Articles By: Calista

Local News – Fewer Early Releases – SVF&R New Chief – Winter Weather
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Local News – Fewer Early Releases – SVF&R New Chief – Winter Weather

January 9, 2014 11:02 pm Uncategorized

9 January 2014 Lane County lets fewer inmates get out early The revolving door at the Lane County Jail is turning even more slowly than officials thought it might after a tax increase restored the jail’s capacity. Early releases for capacity reasons are running about 34 a week, down two-thirds since the May election. Like […]

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Local Sports – College Hoops – Prep Skills Clinic
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Local Sports – College Hoops – Prep Skills Clinic

January 9, 2014 11:00 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

The Pac Twelve round ball schedule has both the Ducks and the Beavers at home this week.  Oregon State will host Stanford on the boards of Miller Court with a 7 o’clock tip off, airtime on KCFM is set for 6:30…. On KCST Oregon will host the Cal Bears on the Tall Timbers of Matthew […]

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3rd AP Oregon News Minute

January 9, 2014 10:59 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A second Oregon death row inmate is challenging the state to carry out its death penalty. Jason Van Brumwell agrees with fellow inmate Gary Haugen that pursuing appeals is pointless and he should be executed. Brumwell was sent to death row […]

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2nd AP Oregon News Minute

January 9, 2014 9:28 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – An Albany woman says she suffered “a parent’s worst nightmare” after a school called to inquire whether her 9-year-old autistic son was coming to class. The Oregonian reports that Ashlee Ellefson’s son Lyfe Ellefson-Hamar was found alone on a school bus […]

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1st AP Oregon News Minute

January 9, 2014 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTAND, Ore. (AP) – The leader of the Bonneville Power Administration, who was suspended last year amid an investigation into agency hiring practices, has resigned. BPA spokesman Doug Johnson said Bill Drummond resigned last Friday as administrator. Drummond had been administrator for only half a […]

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AP Northwest Sports Minute

January 9, 2014 8:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Nicolas Batum had 14 points, 10 rebounds and a career-high 14 assists for his fourth career triple-double and the Portland Trail Blazers handed the Orlando Magic their fifth straight loss with a 110-94 victory last night. The […]

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Local News – State of the County – Robo-Call Scam – Book Sale & Rhody Court
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Local News – State of the County – Robo-Call Scam – Book Sale & Rhody Court

January 8, 2014 10:44 pm News

8 January 2014 Annual State of the County Address Delivered It was a year of ups and downs for LaneCounty in 2013.  Some of the highs included voter approval of a five-year, $79-million local option tax levy that will be used primarily to fund operations at the jail. Some of the lows, as described by […]

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Local Sports – Prep Basketball Scores
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Local Sports – Prep Basketball Scores

January 8, 2014 10:42 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

The unbeaten Sutherlin Bulldogs surged to a 20-nothing lead in the first quarter, then cruised to a 55-28 Far West League basketball victory last night.  Siuslaw struggled against a team that had not lost a Far West game since February of 2011.  Ashlee Cole led scoring with 11 points. In other Far West games last […]

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3rd AP Oregon News Minute

January 8, 2014 10:41 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is holding four meetings this week to take public comment on plans to ban outdoor smoking at state parks. The Statesman Journal reports the proposed ban would stop smoking on hiking trails, picnic areas, waysides […]

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2nd AP Oregon News Minute

January 8, 2014 9:30 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland Fire and Rescue says firefighters and police officers moved a damaged car and its trapped driver off railroad tracks as a train approached last night. Three firefighters and two police officers shifted the four-door sedan off the tracks far enough […]

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