Month: April 2014

School Budget Situation Stable

30 April 2014 School Budget Panel to Hear Public Input A slight increase in property taxes and a little more state funding than in previous years are aiding the budget process at Siuslaw Schools this year. The School Budget Committee meets this evening for the second time.   The meeting will […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/30/2014 09:27 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Forecasters and emergency responders are warning Northwest residents to be careful around rivers and lakes as temperatures rise into the 70s and 80s today and tomorrow. Rivers fed by melting snow […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 04/30/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/260 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) – Robinson Cano drove in a run and scored another, helping the Seattle Mariners beat New York 6-3 last night for their fourth win in five games. Cano […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/30/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OAKRIDGE, Ore. (AP) – Oakridge police say they’ve arrested a 15-year-old boy who is accused of threatening to shoot his Oakridge High School classmates. The Register-Guard reports that students contacted police Monday evening to […]

City Budget Easier to Balance

29 April 2014 Balancing the Books at City Hall The Florence Budget Committee got the first look last night at a balanced $25.5-million budget for the coming year. Erin Reynolds – “Things are looking good and we are beginning to be cautiously optimistic.  We are seeing some of our revenues […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/29/2014 09:26 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ATHENA, Ore. (AP) – A prosecutor says a northeast Oregon police officer shot and killed an armed man who aimed a pickup truck toward him before pointing a gun at him early yesterday. Police […]