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

December 30, 2016 8:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Replacing Tyler Lockett isn’t simple. The second-year wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks is more than just a pass catcher. He’s the primary kickoff and punt returner for the Seahawks as well. So when Lockett went down with a gruesome broken right leg last week against Arizona there was more […]

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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers
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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers

December 29, 2016 11:25 pm News

Bridge rehab going slower than expected Residents in and around the Old Town area still face several more months of noise from the machinery being used by crews applying a corrosion resistant coating to the Siuslaw River Bridge. Angela Beers-Sydel – “The noise is hard on people.  Especially the compressor noise because that’s not consistent.  […]

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Ducks down Bruins… Trojans contain Beavers…
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Ducks down Bruins… Trojans contain Beavers…

December 29, 2016 11:03 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Brooks’ buzzer beater bashes Bruins Dillon Brooks connected on a long three-point jumper at the buzzer to hand Oregon their 34th straight home win; and the first loss of the season to the UCLA Bruins; 89-87 last night. It was Oregon’s first win of the season over a ranked team… the Bruins were listed at […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 29, 2016 9:22 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-PAYNE Judge denies Ryan Payne’s motion to undo guilty plea (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oregon refuge occupier Ryan Payne’s request to withdraw his guilty plea. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown ruled Wednesday that Payne’s plea in the Oregon […]

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

December 29, 2016 9:20 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give No. 21 Oregon an 89-87 victory over No. 2 UCLA last night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams. Brooks, who finished with 23 points and nine rebounds, grabbed Bryce Alford’s missed free throw with 8.9 seconds to go, dribbled […]

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Another call scam; Gas prices on the rise; Medicaid Dental Care; Siuslaw Awards; Small quake; Tax volunteers sought
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Another call scam; Gas prices on the rise; Medicaid Dental Care; Siuslaw Awards; Small quake; Tax volunteers sought

December 29, 2016 12:35 am News

Another Call Scam Reported Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies say they’re being impersonated on the phone and residents are being warned to watch out for another scam. Sergeant Carrie Carver said numerous residents have reported receiving calls from people claiming to be with the Sheriff’s office or the U.S. Marshal’s Office Civil Division. In each case, […]

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Basketball – Ducks expect a battle against the Bruins
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Basketball – Ducks expect a battle against the Bruins

December 29, 2016 12:30 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Basketball tonight: The Mapleton Sailors will be in Reedsport for nonleague play against the Braves.  The girls tip off at 5:30, the boys at seven. The Pac 12 season begins tonight for the men with number 2 and undefeated UCLA at Matthew Knight Arena at six against the 20th ranked Oregon Ducks.  The pregame show […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 28, 2016 9:15 pm Associated Press, News

  ELK HERD DIES Herd of 41 elk die in east Oregon after falling through ice (Information from: Baker City Herald, http://www.bakercityherald.com/) RICHLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials say dozens of elk are dead after the herd fell through the ice at a reservoir in eastern Oregon. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife said in […]

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

December 28, 2016 9:10 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Natalie Romeo made five 3-pointers in the first half and finished with a season-high 25 points, and No. 9 Washington used a 26-0 run in the first half to race past rival Washington State 94-63 last night. The Huskies (13-1, 1-0 Pac-12) opened Pac-12 Conference play as the highest ranked Pac-12 […]

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Cold weather shelter; Aging Well; Dunes restoration grant; speaking “whale”; Dental coverage; and Siuslaw Awards
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Cold weather shelter; Aging Well; Dunes restoration grant; speaking “whale”; Dental coverage; and Siuslaw Awards

December 27, 2016 11:42 pm Associated Press, News

Cold Weather Shelter openings far exceed last year The Florence cold weather shelter for the homeless was closed last night… one of the few nights in the past three weeks in which it was.  Reverend Greg Woods with the Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw said up until this past weekend the number of people staying […]

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