Graphic showing results of School Board election

Dealy wins seat on Philomath School Board in only contested race

Unless a late count completely turns around early results out of the Benton County Elections Office on Tuesday night, longtime Philomath teacher Joe Dealy will be joining Rick Wells and Erin Gudge as the newest three members of the School Board.
Downtown Philomath

Planning Commission to hold public hearing on economic opportunities analysis

The Philomath Planning Commission plans to meet at 6 p.m. Monday to hold a public hearing on an economic opportunities analysis report that is proposed to become a support document for future updates to the city’s comprehensive plan.
Philomath City Hall

Planning Commission applications accepted until June 1

The Philomath City Council continues to accept applications to fill a vacant position on the Planning Commission but the deadline to be considered for the seat is coming up on June 1.
RV park

City’s discussion on proposed RV park code changes to continue

During the May 10 council meeting, a public hearing on proposed code amendments did not attract any citizen testimony, but there was plenty of discussion among the councilors themselves as they faced a motion to approve the changes
Lupine Meadows tour

Lupine Meadows: Protected for the future

City officials go on a tour of Lupine Meadows, protected as a property of the Greenbelt Land Trust.
Philomath City Hall

Four public hearings on agenda for Monday’s council meeting

The Philomath City Council plans to meet on Monday virtually with a work session at 5:30 p.m. followed by the regular meeting at 7 p.m.
Hydrant flushing

City to begin hydrant flushing on May 10

Philomath Public Works is scheduled to begin cleaning the city’s water system next week with that work expected to run from May 10 until...
Philomath Public Works building

North 12th repairs, Millpond methane, reimbursement districts on Public Works Committee meeting agenda

The Philomath Public Works Committee plans to meet virtually at 3 p.m. Thursday with an agenda that includes discussions on North 12th Street repairs,...
Philomath School Board Position 3 candidates

School Board candidate Q-and-A: Joe Dealy, Brittany Kennedy, Abigail Kurfman (Position 3)

Following is a Q-and-A conducted with Joe Dealy, Brittany Kennedy and Abigail Kurfman, candidates for the Philomath School Board’s Position 3 seat. Q: What is...
Philomath School Board Position 1 candidate

School Board candidate Q-and-A: Rick Wells (Position 1)

Following is a Q-and-A conducted with Rick Wells, candidate for the Philomath School Board’s Position 1 seat. Wells is running unopposed. Q: What is your...
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