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Daily Journal of Commerce: Corvallis transit agency partners with Philomath

September 18, 2008

POSTED: 04:00 AM PDT Thursday, September 18, 2008 BY DJC STAFF Bucking the trend of city transit agencies reducing service due to rising fuel and service costs, the Corvallis Transit System has announced that it will expand its service beginning Sept. 22. Corvallis city council recently added $180,000 to its transit budget, allowing the transit […]

Gazette Times: Panel kills business fee

September 12, 2008

It’s back to the drawing board for for ‘Prosperity that Fits’ plan funding By Matt Neznanski Gazette-Times reporter Faced with overwhelming opposition to a proposed fee for doing business in town, a committee charged with detailing the fee opted to scrap the plan. Over the past month, business reception for being solely responsible for funding […]

WHAT TYPE OF CORVALLIAN ARE YOU: Claritas’ Market Segmentation site provides insight on Corvallian traits

September 12, 2008

For The South Side (Zip Code 97333) Boomtown Singles Lower-Mid, Younger w/o Kids Affordable housing, abundant entry-level jobs, and a thriving singles scene–all have given rise to the Boomtown Singles segment in fast-growing satellite cities. Younger, single, and working-class, these residents pursue active lifestyles amid sprawling apartment complexes, bars, convenience stores, and laundromats.   Social Group:  City Centers                      The five segments in […]

OregonLive: Vikings: More on the QB situation

September 10, 2008

by Jim Beseda, The Oregonian Wednesday September 10, 2008, 12:11 PM Given a choice between Tygue Howland or Drew Hubel as the starting quarterback, the consensus in the Vikings locker room is that it doesn’t matter. Either one can get the job done. Most of the players seem to agree that both quarterbacks understand the […]

Sports Illustrated: Oregon State lands program-changing recruit Roberto Nelson

September 10, 2008

By George Dohrmann, SI.com   Upon taking the Oregon State men’s basketball job in April, Craig Robinson said he believed his unusual background — he previously worked on Wall Street and is Michelle Obama’s brother — would help him get in the door with some of the nation’s top recruits. “I don’t know if we […]

Daily Journal of Commerce: Corvallis developer seeking funds for housing project

September 9, 2008

POSTED: 04:00 AM PDT Thursday, August 28, 2008 BY DJC STAFF Affordable housing developer Willamette Neighborhood Housing Services is seeking funding from a new low-income housing project in northeast Corvallis. The project, Seavey Meadows, was recently approved by Corvallis City Council. Now the developers must obtain state and federal grant money, a process that will […]