and increase the tilth of their soils.
  • Students score field trip
    Fill Gill Coliseum with some 8,280 people, mostly schoolchildren from as far away as Hillsboro. Add a basketball game featuring the Oregon State University women's team putting on a high-scoring display.
  • Barte Starker, member of prominent timber family, dies at 67
    Barte Starker spent his professional career growing timber for his family business, but the people who knew him best said he quietly devoted much of his personal time to helping his industry and his community thrive.
  • Deputies seek suspect in life-threatening hit and run
    MILLERSBURG — Linn County Sheriff Office detectives are seeking a suspect after a woman was found early Tuesday morning with life-threatening injuries on the side of Old Salem road near ATI Specialty Alloys & Components.
  • Albany firefighters battle two blazes in one night
    The Albany Fire Department on Tuesday night responded to two fires within 10 minutes, deploying 20 firefighters and pulling resources from three other agencies, according to Safety Division Chief Chris Labelle.
  • Victim in nail salon attack dies; suspect charged with murder
    An Albany man has been charged with murder after the man he allegedly attacked inside a Corvallis nail salon died Tuesday evening, according to prosecutors.