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School board discussed bond levy failure
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School board discussed bond levy failure

May 26, 2016 10:55 pm News

Timing considered to be likely culprit The Siuslaw School Board spent about 90-minutes last night discussing the outcome of last week’s failed school construction bond levy.  Voters said no to $36.9-million that would have paid for a new high school.  Board Chair Tammy Butler said the consensus was there were several different reasons for the […]

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Duck softball hosting another round
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Duck softball hosting another round

May 26, 2016 9:22 pm Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Oregon hosts UCLA in softball super regional Five of the remaining 16 teams in the NCAA Softball College World Series brackets are from the Pac-12.  All five face “best-of-three” series this weekend in Super Regional play. Utah will take on Florida State in Tallahassee; Washington has Alabama at Tuscaloosa; and Arizona will be at Auburn.  […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 26, 2016 7:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/872ATHLETICS-MARINERS Sluggin’ Seattle: Lind’s 6 RBIs lead Mariners past A’s 13-3 SEATTLE (AP) — Adam Lind hit home runs in his first two at-bats and had a season-best six RBIs while the Seattle Mariners scored a season-high in runs in a 13-3 rout of the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday night. The AL […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 26, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1213 AIRPORT INTRUDERS-OREGON Portland airport fence breached 4 times in 2015 PORTLAND, Oregon (AP) — Portland International Airport had a record four perimeter fence breaches in 2015, including one instance in which a person scrambled over the fence to avoid being hit by gang gunfire. In three other 2015 breaches, people crashed their […]

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Justice Department urged to pursue legal action against former governor
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Justice Department urged to pursue legal action against former governor

May 25, 2016 10:32 pm News

Congressional panel releases critical Cover Oregon report A U.S. House committee has found former Governor John Kitzhaber, his advisers and a federal agency mishandled the creation of Oregon’s health insurance enrollment website. The committee is asking the Justice Department and state attorney general to conduct criminal investigations. It says in a report the Democratic governor’s […]

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Fore Kids Golf Tournament
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Fore Kids Golf Tournament

May 25, 2016 9:44 pm Sports

Golfers and non-golfers can win prizes The annual Fore Kids Golf Tournament coming up June 4th will provide golfers and non-golfers a way to help raise money for the Boys and Girls Club… as well as possibly win some great prizes for themselves. The tournament will be at Ocean Dunes Golf Links this year and […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 25, 2016 7:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1114 ATHLETICS-MARINERS Martin homers in 9th, Mariners rally to beat A’s 6-5 SEATTLE (AP) — Leonys Martin hit a game-ending, two-run homer in the ninth inning to give the Seattle Mariners a 6-5 comeback victory over the Oakland Athletics on Tuesday night. Seattle trailed 5-2 after seven innings but got a two-run homer […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 25, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1157 SENATOR SMOKING-CAPITOL State senator faces fine for smoking in Capitol building (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A state senator may be facing a $500 fine for smoking in his Capitol office. The Statesman Journal reports Republican state Sen. Jeff Kruse was sent a warning from the Oregon Health […]

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Four step process required to run for local office
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Four step process required to run for local office

May 24, 2016 11:34 pm News

Florence City Council Elections set Potential candidates for the two City Council positions and the Mayor of Florence can begin the four-step process next week for getting on the ballot. City Recorder Kelli Weese says the first step is filing a “prospective petition” with her office.  Once that’s approved, candidates can then begin collecting signatures.  […]

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Tatum repeats as Athlete of the Week
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Tatum repeats as Athlete of the Week

May 24, 2016 11:29 pm Athlete of the Week, Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Siegel repeats as hurdle champion and Honorable Mention Siuslaw track and field standout Destinie Tatum is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the week.  The Viking junior won the state championship in the 800 meters, setting a new school record of 2:17.62.  Tatum also placed 8th in the high jump and ran one leg of the […]

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