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News in Linn County, Oregon

Datebook (Jan. 26)
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 06:45:00 -0800

Monday: “Social Media for Business,” 6 p.m. four Mondays, Linn-Benton Community College Benton Center, 757 N.W. Polk Ave., Corvallis. Cost: $59. Registration: 541-757-8944, corvallis@linnbenton.edu or www.linnbenton.edu.

Commissioners, staff honored for veterans' home efforts
Thu, 22 Jan 2015 06:00:00 -0800

The Oregon Department of Veterans Affairs will present information about the new Edward C. Allworth Veterans’ Home during a March conference in Washington D.C., project construction manager John Osborn told the Linn County Board of Commissioners on Wednesday.

County unemployment rates fall in December
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:04:00 -0800

Linn County’s raw December unemployment numbers were lower than a month earlier, dropping from 8.2 percent to 7.7 percent.

Local man graduates from basic corrections course
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 15:26:55 -0800

Nicholas Vinson with the Linn County Sheriff's Office along with several others will graduate at the Basic Corrections Local #BCL017 Graduation at 11 a.m. Friday, Jan. 30, at the Oregon Public…

Ghosts of Plainview
Sun, 28 Dec 2014 12:42:38 -0800

Note: I adapted the following from my manuscript, “Ghosts of Plainview: Hard Times in Linn County, Oregon (1922-23),” which covers events surrounding the deaths of county sheriff Charles M. Ke…

Nyquist to again lead board of commissioners; looks at '15 issues
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 06:26:39 -0800

Roger Nyquist begins his 15th year on the Linn County Board of Commissioners facing continued budget constraints and the possibility that the state Legislature may try to impose new restrictio…

Double Fatal Crash on Hwy 34
Fri, 02 Jan 2015 00:15:27 -0800

LINN COUNTY, Ore — Oregon State Police is investigating a crash that killed two people Thursday on Highway 34 in Linn County. Troopers say the driver of a 1994 Chevy Camaro crossed the center line and smashed into a car coming the direction. It was a head-on collision. Both of the drivers died. Emergency crews … Continue reading »

Benton jobless rate holds steady
Mon, 26 Jan 2015 13:01:00 -0800

Benton County’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was flat last month at 5.4 percent, unchanged from November’s revised rate, according to the latest data from the Oregon Employment Department.

Officials urge shots as flu season gathers steam
Wed, 14 Jan 2015 06:27:28 -0800

Although there hasn't been a widespread outbreak of the flu in Linn County, the Centers for Disease Control this week has declared that flu season has begun throughout most of the United States.

RSVP brings medical equipment program to mid-valley
Wed, 07 Jan 2015 18:26:33 -0800

Senior and disabled persons from Linn and Benton counties have started to benefit from a program that began five years ago in Lincoln County.