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Red Flag warnings along the coast; Vet rehab facility proposed for forest work camp; “Smoking box” linked to arson fire; Fuel prices expected to remain low remainder of summer; Road work on Rhody; Scammers working Louisiana Relief
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Red Flag warnings along the coast; Vet rehab facility proposed for forest work camp; “Smoking box” linked to arson fire; Fuel prices expected to remain low remainder of summer; Road work on Rhody; Scammers working Louisiana Relief

August 25, 2016 10:44 pm Gas Prices, News

Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories It’s going to be another red flag day for the Central and Northern Oregon Coast… and the Coast Range. Weather forecasters are saying conditions are ripe today and this evening for – quote – “significantly unstable conditions” that could lead to extremely high fire danger. Fire starts in forested […]

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Emeralds stumbling late in season; Viking football and volleyball teams introduced
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Emeralds stumbling late in season; Viking football and volleyball teams introduced

August 25, 2016 10:01 pm Eugene Emeralds, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Lose 4 of 5 games in series against Everett After winning 15 straight, the Eugene Emeralds have now lost four of their last five games… last night Emeralds batters managed only one hit in a one-run shutout loss to the Everett Aqua Sox.  They’ll have the evening off tonight… then head to Keizer tomorrow where […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 25, 2016 9:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

  HOPE SOLO SUSPENDED Hope Solo suspended from national team for 6 months CHICAGO (AP) — U.S. women’s national team goalkeeper Hope Solo has been suspended for six months for what U.S. Soccer termed conduct “counter to the organization’s principles.” The suspension is effective immediately. U.S. Soccer President Sunil Gulati said Wednesday that comments Solo […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 25, 2016 9:53 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-BUNDY LAWYER Judge: Ryan Bundy unfit to serve as his own lawyer (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Federal Judge Anna J. Brown is set to strip Oregon standoff defendant Ryan Bundy of his ability to represent himself in court. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the judge wrote in an order filed […]

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County tentatively accepts Work Camp offer; Arson fire and smoking box connected; Emergency responders kept busy; gas prices hold steady locally; Law enforcement safety blitz
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County tentatively accepts Work Camp offer; Arson fire and smoking box connected; Emergency responders kept busy; gas prices hold steady locally; Law enforcement safety blitz

August 24, 2016 10:52 pm News

Forest Work Camp could become veteran’s rehab facility Lane County Commissioners voted 3-2 this week to negotiate a long-term lease of the Forest Work Camp with the group Veteran’s Legacy. That group wants to provide rehab services to veterans with Post Traumatic Stress and adjustment disorders, as well as drug and alcohol addiction. Commissioners Jay […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 24, 2016 10:00 pm Associated Press, News

  SINKING BOAT-RESCUE Coast Guard rescues 2 men from sinking boat WARRENTON, Ore. (AP) — A Coast Guard crew recused two men after their 14-foot boat ran aground and began taking on water at the mouth of the Columbia River. The U.S. Coast Guard says a mariner called to report a boat had run aground […]

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Everett downs the Emeralds in Eugene
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Everett downs the Emeralds in Eugene

August 24, 2016 9:00 pm Eugene Emeralds, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Sox convert on Emeralds Errors The Everett Aqua Sox handed the Eugene Emeralds a 3-1 loss last night at PK Park.  It was only the fourth series loss of the season for the Emeralds. Everett capitalized on a wild pitch in the fourth inning to score their first run and tie it up at 1-all.  […]

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Council work session to cover pot tax; state collections exceed estimates; Tenmile Lakes disaster declaration; Umpqua salmon derby; Fire update; Driving enforcement blitz
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Council work session to cover pot tax; state collections exceed estimates; Tenmile Lakes disaster declaration; Umpqua salmon derby; Fire update; Driving enforcement blitz

August 23, 2016 11:25 pm News

City Council to discuss pot tax and housing Florence voters will be deciding in November on whether or not to levy a 3-percent sales tax on retail sales of marijuana.  Mayor Joe Henry and the City Council will meet Wednesday morning in a special work session to discuss the matter.  City Manager Erin Reynolds said […]

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Emeralds snap losing skid at two
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Emeralds snap losing skid at two

August 23, 2016 7:50 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Wilson hits walk-off single, Eugene beats Everett 1-0 EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — D.J. Wilson hit a walk-off single with one out in the ninth inning, as the Eugene Emeralds beat the Everett AquaSox 1-0 on Monday. Jose Paniagua scored the game-winning run after he reached base with a single and advanced to third on a […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 23, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BBA-YANKEES-MARINERS Zunino, Seager power Mariners to 7-5 win over Yankees SEATTLE (AP) — Mike Zunino and Kyle Seager each hit a three-run homer and Nelson Cruz added a solo shot as the Seattle Mariners rallied to beat the New York Yankees 7-5 Monday night. The Yankees got two homers apiece from rookie catcher Gary […]

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