Saturday, September 16, 2023

Good afternoon. In the newsletter today: Coaches and players know it wasn’t perfect but Philomath High’s football team was still able to take care of Cottage Grove on the road Friday night, 41-17. Also, I have a Three Things column that includes items on Munk Davis and his first book, a heartwarming gift to a local shop and a short preview of Philomath Open Studios. On another note, happy 90th birthday to Doyle Hughes!

Thanks for reading!
Brad Fuqua, publisher/editor

Top Stories

Warriors pass their way to 41-17 football win at Cottage Grove

Russell throws for 327 yards and 4 TDs, Nuno scores 3 times on a run, reception and fumble return as Philomath improves to 2-1

COTTAGE GROVE — In a game that started a half-hour late and featured big plays by both teams, Philomath High moved to 2-1 on the season with a 41-17 victory […]

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More News

Three Things: Philomath’s newest author, stolen flag anonymously replaced and annual art tour upcoming

Retired 16 months ago from a career in chemical engineering, Philomath resident Munk Davis reignited a longing from his younger years to put pen to […]

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Gallery: PHS football at Cottage Grove (Sept. 15, 2023)

A collection of photos from Philomath High’s 41-17 football win at Cottage Grove on Friday.

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Drug decriminalization stumbled in Oregon and other states are taking note.

Just before Portland’s City Council approved a ban on public drug use last week, Mayor Ted Wheeler described what he’d observed on his way to […]

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25 iconic movie roles that almost went to other actors

Many of the most well-loved and legendary film characters are inextricable from the actors who played them, so much so that it’s often impossible to […]

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Philomath in Photos

SATURDAY, SEPT. 16, 2023: A trombone quintet from the Corvallis Municipal Band practices recently in Philomath City Park’s gazebo. (Photo by Eric Niemann)

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Large-scale volunteer effort overtakes Mount Union Cemetery

The volunteers started showing up at 8 a.m. on a Saturday ready to go to work. Over the next five hours, waves of individuals and […]

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Philomath shakes off early challenges to crush Estacada, 9-1

A hot afternoon, an eight-day stretch in between contests and three starters missing from the game-opening lineup provided the Philomath High girls soccer team with […]

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Gallery: Community Day of Service at Mount Union Cemetery (Sept. 9, 2023)

A collection of photos from the Community Day of Service at Mount Union Cemetery on Saturday, Sept. 9.

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Gallery: PHS girls soccer vs. Estacada (Sept. 14, 2023)

A collection of photos from Philomath High’s 9-1 mercy-rule victory over visiting Estacada on Thursday.

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PHS cross-country girls win again with performance at Country Fair Classic

The Philomath High School girls cross-country team placed three runners in the top 10 and won the Country Fair Classic by 30 points Thursday over […]

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Estacada rallies in 2nd half to hold off Philomath in boys soccer

The Philomath High School boys soccer team pushed unbeaten Estacada through the first half but the Rangers proved to be too strong in the second […]

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Community Calendar

• Sunday, Sept. 17: Philomath Farmers’ Market, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 17: Philomath Community Services Celebration, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.
• Sunday, Sept. 17: Concert at Marys River Grange Hall, 7 p.m.
• Monday, Sept. 18: Philomath TOPS meeting, 9 a.m.
• Monday, Sept. 18: Mobile Makerspace at the Library, 3:30-5 p.m.
• Monday, Sept. 18: Philomath Planning Commission Meeting, 6 p.m.
• Tuesday, Sept. 19: Benton County Board of Commissioners Meeting, 9 a.m.
• Tuesday, Sept. 19: Philomath Rotary Club Meeting, noon
• Tuesday, Sept. 19: LEGO Day at the Library, 3:30-4:30 p.m.
• Tuesday, Sept. 19: Community Meal, 6 p.m.
• Tuesday, Sept. 19: PHS volleyball vs. Cascade, 6 p.m.