Students receiving financial support through the Northwest Oregon Works program at LBCC include, from left, standing, Ian McElmurry, Marc LeRoux, Miguel Ruiz, Oliver Rothe, Colt Gullberg and Abby Carlesk; kneeling, Amy Burbee of LBCC) and Logan Garner of Northwest Oregon Works. Not pictured: Logan Carter. (Photo provided by Linn-Benton Community College).

Carter, Gullberg among LBCC students receiving financial boost

Northwest Oregon Works program sponsoring a group of 9 CTE students, which includes a 200-hour paid internship

Philomath High graduates Logan Carter and Colt Gullberg who are attending classes at Linn-Benton Community College are among nine students that will receive financial support through a Northwest Oregon Works program, the school announced. Nine LBCC students enrolled in career and technical education programs found out Wednesday that during the…

Mural brightens swimming pool area at Philomath High

Whether community members are walking in and out of the swimming pool area or students are making their way to a particular part of campus, the views are a whole lot brighter these days thanks…

LBCC summer honor roll includes Philomath, Blodgett students

Linn-Benton Community College’s summer term honor roll includes students from Philomath and Blodgett, according to information that the school released on Monday. Earning inclusion on the honor roll were Kylee Galvan of Blodgett and Taran…

School Board moves forward with inviting student to the table

A local student will have an opportunity to pull up a seat to the Philomath School Board table later this academic year to weigh in on the district’s issues while participating in the public process. The five-member board during its…

Local students head back to school

Across the country this fall, school districts have experienced serious challenges trying to fill teaching vacancies. The reasons vary from educators moving out of the profession for higher-paying jobs to early retirement amid pandemic stress to a long-term decline in…

New sculptures to be unveiled Sept. 7 at LBCC site in Corvallis

Linn-Benton Community College announced that it will unveil three new sculptures led by the Benton Center Art Committee at a special event to begin at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 7 at Chinook Hall. “When we see a work of…

Concert series brings in donations to performing arts

The Music in the Park series raised $1,670 in donations from seven concerts this summer, city officials announced. The money will go to the Philomath School District’s Philomath Performing Arts Benefit Fund. The total was $370 more than what was…

School Board listens to opposition about a book at middle school library

Two parents with children in the local school district approached the School Board on Thursday night to oppose the availability of a book that they described as inappropriate and pornographic. They’re also wondering, if that title is available, what else…

PYAC’s Safety Town to run Aug. 22-26 at Clemens Primary

The Philomath Youth Activities Club’s Safety Town program will run Aug. 22-26, the organization announced. The summer program, which targets Philomath School District children who will be entering kindergarten this fall, takes place at Clemens Primary School. Each day’s activities…

Sheriff’s Office Back to School Supply Drive underway

The Benton County Sheriff’s Office’s 13th annual Back to School Supply Drive is in progress through Sept. 5. For those interested in donating to the supply drive, backpacks have historically been a large need for students of low-income families returning…

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