Month: November 2015

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/30/2015 09:25 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press BEND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon school officials are preparing for a new law that will allow parents to opt their children out of taking standardized state tests. The Bulletin reports that districts have until […]

NW Sports from the AP

Date: 11/30/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–1st SportsMinute/250 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson threw a career-high five touchdown passes and the Seattle Seahawks held on for a wild 39-30 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers and Ben Roethlisberger yesterday. […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

Date: 11/30/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say a pedestrian was struck and killed by a light-rail train in southeast Portland. Police say the person was trying to cross the tracks in a restricted area between […]

Coast Radio News

Coast Radio News – Florence Holiday Festival – Festival of Trees

Florence Holiday Festival –                                  They’re gearing up in Historic Old Town again for the holiday season.  Visitors for the annual Christmas season kickoff Saturday will find some familiar faces… Santa and Mrs. Claus… along with an old standby in a new place, according to Florence City Manager, Erin Reynolds…  “The […]

1st AP Northwest News Minute

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Administrators at a Portland high school have canceled an upcoming winter dance because of concerns about dirty dancing. Portland Public Schools spokeswoman Christine Miles says that some of the dancing at Cleveland High School has been […]

AP Northwest Sports Minute

AP-NW–SportsMinute/255 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) – Danuel House scored 19 points, and No. 25 Texas A&M edged No. 10 Gonzaga 62-61 yesterday to advance to the championship game of the Battle 4 Atlantis. The Zags’ Silas […]

Coast Radio News

Coast Radio News – Thanksgiving Dinner – Traffic Patrols – Grinch

The Grinch Strikes Early                                                           Someone is stealing holiday lights in Old Town Florence.   In advance of the holiday season Port of Siuslaw employees decorated with strings of white LED lights. “We purchased ten strings, one for each lamp post.  And we put them up on Saturday, and on  Sunday we […]