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A century of library services in Florence
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A century of library services in Florence

May 5, 2015 12:11 am News

4 May 2015 May 7th, 1915, the doors first opened in Florence on what would eventually become the Siuslaw Public Library. Library director Meg Spencer says much has changed in the past ten decades. Meg Spencer – “We had a hundred items when we opened our doors in 1915. Now we have over 165-thousand items.” […]

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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports
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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports

May 5, 2015 12:07 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

4 May 2015 Vikings perform at Grants Pass Rotary Invitational Mikaela Siegel was second in the long jump and finished third in the 100 meter hurdles in the Varsity class at Saturday’s Grants Pass Rotary Invitational. The Siuslaw girls had great success in the Frosh-Soph events with Carissa Oliver winning the discus; Celie Mans the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 4, 2015 9:26 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/04/2015 09:25 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/241 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GOLD HILL, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon man who set fire to his foreclosed property after squatters took over his former home has been sentenced to 18 months’ probation. The Mail Tribune reports Shawn Pappe of Gold Hill pleaded […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 4, 2015 8:06 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/04/2015 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/341 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – Evan Gattis homered twice and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight game, boosting the best record in the American League by beating the Seattle Mariners 7-6 yesterday. The Astros extended their top […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 4, 2015 8:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/04/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/362 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) – A former parishioner of a McMinnville church who reported his pastor to labor officials for not paying students in a church landscaping business is now suing the pastor for defamation. The News-Register reports James Goings […]

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It’s all about that dirt
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It’s all about that dirt

May 1, 2015 11:25 pm News

1 May 2015 Learn how to grow your own at tomorrow’s green fair Having a green thumb isn’t as mportant as having good dirt when you’re planting your garden. In fact, says Lisa Walter-Sedlacek, it is all about the dirt. She says having nutrient packed, organic soil when it’s time to plant your garden can […]

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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports
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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports

May 1, 2015 11:22 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

1 May 2015 Mariota goes number two in the draft The Tennessee Titans got their quarterback without making any trades on the opening night of the NFL draft. Holding the first selection to open the second round may give them another chance to make a deal. The Titans finished two-and-14, tied with Tampa Bay, and […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 1, 2015 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/01/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/240 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police in Portland are appealing for patience if two separate events planned for May Day in the downtown area disrupt traffic. A May Day celebration and march organized by the Portland Immigrant Rights Coalition has […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 1, 2015 8:14 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/01/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/269 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press HOUSTON (AP) – Jose Altuve’s RBI single in the 10th inning lifted the Houston Astros to their seventh straight victory, 3-2 over the Seattle Mariners last night. The Mariners took a 2-0 lead in the first […]

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Turner “excited” to begin work in Florence
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Turner “excited” to begin work in Florence

April 30, 2015 11:39 pm News

30 April 2015 From Sheriff to Chief… By this time tomorrow, Tom Turner will be settling into his new job as the Chief of Police in Florence. Turner began his law enforcement career just over 30 years ago as a resident deputy in Florence. He has been eager to return. Tom Turner – “I’m just… […]

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