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Corvallis burglaries up 50 percent

Corvallis burglaries up 50 percent
Corvallis Gazette Times
Corvallis police report that burglaries in the city are up nearly 50 percent over last year, and a police spokesman said the struggling economy likely is part of the reason why. In the first five months of this year, police responded to 78 burglary

Corvallis women awake to find stranger wearing only underwear lying on floor

Corvallis women awake to find stranger wearing only underwear lying on floor
OregonLive.com
By Ian Larson, The Oregonian Two Corvallis women awoke early Friday to an unexpected sight: a tattooed stranger lying on the floor in a bedroom in their home – wearing only his underwear. When the women confronted the man around 5 am, he ran from the

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Art reception to help boy battling illness

Art reception to help boy battling illness
Corvallis Gazette Times
CORVALLIS — Monroe artist Diane Hoff-Rome is holding an “Art for Mathias” reception that will benefit her grandson, who has battled a life-threatening illness since berth. The reception is scheduled for 2 to 4 pm Sunday, June 26, at FireWorks

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OSU part of decade-long look at top of Pacific food chain

Oregon State is part of an unprecedented decade-long study of apex predators in the Pacific Ocean. Results are being published this week in the journal Nature.

Corvallis judge acquits man of rape charge

Corvallis judge acquits man of rape charge
San Antonio Express
CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A man charged with rape and sex abuse was acquitted in a trail before a judge in Corvallis. The Gazette-Times reports 22-year-old Fernando Antonio Gonzalez of Hillsboro had been accused of raping a woman he met at a 2009 party.

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Man arrested on charges of assaulting woman, boy

Man arrested on charges of assaulting woman, boy
Corvallis Gazette Times
An Alsea man was arrested Monday on charges that he assaulted his girlfriend and her 3-year-old son. Lincoln and Benton County deputies arrested Shawn Michael Gregg, 26, at a residence in Waldport on three counts of first-degree criminal mistreatment,

Free meals offered to children during summer

Free meals offered to children during summer
Corvallis Gazette Times
The Corvallis School District is offering free meals this summer to children 18 and younger at specified sites in Corvallis, Philomath and Adair Village. The program is available to all children, regardless of income. All sites will provide lunch,

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Co-op murals honor Corvallis waterways

Co-op murals honor Corvallis waterways
Corvallis Gazette Times
Aja Millison, 15, watches as classmate Ben Merritt, 14, pedals the bicycle water pump to water nearby plants Monday afternoon at the Corvallis First Alternative Co-op's south store. (Jesse Skoubo | Corvallis Gazette-Times) A pair of murals,

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