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Middle, high school students transition to hybrid learning

Sitting on fold-up chairs in the high school parking lot, a group of Philomath students enjoy getting together for “Coffee Tuesday” — an opportunity...
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Local students make winter term honor roll at OSU

Oregon State University released on Tuesday the names of students who made the Scholastic Honor Roll for the completed winter term. The list includes...
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Death Notice: Sylvia P. Sprouse (1926-2021)

Sylvia Pauline SprouseApril 30, 1926 - April 3, 2021 Sylvia P. Sprouse, 94, of Philomath, died April 3, 2021, at her home. A private burial...
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Fire crews extinguish backyard burn gone bad

Philomath Fire & Rescue extinguished a backyard burn gone bad on Friday afternoon at a Green Street residence. Capt. Rich Saalsaa said a resident on...
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Law Enforcement Report: March 26-April 1, 2021

Editor’s note: The Law Enforcement report is based on information submitted by the Philomath Police Department in addition to activity logs published by the...
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Fire & Rescue Calls: March 26-April 1, 2021

Editor’s note: This log is based on information submitted to the newspaper by Philomath Fire & Rescue. Locations are approximate. Following is a rundown...
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Obituary: William “Bill” Smith (1933-2021)

William Edwin “Bill” SmithAug. 29, 1933 - April 2, 2021 Dad was born in Post Falls, Idaho to Fred Barry Smith and Mary Campbell Ness....
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Police provide details leading up to shooting; Philomath man identified

The video contains graphic images and language. Viewer discretion is advised. A 32-year-old Philomath man killed by police Saturday while making threats and wielding a...
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Officer-involved shooting in Corvallis leaves Philomath man dead

An officer-involved shooting at a Corvallis motel Saturday left a 32-year-old Philomath man dead, according to a press release issued by the Corvallis Police...
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Frolic & Rodeo queen Jaymie Belcher returns for 2nd calendar year

Growing up in a rural setting, Philomath Frolic & Rodeo queen Jaymie Belcher had the opportunity to grow up around horses. “I know we got...
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