Month: December 2016

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PST SECRETARY OF STATE-APPOINTMENTS New secretary of state names ousted officials to top posts (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Secretary of State-elect Dennis Richardson, who will be sworn in Friday, has named an ousted elections […]

Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers

Bridge rehab going slower than expected Residents in and around the Old Town area still face several more months of noise from the machinery being used by crews applying a corrosion resistant coating to the Siuslaw River Bridge. Angela Beers-Sydel – “The noise is hard on people.  Especially the compressor […]

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

  RANCHING STANDOFF-PAYNE Judge denies Ryan Payne’s motion to undo guilty plea (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oregon refuge occupier Ryan Payne’s request to withdraw his guilty plea. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown ruled Wednesday that […]

Another call scam; Gas prices on the rise; Medicaid Dental Care; Siuslaw Awards; Small quake; Tax volunteers sought

Another Call Scam Reported Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies say they’re being impersonated on the phone and residents are being warned to watch out for another scam. Sergeant Carrie Carver said numerous residents have reported receiving calls from people claiming to be with the Sheriff’s office or the U.S. Marshal’s Office […]