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Streets set for striping soon; Legislative committee talks septic funding; United Way in Mapleton; Military Museum; Beach Cleanup; Build your own bill
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Streets set for striping soon; Legislative committee talks septic funding; United Way in Mapleton; Military Museum; Beach Cleanup; Build your own bill

September 20, 2016 10:40 pm News

Watch out for wet paint! Drivers on city streets in Florence are being asked to be careful of their “lane changes” over the next couple days. Erin Reynolds – “We are doing our annual striping of the roads.  We have a contract with Lane County Public Works and they come in, and so, please be […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 20, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

  Estrada’s gem leads Blue Jays past Mariners 3-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Estrada took a no-hitter into the seventh inning, Edwin Encarnacion hit his 41st home run and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Monday night in the opener of a critical three-game series. Estrada (9-9) had allowed only two […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 20, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, News

  WRONG-WAY CRASH-TRIAL Manslaughter trial to begin in Oregon dispatcher’s death (Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/) MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — The trial of a Grants Pass man charged with killing an emergency dispatcher in a wrong-way collision on Interstate 5 while he was intoxicated is set to begin two years after the woman’s death. The […]

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Another destructive fire; Fishing vessel runs aground; Septic loan program; Council to consider major project; LCC celebrates; Oregon Coast Military Museum
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Another destructive fire; Fishing vessel runs aground; Septic loan program; Council to consider major project; LCC celebrates; Oregon Coast Military Museum

September 20, 2016 12:11 am News

Fire destroys another area home Another fast-moving fire destroyed an area home over the weekend.  Mike DeRego (di-RAY-go) told firefighters he was at home Saturday afternoon when he discovered the blaze.  He quickly got out, but the home at 83990 Clear Lake Road was gutted. Firefighters responded at 4:40 Saturday afternoon and remained on scene […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 19, 2016 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/721 BBA–ASTROS-MARINERS Seth Smith’s two HR, 4 RBI help Seattle beat Astros 7-3 SEATTLE (AP) — Seth Smith hit a pair of home runs and drove in four to back up a solid outing by Ariel Miranda and the Seattle Mariners remained in the thick of the congested wild-card race with a 7-3 […]

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atest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 19, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT DEPUTY BIT-OWNER CITED Dog owners cited after 5 pit bulls attack deputy (Information from: KTVZ-TV, http://www.ktvz.com/) BEND, Ore. (AP) — Law enforcement officials in central Oregon say the owners of five pit bulls that attacked a sheriff’s deputy have been cited. KTVZ-TV reports that […]

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Florence water deters lead contamination; Major infrastructure project set; Relief fund established for family left homeless; 126 detour caused by drunk driver; LCC celebrates a milestone in Florence; Local official speaks at National 9-11 memorial
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Florence water deters lead contamination; Major infrastructure project set; Relief fund established for family left homeless; 126 detour caused by drunk driver; LCC celebrates a milestone in Florence; Local official speaks at National 9-11 memorial

September 16, 2016 9:58 pm News

Additional school lead testing done… The chemical makeup of Florence’s municipal water supply makes it less likely that there might me any significant lead contamination in drinking water at Siuslaw schools. Superintendant Andy Gzreskowiak, a former chemistry and physics teacher, explained this week that the neutral Ph of Florence’s water… not too acidic and not […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 16, 2016 8:07 pm Associated Press, Sports

  WASHINGTON STATE-LEGAL WOES-AD MEETS POLICE Washington State president, AD meet with police PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Washington State University President Kirk Schulz has met with Pullman’s police chief to discuss recent incidents involving Cougar football players. Director of Athletics Bill Moos was also at the Thursday morning meeting with Police Chief Gary Jenkins, which […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 16, 2016 8:04 pm Associated Press, News

  ESTACADA FATAL SHOOTING Man turns himself in to authorities in Estacada homicide (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A man has turned himself in to authorities in connection with the fatal shooting of a 39-year-old Portland man. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports deputies took 47-year-old Richard Allan Hess into custody Wednesday night. The […]

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Likely fire cause determined; RV destroyed by flames; More Oregon voters on the rolls; Siuslaw News names new editor; Gas prices rise; Local officials speaks at national 9-11 memorial; and 126 detour Wednesday
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Likely fire cause determined; RV destroyed by flames; More Oregon voters on the rolls; Siuslaw News names new editor; Gas prices rise; Local officials speaks at national 9-11 memorial; and 126 detour Wednesday

September 15, 2016 10:48 pm News

Likely cause determined in house fire Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett says it’s very difficult to determine, but the probable cause of the fire that destroyed a home on 17th street Tuesday was due to smoking. His determination is based mostly on a process of elimination. Barrett pinpointed the likely “point of origin” as […]

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