Month: July 2015

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 07/31/2015 09:49 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute RESENDING/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Portland used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Shell icebreaker […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 07/31/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/270 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 07/31/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters is leaving Portland, Oregon, bound for an Arctic drilling operation. The Fennica headed out yesterday after authorities forced […]

Fire danger soars… and health dangers too

30 July 2015 Private forest lands closed to public use Ongoing drought conditions and hot weather are combining to raise the fire danger throughout most of the state. Temperatures exceeding 100 degrees are expected this weekend in many parts of western Oregon; sending the danger soaring. Red Flag Warnings are […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 07/30/2015 09:16 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/214 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A veteran Eugene police officer accused of beating a suspect in the Lane County Jail is due to be arraigned today. The Register-Guard reports that prosecutors yesterday charged John Sharlow […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 07/30/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/263 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Welington Castillo homered twice off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, including a two-run shot in the first inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks won their fifth straight beating the Mariners […]