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

February 10, 2017 8:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh. Walsh spent five seasons with the Vikings before being released midway through last season. Walsh is infamously remembered for missing a 27-yard field goal attempt in the closing seconds of a 2015 NFC wild-card game against Seattle that could have given […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 9, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  SALEM SEWAGE RELEASE Salem dumps 57 million gallons of sewage into area waterways (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Salem say nearly 57 million gallons of diluted raw sewage flowed into the Willamette River and area streams after heavy rains overwhelmed the city’s sewage treatment system. The Statesman Journal […]

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

February 9, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — An investor group looking to build a privately financed arena in Seattle’s stadium district has filed a new petition seeking the closure of a street needed for construction of the proposed facility. Investor Chris Hansen and his group filed the paperwork with the Seattle Department of Transportation on Wednesday. Closing the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 8, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  HOME EXPLOSION-CHARGES Grand jury finds Oregon homeowner to blame for explosion (Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/) MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man whose home was destroyed in an explosion that he claimed was set by intruders seeking medical records has been indicted on arson and attempted theft charges. The Mail Tribune reported Tuesday […]

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

February 8, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  DALLAS (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 32 points, the last two on a runner in the lane with 0.9 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 114-113 win over the Dallas Mavericks last night. McCollum’s shot capped a final minute in which the two teams traded leads six times and Dirk Nowitzki […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 7, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

  ZIP LINE DEATH Oregon woman dies after zip line failure (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman died while riding on a zip line that stretches across a river in northwestern Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday that Joshua Jackson says he and Tami McVay had been riding on […]

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

February 7, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have claimed former Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell off waivers from Seattle. Powell appeared in eight games last season for the Seahawks, who signed him as an undrafted free agent last year. A Cleveland-area native, Powell played in 42 games for the Buckeyes and led the team in […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 6, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  NORTHWEST WEATHER Northwest snow closes schools, prompts warnings SEATTLE (AP) — Winter weather advisories were issued for western Washington and Oregon as overnight snow snarled roadways and prompted school closures. Forecasts were for up to 4 inches of snow in Seattle and even more was predicted in other areas of the Puget Sound. Many […]

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

February 6, 2017 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 19 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers yesterday. Westbrook also had eight assists and four rebounds. Victor Oladipo added 24 points and 13 boards, helping Oklahoma City (30-22) move within a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 3, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  INMATES INDICTED-DEPUTY ASSAULT Inmates indicted in alleged deputy assault in Salem (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two Salem jail inmates have been indicted on attempted murder, strangulation and other charges in an incident in which a deputy sheriff was assaulted. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said in a […]

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