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Cold Weather Shelter; Crohn’s and Colitis; Gifts for students; Fukushima Radiation; DeFazio wants to drain the swamp; Gingerbread library
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Cold Weather Shelter; Crohn’s and Colitis; Gifts for students; Fukushima Radiation; DeFazio wants to drain the swamp; Gingerbread library

December 9, 2016 11:38 pm News

Cold Weather Shelter expected to open again next week The Florence Cold Weather Shelter opened earlier this week for two nights, providing a warm and dry place for people who otherwise didn’t have anywhere to go.  Reverend Greg Woods with the Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw said Monday they sheltered 11 people; Tuesday there were […]

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

December 9, 2016 8:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

  GREEN BAY, Wis. (AP) — The loss of safety Earl Thomas to a season-ending injury left a gaping hole in the Seattle Seahawks’ formidable defense. Life without Thomas begins Sunday when Seattle travels to Lambeau Field in an important game in the NFC playoff picture. The Packers need a win to keep pace with […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 9, 2016 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  BODY FOUND-BEACH Body found on beach south of Coos Bay (Information from: The World, http://www.theworldlink.com) COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) — Police say the body of a Coos Bay man may have been found on a beach south of Bandon. The World reports the body may be that of 48-year-old Stephen Navarro who has been […]

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Freezing rain forecasts delay Mapleton schools; Christmas Basket project seeking donations; Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week; Free golf for food; Gingerbread Houses saturday; Local gas price below average; and DeFazio offers to help drain the swamp
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Freezing rain forecasts delay Mapleton schools; Christmas Basket project seeking donations; Crohn’s and Colitis Awareness Week; Free golf for food; Gingerbread Houses saturday; Local gas price below average; and DeFazio offers to help drain the swamp

December 8, 2016 11:42 pm News

Possible freezing rain through this afternoon The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the central coast until one this afternoon as a strong winter storm is expected to bring mixed precipitation across much of the area.  Freezing rain, mixed with snow and sleet are possible, but not likely directly in the area. […]

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

December 8, 2016 8:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 23 points to lead 8th-ranked Gonzaga past Washington 98-71 last night as the two schools resumed their cross-state rivalry. Przemek Karnowski had 17 points for the Zags. The Huskies were led by Noah Dickers, who scored 12 points along with pulling down 15 rebounds. MILWAUKEE (AP) — […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 8, 2016 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  PEDESTRIAN FATAL CRASHES 2 pedestrians hit, killed on SE Division Street in Portland PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two pedestrians have been struck and killed by motorists in separate incidents in Portland. Portland police said in a news release the first crash happened at 6:55 p.m. Wednesday on SE Division Street near 156th […]

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Pearl Harbor 75 years later; Steelhead time; Siuslaw Awards; Food for golf; Victorian Christmas; Local gas prices average lower than national
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Pearl Harbor 75 years later; Steelhead time; Siuslaw Awards; Food for golf; Victorian Christmas; Local gas prices average lower than national

December 7, 2016 11:02 pm News, Uncategorized

Pearl Harbor and Our Town 75 years ago today, the Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II.  The impacts of that continue to reverberate today in the world. That’s according to author and historian Craig Nelson who recently released his latest book… Pearl Harbor: from Infamy to Greatness. Nelson […]

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Has Oregon hired a football coach?
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Has Oregon hired a football coach?

December 7, 2016 10:56 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Taggert expected to switch from the Bulls to the Ducks There is no official word yet, but the Oregonian/Oregon Live is reporting South Florida football coach Willie Taggart will take over the Oregon Football program. The University is expected to make an official announcement later today. Taggert led the Bulls to a 24-25 record in […]

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

December 7, 2016 8:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

  TUKWILA, Wash. (AP) — With the Seattle Sounders one win away from hoisting the MLS title, coach Brian Schmetzer has become very popular with fans. Schmetzer has been key to turning the franchise around from a dismal start to the season. He jokes that he’s been deluged by autograph hunters, to the point that […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 7, 2016 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

  MISSING HIKERS Lane County launches search for 2 missing hikers (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The National Guard is expected to join Lane County search and rescue crews as they look for two missing hikers. The Register-Guard reports that sheriff’s Sgt. Carrie Carver says the two Grants Pass men, both […]

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