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High fire danger prompts strict controls; State’s newest wildfire “blows up” in Douglas County
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High fire danger prompts strict controls; State’s newest wildfire “blows up” in Douglas County

August 1, 2015 12:38 am News

31 July 2015 Emergency order shuts down forest access Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Chief Jim Langborg issued an emergency order yesterday imposing strict limitations on anything that could pose the possibility of causing a fire. His order mirrors one issued earlier in the day by Oregon State Forestry. That shut down all activities, including […]

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Ems use seventh inning again for win; championship golfers headed for hall of fame
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Ems use seventh inning again for win; championship golfers headed for hall of fame

July 31, 2015 10:57 pm Eugene Emeralds, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

31 July 2015 Emeralds use late game runs for win… again For the second night in a row the Eugene Emeralds scored a go-ahead run in the seventh inning, then held on for a Northwest League victory over the Indians in Spokane. Last night it was four runs in the seventh for the 6-4 win. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 31, 2015 10:31 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/31/2015 09:49 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute RESENDING/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Portland used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 31, 2015 8:16 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/31/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/270 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 31, 2015 8:15 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/31/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters is leaving Portland, Oregon, bound for an Arctic drilling operation. The Fennica headed out yesterday after authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a […]

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Emeralds win; Siuslaw Hall of Fame to honor local volunteer
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Emeralds win; Siuslaw Hall of Fame to honor local volunteer

July 30, 2015 11:45 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

30 July 2015 Eugene holds on for road win Donny Dewees hit a line drive single to center field with two outs in the seventh inning last night, sending Ricardo Marcano across the plate to break a 3-3 tie and the Eugene Emeralds held on for a 4-3 win over the Spokane Indians. The formerly […]

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Fire danger soars… and health dangers too
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Fire danger soars… and health dangers too

July 30, 2015 11:30 pm News

30 July 2015 Private forest lands closed to public use Ongoing drought conditions and hot weather are combining to raise the fire danger throughout most of the state. Temperatures exceeding 100 degrees are expected this weekend in many parts of western Oregon; sending the danger soaring. Red Flag Warnings are flying in the Umpqua Basin […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 30, 2015 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/30/2015 09:16 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/214 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A veteran Eugene police officer accused of beating a suspect in the Lane County Jail is due to be arraigned today. The Register-Guard reports that prosecutors yesterday charged John Sharlow with misdemeanor counts of fourth-degree […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 30, 2015 8:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/30/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/263 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Welington Castillo homered twice off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez, including a two-run shot in the first inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks won their fifth straight beating the Mariners 8-2 yesterday. Arizona completed its […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 30, 2015 8:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/30/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/251 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police questioned and released a man believed to be responsible for suspicious letters sent to two dozen sheriff’s offices this week. Police say 34-year-old Lance Storm did not appear violent or dangerous and […]

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