Archive for category: Associated Press

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 14, 2015 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/14/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Legislature is opening debate about several proposals to boost the minimum wage as high as $15 an hour. Legislative committees held three hearings on the idea yesterday but took no formal action. Raising […]

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2nd Oregon news minute from the AP

April 13, 2015 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/13/2015 09:06 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/253 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Two years ago, Oregon lawmakers agreed to shorten sentences for some crimes and let certain low-risk inmates out early to save money and avoid building new prisons. They said they’d use the savings to beef […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 13, 2015 8:03 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/13/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/256 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) – Nelson Cruz homered for the second straight day, hitting a solo drive in the 10th inning that sent the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 8-7 yesterday. Mariners ace Felix Hernandez left […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 13, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/13/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/273 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CAVE JUNCTION, Ore. (AP) – As the tourist season approaches, the expanded Oregon Caves National Monument and Preserve may not be all that accessible. Legislation in December increased the size of the park in Oregon’s Siskiyou Mountains almost tenfold, […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 10, 2015 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/10/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/232 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Sophomore quarterback Luke Del Rio has decided to leave Oregon State.  Del Rio, the son of Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio, threw for 141 yards last season, appearing in three games […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 10, 2015 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/10/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon lawmakers could have another fight looming over vaccines after a Senate committee heard testimony on a bill requiring all schools to make public the rate of students opting out of one or more immunizations. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 9, 2015 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/09/2015 09:12 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/239 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Wait times for Oregon veterans seeking medical care have been slow to improve as the VA struggles to hire new doctors and nurses. A review by The Associated Press found that government data from […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 9, 2015 8:14 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/09/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/254 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Albert Pujols hit his 521st home run to move into 18th place on baseball’s career list and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 5-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners yesterday. Pujols’ […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 9, 2015 8:11 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/09/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/259 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The 94,000 emails between former first lady Cylvia Hayes and staff in the governor’s office show Hayes regularly inserted herself in policy discussions with the blessing of her fiancee, then-Gov. John Kitzhaber. The emails also […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 8, 2015 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/08/2015 09:14 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/283 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon could be the latest state to ban the tiny plastic beads that are often used in soaps and other personal care products. Lawmakers are considering a bill banning so-called “microbeads,” the small plastic particles […]

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