Norman I. Platnick, curator emeritus of spiders at the American Museum of Natural History, said the discovery was as exciting to spider scientists as the discovery of a new dinosaur to paleontologists.
"We need to stabilize everything so the winter rains and snow don't cause any material to go into the creek," the project manager said. "We should be buttoned up by the end of the month; that's our target."
The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality reports it issued 1,205 dredging permits this year, up 30 percent from 934 last year. The number of Californians went from 51 in 2009 to 85 this year, up 67 percent.
The Corvallis School District Foundation is pleased to announce that music producer and public radio dj Mike Meyer will be presenting a new summer, benefit bluegrass, Americana and roots festival dubbed Beavergrass this coming...
As the fifth artistic director in the 73-year history of one of the nation's oldest and largest Shakespeare festivals, Bill Rauch is faced with how to keep a venerable institution fresh while preserving its traditions.