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Editorial: Roses & thorns
Congratulations to Taylor Krussow of Douglas High School in Winston for earning All-American status at a National Cheerleaders Association camp in July at Oregon State University in Corvallis.
Thu Aug 21, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
OSU study: Few differences in organic cow health, milk
Cows raised on organic and conventional dairy farms in three regions of the U.S. show no significant differences in health or in the nutritional content of their milk, according to a study reported Thursday by Oregon State University researchers and their collaborators.
South County Spotlight
Photo Credit: Becki Osheim - Puralytics makes the LilyPad which uses sunlight to purify stormwater
Oregon BEST has awarded $94,000 in a second round of funding to help advance the LilyPad, a floating, solar-activated stormwater treatment device that can be deployed in retaining ponds and ditches to keep contaminants from reaching streams.
Finley Elementary Ecology Club raises funds for animal charity
When Oregon State University student Karla Garcia decided to conduct a fundraiser for the Animals Asia Foundation , she set off a wave of support at her home-town.
Sunlight, not microbes, key to CO2 in Arctic
The vast reservoir of carbon stored in Arctic permafrost is gradually being converted to carbon dioxide after entering the freshwater system in a process thought to be controlled largely by microbial activity.
Wed Aug 20, 2014
Local TV Station KTVZ
OSU expert: Legal marijuana's fiscal impact hazy
The economic impact of legalizing marijuana in Oregon is difficult to estimate because the potential market will depend in large part on what kind of policies would be adopted if a proposed ballot measure passes in November, according to an Oregon State University sociologist who studies the issue.
What Makes a Marionberry a Marionberry?
Oregon's soon-to-be state food is a cross between the Chehalem and Olallie blackberries.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Scrappy Oregon startup to test its wave-energy device this summer
M3 Wave's CEO Mike Morrow stands in his backyard in front of a prototype wave-energy device similar to the one he plans to deploy for ocean testing at the end of August.
Good Chinese crested tern news update
Chinese Crested Terns on the Jiushan Islands have had a second and even more successful year: at least 43 Chinese Crested Terns arrived and stayed on the island of Tiedun Dao this breeding season , and at least 20 breeding pairs were formed.
Sun Aug 17, 2014
Lionfish Characteristics Make Them More...
Image Caption: In this image, Kurt Ingeman, a researcher from Oregon State University, surveys reefs in the Bahamas to study the predatory nature of lionfish.
Eat leafy vegetables to reset biological clock : August 17, 2014,
CORVALLIS/OREGON, United States - Lipoic acid, found at higher levels in organ meats and leafy vegetables such as spinach and broccoli, may help reset and synchronise circadian rhythms or the "biological clock" found in most life forms, according to a study.
Sat Aug 16, 2014
Best Dining Flavors in Corvallis, Oregon
This week Corvallis, Oregon, was ranked the 10th best college town in the U.S. - in good company with Boulder, Ann Arbor, Berkeley and Chapel Hill but each for entirely different reasons.
Marysville woman raising funds to spend 11 months ministering abroad
It was the mission trip that called her. Amy Davis knew she was signing up to visit 11 countries in 11 months.
Fri Aug 15, 2014
Tigard elections: Cook running unopposed for mayor, two file for city council
Two prospective city councilors and one mayoral candidate have filed with the Tigard city recorder for the November election.
Oregon's three big public universities among nation's most gay-friendly
Portland State University students and staff from the school's Queer Resource Center pose with Orange is the New Black actress LaVerne Cox after her appearance at PSU.
OSU wins grant for manufacturing innovation
OSU was named Thursday to receive one of the first seven research grants from the Wal-Mart U.S. Manufacturing Innovation Fund, given in collaboration with the U.S. Conference of Mayors.
Thu Aug 14, 2014
Hurry if you want to plant fall and winter vegetables: Gardening basics
Even though your summer vegetables are growing like mad, July through mid-August is time to plant many of your fall garden seeds like spinach in the Pacific Northwest.
Edudemic Announces 2014's Affordable Online Colleges
Edudemic, a leading education technology blog for teachers and students, released their report of The Most Affordable Online Colleges of 2014.
Lionfish characteristics make them more 'terminator' than predator
New research on the predatory nature of red lionfish, the invasive Pacific Ocean species that is decimating native fish populations in parts of the Caribbean Sea and Atlantic Ocean, seems to indicate that lionfish are not just a predator, but more like the "terminator" of movie fame.
Wed Aug 13, 2014
Wahkiakum County Eagle
Warm gulf bodes poor steelhead survival
But another potential salmon nemesis - an apparent warm phase Pacific Decadal Oscillation - has made an appearance with warmer than average sea surface water conditions from the Gulf of Alaska and the eastern Bering Sea down to the so-called California Current off the coast of Oregon and Washington.