Flooding on Chapel Drive

Flood warning extended; roads at Philomath impacted

The National Weather Service’s flood warning for the Marys River near Philomath has been extended through Thursday morning. As of 9 a.m. Wednesday, the Marys...
Flooding near Marys River

Flood warning issued for Marys River

The National Weather Service issued a flood warning on Tuesday evening for the Marys River near Philomath. The warning is expected to remain through...
Philomath City Hall

Philomath Citizens’ Academy going virtual this time around

Day-to-day life often creates challenges for small-town residents to get involved in the community. City government can seem intimidating at times with discussions on...
Christmas tree on curb

Free Christmas tree pickup available next 3 Thursdays

Republic Services will provide curbside pickup of Christmas trees at no extra charge to customers on the next three regular service days — Dec....
Christmas carolers on horseback

Carolers on horseback bring Christmas cheer

Finishing up their rendition of “Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer” in front of a home on Newton Street Wednesday afternoon, a resident called out from...
Food preparation in College United Methodist Church’s kitchen

Church volunteers continue effort to serve hot meals

On one end of a long, rectangular metal food prep area late Tuesday afternoon, Tom Plant slices pork tenderloin and Larry Sleeman cuts into...
Timber Joey

A Christmas message from Timber Joey to the Philomath community

Brought to you through the efforts of Philomath Mayor Eric Niemann https://youtu.be/BKbpZgYahVA
South 13th Street view

Marys River reaches flood stage Sunday night

The Marys River near Philomath reached flood stage at 8:30 p.m. Sunday and crested at 20.37 feet overnight, according to reported observations from the...
Jacoby and Julian Jones with Grand Ronde flag

Tribal flags donated to city featured at council meeting

Flag donations to the city of Philomath from the Confederated Tribes of Grand Ronde and the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians took center stage...
Chamber PPE distribution site

Philomath chamber distributes PPE

When Philomath Area Chamber of Commerce director Shelley Niemann arrived at her office Friday before noon to set up a table for distributing free...
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