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Flu epidemic; slide closes highway; State of the City; Relay for Life; Tax Help; City Hall Renovation
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Flu epidemic; slide closes highway; State of the City; Relay for Life; Tax Help; City Hall Renovation

January 20, 2017 11:42 pm News

High flu volume prompts warnings from health officials Medical officials are calling it a “flu epidemic” and say they have seen a – quote – “significant increase” in positive influenza cases at Peace Harbor Medical Center. Dr. Bob Pelz specializes in infection prevention with PeaceHealth in Oregon.  He says flu symptoms include fever, cough, congestion, […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 20, 2017 10:14 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 6:20 a.m. PST PORTLAND PROTEST-CHARGES Most charges against Portland Trump protesters dropped (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — More than two months after 120 people were arrested in Portland’s protests against the election of Donald Trump, criminal charges in most of the cases have […]

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

January 20, 2017 10:02 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

  SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points on just seven shots from the field and Number 4 Gonzaga remained the only undefeated team in Division I with an 88-57 victory over Santa Clara Thursday night. Zach Collins had 16 points and Nigel Williams-Goss added 11 points and 10 rebounds in Gonzaga’s […]

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First Citizen Nominees; Relay for Life changing; 36 closed; Dunes City Goals; Gas Prices; AARP Tax Help
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First Citizen Nominees; Relay for Life changing; 36 closed; Dunes City Goals; Gas Prices; AARP Tax Help

January 19, 2017 11:52 pm News

Four for Florence… Three weeks from now one of four Florence residents will be named the “First Citizen” for 2016.  All have contributed greatly to the community through their volunteer efforts. Those efforts have not been confined to just the past year. Ron Caputo, Bou Kilgore, Sam Spayd, and Gary Vawter will be honored February […]

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

January 19, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Kemba Walker scored 23 points, Roy Hibbert provided a huge boost off the bench, and the Charlotte Hornets stopped a five-game slide with a 107-85 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers last night. Nicolas Batum added 17 points for the Hornets, who limited the Trail Blazers to 35 percent shooting […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 19, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-BUNDY LAWYER Oregon standoff lawyer faces 3 charges in court scuffle (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The attorney for a leader of the armed occupation at an Oregon wildlife refuge is now facing three charges after an incident in which federal marshals tackled him for refusing to stop arguing […]

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January 18, 2017 11:58 pm News

Corrected Business Awards Nominees released Two omissions from the original list of nominees for the annual Siuslaw Business Awards have been added.  Nancy Pearson, the events coordinator with the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce apologized for the errors and said the Boys and Girls Club of Western Lane County was mistakenly left off the list […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 18, 2017 8:56 pm Associated Press, News

  OBIT-HILLIARD William Hilliard, former Oregonian editor, dies at 89 (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — William A. Hilliard, who became the first black reporter at The Oregonian newspaper and later its editor in a pioneering 42-year career, has died at age 89. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Hilliard died Monday. He was […]

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

January 18, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

  EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon has suspended football strength and conditioning coach Irele Oderinde one month without pay after three players were hospitalized following a series of intense workouts last week. The school announced the decision in a statement last night and detailed a review of the incident. FAIRBANKS, Alaska (AP) […]

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Stormy weather; Search suspended; State of the Port; Future First Citizen; Coast Guard Auxiliary
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Stormy weather; Search suspended; State of the Port; Future First Citizen; Coast Guard Auxiliary

January 18, 2017 1:21 am News

Batten down the hatches… High winds and heavy rains are expected in the next 24 hours or so along the central Oregon Coast.   The strongest winds are forecast to arrive late this evening and may be accompanied by as much as four inches of rain between now and late Wednesday. The National Weather Service is […]

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