Two failing wooden bridges in southeast Benton County will be closed to some vehicles until funding can be found to replace them with concrete structures.
The Benton County Board of Commissioners signed off on the next round of restoration work at the Jackson-Frazier Wetland — assuming a state grant application is approved.
Here is a look at Benton County public meetings set for the coming days:
Benton County will kick off a top-to-bottom assessment of the local criminal justice system with a community meeting later this month.
Benton County Sheriff’s Office detectives arrested 10 men this week for allegedly responding to an online advertisement created by law enforcement inviting people to pay to have sex with a woman.
A fourth Democrat has filed to run in the May 15 primary for the Position 1 seat on the Benton County Board of Commissioners, and at least one unaffiliated candidate is waiting in the wings to contend for the post in the general election.
Budget manager Pat Cochran had some good news and some bad news for the Benton County Board of Commissioners on Tuesday morning.
CORVALLIS, Ore. — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office participated in extra DUII saturation patrol and enforcement during Halloween weekend. Deputies arrested three people for DUII, cited three people for minor in possession-alcohol, two for possession of a controlled substance, and numerous citations for various violations. Deputies also responded four traffic crashes with two involving injuries. … Continue reading »
NEAR ALSEA, Ore. — An elderly man is safe after spending the night, trapped in his crashed car which was hidden about 90-feet off of Highway 34. 80-year-old Jon Culton of Waldport was reported missing Wednesday. He didn’t show up for his Corvallis doctor’s appointment. On his way, something happened. His car ended up on … Continue reading »
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Benton County purchased 17.7 miles of an unused rail line that runs from South Corvallis to the Monroe area, then west towards Hull-Oakes Lumber. The county’s goal in purchasing the corridor was to preserve the right-of-way for future public benefit, but it needs input from the community to determine what it should be … Continue reading »