• Philomath grad starts Corvallis law firm
    On cold and dark winter nights, many residents might want to curl up with a good book in bed or in front of a roaring fireplace.
  • Lebanon Japanese gardens featured in new book
    LEBANON – The Japanese-style gardens on the Samaritan Health Services campuses in Lebanon have received a prominent write-up in a new book, “Visionary Landscapes.”
  • Shop with a Cop spurs random acts of kindness
    There were 50 kids and 22 law enforcement officers at Walmart in Albany Saturday morning. All of them were there to shop as part of the 22nd Shop with a Cop event, a program that pairs kids from less-than fortunate…
  • Long-term employee to lead century-old timber company
    SWEET HOME — Representatives of the 100-year-old Hill Family Trust based in Minneapolis, Minnesota, didn’t have to look far when it came time to select a new president of Cascade Timber Consulting, which manages the family’s 145,000 acres of timberland…
  • Monday weather: Mainly cloudy, with highs around 49
    Forecasters expect Monday in the mid-valley to be mostly cloudy, with highs around 49. There's a chance of rain after midnight, with lows falling to around 40. Tuesday is shaping up as a rainy, windy day.
  • Business Calendar (Dec. 18)
    Tuesday: Free notary public educational seminar, 9 a.m. to noon, Madison Avenue Meeting Room, 500 SW Madison Ave., Corvallis. The information presented will cover the rules, regulations and best practices for Oregon Notaries Public. Topics will include how to properly…
  • Sweet Home, Jefferson move forward on bond plans
    Voters in the Sweet Home and Jefferson school districts also passed construction/renovation bond measures in May for work in their districts.
  • Healthy Living: Supporting good mental health during the holidays
    It’s usually not a surprise when someone says that the holidays are a difficult time for many people. The pressure we experience to be happy, shop until we drop, decorate our homes, bake goodies and more, all makes it hard…