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Dismissal of Superintendent Sought; Dunes City Council Races Vacant
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Dismissal of Superintendent Sought; Dunes City Council Races Vacant

August 14, 2014 10:38 pm News

14 August 2014 Dismissal of Superintendent Sought The long, unexplained leave of absence may soon be over. But, so far, there have been no explanations for the two-and-a-half month paid leave for Siuslaw Superintendent of Schools, Shawn Wiencek. She’s been on leave since early June. That followed another brief leave in March. Both were publicly […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 14, 2014 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/14/2014 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/251 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A couple accused of leaving their severely injured 2-year-old daughter at a Mississippi hospital and keeping their other adopted children in putrid conditions have been arrested in Portland. Authorities say the search for Janet and […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 14, 2014 7:53 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/14/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/235 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Kendrys Morales hit a two-run home run in the first inning and starter Hisashi Iwakuma pitched into the seventh to help the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0 last night, completing […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 14, 2014 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/14/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Light rain and cooler temperatures have helped dampen explosive wildfires in southwestern Oregon that were threatening more than 1,000 scattered rural homes. A thunderstorm Tuesday afternoon blew the Rogue River Drive fire out of […]

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New Principal “Excited” About School Year
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New Principal “Excited” About School Year

August 13, 2014 11:44 pm Gas Prices, News

13 August 2014 Back to school soon! Three weeks from today will be the first full day of classes at Siuslaw High School. When students begin arriving the day before that, Principal Kerri Tatum will be ready to greet them. Kerri Tatum – “I am really excited.” After coming to Florence last year to be […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 13, 2014 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/276 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SANDY, Ore. (AP) – Water rescue teams have recovered the body of a man who was swept away in the storm-swollen waters of the Sandy River in the Mount Hood area. Clackamas County deputies say the man was on a footbridge over the […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 13, 2014 8:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/13/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/267 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Kyle Seager and Kendrys Morales hit solo home runs, Dustin Ackley added a key two-out two-run single, and the Seattle Mariners moved into a tie for the second wild card spot in the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 13, 2014 8:52 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/13/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – A woman accused of killing her 2-year-old child before trying to slit her teenage daughter’s throat has pleaded not guilty to murder and attempted murder. Police say 40-year-old Jessica Smith from Washington state drove her […]

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Do we have enough water?
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Do we have enough water?

August 12, 2014 10:24 pm News

12 August 2014 Water… do we have enough? The water woes facing many other areas in the country are highly unlikely in the Florence area. That’s according to Florence Public Works Director Mike Miller who says the City has a unique combination of a very deep and plentiful aquifer that is regularly “recharged” by rainfall. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 12, 2014 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/12/2014 09:19 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Forecasters say thunderstorms will flare up in Oregon and Washington again today. Because of the risk that lightning will start more wildfires, the National Weather Service has a red flag warning in effect for most of […]

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