Month: October 2014

Trick or Treat Alternatives in Florence

31 October 2014 Trick or Treat Options Abound For Halloween There are plenty of alternatives to trick-or-treating around the neighborhood this evening. Many of the merchants in Old Town will be offering treats to children in costume between three and five. Immediately following, from 5 to 7 will be a […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/31/2014 09:13 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/227 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MYRTLE CREEK, Ore. (AP) – Douglas County sheriff’s deputies say a 20-year-old woman has been fatally shot by her father while the two were hunting in southern Oregon. A spokesman said the shooting happened […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 10/31/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/273 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – The Seattle Mariners will have right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma under contract for the 2015 season. The Mariners announced that Iwakuma’s $7 million option was vested based on his on-field […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/31/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/233 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Republican governor candidate Dennis Richardson is accusing Democratic Gov. John Kitzhaber of hiding from the press and public. Richardson is dialing up his rhetoric as he seeks a come-from-behind victory […]

Measure 91 Supporters On the Stump

October 30, 2014 Pro-Marijuana Campaign Stepping Up in Oregon Supporters of a state-by-state effort to legalize recreational use of marijuana are in Oregon this week promoting a ‘yes’ vote on Measure 91. Tamar (TAMM-er) Todd is the Director of Marijuana Law and Policy for the Drug Policy Alliance. She says […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/30/2014 09:14 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/275 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Supporters of ballot measures to legalize marijuana in Oregon and Alaska are focusing on young voters, who are considered more likely than others to favor legal pot, but less […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 10/30/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/251 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks have signed veteran fullback Will Tukuafu and linebacker L.J. Fort. Seattle announced the signings yesterday, a day after clearing the two roster spots by […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 10/30/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oracle Corp. is appealing to Oregon legislative leaders in its legal fight over the failed Cover Oregon health insurance website. In a letter, Oracle’s chief executive suggests that the Legislature […]