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

January 13, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — Jean Segura and the Seattle Mariners have avoided salary arbitration by agreeing to a $6.2 million, one-year contract, a huge raise from his $2.6 million salary last year. The centerpiece of Seattle’s offseason moves, which have included 11 trades, Segura was acquired from Arizona in late November and is projected to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 13, 2017 8:43 pm Associated Press, News

  AIR STAGNATION Air stagnation advisory issued for parts of southern Oregon MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — State officials have issued an air stagnation advisory for parts of southern Oregon through Saturday evening. The Oregon Department of Environmental Quality issued the alert Thursday. The advisory includes parts of eastern Curry County and Josephine and Jackson counties […]

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Construction accident claims 1 life; Scottsburg bridge up for replacement; Gas prices jump; County Commission leaders tapped; DeFazio calls for Umpqua allocation; Florence City Council adjusts times
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Construction accident claims 1 life; Scottsburg bridge up for replacement; Gas prices jump; County Commission leaders tapped; DeFazio calls for Umpqua allocation; Florence City Council adjusts times

January 12, 2017 11:54 pm News

Construction accident claims life in Florence A 52-year old Florence man died Wednesday morning when a hydraulic line on a piece of heavy equipment broke. Asa Hammon, an employee of Ray Wells Incorporated, was working alongside an excavator at a construction site just off Oak Street near 43rd around eight am. A witness told emergency […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 12, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  TRAIN DERAILMENT Train derails in eastern Oregon; no injuries (Information from: East Oregonian, http://www.eastoregonian.com) MISSION, Ore. (AP) – Railroad officials say eleven railroad cars derailed east of Pendleton on the Umatilla Indian Reservation. The East Oregonian reports that Union Pacific reported no spills, no hazardous materials involved and no injuries in the Monday night […]

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

January 12, 2017 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — The Mariners have made a pair of trades, landing left-handed starter Drew Smyly from the Tampa Bay Rays and right-hander reliever Shae Simmons from the Atlanta Braves. Seattle completed the two deals yesterday. The Mariners acquired outfielder Mallex Smith from Atlanta, but then sent him to Tampa Bay along with infielder […]

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Cold Weather Shelter; Mapleton schools; Siuslaw Awards nominees; ODOT noise concerns; County leadership; Gas prices surge
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Cold Weather Shelter; Mapleton schools; Siuslaw Awards nominees; ODOT noise concerns; County leadership; Gas prices surge

January 11, 2017 11:34 pm News

Cold Weather Shelter openings exceed plans Florence’s volunteer run Cold Weather Shelter will be open again tonight and tomorrow… bringing the total number of openings so far this year to a dozen.  That’s twice what organizers anticipated for the entire season… and six times more than last year’s openings. Reverend Greg Woods with the Presbyterian […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 11, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  SPRINGFIELD KILLING-SENTENCE Springfield man gets life sentence for 2015 slaying (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A man who admitted to killing a 23-year-old Springfield woman after breaking into her home and sexually assaulting her has been sentenced to life in prison without parole. The Register-Guard reports that Kyle Dean Pfaff […]

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

January 11, 2017 8:43 pm Associated Press, Sports

  LOS ANGELES (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 25 points and the Portland Trail Blazers used a dominant third quarter to defeat the Los Angeles Lakers for the 10th consecutive time, 108-87 last night. The Blazers trailed by two to start the second half, but held the Lakers to 21.7 percent shooting (5 of 23) […]

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School year extension? State of the County. Lifesaving award; crab season underway; continued noise concerns
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School year extension? State of the County. Lifesaving award; crab season underway; continued noise concerns

January 10, 2017 10:56 pm News

Snow Days may impact length of school year Siuslaw schools have only had to give up two school days because of the weather so far this year.  The School Board is scheduled to discuss the possibility whether or not to change the last day of school this week, but Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak said his recommendation […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 10, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  EUGENE MARIJUANA COMPLEX Company plans Eugene complex to house dozens of pot growers (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A southern Oregon real estate company looking to capitalize on the expanding marijuana industry is planning to build a multimillion-dollar growing and processing facility in Eugene with enough space to house more […]

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