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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 23, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

  MARINERS-CLEVENGER Mariners reviewing options after Steve Clevenger’s tweets SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners say they are reviewing “all internal options that are available” after tweets from the account of reserve catcher Steve Clevenger regarding a recent police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Black Lives Matter movement. General manager Jerry Dipoto issued a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 23, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

  FOOTBALL HAZING-AFTERMATH Small town laments loss of football season due to hazing PHILOMATH, Ore. (AP) — Hazing inflicted by older players on younger ones at a conditioning camp has led to the cancellation of an Oregon high school’s football season, investigations by authorities, and calls for soul-searching and healing. Meanwhile, three varsity high school […]

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Emergency Department expansion nearing completion; Festival of Books; Former Florence resident wounded in Eugene police shooting; The Disappearing Whale; Gifford Pinchot and the Forest Service; and a new business scam
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Emergency Department expansion nearing completion; Festival of Books; Former Florence resident wounded in Eugene police shooting; The Disappearing Whale; Gifford Pinchot and the Forest Service; and a new business scam

September 22, 2016 10:58 pm News

Emergency Department Expansion Nearing Completion After 15 months and $6-million dollars the newly expanded Emergency Department at Peace Harbor Medical Center is nearly ready to go. All that remains are a few “punch list” items and then final certification by state medical authorities. That certification could take as many as four more weeks according to […]

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Prep volleyball this evening in Florence and Mapleton
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Prep volleyball this evening in Florence and Mapleton

September 22, 2016 10:53 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

On the schedule today… The Mapleton Sailors will host the ten-and-oh Lowell Devils in Mountain West League volleyball this evening.  The Sailors are 2-and-eight in league play. The Siuslaw Vikings are three-and-oh in Far West League play… they’ll host 2-and-1 Douglas this evening.  

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 22, 2016 8:02 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS-SHERMAN’S STATEMENT Richard Sherman says message of anthem protests getting lost RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says the public isn’t listening to the message NFL players are trying to send with their actions during the national anthem. While some fans are obsessing about whether players take a knee, raise a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 22, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, News

  BC-OR-OREGON-BOTTLED-WATER BATTLE Native Americans protest effort to bottle water in town SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Native Americans came to the state capitol in Oregon to protest persistent attempts to bring a commercial bottled water industry to an Oregon county that rejected the plan in a ballot measure in May. Anna Mae Leonard was one […]

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Misleading voter letters; Vision Keepers; the disappearing whale; business scam warning; SOLVE beach cleanup; and “build your own bill”.
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Misleading voter letters; Vision Keepers; the disappearing whale; business scam warning; SOLVE beach cleanup; and “build your own bill”.

September 21, 2016 10:58 pm News

Secretary of State warns of misleading voter registration letters Election officials in Oregon are reporting the receipt of several complaints from voters who have received letters from the Voter Participation Center.  Those letters say the recipient is not registered to vote, when in many instances they are.  Several of the letters also contain outdated information […]

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Prep Volleyball results from Tuesday
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Prep Volleyball results from Tuesday

September 21, 2016 10:54 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Siuslaw moves into first place in Far West With a little help from the Pirates, the Siuslaw Vikings moved into sole possession of first place in the Far West League volleyball standings last night with win over the Brookings-Harbor Bruins.   The Vikings dominated with Elyssa Rose and Makenzie York each recording eight kills.  The swept […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 21, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BLUE JAYS-MARINERS Happ gets 20th win, Jays take over 1st AL wild-card spot SEATTLE (AP) — J.A. Happ became the major leagues’ second 20-game winner and Russell Martin and Michael Saunders each hit a two-run homer, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Tuesday night to move into first in […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 21, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

  SUSPICIOUS DEATH-ST HELENS Authorities investigate suspicious death in Columbia County ST. HELENS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say they’re investigating a suspicious death in rural Columbia County northeast of St. Helens. The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office said in a news release Tuesday evening that one body was found on a road about a mile from […]

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