Month: May 2014

Florence Gas Tax To Be Discussed

30 May 2014 Gas Tax Proposal To Be Discussed Monday Night People who buy gas in Florence could be helping to fill potholes next year. That’s if voters approve a gas tax being discussed by the Florence City Council. City Manager Jacque Betz says the tax would be two-tiered… with […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/30/2014 09:26 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/304 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Marion County sheriff’s deputies say a 14-year-old boy accused of threatening to blow up his Salem school has been arrested and booked into juvenile detention. Deputies learned of the reported […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/30/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/262 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Erick Aybar hit a three-run homer, Matt Shoemaker pitched effectively into the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 last night. Recalled from […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/30/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/261 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The main technology contractor responsible for building Oregon’s failed online health insurance exchange says the governor is unjustly trying to blame it for the Cover Oregon fiasco. Gov. John Kitzhaber […]

No Top Cop Until the Fall

29 May 2014 No Top Cop Until Later This Year The search for a new Florence Police Chief has been put on hold. Outgoing City Manager Jacque Betz delivered that news to the Florence City Council yesterday in an email following a meeting with Mayor Nola Xavier. City Managers and […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/29/2014 09:26 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/279 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A U.S. Supreme Court justice is asking for more information before any ruling on an effort by the National Organization for Marriage to halt same-sex marriages in Oregon. The Oregonian […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/29/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/253 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CARSON, Calif. (AP) – Fanendo Adi scored his first two MLS goals to help the Portland Timbers beat Chivas USA 2-0 last night. Portland improved to 3-3-7, winning its second straight […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/29/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren fired up a Portland crowd to help raise money for Sen. Jeff Merkley’s re-election campaign. The two Democrats appeared together at a downtown fundraiser. A thousand […]