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  1. Victim, possible suspect's vehicle, identified in Albany hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Apr 5 |

    On Saturday morning, 29-year-old Jerrell Ridley Stevens True was struck and killed on Century Drive at Kizer Avenue.


  2. Police seek silver sedan with missing side mirror in Albany fatal hit-and-runRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 4 |

    A hit-and-run crash in Albany killed a male pedestrian sometime between 11 p.m. Friday and 7:15 a.m. Saturday, Oregon State Police said, and investigators are now seeking tips to find the driver. Oregon State Police Lt.


  3. Police arrest 28-year-old Albany man for arson in South Albany High School blazeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 2 |

    Zachary Lee Burghart was also arrested on first-degree arson accusations in a fire that destroyed a travel trailer Wednesday morning about one-quarter mile southwest of the school in the 1500 block of Southeast Del Rio Avenue. Burghart was booked into the Linn County Jail on accusations of three counts of first-degree arson, two counts of first-degree criminal mischief and two counts of failure to perform the duties of a driver.


  4. South Albany High School fire: No classes until next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 |

    At 4 a.m., her phone rang. The cafeteria she manages at South Albany High School -- one of 11 buildings on the school's sprawling campus -- was engulfed in flames.


  5. Huge fire damages South Albany High School; classes canceledRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Apr 1 |

    Firefighters from Albany and a half-dozen other fire agencies remain at the scene of a four-alarm fire that broke out early Wednesday morning at 1,300-student South Albany High School . The blaze, first reported to 911 at 3:20 a.m., destroyed a building housing the high school's cafeteria, band and choir rooms.


  6. Happening this weekend: Pet-related events you can attendRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 |

    A party to celebrate the rehabilitation of Chance, a pit bull found severely injured in 2013 and rescued by BrightSide Animal Center in Redmond, will take place from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at the shelter. Spring Adoption Event: Ring in the spring by adopting an adult cat for just $25 during a special adoption event at Cat Adoption Team's shelter, 14175 S.W. Galbreath Drive, Sherwood.


  7. Linn-Benton Community College Announces New Online Campus: LB iLearnRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Mar 19 |

    Linn-Benton Community College is formally announcing the launch of its new online campus, LB iLearn. Programs officially launched January 14, and student enrollment has been gradually increasing since.


  8. BEEvent: The buzz on pollinator friendly plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 11, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Seed catalogs are spread across the table. Visions of zinnias are dancing in your head.


  9. Albany man accused of rape, attempted murder; woman says he tied her up for weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    Authorities in Linn County say an Albany man has been accused of kidnapping, raping and trying to kill a woman he kept against her will for about a week. An affidavit says the woman slipped away from him Monday and ran to a neighbor's house saying, "He's going to kill me."


  10. Why the drastic difference? They are all plantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 3, 2015 |

    When the OLCC can track the hops plant or grapes from seed to sale, then they have every right to track Cannabis from seed to sale. This plant and products made from it cannot kill you from overdose when used alone.


  11. Two in Lebanon arrested in connection with marijuana shipping caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 25, 2015 |

    Deputies responded to a shipping company in the Albany area on Feb. 12 on the and seized mail addressed to South Dakota containing about a pound and a half of marijuana, the Sheriff's Office said. Deputies notified law enforcement in South Dakota.


  12. Bicyclist killed on commute home identified as Albany man, 60Read the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A cyclist struck and killed by a car this week in Linn County was a 60-year-old Albany man on his way home from work, the sheriff's office said Wednesday. Grant Keith Garner died after Tuesday's crash on Oakville Road in Albany, according to Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley.


  13. Accident near Albany kills cyclist struck by carRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2015 | The Oregonian

    A cyclist was killed Tuesday afternoon as a result of being hit by and pinned underneath a car near Albany, Linn County officials said. The crash occurred near Riverside Drive and Oakville Road after 5:30 p.m., Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said in a news release.


  14. Industry Notes: Aurora Fire District, Oregon Tradeswomen, Clackamas County community groups receive grantsRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | The Oregonian

    The City of Albany has agreed to fund $2.9 million for technical training equipment at Linn-Benton Community College to answer local business needs for skilled labor. Jim Merryman, chief operating officer and president of Oregon Freeze Dry, led a coalition of Albany-area businesses and industries in asking for money that the city had set aside for economic development projects.


  15. Linn County Courthouse in Albany evacuated due to bomb threatRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 27, 2015 | The Oregonian

    The Linn County Sheriff's Office evacuated the courthouse building after officials reported receiving a call at around 8:28 a.m. Authorities searched the building and surrounding area and didn't find any evidence of a device. Staff evacuated the building for about 45 minutes.


  16. Corvallis farmers want state to cancel $2 million for public bike pathRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 16, 2015 |

    A group of Corvallis-area farmers is asking the Oregon Transportation Commission to cancel a $2 million grant for a public bicycle and hiking path that would cross their properties. The Corvallis Gazette-Times reports a dozen people with the group spoke against the Corvallis-to-Albany path during a hearing Thursday on financing from ConnectOregon , a lottery supported transportation program.


  17. Portland filmmaker (and 'Simpsons' inspiration) Homer Groening gets his due with a...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jan 15, 2015 | The Oregonian

    It would be fantastic to be able to write about a retrospective showcasing the work of Portland filmmaker Homer Groening without once referring to "The Simpsons." Groening's films, whether abstract oddities like "A Study in Wet" or artistically rendered home movies like "The Story," are fascinating in their own right.


  18. Police identify pedestrian killed in Corvallis accident as Oklahoma manRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 12, 2015 | The Oregonian

    McCrummen, 50, of Oklahoma, was walking in the 1800 block of Northwest Oregon 99W when a pickup truck skidded off the east side of the highway and struck him. He died at the scene.


  19. Gerry Frank's picks: Unique dining options in Albany and The DallesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 26, 2014 |

    Chef Matt Bennett offers two distinctive dining choices in downtown Albany. The first is upscale Sybaris where the Northwest cuisine menu changes monthly to reflect fresh, local foods.


  20. The 1964 Christmas Flood: The Oregonian says it's not over yetRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 24, 2014 |

    On Christmas Eve 1964, readers of The Oregonian stared down at this headline at the top of the front page : "Hatfield Warns Of Critical Time Still Coming In Statewide Flood." The lead story went on to say that Gov. Mark Hatfield had taken to emergency radio for the fourth time to tell Oregonians the state "was still facing a critical time" over the next day or two as the flood did its work.


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