Volume 3, Number 96

Good Morning. It’s Tuesday, August 2, 2022

The Philomath News is on summer break until Aug. 8.

Law enforcement chases down suspect to Greenberry Road

Corvallis man, 51, faces multiple charges, including kidnapping of woman and eluding deputies

A Corvallis man faces several charges, including kidnapping a female known to him, after being arrested by Benton County Sheriff’s Office deputies on Saturday morning at the corner of Highway 99W and Greenberry Road about 11 miles southwest of Philomath. Daniel Lee Adams, 51, was arrested at about 6 a.m. July 30 and transported to […]

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Scott Moss: The Gothic bridge

Your correspondent was perturbed with a feeling of abject nostalgia the weekend last, so I ventured to a neighborhood that I had once called home to see if it had changed much in the last few years. This prompted a rain-infused drive from Corvallis up to St. Johns in Portland, a locale which I had […]

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Law Enforcement Report: July 22-28, 2022

A rundown of calls from the Philomath Police Department and Benton County Sheriff’s Office for the period of July 22-28.

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Fire & Rescue Calls: July 22-28, 2022

A rundown of Philomath Fire & Rescue fire and medical calls for the period of July 22-28.

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Military veterans invited to free photography workshops in August

Military veterans living in Benton, Lincoln or Linn counties or surrounding areas are invited to attend free photography workshops led by professional photographers Karl Maasdam […]

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New state meat inspection program will combat supply chain delays, lower prices

Oregon meat eaters are likely to have access to more local beef and other products and at cheaper prices with a new program that will […]

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Highest paying jobs in Corvallis that require a graduate degree

Those with graduate degrees earn more on average than those without them—but not all jobs are equal. And while rising tuition costs are enough to […]

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Philomath in Photos

MONDAY, AUG. 1, 2022: Kenny Pellett, left, and sons Tyler, right, and Colby, center, play Music in the Park on Sunday. (Photo by Eric Niemann)

In Case You Missed It …

Local director and writer trying to crack entertainment business

The COVID pandemic shut down television and movie productions all over the world. Producers couldn’t figure out ways to keep adequate social distance between performers […]

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Community Calendar

• Tuesday, Aug. 2: Benton County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 9 a.m.
• Tuesday, Aug. 2: Philomath Rotary Club Meeting, noon
• Tuesday, Aug. 2: National Night Out, 6-8 p.m.
• Tuesday, Aug. 2: Virtual Philomath Evening Book Club, 6:30 p.m.
• Wednesday, Aug. 3: Philomath Area Chamber of Commerce Greeters, 8:30 a.m.
• Wednesday, Aug. 3: Storytime at Philomath Community Library, 10:30 a.m.
• Saturday, Aug. 6: Grow Wild Day at Softstar with Katy Bowman, 9 a.m.-1 p.m.
• Saturday, Aug. 6: Philomath Scout Lodge Celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Sunday, Aug. 7: Philomath Farmers’ Market, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Monday, Aug. 8: Philomath City Council Work Session, 5:30 p.m.
• Monday, Aug. 8: Philomath City Council Meeting, 7 p.m.