Month: March 2015

Group sought to oversee economic development efforts

31 March 2015 Developing the economy of Florence and the surrounding area will mean creating some sort of economic development council to oversee efforts aimed at supporting local businesses and attracting new industry. Florence Mayor Joe Henry said that is one of the strategies that came out last week’s economic […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 03/31/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/240 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon House is scheduled to vote today on the $7.3 billion budget proposed by Democratic legislative leaders. Education interest groups have criticized the proposal as inadequate. They say it […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 03/31/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/261 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – Mike Zunino homered and doubled, Taijuan Walker pitched seven impressive innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 5-3 yesterday. Robinson Cano added his first […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 03/31/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/255 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon House lawmakers are considering legislation that defines and bans racial profiling by law enforcement agencies. The measure was introduced in the wake of widespread protests touched off by the […]

Florence budget process underway

30 March 2015 The beginning of a process to draw up Florence’s 25-million-dollar-plus budget gets underway tonight. Members of the Florence Budget Committee will meet for the first time this year. Pat Zeh, Hugh Guinn, Ronald Duzy, Roberth Forsythe and Sally Wantz will join Mayor Joe Henry and city councilors […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 03/30/2015 09:11 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Arraignment is expected today for a Portland a man for the shooting death of a cousin who lived next door to him. Police say officers found 46-year-old Arthur James Palmer […]