Month: March 2012

Emergency Shelter Activated at Mapleton Grange

LANE COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE Thomas M. Turner, Sheriff 125 E. 8th Avenue Eugene, OR 97401 Phone:  541-682-4150 Fax:  541-682-4522 Email:  sheriff’s office@co.lane.or.us<mailto:office@co.lane.or.us> The Lane County Sheriff’s Office has requested a shelter from the American Red Cross for the residents of Mapleton that may experience flooding overnight.  The American Red Cross […]

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,260 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Heavy rains have filled many streams and rivers in western Oregon and much of the area is under a flood warning or watch. Forecasters also are watching for flooding in the Blue Mountains of […]

2nd News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,305 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Prosecutors say an 18-year-old Portland man ate dinner with his parents, then attacked them as they slept with swords and a gun, killing his father and wounding his mother. Jacob Simon has pleaded not […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,318 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – A Southern Oregon man has been charged with manslaughter in the shooting death of a roommate. The Medford Mail Tribune says 26-year-old Dylan Ashmun was arrested after detectives got a report of the death […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,294 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – LaMarcus Aldridge had 25 points and 12 rebounds, and the Portland Trail Blazers pulled away from short-handed New Orleans and beat the Hornets 99-93 last night. Wesley Matthews added 18 […]

Viking Baseball Wins 4th Straight

Jake Thompson struck out 14 and allowed only three hits as the Siuslaw Vikings came from behind in the seventh inning to tie it, then put up two runs in the eighth to capture a 4-2 win over the Dayton Pirates yesterday.  Joe Dotson accounted for two of the Vikings’ […]

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,270 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) – The man awaiting trial in the shooting death of the Rainier police chief was in court yesterday in St. Helens for refusing treatment for a self-inflicted head wound. Lawyers for Daniel Butts asked […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,296 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police are asking the public if anyone saw anything suspicious on I-205 where a man was found shot in a car. The man was pulled from the car late last night and taken […]