FOOD & DRINK
Indie rock-pop group to play Sunday for Music in the Park
Music in the Park’s first weekend concert of the season is scheduled for 6 p.m. Sunday at Philomath City Park with a performance by Analogue Maps. The concerts are staged in the Randy Kugler Community Hall and gazebo area. Those attending are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets to sit on. Mud Oven Pizza will be on site for concessions.
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Exploring Corvallis Forest: A Guided Tour of the City's Drinking Water Source
The Corvallis Forest, which provides 30% of the City's drinking water, is offering a guided tour on June 14, 2023, departing from Corvallis City Hall at 4:30 p.m. The tour is expected to last three hours and will focus on forest management, showcasing various aspects of the City's management activities.
25-pound snapping turtle found in Oregon
HARRISBURG Ore. (KPTV) - Wildlife officials captured a 25-lb snapping turtle found wandering through a Harrisburg pasture on Apr. 28. The invasive species, which wildlife officials say poses a threat to native fish and wildlife habitats, “not to mention human hands and feet,” was a product of illegal turtle trafficking.
Philomath Farmers’ Market begins 21-week run this Sunday
The Philomath Farmers’ Market will begin its 21-week run this coming Sunday and those who have been routine patrons of the local shopping opportunity should notice the presence of more vendors — and that includes more local farmers. Walk into the market area from the west and you’ll...
Photos: 44th Annual Klatowa Ina Powwow thunders with competition
Pounding drums thundered through Oregon State University’s Gill Coliseum Saturday, for the 44th Annual Klatowa Ina Competition Powwow. The show included hundreds of Indigenous performers and singers in regalia. The event, presented by the Native American Student Association and Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws in collaboration with the Division of...
The art of deception: APASU’s Culture Shock 2023 is coming soon
“It’s a great platform for anyone and everybody to come and express themselves and show off their talents,” said Darin Villeza, the upcoming co-coordinator and last year’s MC for Culture Shock, put on by the Asian and Pacific American Student Union. Culture Shock is back this year...
OSU Extension: May Garden Calendar
Produced by OSU Extension, each month provides reminders of key garden chores, such as fertilizing, pest control, planting and maintenance. Planning Prepare and prime your irrigation system for summer.Use a soil thermometer to help you know when to plant vegetables. Wait until the soil is consistently above 70 degrees to plant tomatoes, squash, melons, peppers and eggplant.Place pheromone traps in apple trees to detect the presence of codling moths. Then,...
Warm Springs Elder’s new OSU Press book explores Celilo Falls’ destruction from a child’s perspective
CORVALLIS, Ore. (KTVZ) – In 1957, Celilo Falls, a fishery that was pivotal to the lives of many Native Americans along the Columbia River, was lost when it was flooded and destroyed by the construction of The Dalles Dam. A new children’s book by Warm Springs Elder Linda Meanus...
Goat yoga: A unique, animal-assisted therapy experience
It became a quick sensation. Rewarding poses, the stretching of tired muscles in the sun, breathing in and out, all while some playful goats come up to your mat to snuggle or jump on your back during the downward dog position. Yoga but with goats. Goat yoga. Goat yoga was...
Salmon bake returns Friday alongside 44th annual Klatowa Ina competition
The Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws cultural center is celebrating the spring salmon run with a salmon bake on May 19, which will be followed by the 44th annual Klatowa Ina Competition Pow-Wow on May 20. The salmon bake will be residing at the Kaku-Ixt Mana Ina Haws center from 12...
At Albany’s Lehigh Park, changes in store
A reader in the Lehigh Neighborhood was intrigued by an online poll about changes the Albany Parks Department has in mind for the playground in the neighborhood park. “Interesting,” her email to me said. “THEY have it planned but asking for input. We are a mostly senior neighborhood.”
Newest local creperie, Violette, debuts
Violette, a local creperie owned by Chris Bigej and Oregon State University student, Zeva Rosenbaum, recently had its grand opening at Tallman Brewing, a food pod in Lebanon, Ore. The couple decided to open up a food truck earlier this year, as it has been something that the two of...
West Salem sweeps state high school music championships
High school bands and orchestras from around Oregon competed recently in the 2023 Oregon State Activities Association state music championships, held at Oregon State University in Corvallis. West Salem High School swept the competition, placing first in band, string orchestra and full orchestra. ...
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