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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 23, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OREGON TAXES A pot of money: Oregon collects $25.5M in marijuana taxes SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July. The state’s Department of Revenue says medical marijuana dispensaries were required to file their second-quarter returns for recreational marijuana […]

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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.
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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.

August 22, 2016 9:54 pm News

CROW to celebrate new nest Melanie Heard says it’s – quote – “kind of a big deal, actually”.  It’s the grand opening of the C.R.O.W Center for the Performing Arts September 10th. Heard and a whole bunch of other volunteers have been working hard for the past 18-months, renovating the former retail space at 3120 […]

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Eugene sets NWL win streak record
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Eugene sets NWL win streak record

August 22, 2016 9:24 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Aqua Sox stop Emeralds streak at 15 The Eugene Emeralds set a Northwest League record with their 15th straight win Friday night, a 7-1 victory at home over the Everett Aqua Sox.  The Sox then bounced back and have now hung two losses on the Emeralds… Winning Saturday 12-1; then yesterday afternoon 4-1.  Eugene can […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 22, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/864 OLY-BKO-USA-SERBIA U.S. men claim gold in 96-66 win over Serbia RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66. With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games. After a few close calls […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 22, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1291 FATAL TREE FALL Sheriff’s: Tree falls, kills child near Fall Creek (Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/) FALL CREEK, Ore. (AP) — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a 9-year-old child is dead when a tree fell on a family that was using a beach near Fall Creek. KVAL-TV reports that authorities believe the […]

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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.
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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.

August 19, 2016 10:52 pm News

PeaceHealth VP apologizes for shortage About 250 people turned out yesterday afternoon for an hour-long Town Hall meeting about the status of primary care physicians in the community. A panel made up of administrators and managers, led by Senior Vice President Dr. Mark Adams, explained how they are working hard to recruit additional doctors.  Adams […]

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Emeralds match NW League win streak; Siuslaw Athletic Hall of Fame
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Emeralds match NW League win streak; Siuslaw Athletic Hall of Fame

August 19, 2016 9:56 pm Eugene Emeralds, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Current record of 14 set by Emeralds in 2011 D.J. Wilson hit an RBI double in the seventh inning to help the Emeralds ice their 14th straight win… a one-run shutout victory over the Boise Hawks in Eugene. Wilson’s second hit of the evening scored Trent Giambrone for the winning margin.  The two teams wind […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 19, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/919 OLY-USA WOMENS BASKETBALL-FRANCE With Sue Bird sidelined, USA beats France 86-67 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —The U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans. The Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi scored 18 points […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 19, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1214 OREGON-MARIJUANA FAIR Oregon buzz: Pot plants at state fair in a 1st for the US SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting next Friday. The exhibit of the immature plants brings […]

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Red Flag Warnings to fly; Congressional Town Hall overflows; Health Town Hall set for Thursday; Gas prices hold steady; Mapleton lead testing expedited; and… County Commissioners vote to increase garbage dumping fees
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Red Flag Warnings to fly; Congressional Town Hall overflows; Health Town Hall set for Thursday; Gas prices hold steady; Mapleton lead testing expedited; and… County Commissioners vote to increase garbage dumping fees

August 18, 2016 10:56 pm News, Uncategorized

Highest Fire Danger of the Year expected Red flag warnings will fly over nearly all of Western Oregon in the next few days as a high pressure system moves over the area bringing the hottest temperatures of the season.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett says fire danger will rise inland… and along the coast. […]

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