Archive for category: Gas Prices

Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices
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Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices

April 25, 2012 10:46 pm Gas Prices, News

Many cuts… few surprises in County Budget… Lane County will have roughly $100-million less to work with in the coming year and about 200 fewer employees doing that work.  The 2012-13 budget was released late yesterday and here’s the cut list:  49 Public Works positions; 47 jobs in corrections; 29 patrol deputies; 13 slots in […]

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Local News: School Budget Brighter; Water and Sewer Rates Going Up; Gas remains high; Town Hall to focus on underage drinking
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Local News: School Budget Brighter; Water and Sewer Rates Going Up; Gas remains high; Town Hall to focus on underage drinking

April 11, 2012 10:38 pm Gas Prices, News

School Budget Paints a slightly brighter picture The Siuslaw School District Budget Committee will still have plenty of challenges this year, but for the first time in several years they won’t be facing doom and gloom in the annual budget message.  When they meet for the first time this year they’ll hear from superintendent Jeff […]

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Local News – Suspicous Device Draws Bomb Squad; Dialysis Clinic Delayed; Local Gas Breaks $4; Our Town Talks Clear Cutting
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Local News – Suspicous Device Draws Bomb Squad; Dialysis Clinic Delayed; Local Gas Breaks $4; Our Town Talks Clear Cutting

April 4, 2012 10:29 pm Gas Prices, News

Suspected Pipe Bomb Closes Highway… turns out to be non-explosive Initially described as being a pipe bomb, a suspicious object kept Highway 126 just east of Florence closed for more than three hours last night.  Police and transportation officials closed the highway around eight pm after finding a – quote – “suspicious object” on the […]

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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded
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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded

March 28, 2012 10:54 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Planning Commission Hears Roundabout Explanation Florence’s Transportation Systems Plan update has identified two intersections that will require extensive changes over the next few years.  Chris Tiesler, a senior engineer with transportation consultant Kittleson and Associates, told Planning Commissioners last night that it would be premature to focus right now on the exact improvements required at […]

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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball
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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball

March 21, 2012 11:24 pm Gas Prices, News, Sports

Snow disrupts schedules once again… A heavy snowfall in the Southern Willamette Valley and through the Coast Range disrupted a number of activities this morning.  Several inches accumulation caused cancellation of classes at several schools, including in the Mapleton School District and Lane Community College in Eugene. Travel advisories were posted for 126 this morning, […]

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Local News- Election Season Underway; Beware Possible Scam; Gas Prices; Traffic Delays on 101 Bridge; Our Town; and Pac-12 Basketball
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Local News- Election Season Underway; Beware Possible Scam; Gas Prices; Traffic Delays on 101 Bridge; Our Town; and Pac-12 Basketball

March 8, 2012 12:33 am Gas Prices, News, Sports

Oregon Election Season Officially Under Way… It was timely. The Oregon Legislature wrapped up work in their annual session Monday night, and yesterday was the filing deadline for candidates seeking their party’s nomination for various state races in the May 15th primary.  On the Central Coast, North Bend Oral Surgeon Scott Roberts will square off […]

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Local News: Three Rivers Foundation; Winter Weather; Legislature Missing Deadline? Despite Anemic Demand Gas Prices Shoot Up; Siuslaw Softball Seeking $$

February 29, 2012 11:50 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Three Rivers Foundation Hands Out $75,000 Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch… the representatives of 17 western Oregon non-profit groups not only got a free lunch yesterday, but also went home with a check for anywhere between one and seven thousand dollars. Mark Ingersoll is the chairman of the Three Rivers […]

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Local News: Marine Reserves; Gas Prices Skyrocket; Old Town Plaza

February 22, 2012 11:51 pm Gas Prices, News

Oregon Legislature Approves Expansion of Marine Reserves Network The final bill establishing three additional marine reserves off the Oregon Coast will now go to the Governor for his signature.  On a 57-2 vote yesterday, the Oregon House approved SB1510 which expands the list of two existing marine reserves to a network of five, along with […]

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Local News: Former DA says prison idea a bad one; Gas prices surge; Ocean floor shakes; Benefit to help two

February 16, 2012 12:34 am Gas Prices, News

Prison Closure Plan a bad one says former DA The Joint Ways and Means Committee of the Oregon Legislature is taking some ill-advised steps according to former Lane County District Attorney Doug Harcleroad. Doug Harcleroad – “That’s a powerful committee and those people have a lot of influence, but it hasn’t happened yet.  I’d like […]

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Local News: Four Day Weeks; Marine Reserves; Gas Prices; Wet Proposals; Trading Viking Blue for Raider Red

February 8, 2012 11:44 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

School Board to decide whether or not to pursue more information on four day weeks The decision will be ultimately be made by the Siuslaw School Board, but Superintendent Jeff Davis feels a four-day school week is an idea that is not ready to be fulfilled. Jeff Davis – “We’ve still got more work to […]

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