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Early Rhody Show this week;

April 20, 2017 10:58 pm News

Early Spring Rhody Show this weekend There are always two large Rhododendron Shows in Florence each year… the second one is held the third weekend in May during the Rhododendron Festival.  The first one is the third weekend in April… that’s this weekend according to Mike Bones with the Siuslaw Chapter of the American Rhododendron […]

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

April 20, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 19 points on an off night, JaVale McGee sparked Golden State off the bench with 15 points, and the short-handed Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-81 in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night without injured leading scorer Kevin Durant. McGee shined on a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 20, 2017 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT ECLIPSE CAMPING New Oregon eclipse campsites quickly sell out SALEM, Ore. (AP) — State park officials opened 1,000 additional campsites for people coming to watch the summer solar eclipse from Oregon. And it didn’t long for them to fill. Parks Department spokesman Chris Havel […]

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April 19, 2017 10:59 pm News

Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning out caustic chemicals If you looked hard enough, you would probably find something in your home that qualifies for this weekend’s Household Hazardous Waste Roundup.  Many homes accumulate partial containers of lawn and garden chemicals; car care products; household cleaners; and even arts and craft items. That’s why Lane County, […]

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

April 19, 2017 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Wei-Yin Chen and two relievers fell two outs shy of Miami’s first combined no-hitter and the Marlins one-hit the Seattle Mariners in a 5-0 victory Tuesday night. The Marlins were on the verge of the sixth no-hitter in franchise history when Mitch Haniger lined a one-out double into right-center field off […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 19, 2017 7:39 pm Associated Press, News

  OFFICER-DUI ARREST Portland officer arrested on suspicion of DUI in Washington (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A longtime Portland police officer was arrested on suspicion of DUI after a deputy saw him driving the wrong way on Highway 99 in southwestern Washington. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Rodney Gustafson was off-duty when […]

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Florence welcomes congressman; A decade of service in Florence recognized; School retirees impact budget; Rhody show; Celebrating Central Lincoln PUD
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Florence welcomes congressman; A decade of service in Florence recognized; School retirees impact budget; Rhody show; Celebrating Central Lincoln PUD

April 18, 2017 9:55 pm News

Congressman gets mostly warm reception in Florence About 200 people turned out at the Florence Events Center yesterday to give Fourth District Congressman Peter DeFazio a generally warm reception.  The Springfield Democrat started his spring tour of Town Hall Meetings in a relatively friendly environment.  Not all of the people in attendance were supporters.  But, […]

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

April 18, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano and Nelson Cruz hit consecutive first-inning homers, Ariel Miranda pitched seven scoreless innings and the Seattle Mariners beat the Miami Marlins 6-1 Monday night in Ichiro Suzuki’s first visit to Safeco Field as a member of the 3,000-hit club. Miranda (1-1) allowed four singles and only one runner to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 18, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  GUN CONTROL State lawmakers hold hearings on gun control measures (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon lawmakers have held hearings for several gun control proposals, taking passionate testimony from backers and supporters. The Register-Guard reports gun control proposals with hearings held Monday are less wide-ranging than a 2015 expansion of […]

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DeFazio hosting Florence Town Hall; School budget to deal with retirement issues; Early Egg Hunt; Hang It All 2; Scottsburg Bridge
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DeFazio hosting Florence Town Hall; School budget to deal with retirement issues; Early Egg Hunt; Hang It All 2; Scottsburg Bridge

April 18, 2017 2:09 am News, Uncategorized

DeFazio hosting Florence Town Hall Fourth District Congressman Peter DeFazio began his Post-Easter Town Hall schedule this morning in Florence.  The Springfield democrat held one at the Florence Events Center from 11 to 12:30.   He says he looks forward to the meetings. Peter DeFazio – “You know, I never know what to expect at Town […]

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