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During Oregon State University’s seventh round of COVID-19 sampling throughout Corvallis—TRACE volunteers found evidence of the virus at similar levels seen at the start of the pandemic. 

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People in Eugene and Corvallis were among those reacting to Tuesday's verdicts in the trial of Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was found guilty of murdering George Floyd. 


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Results of the latest round of COVID-19 prevalence testing in Corvallis show the highest levels there since the project began nearly a year ago.


Oregon State University

Spring break will mean an increase in coronavirus tests for Oregon State University students.


Oregon State University

Restaurants in Benton County are preparing to open their doors to in-person dining this Friday for the first time since last fall.


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Some students in the Corvallis School District will have the opportunity to return to the classroom starting next week.


Oregon State University

Students graduating from Oregon State University this spring won’t receive their diplomas in person. OSU announced that this year’s commencement ceremonies will be held virtually due to the pandemic.


Oregon State Athletics

The football stadium used by the Oregon State Beavers will host a mass vaccination event next week.


Benton County

Benton County has appointed an interim sheriff to fill the remainder of Sheriff Scott Jackson’s current term.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

More Oregon hospitals are getting their first shipments of vaccines meant to protect against the coronavirus.

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Enrollment is up this fall at Oregon State University, but the number of students at its main campus in Corvallis is down.

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Benton County was added to Oregon’s coronavirus watch list Friday.

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With the fall term now underway at Oregon State University, the school is moving ahead with a plan for weekly random testing of students, faculty and staff.

Oregon State University

The unhealthy air blanketing much of Oregon has caused Oregon State University to postpone the latest round of its door-to-door coronavirus testing.

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For the Democratic National Convention this week, delegates including those from Oregon will be watching from home.

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A Corvallis state lawmaker has called on Oregon State University to keep its dorms closed this fall and to encourage students to stay away from campus.

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Hundreds of people rallied in support of the Black Lives Matter movement in Corvallis Saturday.

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The Oregon Department of Transportation is seeking public input this month on the impact to historic sites surrounding a bridge it wants to replace in Corvallis.

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Students in the Corvallis School District will take classes remotely for the first six weeks of the school year.

The Corvallis School Board is considering a proposal to change the name of three schools that are named for presidents with racist views.

Fans of a Willamette Valley mead maker that went out of business last year are celebrating after the company’s products are available again.

Corvallis-Albany Farmers' Markets

Some Oregon farmers markets have a new option for prople who want fresh, local produce but also want to minimize their possible exposure to the coronavirus.

Oregon State Police

The Superintendent of the Oregon State Police is criticizing the actions of several troopers who refused to wear face coverings at a Corvallis coffee shop.

Chris Lehman / KLCC

With traditional graduation ceremonies postponed or canceled due to the coronavirus this year, some Oregon school districts are honoring their graduates in other ways.

Oregon State University

People in Bend could discover someone knocking on their door this weekend offering them a coronavirus test.

City of Corvallis

While parts of Oregon have now entered phase one of the coronavirus re-opening plan, it doesn’t mean local government services are back to normal.

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Small businesses in Benton County have a week to apply for a new emergency loan fund.

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library

Book-lovers in the Corvallis area are once again able to check out books from the library. That’s because of a new home delivery service being offered.


State Senator Sara Gelser of Corvallis told area business leaders on a video conference call Tuesday to expect a slow return to normalcy.

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School districts across the country are joining a movement to support graduating seniors by turning on their athletic field lights at 8:20 in the evening.