Month: May 2015

Authorities seeking Camp Florence youth.

Authorities are looking for Josh Ward who walked away from an Oregon Youth Authority work detail in Florence Wednesday afternoon.  Ward, pictured to the right, was in the custody of OYA at Camp Florence for attempted sex abuse I and attempted robbery I.  His home of record is in Veneta […]

Don’t flush old prescriptions

29 May 2015 City of Florence cuts prescription take back program There are no longer any designated places in the community where you can get rid of old and unused prescription drugs. The City of Florence used to have a depository at the Florence Justice Center, but it was locked […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/29/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/250 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Corey Kluber struck out 13 in seven innings to win his third straight decision, Jason Kipnis continued his hot May with two hits and two RBIs, and the […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/29/2015 09:06 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/200 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say three young people have been wounded by gunfire at a street fair in northeast Portland. Those injured last night include two 15-year-old boys and a 25-year-old woman. Police […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/29/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/282 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Senate has endorsed a bill that would allow people to sue if they’re sanctioned by an employer for discussing pay. Senators approved the measure in a 17-13 vote […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 05/28/2015 09:13 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/280 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press WOODBURN, Ore. (AP) – Woodburn Police Chief Scott Russell will retire July 1 after 28 years with the department. The Oregonian reports that Russell has been chief since 2002. Russell lost his right leg […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 05/28/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/272 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) – Felix Hernandez pitched a four-hitter to become the major’s first eight-game winner, Nelson Cruz hit his AL-best 18th homer to snap a scoreless tie in the ninth […]