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Fire danger eases, but still high; Relay for Life condensing 24 into 12
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Fire danger eases, but still high; Relay for Life condensing 24 into 12

August 4, 2015 10:45 pm News

04 August 2015 Reduced fire danger doesn’t preclude need for caution Temperatures moderated and the humidity rose, but that doesn’t mean firefighters are letting their guard down. Fire Chief Jim Langborg said fire restrictions in the Siuslaw Valley have eased somewhat, but you still need to be careful. Jim Langborg – “If you’ve got green […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 4, 2015 9:52 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/04/2015 09:20 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/270 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A former Safeway employee has filed a lawsuit against the grocery store chain saying she was forced to quit because a customer repeatedly stared at her breasts and made vulgar comments. The Oregonian reports that […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 4, 2015 8:13 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/04/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/275 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press DENVER (AP) – Felix Hernandez pitched effectively into the seventh inning, Nelson Cruz homered in a fourth consecutive game to reach 30 for the season, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Colorado Rockies 8-7 last night. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 4, 2015 8:12 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/04/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Oe. (AP) – State officials say Oregon is in good shape to meet the lower carbon emissions goals for power plants set by President Obama’s new plan for combating climate change. The Clean Power Plan issued by […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 3, 2015 9:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/03/2015 09:13 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/246 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – If you felt like July was even hotter than usual, you were right. The National Weather Service says last month was Salem’s hottest July on record. The Statesman Journal reports that the service says the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 3, 2015 8:04 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/03/2015 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CANYONVILLE, Ore. (AP) – A fire burning in forestland in southwest Oregon has spread to more than 23 square miles, according to more accurate mapping of the blaze. About 35 families have been evacuated from their homes and another […]

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High fire danger prompts strict controls; State’s newest wildfire “blows up” in Douglas County
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High fire danger prompts strict controls; State’s newest wildfire “blows up” in Douglas County

August 1, 2015 12:38 am News

31 July 2015 Emergency order shuts down forest access Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Chief Jim Langborg issued an emergency order yesterday imposing strict limitations on anything that could pose the possibility of causing a fire. His order mirrors one issued earlier in the day by Oregon State Forestry. That shut down all activities, including […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 31, 2015 10:31 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/31/2015 09:49 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute RESENDING/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in Portland used boats, personal watercraft, poles and their bare hands to remove protesters in kayaks and hanging from bridges who had tried to block a Shell icebreaker bound for an Arctic drilling […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 31, 2015 8:16 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/31/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/270 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Eddie Rosario finished a single shy of the cycle and drove in three runs to help the Minnesota Twins snap a four-game skid with a 9-5 victory over the Seattle Mariners last night. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 31, 2015 8:15 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/31/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker that was the target of environmental protesters is leaving Portland, Oregon, bound for an Arctic drilling operation. The Fennica headed out yesterday after authorities forced protesters in kayaks from a […]

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