Rural Events and News

Eleven of the Coolest Instagram Photos in 2016 from Oregon’s South Coast

The secret is out! The exquisite natural beauty throughout Oregon’s South Coast is unparalleled to anywhere else in the world (we think so anyway). One doesn’t necessarily have to be a skilled photographer to capture and share the unique destinations waiting to be discovered here. Many of you have created amazing and unforgettable images just…

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