Volume 3, Number 97

Good Morning. It’s Thursday, August 4, 2022

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

The Latest …

Brad’s Blog: High schoolers experience World Athletics Championships

Coach Joe Fulton and group of Philomath athletes among those in Eugene for an up-close look at an inspiring event

The World Athletics Championships that ran from July 15-24 in Eugene provided local track and field fans with a unique opportunity to enjoy these athletes in the renovated Hayward Field. Among those in the stands were Philomath High School athletes and their head coach. “Many of our cross-country and track athletes attended one or more […]

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State associations seeking officials for fall sports

The Oregon Athletic Officials Association and the Oregon School Activities Association are recruiting officials for the high school fall sports seasons, the organizations announced. Officials […]

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Mount Union Stories: Charles Newth (1857-1922)

Dr. Charles Newth, who served Philomath as its physician for 25 years, died at age 65 on Nov. 29, 1922.

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Gun safety regulations on November ballot could cost local governments

Only one of the four statewide ballot measures Oregonians will vote on in November comes at a financial cost to local governments.  That measure would […]

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Heat wave sparks dozens of worker complaints; 14 suspected deaths

The weeklong heat wave in Oregon ended on Monday with 14 suspected deaths and dozens of complaints about companies not following new rules to protect […]

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State holds hearing on permit for Foster Farms’ controversial slaughterhouse in Creswell

Efforts to renew a wastewater permit for a shuttered chicken slaughterhouse in Creswell are raising concerns among some locals that the plant will reopen and […]

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Most expensive cities for car rentals

It might be hard to believe that a “cheap” vacation can exist anymore, given that prices for everything have increased. That’s especially true if you […]

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Highest-rated steakhouses in Eugene, according to Tripadvisor

Tenderloin, strip, rib eye, porterhouse—the words alone of the choicest cuts of cow, aged to tenderized perfection and served under bordelaise, béarnaise, or au poivre, […]

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Philomath in Photos

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 3, 2022: The Benton County Mounted Posse makes an appearance at Philomath’s National Night Out event on Aug. 2. (Photo by Eric Niemann)

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Law enforcement chases down suspect to Greenberry Road

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 […]

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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 […]

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Community Calendar

• 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.
• Wednesday, Aug. 10: Storytime at Philomath Community Library, 10:30 a.m.
• Wednesday, Aug. 10: Squishtivities by Strengthening Rural Families, 11 a.m.