Corvallis Up For $5M Energy Prize

CORVALLIS, Ore. —  Five million dollars is how much is at stake. Corvallis, one of 50 communities in the nation, is competing for a Georgetown University Energy Prize to continue promoting energy conservation. And if Corvallis were to win, residents in the community could also win some of the big prize money. Energize Corvallis, a … Continue reading »

HWY 99 Open After Fatal Corvallis Crash

CORVALLIS, Ore. (KEZI) — Highway 99 West has re-opened after a fatal car crash involving a pedestrian. Corvallis Police say the crash happened just before 6:00 pm Sunday night between NE Circle Blvd. and NW Buchanan Ave. Police say a vehicle hit a pedestrian. When officers arrived on scene, they say the pedestrian was dead, and … Continue reading »

Oregonians Respond to Paris Attack

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Wednesday was a day of tragedy not only for France, but also for those living in the Willamette Valley. Astonishment, fear, and sorrow are just several ways to describe how many are feeling after the attack in Paris at Charlie Hebdo. And that includes Oregon State University French Instructor Armelle Denis, who … Continue reading »

Plumber Arrested for Invasion of Privacy

CORVALLIS, Ore. — Police are looking for more possible victims after an Albany plumber was accused of secretly filming customers in the shower. James Bartholomeusz, 39, owns Ace Rooter Services, which serves Albany, Corvallis and Salem. He’s facing charges of burglary and invasion of personal privacy. Investigators say he recorded video of a client in … Continue reading »

OSU Basketball Player Collapses

CORVALLIS, Ore — An Oregon State University basketball player is in critical condition after collapsing during a Tuesday morning practice.  Chai Baker fell to the ground from what the university is calling a “cardiac related medical incident”. Officials also say that Baker had to be revived by a member of the university’s training staff who … Continue reading »

AAA Legion State Tournament, Day 3

GRANTS PASS, Ore. – A Josh Berman 2-run home run off the foul pole gave the Medford Mustangs a 2-run lead over the Corvallis Gerding Builders in the third round of the AAA Legion State Tournament on Friday, and Medford went on to win 4-2. The win left Medford as the only unbeaten remaining at … Continue reading »

Corvallis Tax Credit

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Tax credits could be on the way for some Corvallis companies if they do business online. The Corvallis-Benton County Economic Development Office is applying to be considered an “electronic commerce zone.” If the application is approved,  businesses in the enterprise zone selling goods online could get state income tax credit. The office says … Continue reading »

RAIN Program To Help Startups

EUGENE, Ore. — Governor Kitzhaber will be in Eugene Wednesday to sign a Declaration of Cooperation in support of a program that will help entrepreneurs get companies off the ground. It’s called the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network, also known as RAIN. The City of Eugene will launch it Wednesday at the Eugene Chamber of Commerce. … Continue reading »

Oregon State Ace Arrested

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The star pitcher of the Beavers baseball team, Ben Wetzler, was arrested early Saturday morning. He’s since been released. Corvallis police arrested the 22-year-old Oregon State University Senior on charges of criminal mischief in the second degree and criminal trespassing in the first degree. He’s scheduled to appear in court on June … Continue reading »

Beavers Bowl Over Bruins on Super Sunday

Oregon State head coach Craig Robinson: Oregon State guard Hallice Cooke, forwards Angus Brandt and Eric Moreland: Courtesy: OSU Sports Information CORVALLIS, Ore. – Hallice Cooke scored a career-high 20 points and Eric Moreland added a double-double with 11 points and 14 rebounds as Oregon State took down UCLA, 71-67, on Sunday afternoon at Gill … Continue reading »

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