• Bill Browder Calls Out Gabbard's Tie to Russia Lobbyist
    While Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, D-Hawaii, strikes back at the media and Hillary Clinton's claims she is a Russian asset, the hedge-fund manager who lobbied for the Magnitsky Act to punish Russian corruption reminds who her campaign had hired.Bill Browder tweeted Sunday...
  • Amash: Trump Using Troops Like 'Mercenaries' In Middle East
    President Donald Trump is using American troops like "paid mercenaries" in the Middle East, Rep. Justin Amash, I-Mich., charged Sunday.In an interview on NBC News' "Meet The Press," Amash, who has been a frequent GOP critic of Trump, said "It's pretty clear he's not...
  • Trump Wanted to Put on 'Best Show' With G-7 Doral, Mulvaney Says
    Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said President Donald Trump made the "right decision" to reverse course and not hold next year's G-7 summit at his Florida golf resort.Trump had been taken aback at the amount of criticism about holding the event at one...
  • Mulvaney Refutes Quid Pro Quo Remarks: 'Never Said It' Because 'It Wasn't'
    Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday insisted "there was never a quid pro quo" in a call between President Donald Trump and Ukraine's president - and that his controversial news conference remarks...
  • Breach of contract lawsuit timeline
    1930s to 1960s: The state of Oregon takes over the management of thousands of acres of cut-over timberlands in 15 counties around the state. Private landowners were turning the lands back to the counties instead of paying taxes, as it…
  • $1.4B breach of contract lawsuit starts Thursday
    It's been nearly four years since Linn County and 150 other counties and taxing districts filed a $1.4 billion breach-of-contract lawsuit against the state of Oregon and the Oregon Department of Forestry.
  • Republican Women to hear WWII memories
    "Memories of World War II" is the theme of the Monday, Oct. 28 meeting of the Benton County Republican Women.
  • Random Review: Book on Flint water to be discussed
    "What the Eyes Don’t See: A Story of Crisis, Resistance and Hope in an American City" by Mona Hanna-Attisha will be reviewed by Molly Kile, Associate Professor in the OSU College of Public Health and Human Sciences, at noon Wednesday…
  • Walk raises $80,000 for fight against Alzheimer’s
    More than 570 people took part Saturday morning in the Walk to End Alzheimer's, held at Timber Linn Memorial Park in Albany.
  • CORRECTION (Oct. 20)
    MISSPELLED NAME: Due to an editing error, new Albany Fire Chief Shane Wooton's name was misspelled throughout an A1 story in Saturday's editions of the Albany Democrat-Herald and Corvallis Gazette-Times. Mid-Valley Media regrets the error.
  • Shane Wooton settles in as Albany's fire chief
    Shane Wooton was bitten by the bug at Linn-Benton Community College.
  • Weekend weather: Wet and windy, with highs in the 50s
    Forecasters say the mid-valley can expect a wet and windy weekend, with gusts up to 33 mph possible on Saturday. Highs Saturday and Sunday should be up in the upper 50s; lows Saturday night around 46.