Archive for category: News

Monitoring water quality

March 27, 2015 11:47 pm News

27 March 2015 Who monitors chemicals in the drinking water? Concerns about herbicide application on a logged area north of Florence in the Clear Lake watershed, has brought up questions about monitoring water quality. The City of Florence and Heceta Water PUD both have established drinking water protection areas… But are they just words on […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 27, 2015 9:00 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/27/2015 09:17 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – An 18-year-old Keizer man has pleaded guilty in the fatal 2014 shooting of his mother and the wounding of his father. Marion County prosecutors said Brett Pearson entered guilty pleas yesterday and sentencing is set […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 27, 2015 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/27/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/239 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PHOENIX (AP) – Khris Davis and Luis Jimenez hit grand slams and the Milwaukee Brewers had another big offensive day in a 15-1 win over a Seattle Mariners split-squad yesterday. Scooter Gennett and Jonathan Lucroy each […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 27, 2015 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/27/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/271 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Democratic budget for Oregon schools is headed for votes in the full House and Senate, likely next week. The Ways and Means Committee approved the $7.3 billion spending plan in a party-line vote. The […]

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March 26, 2015 11:28 pm News

26 March 2015 Resignation creates early vacancy on Port Commission Port of Siuslaw President Ron Caputo said Bill Fleenor’s resignation from the commission earlier this week wasn’t expected. But, Caputo said, he wasn’t surprised by it either. Fleenor announced he would be stepping down from his post 3 months early to avoid a “possible conflict […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 26, 2015 8:19 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/26/2015 09:07 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say a 23-year-old man has been arrested in the attempted abduction of a toddler walking with his mother on a northwest Portland street. Sgt. Pete Simpson says several passers-by intervened yesterday afternoon to help […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 26, 2015 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/26/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/253 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PEORIA, Ariz. (AP) – Taijuan Walker extended his flawless spring to 18 scoreless innings, and Mike Zunino homered for the Seattle Mariners in a 3-2 victory last night over the Chicago Cubs. The 22-year-old Walker, looking […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 26, 2015 7:49 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/26/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon legislative committee has advanced a bill that would require nearly all employers to give workers up to five days a year of paid sick leave. Democrats say their bill would give an assist […]

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Lane County will likely benefit from timber payments extension
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Lane County will likely benefit from timber payments extension

March 25, 2015 11:59 pm News

25 March 2015 Lane County could see extra money from Feds A probable extension of the federal “Secure Rural Schools” act could bring extra cash to Lane County. But only temporarily. Lawmakers in Washington D.C. reached a deal yesterday that would extend the so-called federal “timber payments” law for another two years. It must still […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 25, 2015 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/25/2015 09:07 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/292 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – The family of Brittany Maynard today will release a new video recorded before her death, testifying in support of California’s proposed aid-in-dying legislation. Maynard was a 29-year-old California woman with brain cancer who moved to […]

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