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Mapleton school water tests delayed; City fee schedule examined; Dunes City Expo this weekend; Rural Oregonians will have health care choices in 2017; Ellie Dumdi passes away at 84; Helping deputies give helping hands
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Mapleton school water tests delayed; City fee schedule examined; Dunes City Expo this weekend; Rural Oregonians will have health care choices in 2017; Ellie Dumdi passes away at 84; Helping deputies give helping hands

August 16, 2016 12:32 am News

Mapleton water test results expected in September Lead testing results from the water at Mapleton Schools won’t likely be ready before classes start on September 6th.  Superintendent Jodi O’Mara said there was a delay in getting the tests ordered, but sample bottles are being filled this week.  They’ll be returned to a lab in Eugene […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 15, 2016 7:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/826 MARINERS-ATHLETICS Seager drives in 4, Mariners beat A’s for 8th win in 9 games OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Seager doubled twice and drove in four runs as the Seattle Mariners won for the eighth time in nine games, beating the Oakland Athletics 8-4 on Sunday. Adam Lind homered, Nori Aoki had […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 15, 2016 7:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1102 OBAMA-NATIONAL MONUMENTS National monument proposals in vogue as Obama prepares exit WASHINGTON (AP) — The race is on to win President Barack Obama’s attention as he puts some final touches on his environmental legacy. Conservation groups, American Indian tribes and lawmakers are pushing him to preserve millions of acres as national monuments. […]

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Retail marijuana conversion approved; former Lane County Commissioner passes; Sheriff accepts grant to help others; Florence couple facing dozens of additional sex abuse charges; Back to school; and Festival of books
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Retail marijuana conversion approved; former Lane County Commissioner passes; Sheriff accepts grant to help others; Florence couple facing dozens of additional sex abuse charges; Back to school; and Festival of books

August 12, 2016 9:51 pm News

Conversion to retail approved for medical marijuana dispensary Florence Planning Commissioners approved two separate proposals this week.  The first was a request to convert the Buds 4 You medical marijuana dispensary to retail sales.  The dispensary has been offering both medical and retail marijuana under temporary statewide rules since late last year.  The local approval […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 12, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/1042 49ERS-TEXANS-JOINT PRACTICE 49ers excited for upcoming joint practice with Texans SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — After spending nearly two weeks only lining up against teammates, the San Francisco 49ers are looking forward to the opportunity to hit someone else for a change. The Niners will hold a joint practice on Friday […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 12, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1169 BEACH ADVISORIES Health advisories lifted at Rockaway, Seal Rock beaches PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Health Authority is telling beachgoers they can head back into water at Rockaway Beach in Tillamook County and Seal Rock State Park near Newport. The health authority had issued health advisories Wednesday after water samples showed […]

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Cancer Society Relay for Life at Miller Park; Coastal Caucus talks economics; Fire danger still serious; Demand for gas strong, but prices remain low; and  6th annual Florence Festival of Books
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Cancer Society Relay for Life at Miller Park; Coastal Caucus talks economics; Fire danger still serious; Demand for gas strong, but prices remain low; and 6th annual Florence Festival of Books

August 11, 2016 10:35 pm News

Florence Relay looks to help beat cancer The American Cancer Society Relay for life is returning to a 24-hour cycle this year… and it gets underway Saturday morning at Miller Park in Florence. Struggling to find a way to attract more people, organizers switched to just 12-hours last year.  But, they’re going back to the […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

August 11, 2016 7:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/639 SEAHAWKS-GRAHAM Seahawks activate TE Jimmy Graham, another step in recovery RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Tight end Jimmy Graham has been activated off the physically unable to perform list by the Seattle Seahawks, another step in his recovery from his major knee injury last season. Graham went through a light practice Wednesday. It […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

August 11, 2016 7:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1170 FOSTER PARENTS-SENTENCE Foster parents who starved preschoolers get prison (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) MCMINNVILLE, Ore. (AP) — A man and woman have been sentenced to over two years in prison for nearly starving to death two children under the age of 6 in their care. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports John and Danielle […]

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Meth raid results in one arrest; Cascadia quakes; Free boating safety check; Master Recyclers; Gas prices
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Meth raid results in one arrest; Cascadia quakes; Free boating safety check; Master Recyclers; Gas prices

August 10, 2016 10:56 pm News

Police seize meth at business, arrest one Florence police blocked both ends of a stretch of 15th street yesterday afternoon between Highway 101 and Pine Street as they served a search warrant.  Police Commander John Pitcher said there was one arrest: Dakota Hill; the owner and operator of Fresh Detailing.  He is charged with delivery […]

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