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Weekend Sports
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Weekend Sports

April 11, 2016 9:48 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Prep track and field Siuslaw’s Carissa Oliver picked up a personal record throw of 124’ 6” in the discus to win that event at the Jim Robinson Bigfoot Pepsi Twilight Invitational Saturday in Roseburg.  Trent Reavis won the shot put with a toss of 48’11”. In Blue River at the Aaron and Marie Jones Invitational, […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

April 11, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/659 ATHLETICS-MARINERS Crisp homers, A’s overcome Hernandez’s gem to sweep Mariners SEATTLE (AP) — Coco Crisp hit a two-out homer in the 10th inning to help the Oakland Athletics overcome a dominant outing from Seattle ace Felix Hernandez and beat the Mariners 2-1 Sunday to sweep the three-game series. Hernandez struck out 10 […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 11, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/11/2016 04:00 AM AP-OR–Right Now/1107 FORESTLAND PURCHASE Eugene buys 100 acres, plans to make it part of trail system (Information in the following story is from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The city of Eugene has bought 100 acres of forestland that includes a hill with sweeping views and plans to make […]

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Florence City Council endorses high school levy
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Florence City Council endorses high school levy

April 8, 2016 11:25 pm News

Self proclaimed fiscal conservative says it will be good for Florence The Florence City Council went on record this week as being in support of a 25-year bond levy that would pay for a new high school.  The action came after hearing a presentation last month from Superintendent Ethel Angal.  Then, Monday night, a school […]

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Prep baseball and softball poised to begin Far West seasons;
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Prep baseball and softball poised to begin Far West seasons;

April 8, 2016 8:57 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Siuslaw baseball wraps up non-league play with a home loss Viking baseball wrapped up the nonconference season last night at home with a 5-2 loss to Pleasant Hill.  Scott Gordon started on the mound and was tagged for the loss. Siuslaw will open the Far West season at home this afternoon with two games against […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 8, 2016 8:07 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–Right Now/1344 UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS-BODY-THE LATEST The Latest: University of Texas vigil honors slain student AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Hundreds have attended a University of Texas vigil honoring a first-year dance student whose slaying has shocked the campus. Eighteen-year-old Haruka Weiser was last seen leaving a university drama building Sunday night. Her body was discovered […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

April 8, 2016 8:05 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/582 GONZAGA-SABONIS Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis declares for NBA draft SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga sophomore Domantas Sabonis has decided to skip the rest of his college career and declare for the NBA draft. Sabonis said Thursday he is exploring his future options without hiring an agent at this time. Sabonis says it was […]

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Council ok’s garbage fee hike
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Council ok’s garbage fee hike

April 7, 2016 10:45 pm News

Turns down proposal to require updated equipment The Florence City Council approved a recommendation by staff Monday night to change the way business license fees for garbage haulers are calculated. The two companies… Central Coast Disposal and County Transfer and Recycling… combined to pay just over $9,400 to the city in fees this year.  Next […]

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Ducks pound Pilots
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Ducks pound Pilots

April 7, 2016 9:19 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Mound committee makes quick work of Portland Eight Oregon pitchers combined to strike out 16 batters; allowed five hits; in a 10-1 nonconference win over the Portland Pilots yesterday in Eugene.   The Ducks are getting ready to host Cal for three Pac-12 games beginning tomorrow. Oregon State will host Central Arkansas. Preps Viking baseball has […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 7, 2016 8:04 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–Right Now/1187 RANCHING STANDOFF Judge sets September trial in Oregon standoff case PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A September trial has been scheduled for more than two dozen defendants charged in the 41-day takeover of a national wildlife refuge in Oregon. U.S. District Court Judge Anna Brown set the date despite objections from several defense attorneys […]

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