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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 26, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

  49ERS-SEAHAWKS Russell Wilson injured in Seattle’s 37-18 rout of 49ers SEATTLE (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 243 yards and a touchdown before suffering a left knee injury as the Seattle Seahawks rolled to a 37-18 rout of the San Francisco 49ers Sunday. Wilson was injured with about 10 minutes to go in the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 26, 2016 7:39 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT EARTHQUAKE-OREGON COAST Moderate earthquakes recorded off Oregon, California coasts PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Scientists say two moderate earthquakes occurred off the Oregon and California coasts late Saturday and early Sunday but neither triggered a tsunami warning. The U.S. Geological Survey says a 5.0 earthquake […]

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Fall prevention; Emergency Dept. expansion; Threats to Dungeness crab; Outward Ventures; Public Lands observance
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Fall prevention; Emergency Dept. expansion; Threats to Dungeness crab; Outward Ventures; Public Lands observance

September 23, 2016 11:56 pm News

Preventing Falls a focus for the season According to the National Council on Aging, falls are the number one cause for injuries for older Americans.  They not only threaten the health and safety of elders, but also generate enormous economic and personal costs. That’s one reason medics from Western Lane Ambulance District are focusing on […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 23, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

  MARINERS-CLEVENGER Mariners reviewing options after Steve Clevenger’s tweets SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners say they are reviewing “all internal options that are available” after tweets from the account of reserve catcher Steve Clevenger regarding a recent police shooting in Charlotte, North Carolina and the Black Lives Matter movement. General manager Jerry Dipoto issued a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 23, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

  FOOTBALL HAZING-AFTERMATH Small town laments loss of football season due to hazing PHILOMATH, Ore. (AP) — Hazing inflicted by older players on younger ones at a conditioning camp has led to the cancellation of an Oregon high school’s football season, investigations by authorities, and calls for soul-searching and healing. Meanwhile, three varsity high school […]

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Emergency Department expansion nearing completion; Festival of Books; Former Florence resident wounded in Eugene police shooting; The Disappearing Whale; Gifford Pinchot and the Forest Service; and a new business scam
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Emergency Department expansion nearing completion; Festival of Books; Former Florence resident wounded in Eugene police shooting; The Disappearing Whale; Gifford Pinchot and the Forest Service; and a new business scam

September 22, 2016 10:58 pm News

Emergency Department Expansion Nearing Completion After 15 months and $6-million dollars the newly expanded Emergency Department at Peace Harbor Medical Center is nearly ready to go. All that remains are a few “punch list” items and then final certification by state medical authorities. That certification could take as many as four more weeks according to […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 22, 2016 8:02 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS-SHERMAN’S STATEMENT Richard Sherman says message of anthem protests getting lost RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman says the public isn’t listening to the message NFL players are trying to send with their actions during the national anthem. While some fans are obsessing about whether players take a knee, raise a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 22, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, News

  BC-OR-OREGON-BOTTLED-WATER BATTLE Native Americans protest effort to bottle water in town SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Native Americans came to the state capitol in Oregon to protest persistent attempts to bring a commercial bottled water industry to an Oregon county that rejected the plan in a ballot measure in May. Anna Mae Leonard was one […]

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Misleading voter letters; Vision Keepers; the disappearing whale; business scam warning; SOLVE beach cleanup; and “build your own bill”.
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Misleading voter letters; Vision Keepers; the disappearing whale; business scam warning; SOLVE beach cleanup; and “build your own bill”.

September 21, 2016 10:58 pm News

Secretary of State warns of misleading voter registration letters Election officials in Oregon are reporting the receipt of several complaints from voters who have received letters from the Voter Participation Center.  Those letters say the recipient is not registered to vote, when in many instances they are.  Several of the letters also contain outdated information […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 21, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BLUE JAYS-MARINERS Happ gets 20th win, Jays take over 1st AL wild-card spot SEATTLE (AP) — J.A. Happ became the major leagues’ second 20-game winner and Russell Martin and Michael Saunders each hit a two-run homer, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Tuesday night to move into first in […]

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