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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 5, 2016 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  CHURCH PARKING LOT-SHOOTING Gunfire breaks out in Portland church parking lot PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A Portland church went into lockdown and cancelled services after shots were fired in the building’s parking lot. Police had responded to Grace Christian Fellowship after reports of gunfire Sunday morning. Pastor Kelly Cohoe says none of the church […]

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Lane President recruitment; Pearl Harbor; Mapleton dealing with grief; Nativity Festival; Lane County website
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Lane President recruitment; Pearl Harbor; Mapleton dealing with grief; Nativity Festival; Lane County website

December 2, 2016 10:43 pm News

Three finalists to interview for Lane President post The search for the successor to Lane Community College president Mary Spilde (SPILL-dee) has been narrowed down to three finalists. Dr. Margaret Hamilton, Vice President for academic affairs at Camden County College in Blackwood, New Jersey; Dr. Peter Maphumulo, Vice President for instruction at Victor Valley College […]

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Viking wrestlers split pair of meets; Beaver basketball with a loss; prep and college schedules
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Viking wrestlers split pair of meets; Beaver basketball with a loss; prep and college schedules

December 2, 2016 10:29 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Central Coast Challenge Siuslaw wrestlers split a pair of dual meets last night on the mat in Florence.  Reedsport came out on top 36-30 over the Vikings, while Siuslaw beat North Bend 36-9.  In the third meet of the evening, Reedsport demolished North Bend 51-6. Top performers for Siuslaw were Richard Huff at 120 pounds; […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

December 2, 2016 8:56 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — For the seventh time in five years, the Panthers and Seahawks will meet on Sunday night each with a different sense of urgency heading into the final month of the regular season. Seattle reverted to its inconsistent form of earlier this season in a loss last week to Tampa Bay that […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 2, 2016 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

  WALDEN-HOUSE ENERGY COMMERCE Walden chosen to chair House Energy and Commerce Committee (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Greg Walden of Oregon has been elected to serve as chairman of the House Energy and Commerce Committee in Washington, D.C. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the appointment will give Walden oversight […]

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Viking basketball opens with a split…
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Viking basketball opens with a split…

December 2, 2016 1:37 am Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Boys basketball opens with a win Jake Hickson led scoring with 15 points; Kyle King and Trent Reavis each added 14 and the Siuslaw Vikings used a second half surge to beat the Creswell Bulldogs 65-48 last night in the boys’ season opener at home. The game was tied at 25-all at the half, then […]

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Crisis counseling teams at Mapleton Schools
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Crisis counseling teams at Mapleton Schools

December 2, 2016 1:32 am News

Crisis counseling team responds to Mapleton Schools Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies notified officials at Mapleton Schools this morning of the death of a student at the school… no other details were released, but Superintendent Jodi O’Mara said a crisis team arrived at the schools early this morning to counsel other students and staff. O’Mara could […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

December 1, 2016 8:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks are hopeful starters Earl Thomas and DeShawn Shead will return for Sunday’s game against Carolina. Coach Pete Carroll said Wednesday that Thomas and Shead were expected to practice. Both players suffered hamstring injuries two weeks ago in a win over Philadelphia and missed last Sunday’s loss to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 1, 2016 8:44 pm Associated Press, News

  OBIT-MYERS Former 3-time Oregon AG dies SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Hardy Myers, a lawyer who became a politician in the state Legislature in his 30s and then was elected state attorney general three times, has died at age 77. He was remembered for defending Oregon’s physician-assisted suicide law before federal courts, including the nation’s […]

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Dunes City write-ins counted; Big Creek slide cleared; Light displays urged to be efficient; Loon Lake fire leaves one homeless; Gas prices continue to slide; and empty bowls will feed you and others
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Dunes City write-ins counted; Big Creek slide cleared; Light displays urged to be efficient; Loon Lake fire leaves one homeless; Gas prices continue to slide; and empty bowls will feed you and others

November 30, 2016 11:50 pm News

Dunes City Council Races finalized… Three weeks after the polls closed, the final count for three open spots on the city council in Dunes City has been released.   Robert Orr earned 22 write-in votes, Alan Montgomery had 17.  They are expected to join Tom Mallen when he is sworn in early next year.  Mallen was […]

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