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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 23, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  RECREATIONAL MARIJUANA-OREGON TAXES A pot of money: Oregon collects $25.5M in marijuana taxes SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has processed $25.5 million in tax payments from recreational marijuana from January through the end of July. The state’s Department of Revenue says medical marijuana dispensaries were required to file their second-quarter returns for recreational marijuana […]

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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.
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CROW grand opening; Dentistry from the Heart; Tenmile Lake emergency; Community Garage Sales; and Roberts Rules of Order.

August 22, 2016 9:54 pm News

CROW to celebrate new nest Melanie Heard says it’s – quote – “kind of a big deal, actually”.  It’s the grand opening of the C.R.O.W Center for the Performing Arts September 10th. Heard and a whole bunch of other volunteers have been working hard for the past 18-months, renovating the former retail space at 3120 […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 22, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/864 OLY-BKO-USA-SERBIA U.S. men claim gold in 96-66 win over Serbia RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — The U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team won its third straight gold medal and did it easily, beating Serbia 96-66. With the win, the Americans claim the final medal of the Rio Games. After a few close calls […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 22, 2016 7:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1291 FATAL TREE FALL Sheriff’s: Tree falls, kills child near Fall Creek (Information from: KVAL-TV, http://www.kval.com/) FALL CREEK, Ore. (AP) — The Lane County Sheriff’s Office says a 9-year-old child is dead when a tree fell on a family that was using a beach near Fall Creek. KVAL-TV reports that authorities believe the […]

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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.
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250 attend primary care town hall; Water company to go it alone; Lead testing expedited; Mapleton transfer site to close; From the Heart Dentistry; Red Flags fly.

August 19, 2016 10:52 pm News

PeaceHealth VP apologizes for shortage About 250 people turned out yesterday afternoon for an hour-long Town Hall meeting about the status of primary care physicians in the community. A panel made up of administrators and managers, led by Senior Vice President Dr. Mark Adams, explained how they are working hard to recruit additional doctors.  Adams […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 19, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/919 OLY-USA WOMENS BASKETBALL-FRANCE With Sue Bird sidelined, USA beats France 86-67 RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) —The U.S. will be playing for a sixth consecutive gold medal in women’s basketball after beating France 86-67, the closest contest of the Rio Games for the Americans. The Phoenix Mercury’s Diana Taurasi scored 18 points […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 19, 2016 7:40 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1214 OREGON-MARIJUANA FAIR Oregon buzz: Pot plants at state fair in a 1st for the US SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Nine living marijuana plants will be displayed at the Oregon State Fair in a first of its kind event for the United States starting next Friday. The exhibit of the immature plants brings […]

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Red Flag Warnings to fly; Congressional Town Hall overflows; Health Town Hall set for Thursday; Gas prices hold steady; Mapleton lead testing expedited; and… County Commissioners vote to increase garbage dumping fees
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Red Flag Warnings to fly; Congressional Town Hall overflows; Health Town Hall set for Thursday; Gas prices hold steady; Mapleton lead testing expedited; and… County Commissioners vote to increase garbage dumping fees

August 18, 2016 10:56 pm News, Uncategorized

Highest Fire Danger of the Year expected Red flag warnings will fly over nearly all of Western Oregon in the next few days as a high pressure system moves over the area bringing the hottest temperatures of the season.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett says fire danger will rise inland… and along the coast. […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 18, 2016 7:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1279 MARINERS-ANGELS Mariners hold off Angels 4-3 for 10th win in 12 games ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Ketel Marte drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly, Leonys Martin scored from second base on a bunt, and the Seattle Mariners held on for a 4-3 victory at the Los Angeles Angels Wednesday […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 18, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1211 EUGENE HOMELESS Homeless campers move to new site in Eugene (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A group of homeless residents in Eugene who were forced to move from property near the University of Oregon’s football stadium has started moving into their new home. The Register-Guard reports more than […]

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