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PYAC still accepting registrations for fall sports

The Philomath Youth Activities Club is still accepting applications for its fall sports programs, which include volleyball (grades 4-8), tackle football (grades 5-8) and...
Smoke in the air over Paisley

Local firefighters join summer battle against wildfires

Philomath Fire & Rescue's Rich Saalsaa describes his deployment to nation's largest wildfire In the middle of a presentation to a group of folks in...
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Wine walkers to take over downtown Philomath on July 31

Willamette Valley’s wine experts know a lot about the perfect pairings and folks on wine-tasting tours occasionally bring cheese or chocolate. But for organizers...
Oregon State Capitol building

Rayfield to hold community coffee event Aug. 7 in Philomath

State Rep. Dan Rayfield will host community coffee events on July 24 in Corvallis and Aug. 7 in Philomath to discuss outcomes of the...
Gary Cox

Coach Cox at Philomath: ‘He’s a legend around here’

The late Gary Cox and his impact on Philomath Strike up a conversation about Gary Cox and a common theme starts to present itself —...
Lions Club at Frolic

Lions Club’s Garage Sale coming Friday, Saturday

The Philomath Lions Club Garage Sale will run from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Friday, July 23 and Saturday, July 24 at the rodeo grounds. The...
Marys River

City manager: No concerns about water availability this summer

Philomath and the surrounding area hasn’t seen any measurable rain in quite some time and based on weather forecasts, it appears that the drought...
COVID-19 vaccinnation

COVID-19 vaccination event coming July 27 to Philomath

A COVID-19 vaccination event is coming to Philomath on Tuesday, July 27, the Benton County Health Department announced. All individuals ages 12 and older are...
Road work ahead sign

Highway 34 west of Alsea to close for bridge work Sept. 10-12

Editor's Note: This story had reported the work dates as July 23-26, but ODOT has now rescheduled the project to Sept. 10-12. Motorists who need...
Home under construction

Benton Habitat plans annual event on Aug. 5

Benton Habitat for Humanity invites the community to participate in its annual Hope Builder fundraiser on Thursday, Aug. 5, the organization announced. Benton Habitat...
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