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

February 10, 2017 8:57 pm Associated Press, Sports

RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have signed former Minnesota kicker Blair Walsh. Walsh spent five seasons with the Vikings before being released midway through last season. Walsh is infamously remembered for missing a 27-yard field goal attempt in the closing seconds of a 2015 NFC wild-card game against Seattle that could have given […]

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Siuslaw Awards Results; Lane gets a new president; Siltcoos Lake Trail; School board races
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Siuslaw Awards Results; Lane gets a new president; Siltcoos Lake Trail; School board races

February 9, 2017 11:56 pm News

Caputo, Waggoner and City Lights recognized for excellence Ron Caputo was named Florence’s First Citizen for 2016 last night.  The retired plumbing contractor was selected from a field of four nominees that also included Bou (BOO) Kilgore; Sam Spayd and Gary Vawter.  Caputo has been active on several community fronts… including with the Salmon Trout […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 9, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  SALEM SEWAGE RELEASE Salem dumps 57 million gallons of sewage into area waterways (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Salem say nearly 57 million gallons of diluted raw sewage flowed into the Willamette River and area streams after heavy rains overwhelmed the city’s sewage treatment system. The Statesman Journal […]

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

February 9, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — An investor group looking to build a privately financed arena in Seattle’s stadium district has filed a new petition seeking the closure of a street needed for construction of the proposed facility. Investor Chris Hansen and his group filed the paperwork with the Seattle Department of Transportation on Wednesday. Closing the […]

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Marijuana grow operation concerns; worries about mudslides; gas prices; wildlife on the dunes; radio auction; and Siltcoos River Trail
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Marijuana grow operation concerns; worries about mudslides; gas prices; wildlife on the dunes; radio auction; and Siltcoos River Trail

February 9, 2017 12:00 am News

Indoor Marijuana Grow facility draws concerns Concerns about a commercial indoor marijuana grow facility on Kingwood street near Siuslaw schools were addressed earlier this week. The facility, owned by Mary Duman, will be at 2350 Kingwood Street, immediately west of the Middle School.  The final application was approved by city officials last week.  It drew […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 8, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

  HOME EXPLOSION-CHARGES Grand jury finds Oregon homeowner to blame for explosion (Information from: Mail Tribune, http://www.mailtribune.com/) MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon man whose home was destroyed in an explosion that he claimed was set by intruders seeking medical records has been indicted on arson and attempted theft charges. The Mail Tribune reported Tuesday […]

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

February 8, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  DALLAS (AP) — C.J. McCollum scored 32 points, the last two on a runner in the lane with 0.9 seconds left to give the Portland Trail Blazers a 114-113 win over the Dallas Mavericks last night. McCollum’s shot capped a final minute in which the two teams traded leads six times and Dirk Nowitzki […]

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Westlake slide; Florence man arrested after allegedly firing gun; Local police won’t pursue immigration; Dunes wildlife; Radio auction
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Westlake slide; Florence man arrested after allegedly firing gun; Local police won’t pursue immigration; Dunes wildlife; Radio auction

February 7, 2017 11:28 pm News

Slide restricts access to several homes in Dunes City A slide on an street that provides access to several homes in the Westlake area of Dunes City has not cut off that access, but it has prompted an advisory from Dunes City Administrator Jaime Mills. Jaime Mills – “Lake Boulevard on the other side of […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 7, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

  ZIP LINE DEATH Oregon woman dies after zip line failure (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a woman died while riding on a zip line that stretches across a river in northwestern Oregon. The Oregonian/OregonLive reported Monday that Joshua Jackson says he and Tami McVay had been riding on […]

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

February 7, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Browns have claimed former Ohio State safety Tyvis Powell off waivers from Seattle. Powell appeared in eight games last season for the Seahawks, who signed him as an undrafted free agent last year. A Cleveland-area native, Powell played in 42 games for the Buckeyes and led the team in […]

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