Month: December 2014

Local News – Top Lane County Stories

New Administrator and close primary top Lane County Stories Lane County Commissioners approved a contract in March for a new County Administrator; then in May, voters narrowly selected incumbent Jay Bozievich to continue serving the West Lane District on the county board. The March hiring of a new administrator at […]

3rd AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – A lawyer is asking for more time to prepare the defense for a Goldendale, Washington, woman accused of killing her 2-year-old daughter and wounding her 13-year-old daughter last summer at a Cannon Beach resort. The Oregonian […]

2nd AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A 44-year-old Springfield woman shot and wounded by police after pointing a replica gun has been sentenced to probation in a plea agreement. The Register-Guard reports Amanda Gatewood led Springfield police on a chase last August […]

1st AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press LEABURG, Ore. (AP) – Malfunctioning gates on a Willamette Valley dam have led Oregon hatchery officials to release 50,000 trout prematurely, in mid-winter when there’s not much for them to eat. Officials have diesel pumps taking emergency water from the […]

3rd AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press JUNCTION CITY, Ore. (AP) – The Junction City fire chief says traffic delayed the response to a fire yesterday that destroyed a commercial building. Chief Carl Perry tells KVAL the traffic interfered with setting up apparatus and laying lines and […]

2nd AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Several police cars were hit during a chase of a stolen in northeast Portland early today. Sergeant Pete Simpson tells KATU the driver took off on foot but was eventually captured. He told police he had […]