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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 28, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/610 Cole pitches 3-hitter, Pirates rout Mariners 10-1 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched a three-hitter for his first career complete game and slumping Andrew McCutchen had a three-run home run among his three hits as the Pittsburgh Pirates rolled to a 10-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Wednesday night. Making the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 28, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1190 LOGGING DEATH Authorities investigating fatal logging incident LYONS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities are investigating a logging accident that killed a 55-year-old Salem man. Linn County Sheriff Bruce Riley said in a news release the accident happened outside Lyons before noon Wednesday on property being logged by Ridgeway Logging, Inc. Riley says contracted […]

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Former resident working for food safety; Fire districts agreement in process; Oregon Coast Aquarium for the birds; Fuel prices; Local RN nationally honored; Next gen firefighters
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Former resident working for food safety; Fire districts agreement in process; Oregon Coast Aquarium for the birds; Fuel prices; Local RN nationally honored; Next gen firefighters

July 27, 2016 10:54 pm News, Uncategorized

Former Florence resident working for food safety With an estimated 350 food safety outbreaks each year in the United States, it’s important for food processors and retailers to pay close attention to preventing contamination by things like E coli and salmonella.  A former Florence resident is in the middle of that work right now at […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 27, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/918 SEAHAWKS-CARROLL Seattle agrees to contract extension with coach Pete Carroll RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks and coach Pete Carroll have agreed on a contract extension, keeping the oldest head coach in the NFL locked up beyond the 2016 season. Team owner Paul Allen tweeted confirmation of Carroll’s deal on Tuesday. […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 27, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1058 HORSE SPAYING BACKLASH Advocates sue to stop plan to spay wild horses PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Advocates for wild horses have sought an injunction to stop researchers from surgically sterilizing more than 200 wild mares at a facility in Hines, Oregon. The U.S. Bureau of Land Management has said the research would […]

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Fire agreement in works; Medical Center getting “emergency” makeover; Oregon timber harvest declines; wildland fire danger on the rise; Next-gen firefighters; Munsel water extension
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Fire agreement in works; Medical Center getting “emergency” makeover; Oregon timber harvest declines; wildland fire danger on the rise; Next-gen firefighters; Munsel water extension

July 26, 2016 10:53 pm News

Automatic Aid Agreement in works for fire agencies An agreement in the works between the Mapleton Fire District and Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue would blur the dividing line between the two agencies.  Currently, the two districts meet in the Tiernan area at about milepost 9 on Highway 126. If approved by the Mapleton Fire […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 26, 2016 9:23 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/610 TRAIL BLAZERS-MCCOLLUM AP source: CJ McCollum agrees to extension with the Blazers PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person familiar with the deal confirms that guard CJ McCollum has agreed to a four-year, $106 million contract extension with the Portland Trail Blazers. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 26, 2016 9:21 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1211 TIMBER TOWN’S COMEBACK Former Oregon lumber town rides digital wave to a comeback PRINEVILLE, Oregon (AP) — Crook County, located on the edge of a national forest in Oregon, used to have five major lumber mills. But amid restrictions on harvesting from federal lands, logging began a freefall. The county’s mills began […]

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Water extension to aid fire protection; Bottle deposits to double; prevent careless fires; Congressman sets recess Town Hall schedule; 126 delays through the fall; Suddenly in Command
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Water extension to aid fire protection; Bottle deposits to double; prevent careless fires; Congressman sets recess Town Hall schedule; 126 delays through the fall; Suddenly in Command

July 25, 2016 11:50 pm News, Uncategorized

Munsel Lake Road water extension to aid fire protection Several different public works projects are already underway… or will start soon.  One of those is an enlargement of the water system capacity to the neighborhood at the east end of Munsel Lake Road at North Fork.  Florence Public Works Director Mike Miller: Mike Miller – […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 25, 2016 7:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/684 SEAHAWKS-SCHNEIDER EXTENDED Seahawks owner Allen announces extension for GM Schneider NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have extended the contract of general manager John Schneider. Team owner Paul Allen announced the deal on Twitter on Sunday night, saying “@Seahawks extend top GM John Schneider, key architect of our roster….Congrats!” The Seahawks […]

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