Commissioners suspend voter veto conversations The Lane County Board of Commissioners did an ‘about face’ yesterday and voted to hold off on any further discussions on a controversial proposal. They began discussing the deal in June. If enacted, it would have given commissioners veto power over citizen initiated ballot measures […]
Month: August 2016
Voter veto proposal tabled; Steelhead returns; Gas prices; Back to school; housing linked to healthcare
Sailors fall in volleyball opener; Vikings begin on the court Thursday; Emeralds ice fifth straight win
Prep Volleyball The Mapleton Sailors dropped both of their Mountain West League volleyball matches to start the season last night. The opened with a three-set loss to the McKenzie Eagles, then wrapped up with another three-set loss; this one to the Siletz Valley Warriors. The Warriors lost an earlier match […]
AP-NW–Sports Right Now/536 MARINERS-RANGERS Odor hits game-ending homer for Rangers in 8-7 win over M’s ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a game-ending two-run homer and the AL-best Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 8-7 on Tuesday night. Odor’s 25th homer was a drive to the hill in center […]
AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1125 PHILOMATH FOOTBALL-HAZING Coach, 6 Philomath football players, cited in hazing case CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say six Philomath (fil-OH-muhth) High School football players and a 22-year-old volunteer assistant face charges after freshmen were subjected to hazing during the team’s summer camp. Benton County District Attorney John […]
Hot Rods and a movie star car; Crow fundraisers; Steelhead returns below predictions; Non profit board training.
Hot Rods and a Movie Star Car… The 9th annual Rods and Rhodies invitational car show is shaping up for the weekend of September 10th… that’s when about 120 “high-line” hot rods and custom cruisers will converge on Old Town Florence. Bay Street will be closed all day the 10th […]
Fourth Straight Emeralds Win Eugene catcher Sam Tidaback lifted a sacrifice fly to center field in the bottom of the sixth, scoring Kevonte Mitchell for the go-ahead run and the Ems recorded their fourth straight win, this one 4-2 over the Tri City Dust Devils. Mitchell added an insurance run […]
Join us Saturday, September 17th in Miller Park for our Movie In The Park – 4pm – Gates open at the 15th street entrance 5pm – Food, Fun, and Music 8pm – A Classic Cartoon followed by Back To The Future – broadcast over 106.9fm A Fund Raising consession stand will be […]
Teen Center filled to capacity; Coast range blazes contained; Body of drowning victim recovered; Rhododendron Drive getting a facelift.
Teen Center space at a premium Boys and Girls Club Executive Director Chuck Trent is facing another challenge, but it’s one he’s happy with. Chuck Trent – “We have a huge problem right now. I love to have these kinds of problems. And the problem is that we’re outgrowing the […]
Weekend sweep in Keizer; head home for final series at PK Park The Eugene Emeralds shook off the effects of last week’s four losses with a weekend three-game-sweep of the Salem Keizer Volcanoes. Eugene started things off Friday with a 6-4 win, then overcame a four run deficit in the […]
AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1273 MARINERS-WHITE SOX Rodon, Morneau, Cabrera lead White Sox past Mariners, 4-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodon pitched into the seventh inning, Justin Morneau had a two-run single and Melky Cabrera drove in a run and scored twice to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 4-1 victory […]