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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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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 15, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

  MARINERS-ANGELS Cruz, Seager homer as Mariners edge Angels for 8th straight ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Kyle Seager homered to lead the Seattle Mariners past the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Wednesday night, extending their longest winning streak of the season to eight games. The surging Mariners moved within 1 1/2 games […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 15, 2016 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1204 POLICE SERGEANT-TRIAL Prosecutor: Ex-cop had career, monetary motives to kill wife (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) GLADSTONE, Ore. (AP) — Prosecutors say a former Gladstone police sergeant had his wife killed because he was afraid he could lose his job if she disclosed domestic abuse and knew he would benefit financially from […]

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Fire leaves three homeless; brush fire blackens space north of Florence; School board to meet; Wildland fire forces overnight closure of Highway 138; and gas prices increase
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Fire leaves three homeless; brush fire blackens space north of Florence; School board to meet; Wildland fire forces overnight closure of Highway 138; and gas prices increase

September 15, 2016 1:03 am News, Uncategorized

Blaze destroys Florence home, leaves three homeless Fire completely destroyed a single family residence Tuesday afternoon on 17th street east of Highway 101, leaving the occupants homeless and destroying nearly all their belongings. Nobody was injured, but Andrew Kellerman didn’t even have time to put his shoes on before leaving the house as it burned. […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 14, 2016 8:05 pm Associated Press, Sports

  MARINERS-ANGELS Walker’s 3-hitter helps Mariners beat Angels 8-0 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Taijuan Walker pitched a three-hitter for his first career shutout as the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 8-0 Tuesday night to win their season-high seventh straight. Walker (6-10) was perfect through 5 2/3 innings before Kaleb Cowart hit a grounder […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 14, 2016 8:03 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1150 AP-US-RANCHING-STANDOFF Helpers or law breakers? Oregon standoff trial begins PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The leaders of an armed standoff at a rural wildlife refuge say they came to Oregon’s high desert country to help locals deal with an overreaching federal government that has abused people’s land rights for decades. Occupier Ryan Bundy […]

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Forestland classification; fire danger; Science Factory; and School Board
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Forestland classification; fire danger; Science Factory; and School Board

September 13, 2016 10:02 pm News

Forestland Classification Committee to display findings Another public meeting in the Florence area will be held later this month to show residents which properties have been classified as needing wildland fire protection.  Those same properties will then be assessed a charge by the Oregon Department of Forestry. The Forestland Classification Committee for Lane County has […]

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