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Emergency Services Management Agreement Approved; Fireworks safety stressed; Donations sought for 4th display; Schools required to test for chemicals
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Emergency Services Management Agreement Approved; Fireworks safety stressed; Donations sought for 4th display; Schools required to test for chemicals

June 24, 2016 10:30 pm News

Fire Chief to assume management of ambulance district An agreement that would consolidate upper management of Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue along with Western Lane Ambulance has been ratified by both boards of directors. Fire board directors unanimously approved the deal last week. It would have Chief Jim Langborg as the top manager of both […]

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Spokane downs Eugene
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Spokane downs Eugene

June 24, 2016 10:25 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Indians overcome slow start The Spokane Indians jumped to a seven run lead in the fifth inning last night, and then barely held on for an 11-9 Northwest League Victory at PK Park over Eugene. Emeralds starter Dylan Cease, in only his second outing since undergoing Tommy John surgery a year ago, reached his pitch […]

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Latest Northwest sports for Alaska, Oregon and Washington state

June 24, 2016 8:01 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1023 Latest Northwest sports for Alaska, Oregon and Washington state MARINERS-TIGERS Tigers win on walk-off wild pitch, earning sweep of Seattle DETROIT (AP) — Pinch runner Cameron Maybin easily scored on a bases-loaded wild pitch by Steve Cishek with two outs in the 10th inning Thursday, giving the Detroit Tigers a 5-4 win […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 24, 2016 7:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/24/2016 06:20 AM AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1068 Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT OIL TRAIN ACCIDENTS-THE LATEST The Latest: Union Pacific touts safety of fastening system PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A spokesman for Union Pacific Railroad says the company’s rail fastening system has an outstanding safety history. Spokesman Justin Jacobs’ […]

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Possible pot tax; North Bend disrupted by suspicious device; Operation Dry Water; Events Center pursuing exclusive caterer; Oregon schools required to test for lead
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Possible pot tax; North Bend disrupted by suspicious device; Operation Dry Water; Events Center pursuing exclusive caterer; Oregon schools required to test for lead

June 23, 2016 10:03 pm News

Lane Voters could decide pot tax The Lane County Board of Commissioners gave the initial nod of approval to a 3-percent county tax on recreational marijuana sales this week.  It would still have to be approved by voters in the fall before it would take effect. The tax would apply only on marijuana sales outside […]

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Emeralds win rubber match
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Emeralds win rubber match

June 23, 2016 9:58 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Take Hillsboro series 2-1 The Eugene Emeralds outhit the Hillsboro Hops 13-5 last night to come away with an 8-1 win at Ron Tonkin Field in Hillsboro.  The win gave the Emeralds a 2-1 victory in the three game series. The Emeralds head for home and PK Park today where they’ll start a five game […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

June 23, 2016 7:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/702 MARINERS-TIGERS Moya homers twice, Tigers beat Seattle 5-1 DETROIT (AP) — Steven Moya homered twice, and the Detroit Tigers withstood a shaky fifth inning from right-hander Michael Fulmer to beat the Seattle Mariners 5-1 Wednesday night. Miguel Cabrera also went deep for Detroit, and reliever Kyle Ryan (2-2) helped the Tigers stay […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 23, 2016 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1135 GAS LEAK-FACILITY EVACUATED Health care facility evacuated due to gas leak SHERIDAN, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they have evacuated all residents from a nursing care center in Sheridan, about 52 miles southwest of Portland, due to a gas leak. Sheridan Fire District officials said in a news release that on Wednesday […]

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Summer teen program; possible pot tax; legal fireworks sales; phone scam reported in Florence; endangered status sought for seabird.
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Summer teen program; possible pot tax; legal fireworks sales; phone scam reported in Florence; endangered status sought for seabird.

June 22, 2016 10:43 pm News

Center summer program under way A free recreation program for teens entering sixth through 12th grades got underway this week at the Boys and Girls Club Teen Center. The nine-week program will feature daily activities, Monday through Friday through August 19th. It also includes Friday field trips to attractions and activities including Sandland Adventures, a […]

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Hops hold off Emeralds
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Hops hold off Emeralds

June 22, 2016 10:35 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Eugene loses in Hillsboro The Hops evened up their three game series against the Emeralds last night with a 4-1 win in Hillsboro.  The victory gives the teams one win each with the rubber match set this afternoon at Ron Tonkin Field. The Emeralds will be back home in Eugene tomorrow where they open a […]

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