Month: November 2016

Dunes City write-ins counted; Big Creek slide cleared; Light displays urged to be efficient; Loon Lake fire leaves one homeless; Gas prices continue to slide; and empty bowls will feed you and others

Dunes City Council Races finalized… Three weeks after the polls closed, the final count for three open spots on the city council in Dunes City has been released.   Robert Orr earned 22 write-in votes, Alan Montgomery had 17.  They are expected to join Tom Mallen when he is sworn in […]

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  MEGABUCKS JACKPOT WINNERS Salem couple wins $6.8 million jackpot (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Salem couple has won $6.8 million in the Oregon Lottery’s Megabucks Jackpot. The Statesman Journal reports that Angela and Brian Feiring won the jackpot Saturday after purchasing a lottery ticket […]

Heceta water break repaired; Boys and Girls Club stuffing the bus; Sea of Lights; Crab Crack; Red Cross helps fire victim; Chamber lighting contest

Boil-water notice for homes north of Florence to be lifted Heceta Water PUD crews worked quickly Friday to repair a water line that broke earlier that morning after heavy rains damaged Mercer Lake Road. Heceta General Manager Carl Neville said the break was on a distribution line that feeds about […]

Ducks extend home win streak; Beavers end 4 game skid.

College basketball: Drew Eubanks scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Oregon State beat Southern Oregon 84-59 last night in Corvallis.  The Beavers snapped a four-game losing streak with the win over the Raiders.  The Beavers will be in Starkville, Mississippi Thursday evening where they’ll face Mississippi […]

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  FATAL HIT-AND-RUN 21-year-old sent to prison for fatal Portland hit-and-run (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 21-year-old man who fatally struck a pedestrian with his car in Portland and then drove away has been sentenced to one year in prison. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Frederick […]