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Fire Board members choose new leader
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Fire Board members choose new leader

August 20, 2015 10:31 pm News

20 August 2015 Board president deposed after just one month This time the focus wasn’t on the fire chief… but on the president of the board of directors. Former Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue board president John Scott called on John Carnahan last night to relinquish his role as board president. The move came a […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 20, 2015 8:50 pm Associated Press, News

te Date: 08/20/2015 09:14 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A wildfire in eastern Oregon that destroyed 36 homes and threatened 500 more has become the nation’s top priority for firefighting resources. Fire officials say the alert for the blaze 150 miles east of […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 20, 2015 8:05 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/20/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/260 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Derek Holland won in his return from the disabled list, and Texas hit back-to-back-to-back home runs in the seventh inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 yesterday afternoon. Holland […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 20, 2015 8:04 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/20/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/274 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The chief of the U.S. Forest Service says the intense wildfire season ravaging the West and maxing out fire crews and equipment is “the new normal.” Chief Tom Tidwell was in John Day visiting the […]

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County objects to BLM logging management plan
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County objects to BLM logging management plan

August 19, 2015 10:50 pm News

19 August 2015 Board of Commissioners comment The Bureau of Land Management recently released a draft plan for management of forest lands set aside in 1937 by congressional action to provide logging revenue for Oregon Counties. The new plan will replace the 20-year old Northwest Forest Plan. It falls short according to an analysis completed […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 19, 2015 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/19/2015 09:25 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/250 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Gov. Kate Brown plans to visit the eastern Oregon command post where fire crews are overseeing the effort to contain a wildfire that’s destroyed at least 26 homes and damaged 50 others. Brown gets a […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 19, 2015 8:12 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/19/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/275 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Hisashi Iwakuma followed his no-hitter by limiting Texas to two runs and five hits over seven innings as the Seattle Mariners beat the Rangers 3-2 last night. All of Seattle’s scoring came […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 19, 2015 8:10 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/19/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Gov. Kate Brown plans to visit the eastern Oregon command post where fire crews are overseeing the effort to contain a wildfire that’s destroyed at least 26 homes and damaged 50 others. The governor’s office […]

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Fire danger high… local resources low
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Fire danger high… local resources low

August 18, 2015 11:25 pm News

18 August 2015 Tighter restrictions imposed The little bit of precipitation that fell over parts of Western Oregon late last week has come and gone… leaving things just as dry as ever. Triple digit temperatures are forecast for most parts of Western Oregon over the next few days. That, and the fact that every available […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 18, 2015 10:01 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/18/2015 10:56 AM AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Clothing, food, and livestock feed are pouring into the eastern Oregon town of John Day to help the 26 families who lost their homes in a wildfire. The fire started by lightning a week ago […]

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