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EXTRA – smash and grab burglary results in loss of hand guns
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EXTRA – smash and grab burglary results in loss of hand guns

March 25, 2017 12:17 am News

Thursday morning burglary causes emotional loss for business owner. A half-dozen handguns were stolen early Thursday morning from the Sportsman on Highway 101.  The entire incident was probably over in less than five minutes.  The thief gained entry to the store using brute force according to Florence Police Commander John Pitcher. John Pitcher  – “They […]

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Fire destroys luxury coach; drier weather on the horizon; Reedsport library to close; 911 prank is criminal; School board races
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Fire destroys luxury coach; drier weather on the horizon; Reedsport library to close; 911 prank is criminal; School board races

March 24, 2017 10:48 pm News

Fire destroyed high-line motor home The occupants of a luxury motor home escaped unharmed, but their $200,000-plus bus was gutted early Thursday morning by fire.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett said the couple were camping at Heceta Beach RV Park Wednesday night and were awakened just before three a.m. Sean Barrett – “Smelled smoke, […]

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Ducks dancing with the Jayhawks; beat the Wolverines.  Lots more sports here too!
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Ducks dancing with the Jayhawks; beat the Wolverines. Lots more sports here too!

March 24, 2017 10:44 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Oregon comes back for one-point victory Tyler Dorsey scored 20 points, including the go-ahead layup with just over a minute remaining and third seeded Oregon ended number-7 Michigan’s dramatic post-season run with a 69-68 victory in a Midwest Regional semifinal Thursday night.  The Wolverines had a chance to win it at the buzzer, but Derrick […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

March 24, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 30 points and the Portland Trail Blazers never trailed in a 110-95 victory over the New York Knicks on Thursday night. The Blazers moved within a game of the Denver Nuggets for the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference. SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) — […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 24, 2017 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

  NIGHTCLUB SHOOTING-GUILTY Man guilty in 2013 murder outside Portland nightclub PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 26-year-old man has been found guilty of murder in the shooting of a man outside a Portland nightclub. The Portland Police Bureau said in a news release that a Multnomah County jury on Thursday found Xavier Bolden guilty of […]

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Jail audit affirms; Local resident narrowly misses London attack; Rotary sets another record; School board races shaping up; PeaceHealth Palliative Care; Douglas County libraries to close

March 24, 2017 3:24 am News, Uncategorized

Audit shows Sheriff is keeping a promise to voters For the third straight year, an independent audit of a special operating tax levy to fund jail operations has shown Lane County is using the money as it was promised… to restore local beds in the jail and critical youth treatment facilities.  Sheriff Byron Trapp said […]

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Sweet 16 basketball; prep track and field; Viking baseball and softball moved to beat the weather
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Sweet 16 basketball; prep track and field; Viking baseball and softball moved to beat the weather

March 23, 2017 9:17 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

On the schedule today It’s Sweet 16 Basketball for the men and the women… First up, for the men:  Number 3 seed Oregon is in Kansas City where they’ll face seventh seeded Michigan at four o’clock this afternoon.  That game will air on KCST with the pregame show at 3:30. The Oregon women are the […]

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Marijuana recall; Gas prices steady; PTA scholarship; Palliative Care; Stewart steps down from county board
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Marijuana recall; Gas prices steady; PTA scholarship; Palliative Care; Stewart steps down from county board

March 22, 2017 10:29 pm News

Mapleton sold marijuana subject of recall… The Oregon Liquor Control Commission has issued its first recall of recreational marijuana.  Nine pounds of marijuana flower marketed under the brand name of Blue Magoo were found to contain pesticide residues above the state mandated limit.  It was grown by Emerald Wave Estate in Creswell and sold by […]

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Viking softball leashes Bulldogs in season opener; Thompson named Pac-12 pitcher of the week
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Viking softball leashes Bulldogs in season opener; Thompson named Pac-12 pitcher of the week

March 22, 2017 10:26 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Viking Softball opens with win on the road Jenicah Ecker had a triple and two stolen bases; Claire Waggoner had four RBI, a double and two stolen bases and the Siuslaw Vikings opened the softball preseason with an 18-5 win over the Bulldogs in Sutherlin Tuesday afternoon.  Heidi Jones went the distance in the circle […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 22, 2017 7:58 pm Associated Press, News

  UO LAWSUIT-PROFESSOR UO professor sues school over gender discrimination (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has been hit with a lawsuit by one of its psychology professors over claims that she is being paid substantially less than several of her less-experienced male colleagues. The Register-Guard reports Jennifer […]

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