Month: June 2016

Prevent picnic poisoning; bank on starting the 4th weekend right; Rhody Express It; Gas prices steady; SOS gets emergency voucher grant; and a ’75 Siuslaw grad works on groundbreaking facial reconstruction

Outdoor cooking and eating can pose risks More and more people will be cooking and eating outdoors beginning with this holiday weekend.  Unfortunately that means more people are at risk of getting sick because of food-borne illnesses. Food Safety Specialist Susan Kendrick, with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, says a little […]

Fireworks restrictions; Duck Race; Ulman Scholarship; Gas prices steady; Wings and Wheels; Leave those pups alone

Reminder issued on fireworks restrictions Sparklers, screamers, and the “tower of sparks” can provide a lot of entertainment this time of year; but public land managers are reminding residents they’re not welcome everywhere. Dan Eddy, the fire management officer for the Siuslaw National Forest, says fireworks can pose a serious […]

Hawks smother Emeralds

Boise overcomes early five-run deficit for ten run win The Hawks put up ten runs in the seventh inning last night in Boise, posting 15 hits on the night, and clinched 16-6 Northwest League victory over the Eugene Emeralds.  Eugene took an early five-run lead in the second inning, but […]