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Rhodies expected to be in full color by mid May
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Rhodies expected to be in full color by mid May

April 24, 2015 11:29 pm News

24 April 2015 It’s three weeks away and there should be plenty of color… Despite an early bloom, area rhododendrons are expected to be in full color by the time the 108th annual Rhododendron Festival gets underway next month. Mr. Rhododendron himself, Mike Bones, said you may have seen some trusses opening up in early […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 24, 2015 9:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/24/2015 09:22 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/291 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Salem man will spend life in prison with the possibility of parole for his role in the murder of a Silverton man in 2013. The Statesman Journal reports that Andrew Slover will not be […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 24, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 04/24/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/255 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) – Daniel Sedin scored the tiebreaking goal early in the third period and the Vancouver Canucks avoided elimination last night with a 2-1 victory over the Calgary Flames in Game 5 of […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 24, 2015 8:05 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/24/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Legislation expanding background checks will be getting a full House vote for the first time since the Sandy Hook Elementary shooting after an Oregon House committee narrowly approved it on a party-line vote. The House […]

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Byron Trapp named new Lane County Sheriff
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Byron Trapp named new Lane County Sheriff

April 23, 2015 11:55 pm News

23 April 2015 County Commission selects Chief Deputy Byron Trapp will take over as Lane County Sheriff May 1st. The 49-year old Chief Deputy was selected by the Board of Lane County Commissioners yesterday to fill the spot that will be vacated when Tom Turner, the current sheriff, moves to Florence. Turner will be Florence’s […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 23, 2015 9:22 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/23/2015 09:27 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – A former Oregon jail worker accused of having sex with an inmate will not be allowed to present an insanity defense. The Oregonian reports that a Washington County judge ruled yesterday that the attorney for […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 23, 2015 8:06 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–SportsMinute/258 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) – Mike Conley and Courtney Lee each scored 18 points, and the Memphis Grizzlies beat the Portland Trail Blazers 97-82 last night to grab the franchise’s first 2-0 lead in a playoff series. The Grizzlies took full […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 23, 2015 8:05 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 04/23/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press BEND, Ore. (AP) – Fish and wildlife commissioners are going to hear from experts tomorrow who say the gray wolf should be removed from the state’s endangered species list. The Bend Bulletin reports the wolf program coordinator will give […]

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Lane County Commission selects Sheriff
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Lane County Commission selects Sheriff

April 23, 2015 1:29 am News

22 April 2015 There’s a new sheriff in Lane County… The Lane County Board of Commissioners voted unanimously this morning to name Byron Trapp as the Sheriff effective May 1st. The current Chief Deputy will succeed his boss, Tom Turner, who is resigning to take over as Florence Police Chief. The Commission interviewed Trapp and […]

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STEM Night aimed at inspiring love of science
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STEM Night aimed at inspiring love of science

April 23, 2015 12:32 am News

22 April 2015 Siuslaw STEM Night aimed at highlighting the sciences A night of activities aimed at raising the level of awareness and excitement about science, technology, engineering and math is scheduled for tomorrow night at Siuslaw Middle School. Teacher and organizer Andy Marohl (muh-ROLL) says the Siuslaw STEM night is like a traditional science […]

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