Archive for category: Associated Press

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 21, 2015 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/21/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/267 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A seven-hour hearing has been scheduled for a bill expanding background checks to cover most private gun sales. The House Committee on Rules set the public hearing for today. They’ll also hold a two-hour informational […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 20, 2015 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/20/2015 09:25 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/245 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The National Weather Service says wildfires in Siberia are to blame for haze hanging over much of the Pacific Northwest, giving sunsets a red hue. Forecasters in Portland expect the smoke to dissipate today, which […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 20, 2015 7:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/20/2015 05:01 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/373 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Reserve Beno Udrih scored 20 points and the Memphis Grizzlies never trailed in routing the Portland Trail Blazers 100-86 yesterday night in Game 1 of the Western Conference first-round series. Zach Randolph […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 20, 2015 7:52 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/20/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PRINEVILLE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police say troopers used nonlethal force to subdue a suspected drunken driver who fled from authorities in Central Oregon. Troopers say they received reports Saturday night of a vehicle that couldn’t stay in […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 17, 2015 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/17/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/230 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) – Jewell Loyd is the No. 1 pick in the WNBA draft. Loyd, who was chosen by the Seattle Storm last night, decided to skip her final season at Notre Dame and enter […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 17, 2015 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/17/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland Housing Bureau has agreed to buy land for affordable housing in the Pearl District from a private developer for $1.3 million. The bureau says a 1999 agreement with developer Hoyt Street Properties called […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 16, 2015 9:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/16/2015 09:19 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Demonstrators calling for a $15 per hour minimum wage have marched through downtown Portland, part of a host of similar protests nationwide. The Oregonian estimates that hundreds took part in yesterday’s march. This week, 15 […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 16, 2015 7:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/16/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/271 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – Brett Anderson posted his first victory with the Los Angeles Dodgers, Scott Van Slyke hit a two-run double, and the two-time defending NL West champions completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 16, 2015 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/16/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/241 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Federal regulators have approved an early closure of commercial sardine fishing off Oregon, Washington and California to prevent overfishing. They’re hoping to save the West Coast sardine fishery from the kind of collapse that […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 15, 2015 8:17 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/15/2015 09:12 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/212 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Lane Community College says there two people in an SUV that was briefly lifted into the air when a small tornado touched down in a parking lot of the school’s main campus in Eugene. A […]

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