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OSU football: Beavers again dealing with key injuries

It will be another week of waiting to see which quarterback will be healthy enough to take snaps for the Oregon State footba… Read more

Mid-Valley Gems & Jewelry, longtime Albany store, to close

Steve Wulff grew up on a ranch in a remote area of Wallowa County, so to pass the time, he collected and studied coins, mine… Read more

Volunteers plant protected flower in Corvallis watershed

The Peacock larkspur has a few things going against it: Read more

OSU football: Beavers have choice of how to move forward

After yet another demoralizing loss Saturday, Oregon State football coach Jonathan Smith told his team they have to decide w… Read more

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Memorial gallery: October 2018 obituaries

Remembering those who died in the Mid-Willamette Valley. Photos submitted by family members to accompany their obituaries in the Albany Dem… Read more

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