Month: January 2012

Local News – Schools Lock Down; Lane County Commission meets twice in Florence; Quality Child Care; Hazardous Materials; Athlete of the Week

Schools went into lockdown as a result of last Friday’s weapon incident Shortly after 11 o’clock Friday morning staff members at Siuslaw Middle School looked across Oak Street and saw a young man brandishing what appeared to be a rifle.  Special Programs Director Ethel Angal (angle) said staff knew what […]

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Some Oregon state employees are angry their home email addresses were given to a state legislator. They were concerned when they received the email last week from Rep. Dennis Richardson of Central Point asking […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,292 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon judge has imposed a 45-day jail sentence and mental health evaluation for a 33-year-old man who attacked customers at a Portland Toys R Us store with light sabers last December. David Canterbury […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,218 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SALT LAKE CITY (AP) – Paul Millsap scored 19 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, and the Utah Jazz used a 13-0 fourth-quarter run to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 93-89 on Monday night. LaMarcus […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Voters in northwest Oregon will learn who will represent them in Congress as a special election wraps up Tuesday. Ballots are due by 8 p.m., in county-run drop boxes, and election officials say they’ll […]

Local News – Disaster Declaration; Bear Plea Bargain; Manslaughter Conviction; Weapon near Middle School; Business of the Year; Prep Basketball scores

Lane County Makes Disaster Declaration You can add Lane County to the list of Oregon counties that will be included in Governor Kitzhaber’s disaster declaration this week.  High winds, heavy rain and flooding pummeled the Siuslaw and Mohawk Valleys two weeks ago, causing more than $900-thousand damage to public infrastructure […]

3rd Oregon News MInute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,310 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press FAIRVIEW, Ore. (AP) – The mother of a man killed by Fairview officers disputes the police account of the shooting. Sandra Kelley called police Friday night when her 37-year-old son Larry McKinney came home drunk. She tells The […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,279 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Democrats and their allies have pumped more than $1 million into a Portland-area special election to replace former Congressman David Wu. Republicans have spent $85,000. Wu is a Democrat who resigned after a woman […]