KORC News, Music, and Civics Archive

Corvallis Community Update for May 26

In this episode: What to Expect in Oregon's Primaries by Leah Askarinam • Let's Go Brandon vandal’s return • Jeff Tiedrich's response to Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito’s flags • JC interviews musician Hezekiah • Democracy Now headlines • Dan Crall on the occupation of the Malheur National Wildlife Refuge

Corvallis Community Update for May 20

In this episode: What to Expect in Oregon's Primaries by Leah Askarinam • Let's Go Brandon vandal’s return • JC interviews musician Hezekiah • New KORC app • Democracy Now headlines • Turkey vultures

Corvallis Community Update for May 5

In this episode: Natural Areas Celebrations Week • Border news with Lava Lamp Larry • Minimum wage changes • Interview with Stone Soup • Eric Scott McKinley skate park’s new bowl • Segment from Dr. Cornell West talk • Democracy Now headlines • Tribute to Neil Gladstone

Corvallis Community Update for April 28

In this episode: Pacific Northwest Reptile and Exotic Animal Show • City of Corvallis possible refund to property developers • GRIST's annual Imagine 2200 Climate Fiction for Future Ancestors short story contest • Eric Scott McKinley skate park’s new bowl • Democracy Now headlines • Corvallis Area Metropolitan Planning Organization presentations • Bounski tournament at Conundrum House • Headlight brightness • Shooting in San Antonio

Corvallis Community Update for April 21

In this episode: Corvallis City Meetings • Tribute to Neil Gladstone • South Corvallis Food Hub • JC speaks with Veterans for Peace about Gaza (demonstrations every Saturday at Corvallis courthouse) • Interview with Medicine Wheel Recovery Services • Where can the unhoused sleep? • Turkey vultures • Flood safety tips

Corvallis Community Update for April 14

In this episode: South Corvallis Food Hub • Interview with poet Clem Stark • JC reads Jeff Tiedrich's response to Arizona's anti-abortion laws • Let's Go Brandon: The Mating Call of the Loser • Democracy Now headlines • Interview with Brian Steinhauser of the Early Learning Hub, Family Resources and Education Center of Linn & Lincoln Counties on lack of childcare in Corvallis

Corvallis Community Update for April 8

In this episode: Lava Lamp Larry's recap of the 2024 Oregon Legislative Session • Democracy Now headlines • Nick Martin on community initiative projects for Corvallis • Interview with vocalist Roger Martinez about Vengeance Rising • Beaver Tales with Lava Lamp Larry/Pac-12 news

Corvallis Community Update for March 31

In this episode: Vishnu Ramaswamy Sawinsky on pollen and allergies • Ward 5 Councilor Charlyn Ellis update • Democracy Now headlines • Interview with County Commissioner candidate Gabe Shepherd • Free dental clinic popup at Benton County Fairgrounds

Corvallis Community Update for March 25

In this episode: Ward 5 Councilor Charlyn Ellis update • Climate Program Specialist job opening • Wolverine sighting • Democracy Now headlines • Interview with County Administrator Rachel McEneny • Corvallis Sustainability Coalition's Housing Action Team and Homeshare Oregon upcoming panel event • Interview with Northside Open Studios Tour (NOST) • Visiting the courthouse bell tower

Corvallis Community Update for March 18

In this episode: Interview with Dr. Sami Al-Abdrabbuh • Democracy Now headlines • Interview with Northside Open Studios Tour (NOST) • Kindergarten enrollment

Corvallis Community Update for March 10

In this episode: The labor movement • Flood safety tips • Sustainability Coalition events • Kindergarten enrollment • Headlight brightness • Update on Palestine • Protest Putin in Navalny’s honor • US election update • Rust set shooting trial update • Interview with musician Stacey Henley

Corvallis Community Update for March 3

In this episode: The myth of trickle-down economics (clip from John Stewart) • Unstuck LLC, Corvallis’ first psilocybin center • Joan McArthur on Mitch McConnell as read by JC • Sustainability Fair and town hall • Kindergarten enrollment • Beaver Tales with Lava Lamp Larry/Pac-12 news • Phil4Ril on Black American music and the first rap song • Visiting the courthouse bell tower • Fire safety tips

Corvallis Community Update for Feb 25

In this episode: Interview with Jackie Neyman Jones of Manos Hands of Fate • Headlight brightness • Forest Stewardship task force meeting

Corvallis Community Update for Feb 19

In this episode: OSU strike • Segment from Dr. Cornell West talk • Pacific tree frogs • Interview with Slippy & the Sheets • League of Women Voters meeting announcement • Headlight brightness • Interview with Stone Ape • Corvallis Sustainability Coalition town hall & Sustainability Fair

KORC Community Update for Feb 12

In this episode: City council meeting updates • Beaver Tales with Lava Lamp Larry/Pac-12 news • Black History Month events & formal recognition by Benton County commissioners • Phil4Ril interviews artists at Old World’s Open Mic • Sarah Finger McDonald interview • Remembering Wayne Kramer

KORC Community Update for Feb 4

In this episode: Call for volunteers at Benton County Career Convention • Tried & True Coffee selling to Futura • Veterans for Peace on military recruiters in high schools • Turkey vultures • Bicycle repair • Tuvan throat singing • Headlight brightness • Making Corvallis safer for cyclists • Interview with hip hop reggae artist Zellie Rock • Coffin Butte landfill updates • Interview with basketball coach Bo Starr • Phil4Ril interviews his dad, DJ for Koma Hour • Gaming and cosplay convention

KORC Community Update for Jan 29

In this episode: New fire evacuation route • Ward 5 Councilor Charlyn Ellis update • Weekly rallies for Palestine • Interview with guitarists from Vietnam, Brazil, Australia, and Italy • Call for volunteers at Benton County Career Convention • Beaver Tales with Lava Lamp Larry/Pac-12 news • Coffin Butte landfill updates • Flood zones

KORC Community Update for Jan 14

In this episode: Benton County Career Convention • Beaver Tales with Lava Lamp Larry/Pac-12 news • Street interview with B3AR & The Keyboard Kid • Flooding • MLK