Month: April 2015

Turner “excited” to begin work in Florence

30 April 2015 From Sheriff to Chief… By this time tomorrow, Tom Turner will be settling into his new job as the Chief of Police in Florence. Turner began his law enforcement career just over 30 years ago as a resident deputy in Florence. He has been eager to return. […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/30/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/242 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – The Portland Trail Blazers have been eliminated from the NBA playoffs with a 99-93 loss to the Memphis Grizzles last night. The Grizzlies reached the West semifinals for the third […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 04/30/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/224 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Marc Gasol had 26 points and 14 rebounds as the Memphis Grizzlies advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by beating the Portland Trail Blazers 99-93 last night. […]

Going Green… six years in a row

29 April 2015 Going Green is more of a lifestyle… The sixth annual Florence Green Fair is set for this weekend at the Florence Events Center. One new addition is the “Kid Zone”, a special area featuring interactive craft and science projects; a planting station and special “outdoor” themed activities. […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 04/29/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/246 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – President Barack Obama will make a stop in Oregon next week to raise money for the Democratic National Committee. Democratic Party of Oregon Executive Director Brad Martin says the president […]