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Monday, January 24, 2022

Latest data shows Philomath with exceptional graduation rates

The Philomath School District’s graduation rates continue to rank among the state’s best at 89.8%, according to data released Thursday by the Oregon Department...
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Halliday makes special effort to thank School Board members

While distributing certificates of appreciation to Philomath School Board members on Thursday night as a thank you for service to the district, Superintendent of...
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School district, teachers’ union finally agree on contract

Negotiations took several months but the Philomath School District and the Philomath Education Association this week finally reached a two-year contract settlement. Teachers had...
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Philomath Connection riders must provide own face coverings beginning Monday

Philomath Connection and Corvallis Transit System bus riders will need to provide their own face covering beginning this coming Monday, Jan. 24. Face coverings should...
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Citizens interested in serving on the Budget Committee must apply by Jan. 24

The city of Philomath has reopened its search for citizen volunteers to fill two more seats on its Budget Committee. The Philomath City Council during...
Grave marker for Isabella Henkle

Mount Union Stories: Isabella Henkle (1856-1873)

Published as it appeared on Jan. 25, 1873, in the Benton Democrat, Page 2, Column 5. DIED Near Philomath, January 20th, 1873, after a lingering illness...
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Agreements with teachers’ union, KVCS both on School Board’s meeting agenda

A negotiated agreement with the teachers’ union and a charter agreement with Kings Valley Charter School are among the items to be voted on...
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Two crashes in 4 days on Highway 20

A pickup on Sunday morning and a semitruck on Wednesday morning are among the latest crashes on Highway 20, Philomath Fire & Rescue reported. The...
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Federal judge dismisses school masks challenge in The Dalles

Four parents who had sought a court order to end the enforcement of mask mandates in the North Wasco County School District have been...
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Obituary: Kenneth Dean Bodda (1951-2022)

Kenneth Dean BoddaMay 15, 1951 - Jan. 17, 2022 Kenneth Dean Bodda, 70, of Blodgett, Oregon, passed away Jan. 17, 2022 in Corvallis, Oregon. Ken was...
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