Three Things: Important screening, bouncing and the kicker

Once you get through the 4 liters of prep solution, the colonoscopy experience is not all that tough and it could save your life

Covering myself with a blanket on the couch Tuesday evening, I had a hard time getting myself to stop shivering. Yes, we’re in the midst of a cold spell but the house seemed warm enough. The frigid condition was actually due to the “beverage” I had been drinking — 2…

Three Things: Trip to Salem, bond measure and lots of toys

City councilors Ruth Causey, Diane Crocker and Christopher McMorran, and City Manager Chris Workman, were in Salem this week to mingle with state lawmakers, including those who represent Philomath as part of their districts. It was all part of “City…

Brad’s Blog: Notable news involving Oregon newspapers

Last week during a presentation at a Philomath Rotary Club meeting, I talked about the state of news from a business perspective —mostly my own experiences with the Philomath News but also what we’re seeing in the traditional newspaper industry.…

Alsea Schools column: Hallway mural project completed

Fourth and fifth graders at Alsea Elementary recently learned mural making from a real pro, who happens to also be the instructional assistant for Renee Mason’s fifth-grade class. David Lynch has extensive background as artist-in-residence at public schools in Pennsylvania…

Letter: Election rejection reflection with David Low

To the Editor: With the Philomath News declaring the local November 2022 election as story No. 1 of the year, I can’t pass up offering my perspective, as the unsuccessful contender who lost by one vote. First, it’s not the…

Brad’s Blog: New law allows cities to control speed limits

Philomath’s residential development over the past few years has impacted traffic patterns for vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians. As such, it seems possible that the city might want to take a look at lowering speed limits in some of those areas.…

Brad’s Blog: Warriors basketball in Alaska

KETCHIKAN, Alaska — Stepping into the Ketchikan High gymnasium Tuesday evening to watch the Warriors compete in skills contests, you could sense just how raucous of an atmosphere it could be when filled with basketball fans. Philomath High boys coach…

Philomath Community Services Winter 2023 News

Time to begin another cold, cozy, wonderful winter. As we wrap up a productive and busy autumn, time seems to fly by. So, it is fitting that the cool days begin to get longer, as we hope to squeeze in…

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