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Now, in minor crimes, ‘we can’t hold them’

Maybe it wasn’t what Democrats in the legislature had in mind, but the effect of a new law they passed as Senate Bill 48 is that there’s not much law enforcement can do about minor crimes such as shoplifting or trespassing. That’s the gist of what municipal court...
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Four Oregon players land on Bruce Feldman's "freaks" list

On Wednesday, Bruce Feldman of The Athletic released his list of the top-100 “freaks” in college football and the Oregon Ducks were well-represented. Oregon, Michigan, and Wisconsin were the only programs to land four players on the list, which as Feldman says, is intended “to spotlight the players who generate buzz inside their programs by displaying the unique physical abilities that wow even those who observe gifted athletes every day.”

Everything Dan Lanning said following Oregon's fifth fall practice

Dan Lanning took the stage after Oregon's fifth practice of fall camp, going through details from practice along with injury news. Here is a complete transcript from Lanning's press conference. Sign up for the FREE newsletter and get all your Oregon news sent directly to your e-mail inbox daily.

Man Riding in Semi Injured in Wreck on I-5 in Thurston County

A 49-year-old Corvallis, Oregon man was injured in a wreck on northbound I-5 in Thurston County Monday morning, according to Washington State Patrol. And a 29-year-old Tigard, Oregon woman, suspected of driving under the influence, now faces a possible vehicular assault charge, troopers say. About 11:40 a.m. Monday, the Oregon...

Best Bar/Brew Pub

Sunriver Brewing Co. has won a “Best Of” category in the Source every year since the brewery’s inception in 2012. Along with being one of the most award-winning breweries from the area nationally, there is also a delicious menu that has developed alongside the quality of the beer. The brewery has opened two pubs in Bend and one in Eugene, along with its flagship pub in Sunriver. Being able to grow during a pandemic speaks to the quality of the brewery and shows that it doesn’t plan on going anywhere anytime soon.

New night club aimed at students sobering up before heading home

EUGENE, Ore. -- Eugene residents Mark Rogers and Brittny Fergason saw a different vision for their new nightclub in the University District, one without alcohol. "Our thought process is to provide a safe place for the students and student-athletes to come and hang out," Rogers said. Starting at 8 p.m....

A slimmed-down Taki Taimani ready to contribute this fall

Following practice on Tuesday, Oregon defensive lineman Taki Taimani, a Washington transfer, said he’s settled in nicely so far in Eugene. “I love it here,” Taimani said. “I love the players here, I love the coaches here, and I especially love the strength staff here.”. In his...

Returning starting OL Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu expected back at practice soon

Two recently absent Ducks are dealing with injuries, head coach Dan Lanning shared with media following Tuesday's practice. Offensive lineman Malaesala Aumavae-Laulu and defensive lineman Maceal Afaese each missed Monday and Tuesday's practices for undisclosed reasons. According to Lanning, Aumavae-Laulu, a senior and projected starter, will be back at practice sooner than his younger teammate.

Inside look at Reser Stadium’s $161 million project

CORVALLIS Ore. (KPTV) – Seven months since 200 lbs. of explosives took down half of Reser Stadium, FOX 12 is getting a look inside the $161 million project. Reser Stadium began their new look in January. Months later, the west side is coming into frame including a new visitors locker room, new seating, a new press box and a brand new concourse they’re calling “Beaver Street.”

Around the Mid-Willamette Valley (Aug. 10)

Edible Garden Tour, 5 to 8 p.m., South Corvallis. Free, self-guided tour of five gardens in South Corvallis featuring a variety of edibles. All five are within a few blocks of each other: 1465 SE Alexander Ave., 645 SE Alexander Ave., 465 SE Bridgeway Ave., 225 SE Mayberry Ave. (Note: This site will open at 6 p.m.); and 470 SE Viewmont Ave. Walker- and bicyclist-friendly. Participants are welcome to begin their tour at any of the above sites and to determine the order in which they visit the gardens. Host gardeners will be on hand to talk to participants about their gardens and to answer questions. Additional tour features include a drawing for $50 gift certificates to local nurseries; copies of the 2022 Corvallis Garden Resource Guide available from docents at each site; and food vendors at the 1465 SE Alexander Ave. site for those who want to purchase a bite to eat. Information: 541-230-1237, or

Oregon Football lands respectable position in first 2022 Coaches Poll

Oregon Football will start the 2022 regular season ranked just outside the top ten of the Coaches Poll, with Utah ranked inside the top ten. It feels like another year, where the Pac-12 Conference is slighted a bit in the first official poll of the year. The usual suspects are at the top with Alabama, Ohio State, and Georgia in the top three.. One to keep an eye on is Notre Dame at five. The Fighting Irish meet Ohio State on September 3rd, an early test for both programs.

Reser Stadium rebuild project in full swing

CORVALLIS, Ore. — The new west side of Reser Stadium is taking shape. Construction workers have been putting in long hours on the job. It's easy to see the progress being made. “i just think it's cool,” said Oregon State University Associate Athletic Director for Facilities and Event Management...