Rural Events and News

DSA Nomination Forms

2016 Lebanon Community Distinguished Service Awards Distinguished Service Awards Nomination Form Nominations are now being accepted for the 2016 DSA Awards. Consider exceptional individuals, businesses and organizations that have shown a dedication to our community, exemplary service, and community leadership. Often times these people are behind the scenes and overlooked. It is time to honor…

Wrap Up 2016 with Oregon’s Annual Winter Whale Watch Week

Photo Credit: Whale Watching Spoken Here® The end of another year is approaching which means it’s time for the gray whales make their annual journey from the arctic waters of the Bering and Chukchi seas to the warmer waters near Baja Mexico. Whale watchers will often see gray whales from Oregon’s shore nearly year-round, but…

Corvallis-Benton County Public Library: Winter Break Reading Challenge

The Corvallis-Benton County Public Library is pleased to present the 2nd annual Winter Break Reading Challenge! This program is designed to keep children, teens, and adults reading or listening to great books during the chilly winter break. Source: Visit Corvallis Oregon Corvallis-Benton County Public Library: Winter Break Reading Challenge

Heceta Head Lightstation Hosts the 21st Annual Victorian Christmas Open Houses!

Heceta Head Lightstation is celebrating 21 years of the Annual Victorian Christmas Open House on December 10th & 11th and 17th & 18th from 4 to 7 pm. Come See Our New Lights!  2000 LEDs will cast a warm welcoming light on our beautiful rugged coast. Volunteers have decorated the Queen Anne style Keeper’s House…