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Street closures; School levy extension; LCC Board; Lane County Parks Plan; DMV scam; and gas prices
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Street closures; School levy extension; LCC Board; Lane County Parks Plan; DMV scam; and gas prices

April 26, 2017 9:58 pm News

Two area streets closed by repairs and construction Rhododendron Drive between Greenwood and the south entrance to Peace Harbor Medical Center will be closed today and tomorrow as crews work on installing a 42-inch storm water culvert. The culvert serves a drainage way near the city’s Waste Water Treatment Facility.  Sean Selig with Florence Public […]

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

April 26, 2017 7:43 pm Associated Press, Sports

  DETROIT (AP) — James McCann, Justin Upton and Alex Avila homered for Detroit — and that was before the Tigers added nine runs in the fifth inning en route to a 19-9 rout of the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Felix Hernandez (2-2) allowed four runs in two innings in his shortest outing since […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 26, 2017 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

  MISSING WOMAN FOUND DEAD Missing Seattle woman found dead in Columbia River HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Police say a Seattle woman who was reported missing in March has been found dead in the Columbia River. Hood River police say the body of 27-year-old Holly Lester was found Monday evening. She was reported missing […]

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Real Estate rebound; Mapleton Schools get seismic funding; Street sinkhole; Climate change evidence; School budget extension.
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Real Estate rebound; Mapleton Schools get seismic funding; Street sinkhole; Climate change evidence; School budget extension.

April 25, 2017 10:54 pm News

Real Estate market becoming one for the sellers… The good news is that the local real estate market is on the solid upswing.  The bad news is if you’re looking to buy, you’re also looking at a limited supply and higher prices. That’s the take from the first-quarter real estate report issued last week by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 25, 2017 9:45 pm Associated Press, News

  OREGON WOODS HOMICIDE Woman found shot execution-style in Oregon was from Russia CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a Russian woman found shot in the Oregon woods arrived in the U.S. last month and was having a relationship with the man arrested in her death. Benton County Senior Deputy District Attorney Amie Matusko said […]

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

April 25, 2017 9:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series. The Warriors advanced to the conference semifinals. UNDATED (AP) — Golden State’s […]

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Nurses to picket; Sewer line collapses; Big Wave Poetry Fest; Voter Registration Deadline
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Nurses to picket; Sewer line collapses; Big Wave Poetry Fest; Voter Registration Deadline

April 24, 2017 11:43 pm News

Nurses set “informational picket” Nurses at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence voted last week to authorize an “informational picket” following what negotiators on their side of the table termed an “unsuccessful contract mediation session” last week with administrators. Kevin Mealey, a spokesman for the Oregon Nurses Association, said PeaceHealth made “limited concessions and […]

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

April 24, 2017 7:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs, Taylor Motter hit his first career grand slam and the Seattle Mariners routed the Oakland Athletics 11-1 Sunday. The Mariners ended a three-game losing streak and won for only the second time in 11 road games. CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Clint Dempsey […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 24, 2017 7:40 pm Associated Press, News

  TEEN-CUSTOM SOCKS Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks (Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/) SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. Television station KATU reports that it’s no simple hobby: Agranoff is the founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, […]

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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing
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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing

April 22, 2017 12:30 am News

Thompson honored by broadcasters association Coast Broadcasting owner and general manager Jon Thompson was recognized this week as the Oregon Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year for 2016.  O-A-B President Keith Shipman said Thompson had been nominated before, but this year the vote was overwhelmingly in his favor. Keith Shipman – “And I think […]

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