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Corvallis

(kôrvăl`ĭs), city (1990 pop. 44,757), seat of Benton co., NW Oreg., on the Willamette River; inc. 1857. Engineering firms contribute to the city's economy; fruit growing and sawmilling are regional activities. Corvallis is the seat of Oregon State Univ. and the headquarters for Siuslaw National Forest. Nearby are a state forest and a national wildlife refuge.
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Two major multifamily projects are under construction in Corvallis, where Oregon State University has driven growth.
Hanson Insurance Group is based in Corvallis, Ore., and provides service to customers in 37 states.
But retiring Corvallis therapy dog Dustee has four or five boxes full of handmade cards, drawings and class projects to show the impact he's made over his 13-and-a-half years as a therapy dog.
Others may believe that Corvallis and Eugene would look first to Portland, but the opposite is more likely true.
"Most of the fabrication and assembly was done in our Vancouver (Washington) shop, but some of the internal piping and such was created in Corvallis," said Anna-Marie Matalucci, marketing manager for Greenberry Industrial.
He believed strongly in community service and served in Douglas, MA, on the Planning Commission and Conservation Commission, and in Corvallis on the Housing and Community Development Commission, as well as acting as a volunteer mediator for Linn-Benton Mediation Services.
"We eliminated other causes of the fire, and we do have evidence that it was arson," Carla Pusateri of Corvallis' Fire Department said on Sunday.
THE VIBE * As small towns go, you don't get much greener than Corvallis. This Willamette Valley town happily took up the Corvallis Energy Challenge, where residents strive to use the lowest amount of energy in their homes.
The qnrS1-positive salmonellae belong to serotypes Typhimurium (21 isolates), Virchow (10), and Corvallis (6).
According to Michael Burgett, an entomologist based in Corvallis, Oregon, in the Pacific Northwest alone there are some 900 species of native bees.
The FBI's Violent Criminal Apprehension Program (ViCAP) Unit and the Corvallis, Oregon, Police Department are seeking information from all homicide, sex offender, and cold case units on cases in which Joel Patrick Courtney may be involved.
At the ARS National Clonal Germplasm Repository in Corvallis, Oregon, researchers are studying "minor crops", fruits that may be popular in other countries, to see if they can be successfully grown in the US.