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

March 15, 2017 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  NEW ORLEANS (AP) — DeMarcus Cousins scored 22 points, Anthony Davis had 15 points and 15 rebounds and the New Orleans Pelicans beat the Portland Trail Blazers 100-77 on Tuesday night. Cousins had nine rebounds and three assists. He made 9 of 17 2-point shots but missed all five of his 3-point attempts. Damian […]

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Latest Oregon News, Sports and Entertainment

March 15, 2017 7:52 pm Associated Press, News

DOZEN LOST HIKERS Texas hikers rescued at Multnomah Falls; no injuries MULTNOMAH FALLS, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a dozen hikers from Texas were rescued in the Multnomah Falls area after they became stuck across a snow hazard. The Multnomah County Sheriff’s Office says deputies and other rescue personnel were dispatched Tuesday afternoon to search […]

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Governor Brown in Town; Plover protections set to go in place; Kiwanis trailer stolen; Mapleton school upgrades displayed; Heceta Lighthouse celebrates a birthday
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Governor Brown in Town; Plover protections set to go in place; Kiwanis trailer stolen; Mapleton school upgrades displayed; Heceta Lighthouse celebrates a birthday

March 14, 2017 10:55 pm News

Oregon Governor in Florence Today Governor Kate Brown is in Florence today to visit with local leaders and business owners about economic development. This afternoon, she’ll host a public forum at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue to hear directly from residents about economic growth.  That’s at 1:30. Before that, she’ll meet with Mayor Joe Henry […]

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

March 14, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

  UNDATED (AP) — Villanova, the overall No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, is No. 1 in the final Associated Press college basketball poll of the season. The Wildcats (31-3) were a runaway choice Monday, receiving 59 first-place votes from the 65-member media panel. Gonzaga (32-1), which received the other six first-place votes, and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 14, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  OSU MENINGOCOCCAL VACCINATIONS Over 1,800 Oregon State students vaccinated (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) — Oregon State University vaccinated over 1,800 students to boost immunity on campus to a strain of meningococcal disease that sickened three students in recent months. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the university hosted a two-day mass vaccination in […]

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Governor Brown to Visit Florence
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Governor Brown to Visit Florence

March 14, 2017 12:18 am News

(Salem, OR) — Governor Kate Brown will visit Florence Tuesday to meet business and community leaders and host a forum to learn how Oregon can support small businesses, jobs, and rural economic development. Florence Development Discussion Governor Brown will hear from Florence Mayor Joe Henry and city leaders about the “ReVision Florence” initiative to revitalize […]

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Truck ends up in river; Stiles leaving LCC board; Visitor Center facelift; Dancing Sea Lions; Kiwanis trailer stolen
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Truck ends up in river; Stiles leaving LCC board; Visitor Center facelift; Dancing Sea Lions; Kiwanis trailer stolen

March 13, 2017 11:26 pm News

Truck driver takes wrong turn Florence police say they don’t really know where the driver of a large box-van thought he was headed Thursday evening, but he wound up in the Siuslaw River. Police commander John Pitcher said a large delivery van, owned by Eugene’s Automatic Heat Installation and Service, drove down the Port of […]

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

March 13, 2017 7:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

PHOENIX (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 28 of his 39 points in the first half and the Portland Trail Blazers recovered to beat the Phoenix Suns 110-101 on Sunday night after blowing an 18-point second-half lead. Lillard scored just four points in the fourth quarter, but fellow guard C.J. McCollum added 26. The Trail Blazers […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 13, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

  MISSING SKIER-RECOVERY EFFORT Search for missing skier on Mt. Hood becomes recovery effort (Information from: KEZI-TV, http://www.kezi.com/) HOOD RIVER, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say the search for a 57-year-old man who went missing on Tuesday while skiing on Mt. Hood has become a recovery effort. Sgt. Pete Hughes with the Hood River Sheriff’s Office […]

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Goodwill getting a new home; Localized flooding; Stiles steps down from LCC Board; Set your clock ahead – check your smoke detector, your tires and your shoes; Lawmakers eye your interest deduction
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Goodwill getting a new home; Localized flooding; Stiles steps down from LCC Board; Set your clock ahead – check your smoke detector, your tires and your shoes; Lawmakers eye your interest deduction

March 11, 2017 12:58 am News, Uncategorized

Goodwill considering new location A Highway 101 commercial building, vacant for nearly a decade, is headed for new life as the home of Goodwill Industries in Florence.  The non-profit agency wants to move from their current location to the former Rite-Aid building at 12th Street and Highway 101.  In processing that request, the City of […]

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