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Horner Museum objects stolen years ago have been returned
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 09:42:00 -0700

PHILOMATH - Commemorative coins stolen years ago from the Horner Museum at Oregon State University have been recovered and returned, the Benton County Historical Society reported Tuesday. The coins were recovered in May by the Multnomah County Sheriff’s during a warranted searched in a Portland-area resident. The theft took place decades ago, possibly in the 1960s, when the Horner Museum was ...

Good Words (Aug. 30)
Sat, 30 Aug 2014 11:00:00 -0700

Philomath Fire and Rescue also rescues thirsty flowers

After half century, stolen coins back at museum
Wed, 27 Aug 2014 14:48:24 -0700

PHILOMATH, Ore. (AP) - The Multnomah County Sheriff's Office returned a collection of 35 coins - missing for perhaps 50 years - to the Horner Collection at the Benton County Historical Society & Museum this week. The coins are a series of commemorative presidential tokens, stamped with the ...

Horner Museum coins stolen years ago have been returned
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 18:15:00 -0700

PHILOMATH — The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office returned a collection of 35 coins — missing for perhaps 50 years — to the Horner Collection at the Benton County Historical Society & Museum this week.

Stolen Museum Coins Recovered
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 17:15:29 -0700

PHILOMATH, Ore. – About a half-century after someone stole coins from a Corvallis museum, detectives stumbled upon them by chance, and returned them to the museum to once again go up on display. In May, the Benton County Historical Society in Philomath received a surprising phone call. “The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office called us to say … Continue reading »

Philomath family continues mother’s legacy with Rock Creek restoration
Sun, 24 Aug 2014 06:30:00 -0700

PHILOMATH - As the 80,000-pound excavator lifted Douglas fir logs the size of school buses into Rock Creek, Diana Blakney stood on her property off of Rock Creek Road in Philomath in awe.

Travel tips for Saturday's OSU, UO games
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 07:30:00 -0700

CORVALLIS — It’s a traffic trifecta.

Presidential tokens stolen from Oregon State University museum returned 50 years later
Tue, 26 Aug 2014 15:16:47 -0700

Irene Zenev, a spokeswoman for the Benton County Historical Society & Museum in Philomath said the theft of the coins probably took place sometime in the 1960s from the museum collection when it was housed in the basement of Gill Coliseum on the OSU campus.

Movers & Shakers (Sept. 1)
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 10:30:00 -0700

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Labor Day holiday closures
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 06:35:00 -0700

Here is the schedule of holiday closures: