Month: September 2015

30 September 2015 Open burning delayed to November First    The Lane Fire Authority postponed the opening of this year’s burning season. Backyard burning in all of Lane County will remain closed until at least November First. That’s according to Jo Niehaus (nee-house) with the Lane Regional Air Protection Agency in […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 09/30/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–1st SportsMinute/257 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Shawn O’Malley damaged Houston’s playoff hopes with a two-run, bases-loaded single in the eighth inning that gave the Seattle Mariners a 6-4 comeback victory over the Astros […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 09/30/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A fugitive wanted in the kidnapping and torture of two women in suburban Portland nearly a quarter century ago was arrested at a hotel in Mexico, where he had been […]

Talking about domestic violence

29 September 2015 Awareness march draws more than 100 Nearly every other day, on average, someone is seeking assistance from Siuslaw Outreach Services because they are in an abusive relationship and need help. David Wiegan, the director of SOS: David Wiegan – “During 2014 we provided advocacy services to 170 […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 09/29/2015 09:20 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/275 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A man accused of kidnapping and torturing two women in Portland has been arrested in Mexico after being on the run for 24 years. The Oregonian reports that Paul Jackson […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 09/29/2015 08:38 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/273 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Chris Carter drove in the go-ahead run with Houston’s third solo homer, rookie Lance McCullers pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Astros enhanced their position in […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 09/29/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/261 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Starting Thursday, Oregon’s medical marijuana dispensaries will be able to sell pot to recreational users. A law passed last year legalized possessing and growing limited amounts of marijuana for personal […]

Florence Public Works Dept to get new headquarters

28 September 2015 Scaled back Public Works Headquarters to begin next spring Florence’s Public Works department will be making a move sometime next year. Public Works Director Mike Miller said a new facility is in the works for the business park just north of the airport. Mike Miller – “We’re […]