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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards
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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards

May 17, 2016 2:47 am News

6 PM meeting at City Hall The Florence City Council will set election schedules and recognize area groups who work to be more sustainable this evening. Mayor Joe Henry, along with councilors Joshua Greene and Ron Preisler will face reelection in the fall.  Councilors will review and likely approve the schedule this evening for the […]

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District Track and Field finals held for Mountain West and Far West Leagues
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District Track and Field finals held for Mountain West and Far West Leagues

May 16, 2016 10:53 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Siuslaw Girls one point off championship in FWL In Winston, the Marshfield Pirates claimed the team championships for both boys and the girls at the Far West League meet. Close behind the Lady Pirates in second place was Siuslaw with 182 points… just one point off the Girls’ championship effort.  North Bend was second for […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 16, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1030 WILSON-COMMENCEMENT REMARKS Russell Wilson takes jab at NC State on lesson learned MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s quip about a personal lesson learned has gone over well at the University of Wisconsin but ruffled some feathers where he began his college career in North Carolina. Invited back to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 16, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1243 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PINATAS Oregon class celebration has presidential candidate pinatas (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon civics teacher is getting some unexpected attention because a presidential candidate pinata was part of a class celebration after the students completed their exams. Students brought the pinata filled with candy […]

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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty
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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty

May 13, 2016 10:36 pm News

Third defendant gets guilty verdict in 2012 slaying A 26-year old man faces the death penalty after being found guilty in the 2012 slaying of a Eugene man. A.J. Scott Nelson was convicted of aggravated murder and more than a dozen other felony charges Thursday.  A second trial phase to decide if Nelson should be […]

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Siuslaw and Mapleton athletes competing at District meets
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Siuslaw and Mapleton athletes competing at District meets

May 13, 2016 9:02 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Next level is at stake this weekend District Track and Field meets on the schedule for the Siuslaw Vikings and the Mapleton Sailors this weekend.  Siuslaw will be in Winston today and tomorrow for the Far West League meet at Douglas High School.  The Sailors will be at McKenzie High School tomorrow in Blue River […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 13, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/620 MARINERS Surprising Seattle leads the AL West in mid-May SEATTLE (AP) — When new general manager Jerry Dipoto went about rebuilding the Seattle Mariners in the offseason, he bet heavily on the rebound. Dipoto believed the Mariners could be revamped without spending heavily in free agency through shrewd acquisitions of players who […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 13, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1245 POLICE OFFICER SHOT Police: Suspect who shot Ore. police officer indicted GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — Police say the man who shot a police officer after a late-night traffic crash has been indicted on attempted aggravated murder charges. Police said in a news release Thursday that David Allen Charlton is charged with multiple […]

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Rhody Royalty Crowned at Showcase
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Rhody Royalty Crowned at Showcase

May 12, 2016 10:47 pm News

Queen Rhododendra CIX, Hannah Anderson Siuslaw High School junior Hannah Anderson was crowned Queen Rhododendra 109 last night, capping off an evening of performances on the stage at the Florence Events Center. Anderson’s talent was a humorous radio show based on the 1940s according to Chantelle Meyer with the Siuslaw News.  Her public platform was […]

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Siuslaw grad named to Cascade Collegiate Conference All Star Squad
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Siuslaw grad named to Cascade Collegiate Conference All Star Squad

May 12, 2016 10:41 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Ashlee Cole was the 2014 Athlete of the Year in her senior year at Siuslaw 2014 Siuslaw grad Ashlee Cole earned First Team All-Cascade Collegiate Conference Softball honors recently.  Cole had one of the best offensive seasons in Northwest Christian University History this year.  She led the Beacons in several categories, including a .343 batting […]

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