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Council work session to cover pot tax; state collections exceed estimates; Tenmile Lakes disaster declaration; Umpqua salmon derby; Fire update; Driving enforcement blitz
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Council work session to cover pot tax; state collections exceed estimates; Tenmile Lakes disaster declaration; Umpqua salmon derby; Fire update; Driving enforcement blitz

August 23, 2016 11:25 pm News

City Council to discuss pot tax and housing Florence voters will be deciding in November on whether or not to levy a 3-percent sales tax on retail sales of marijuana.  Mayor Joe Henry and the City Council will meet Wednesday morning in a special work session to discuss the matter.  City Manager Erin Reynolds said […]

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Emeralds snap losing skid at two
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Emeralds snap losing skid at two

August 23, 2016 7:50 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Wilson hits walk-off single, Eugene beats Everett 1-0 EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — D.J. Wilson hit a walk-off single with one out in the ninth inning, as the Eugene Emeralds beat the Everett AquaSox 1-0 on Monday. Jose Paniagua scored the game-winning run after he reached base with a single and advanced to third on a […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 23, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BBA-YANKEES-MARINERS Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit a three-run homer and Nelson Cruz added a solo shot as the Seattle Mariners rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Monday night. The Yankees got two homers apiece from rookie catcher Gary […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 23, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OREGON TAXES A pot of money: Oregon collects $25.5M in marijuana taxes SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July. The state’s Department of Revenue says medical marijuana dispensaries were required to file their second-quarter returns for recreational marijuana […]

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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.
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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.

August 22, 2016 9:54 pm News

CROW to celebrate new nest Melanie Heard says it’s – quote – “kind of a big deal, actually”.  It’s the grand opening of the C.R.O.W Center for the Performing Arts September 10th. Heard and a whole bunch of other volunteers have been working hard for the past 18-months, renovating the former retail space at 3120 […]

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Eugene sets NWL win streak record
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Eugene sets NWL win streak record

August 22, 2016 9:24 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Aqua Sox stop Emeralds streak at 15 The Eugene Emeralds set a Northwest League record with their 15th straight win Friday night, a 7-1 victory at home over the Everett Aqua Sox.  The Sox then bounced back and have now hung two losses on the Emeralds… Winning Saturday 12-1; then yesterday afternoon 4-1.  Eugene can […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 22, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/864 OLY-BKO-USA-SERBIA U.S. men claim gold in 96-66 win over Serbia RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66. With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games. After a few close calls […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 22, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1291 FATAL TREE FALL Sheriff’s: Tree falls, kills child near Fall Creek (Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/) FALL CREEK, Ore. (AP) — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a 9-year-old child is dead when a tree fell on a family that was using a beach near Fall Creek. KVAL-TV reports that authorities believe the […]

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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.
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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.

August 19, 2016 10:52 pm News

PeaceHealth VP apologizes for shortage About 250 people turned out yesterday afternoon for an hour-long Town Hall meeting about the status of primary care physicians in the community. A panel made up of administrators and managers, led by Senior Vice President Dr. Mark Adams, explained how they are working hard to recruit additional doctors.  Adams […]

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Emeralds match NW League win streak; Siuslaw Athletic Hall of Fame
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Emeralds match NW League win streak; Siuslaw Athletic Hall of Fame

August 19, 2016 9:56 pm Eugene Emeralds, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Current record of 14 set by Emeralds in 2011 D.J. Wilson hit an RBI double in the seventh inning to help the Emeralds ice their 14th straight win… a one-run shutout victory over the Boise Hawks in Eugene. Wilson’s second hit of the evening scored Trent Giambrone for the winning margin.  The two teams wind […]

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