National Geographic: A Case for Corvallis

National Geographic: A Case for Corvallis

“Make yourself at home,” says Carson, a 20-something wearing a purple bandana as a scarf atTroubadour, a music shop in downtown Corvallis. “There’s a bathroom by the banjos.” I’m at an ag school (Oregon State University) a dozen miles off the interstate. There are no...
OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

OSU Professor Develops Drug to Treat Ebola

A drug developed by an Oregon State University scientist may be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus. The drug, manufactured by Sarepta Therapeutics in Cambridge, Mass., had promising results in clinical trials on infected monkeys, curing between 60 to...
Corvallis Most Likely in U.S. to have Access to Hi-speed Internet

Corvallis Most Likely in U.S. to have Access to Hi-speed Internet

People in Corvallis are more likely than those in all 380 other U.S. metro areas to have high-speed Internet access at home, according to a report issued Thursday by the Census Bureau. The report, based on the 2013 American Community Survey, found that 89 percent of...
Best U.S. Cities for College Students

Best U.S. Cities for College Students

“These cities offer opportunity and a high quality of life not just for students, but for residents as well,” said Luke Delorme, a Research Fellow at AIER responsible for the study. “People considering a new place to live or open a business would do well to consider...
PBJ Oregon Manufacturing Awards honors Corvallis Companies

PBJ Oregon Manufacturing Awards honors Corvallis Companies

It’s a question we ask ourselves several times a year: What makes a great manufacturer? Is it seamless production processes? Cutting-edge products? Longevity? Thursday’s Oregon Manufacturing Awards, a Portland Business Journal event that drew 300 business...