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Mar 29, 2013 at 6:49 AM
The crash happened at the Yeates Dance Academy at the corner of N. Interstate and Skidmore. The car ran through the front of the studio around 2:45 a.m., taking out a tree, wall and windows along the way.
Jun 27, 2012 at 8:37 AM

CORVALLIS, Ore. – At the beginning of 2010, Oregon State University geologist Bob Yeats told a national reporter that Port au Prince, Haiti, was a “time bomb” for a devastating earthquake because of its crowded, poorly constructed buildings and...
Jun 27, 2012 at 7:00 AM
A week after an Oregon State professor called Port au Prince, Haiti, a time bomb for a devastating earthquake, a magnitude 7 quake killed hundreds of thousands there. He sees other ticking time bombs around the world's active faults.
Jun 7, 2011 at 9:53 AM
CORVALLIS, Ore. -- Under blue skies and along smooth roads and tree-lined sidewalks, Corvallis is home sweet home to thousands. "It has a lot of attributes," said Corvallis resident and OSU Professor Robert Yeats. "I live here, I like it and I don't...
Jun 7, 2011 at 9:27 AM
A New York Times assessment named Corvallis as the best place to live to avoid a natural disaster. It's welcomed news to some, but local emergency crews don't buy it.
May 3, 2011 at 4:01 PM
The March earthquake and tsunami devastated Japan, and experts say it's only a matter of time before an earthquake delivers the same kind of destruction here in Oregon.
Apr 27, 2011 at 1:05 PM
Experts say an earthquake is in Oregon's future, but is the state prepared for a 9.0 magnitude quake?
Mar 11, 2011 at 4:58 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – It’s being called one of the largest recorded earthquakes in world history. Also, according to Robert Yeats, “This is our wake up call.” Japan today is struggling with the aftermath of a massive 8.9 earthquake on a subduction zone,...
Mar 11, 2011 at 2:02 PM
It’s being called one of the largest recorded earthquakes in world history. Also, according to Robert Yeats of Oregon State University, “This is our wake up call.”
Feb 22, 2011 at 7:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – The terribly destructive earthquake that just hit Christchurch, New Zealand, was only a moderate 6.3 magnitude, but had certain characteristics that offer an important lesson to cities up and down the West Coast of North America...
Feb 22, 2011 at 1:06 PM
“The same characteristics that caused such destruction and so many deaths in Christchurch are similar to those facing Portland, Seattle, parts of the Bay Area and many other West Coast cities and towns,” Robert Yeats said.
Jan 24, 2011 at 6:16 PM
Nearly 30,000 Oregon residents have signed up to "drop, cover and hold on" for the Jan. 26 drill
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
“It’s been a long struggle to convince Oregonians that these risks are real, that it will happen here and we have to prepare for it,” said Bob Yeats, a professor emeritus of geology at OSU and international leader in earthquake science and history.
Jan 19, 2011 at 4:20 PM
CORVALLIS, Ore. – As thousands of Oregonians participate next week in the “Great Oregon ShakeOut” – the state’s first comprehensive earthquake drill – they should consider the history of other global disasters and accept that such preparation in all...
Oct 19, 2010 at 12:01 PM
Press release The community is invited to a bi-annual poetry reading on Tuesday, October 26, 2010 at 7pm at the Springfield Public Library.  The Library presents the reading as part of its “Author and Music Series” and in partnership with the...