Regional News:

State test results for Siuslaw Schools; UCC Strong, one year later; Backyard burn ban extended; Appreciating the U.S. Coast Guard in Florence; Volunteers sought for Dunes City; and USFS announces temporary road closures.
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State test results for Siuslaw Schools; UCC Strong, one year later; Backyard burn ban extended; Appreciating the U.S. Coast Guard in Florence; Volunteers sought for Dunes City; and USFS announces temporary road closures.

October 1, 2016 12:46 am News

State test results deliver confusing message State test scores for Siuslaw students showed mixed results with some improvement, especially in the younger grades, in language arts and mathematics.  Superintendent of Schools Andy Grzeskowiak (griz-KO-ee-ack) said he pays attention to the scores, but since this is only the second year of the “Smarter Balanced” system, he […]

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October 1, 2016 12:32 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Vikings regain lead in Far West Volleyball Elyssa Rose had 19 kills, Makenzie York added 13 and the Siuslaw Vikings bounced back for a four-set win over the Lancers at South Umpqua High School last night.  The win, coupled with North Bend’s 3-2 loss to Douglas puts the Lady Vikings alone atop the Far West […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 30, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  WNBA ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Breanna Stewart wins WNBA rookie of the year award NEW YORK (AP) — Breanna Stewart is the WNBA rookie of the year. The league announced Thursday that Stewart received 38 of the 39 votes from a national media panel. San Antonio’s Moriah Jefferson got the other vote. The No. […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 30, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

  TOXIC ALGAE BLOOM Warm Pacific Ocean ‘blob’ facilitated vast toxic algae bloom SEATTLE (AP) — A new study finds that unusually warm Pacific Ocean temperatures helped cause a massive toxic algae bloom last year that closed lucrative fisheries from California to British Columbia and disrupted marine life from seabirds to sea lions. Scientists linked […]

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The Great Pumpkin Give-Away

September 30, 2016 12:00 am Promotions

 Mark your 2016 calendars for Thursday, October 20th 3:30pm for KCST’s 28th Annual Great Pumpkin Give-Away on FM 106.9 Pumpkin Give-away begins at 4pm Coast Radio and True Value Team Up Again For Pumpkin Giveaway FLORENCE, Ore – Something old, something new, something borrowed, something… orange? That may be a variation on an old adage related to […]

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Oktoberfest music; Annexation request advances; Viet Nam Memorial Wall; Paying for College; UCC Strong on anniversary; and Repaving to limit Dunes Access
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Oktoberfest music; Annexation request advances; Viet Nam Memorial Wall; Paying for College; UCC Strong on anniversary; and Repaving to limit Dunes Access

September 29, 2016 10:38 pm News

Music is one focus of Oktoberfest If you are looking for an inexpensive day of fun in Florence, Nancy Pearson suggests the annual Oktoberfest at the Florence Events Center. Nancy Pearson – “It’s only seven dollars and there is no additional charge for the evening events that happen.  And, we’re actually have a little ‘happy […]

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Prep volleyball tonight; cross country Saturday
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Prep volleyball tonight; cross country Saturday

September 29, 2016 10:33 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

On the schedule today… The Siuslaw Vikings will be at South Umpqua High School for Far West League volleyball against the Lancers.  In the Mountain West League, Triangle Lake will be at Mapleton for volleyball on the Sailor’s court. Woahink XC Inviational October 1st Motorists on Canary Road just east of Highway 101 Saturday morning […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 29, 2016 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS-WILSON Seahawks QB Russell Wilson to practice despite knee injury RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will practice Wednesday and all indications are he will be able to play Sunday against the New York Jets. Coach Pete Carroll said he needs to see how Wilson recovers from practice but as of […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 29, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  SEARCH SUSPENDED Search suspended for man in Columbia River Gorge PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have suspended the search for a 68-year-old man whose car was found Sunday at Horsetail Falls in the Columbia River Gorge. Portland police say Thomas McAdams was reported missing Saturday and the search was suspended Wednesday night. Authorities have […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness; Paying for college; ReVision Florence; Moving Wall; Gas prices; and Register to vote.
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Domestic Violence Awareness; Paying for college; ReVision Florence; Moving Wall; Gas prices; and Register to vote.

September 29, 2016 12:32 am News

March to bring awareness of domestic violence The issue of domestic violence is far deeper in our community than what most people might realize… or care to admit.  David Wiegan is the director of Siuslaw Outreach Services… the non-profit group which provides services to victims. David Wiegan – “We did a one day count as […]

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