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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing
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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing

April 22, 2017 12:30 am News

Thompson honored by broadcasters association Coast Broadcasting owner and general manager Jon Thompson was recognized this week as the Oregon Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year for 2016.  O-A-B President Keith Shipman said Thompson had been nominated before, but this year the vote was overwhelmingly in his favor. Keith Shipman – “And I think […]

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Prep track and field, baseball, and softball.  Pac 12 baseball
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Prep track and field, baseball, and softball. Pac 12 baseball

April 22, 2017 12:24 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

Mapleton 300 track and field The Mapleton Sailors won both the boys and girls team competitions at yesterday’s Mapleton 300 meet.  The Sailors scored 50 points for each gender… Alsea was second for the boys with 37 points; also second for the girls with 42 points.  No sprints or middle distance races were run because […]

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Cascadia Island Maps – planning for the Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake

April 21, 2017 8:57 pm News

    A comprehensive series of maps showing where population densities will likely be isolated following a large offshore earthquake in the northwest has been prepared by emergency planners.  The map can be found here.  There are several additional maps, more detailed, showing precise locations of population as well as possible assembly areas for survivors, […]

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

April 21, 2017 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cesar Valdez pitched in the major leagues for the first time in nearly seven years and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 9-6 Thursday night. Taylor Motter hit a two-run homer for Seattle in the sixth against Frankie Montas. EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Desharnais scored late in the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 21, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT TOWN FOR SALE Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale TILLER, Ore. (AP) — A dot on a map in rural southwestern Oregon is generating a big-city buzz. Almost the entire town of Tiller is up for sale. A potential buyer has come forward […]

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Early Rhody Show this week;

April 20, 2017 10:58 pm News

Early Spring Rhody Show this weekend There are always two large Rhododendron Shows in Florence each year… the second one is held the third weekend in May during the Rhododendron Festival.  The first one is the third weekend in April… that’s this weekend according to Mike Bones with the Siuslaw Chapter of the American Rhododendron […]

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Ducks and Pilots rained out; Pac 12 baseball for the weekend; Prep track and field
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Ducks and Pilots rained out; Pac 12 baseball for the weekend; Prep track and field

April 20, 2017 10:54 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Rain in Portland? It was a rainout in Portland yesterday for a scheduled non-league baseball game between Oregon and the University of Portland.  It’s unclear when or if that game may be rescheduled.   The Ducks are slated to be at home tomorrow where they’ll open a three game Pac-12 series against the Stanford Cardinal. Beavers […]

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

April 20, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 19 points on an off night, JaVale McGee sparked Golden State off the bench with 15 points, and the short-handed Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-81 in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night without injured leading scorer Kevin Durant. McGee shined on a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 20, 2017 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT ECLIPSE CAMPING New Oregon eclipse campsites quickly sell out SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State park officials opened 1,000 additional campsites for people coming to watch the summer solar eclipse from Oregon. And it didn’t long for them to fill. Parks Department spokesman Chris Havel […]

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April 19, 2017 10:59 pm News

Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning out caustic chemicals If you looked hard enough, you would probably find something in your home that qualifies for this weekend’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup.  Many homes accumulate partial containers of lawn and garden chemicals; car care products; household cleaners; and even arts and craft items. That’s why Lane County, […]

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