Latest Corvallis News

OSU temporarily halts old growth logging

Jul. 22, 2019 4:25 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The head of Oregon State University's College of Forestry has ordered a temporary stop to the cutting of older trees on the college's research forests. The Gazette-Times reports the move came after questions were raised about a logging operation near Corvallis that took down multiple...

Man pleads not guilty in Foster Farms plant incident

Jul. 20, 2019 9:40 AM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — An Albany man has pleaded not guilty to charges related to a Thursday incident in which a shot was fired at Foster Farms in Corvallis. The Gazette-Times reports 22-year-old Adrian Nickerson faces charges including failure to perform the duties of a driver, criminal mischief, theft,...

Police: 1 in custody after shot fired at Foster Farms plant

Jul. 18, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — A man opened fired a handgun Thursday morning at a corndog manufacturing plant in Corvallis before surrendering to police. Police said they arrested 22-year-old Adrian Nickerson on suspicion of firing a single shot in a woman's restroom within a Foster Farms processing plant....

The Latest: Man, 22, arrested in Corvallis shooting

Jul. 18, 2019 5:10 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — The Latest on police response to an "active threat" at a plant in Corvallis, Oregon. (all times local): 2:07 p.m. Police say they arrested a 22-year-old man who opened fire with a handgun in a corndog manufacturing plant in Corvallis, Oregon, before surrendering to police. There were...

Oregon State University: Cyberattack exposed student data

Jun. 14, 2019 6:31 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University officials say a cyberattack exposed the data of 636 students, prospective students and family members to hackers. The Gazette-Times reports university spokesman Steve Clark says a university employee's email account was hacked in early May. He says the purpose...

Big catch: O's grab Rutschman atop MLB draft short on arms

Jun. 4, 2019 9:57 AM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Pitchers took a backseat at the Major League Baseball draft. On a night when a record 22 position players and nine shortstops were chosen in the first round, the rebuilding Baltimore Orioles went for a cornerstone at catcher, selecting Oregon State switch-hitter Adley Rutschman with...

Michigan heating up at right time, moves to super regionals

Jun. 4, 2019 1:44 AM EDT

After barely making the NCAA Tournament, Michigan is now a regional champion and on its way to the next round. The Wolverines beat Creighton 17-6 in Corvallis, Oregon, on Monday night, rebounding from 24 hours earlier when they gave up seven runs in the ninth inning and lost 11-7 to the Bluejays, forcing a second...

Orioles draft Oregon State catcher Rutschman with No. 1 pick

Jun. 4, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

SECAUCUS, N.J. (AP) — Adley Rutschman heard the chatter for months that he'd be the No. 1 pick in the Major League Baseball draft. The switch-hitting Oregon State catcher just kept slugging at the plate and throwing out would-be basestealers all season from behind it — making it an easy call for the...

Franklin gets 4 hits, 3 RBIs, Michigan advances in NCAAs

Jun. 3, 2019 11:49 PM EDT

CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Jesse Franklin had four hits and three RBIs in Monday's championship game to help Michigan beat Creighton 17-6 in the Corvallis regional. No. 3 seed Michigan wasn't about to squander a 12-run lead. Less than 24 hours after allowing seven runs in the top of the ninth inning to No. 2...

OSU approves new $1.3 billion budget

Jun. 3, 2019 10:49 AM EDT

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University's Board of Trustees has approved a budget of more than $1.3 billion for the next fiscal year, beginning in July. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports the board, which approved the budget Friday, is asking university leaders to prioritize funding toward recruiting...