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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 25, 2016 7:54 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/684 SEAHAWKS-SCHNEIDER EXTENDED Seahawks owner Allen announces extension for GM Schneider NEW YORK (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have extended the contract of general manager John Schneider. Team owner Paul Allen announced the deal on Twitter on Sunday night, saying “@Seahawks extend top GM John Schneider, key architect of our roster….Congrats!” The Seahawks […]

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July 25, 2016 7:52 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1051 WILLAMETTE NATIONAL CEMETERY-HISTORIC Willamette cemetery added to Register of Historic Places PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Willamette National Cemetery in Portland has been added to the National Register of Historic Places. The 1950 cemetery is about 10 miles southeast of Portland in Clackamas and Multnomah counties. It was the first national cemetery […]

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Public Art Committee; Fair notice to lock your car; Marine reserve inventory; watershed council discussions; Suddenly in Command.

July 22, 2016 10:03 pm News

Mural code update to be discussed The City of Florence Public Art Committee will get together again Monday morning to talk about what the next steps should be in revising the city’s code language regulating public art. The Mural Code currently regulates such things as where, what size, and what murals are allowed to contain.  […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 22, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/579 LIONS-MARQUARDT Lions sign free agent tackle Luke Marquardt ALLEN PARK, Mich. (AP) — The Detroit Lions have signed free agent tackle Luke Marquardt. The team announced the move Thursday. The New York Jets signed the 26-year-old Marquardt in April, but he was waived less than two months later. Marquardt was signed by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 22, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1134 WARNING SHOT FIRED-PRISON Warning shot fired at eastern Oregon prison PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a warning shot was fired at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution to break up a series of fights in a recreation yard. The Oregon Department of Corrections said in a news release that nearly four dozen […]

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Attempted carjacking foiled; PeaceHealth roots 80 years old; Watershed Council meeting set; Gas prices steady; Stiles to Chair LCC Board; Biodiversity count set for Perpetua Marine Reserve
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Attempted carjacking foiled; PeaceHealth roots 80 years old; Watershed Council meeting set; Gas prices steady; Stiles to Chair LCC Board; Biodiversity count set for Perpetua Marine Reserve

July 21, 2016 9:58 pm News

Drug use blamed for poor decisions An Indiana man may have learned an important lesson two weeks ago in Florence.  That lesson:  Take a look around you before doing something illegal. Florence Police Commander John Pitcher said a 43-year old Florence man was driving on Highway 101 near 15th street July 6th when he was […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 21, 2016 8:17 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/921 STARS-STORM Stewart, Loyd help Storm hand Stars 5th straight loss, 83-69 SEATTLE (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 25 points, Breanna Stewart added 22 points and five blocked shots and the Seattle Storm beat the San Antonio Stars 83-69 Wednesday. Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis had 10 points, Crystal Langhorne grabbed 10 rebounds and Sue Bird […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 21, 2016 8:14 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1122 TRAIN DERAILMENT-WATER DEQ says ground water contaminated after Mosier crash (Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A monitoring well installed after last month’s train derailment near Mosier, Oregon, has detected oil contamination in the ground water. The state Department of Environmental Quality tells Portland station KATU that drinking water is […]

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Fire Danger; Tough rental market; Stiles to lead LCC; Gas prices steady; FEC and Pink Martini; SMART documentary showing in Florence
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Fire Danger; Tough rental market; Stiles to lead LCC; Gas prices steady; FEC and Pink Martini; SMART documentary showing in Florence

July 20, 2016 9:03 pm News

Fire Danger expected to take turn for worse Much of Western Oregon is officially entering fire season today, but in Western Lane County we’ve been there for about a month.  Tom Soward (SOARD), the wildland fire supervisor for the Oregon Department of Forestry in Veneta says while things have been pretty mellow, it’s not out […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 20, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/618 WHITE-SOX-MARINERS Cabrera, Frazier homer as White Sox beat Mariners 6-1 SEATTLE (AP) — Melky Cabrera hit a tie-breaking homer leading off the seventh inning, Todd Frazier added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Chicago White Sox snapped a five-game losing streak with a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on […]

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