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

April 25, 2017 9:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Stephen Curry had 37 points before sitting out the final quarter and the Golden State Warriors welcomed back teammate Kevin Durant with a 128-103 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers on Monday night to sweep their first-round playoff series. The Warriors advanced to the conference semifinals. UNDATED (AP) — Golden State’s […]

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Nurses to picket; Sewer line collapses; Big Wave Poetry Fest; Voter Registration Deadline
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Nurses to picket; Sewer line collapses; Big Wave Poetry Fest; Voter Registration Deadline

April 24, 2017 11:43 pm News

Nurses set “informational picket” Nurses at PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in Florence voted last week to authorize an “informational picket” following what negotiators on their side of the table termed an “unsuccessful contract mediation session” last week with administrators. Kevin Mealey, a spokesman for the Oregon Nurses Association, said PeaceHealth made “limited concessions and […]

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

April 24, 2017 7:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and drove in five runs, Taylor Motter hit his first career grand slam and the Seattle Mariners routed the Oakland Athletics 11-1 Sunday. The Mariners ended a three-game losing streak and won for only the second time in 11 road games. CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Clint Dempsey […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 24, 2017 7:40 pm Associated Press, News

  TEEN-CUSTOM SOCKS Oregon teen sells $1 million in custom socks (Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/) SHERWOOD, Ore. (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Oregon resident Brennan Agranoff spends his days going to school, doing chores and running his custom-design sock business. Television station KATU reports that it’s no simple hobby: Agranoff is the founder and CEO of HoopSwagg, […]

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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing
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Oregon Broadcaster of the Year; Cascadia islands; Sex Abuse charges; Ghost Crab; Free Fishing

April 22, 2017 12:30 am News

Thompson honored by broadcasters association Coast Broadcasting owner and general manager Jon Thompson was recognized this week as the Oregon Association of Broadcasters Broadcaster of the Year for 2016.  O-A-B President Keith Shipman said Thompson had been nominated before, but this year the vote was overwhelmingly in his favor. Keith Shipman – “And I think […]

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Cascadia Island Maps – planning for the Cascadia Subduction Zone Earthquake

April 21, 2017 8:57 pm News

    A comprehensive series of maps showing where population densities will likely be isolated following a large offshore earthquake in the northwest has been prepared by emergency planners.  The map can be found here.  There are several additional maps, more detailed, showing precise locations of population as well as possible assembly areas for survivors, […]

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

April 21, 2017 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Cesar Valdez pitched in the major leagues for the first time in nearly seven years and the Oakland Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 9-6 Thursday night. Taylor Motter hit a two-run homer for Seattle in the sixth against Frankie Montas. EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — David Desharnais scored late in the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 21, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT TOWN FOR SALE Buyer wanted: Tiny Oregon town for sale TILLER, Ore. (AP) — A dot on a map in rural southwestern Oregon is generating a big-city buzz. Almost the entire town of Tiller is up for sale. A potential buyer has come forward […]

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Early Rhody Show this week;

April 20, 2017 10:58 pm News

Early Spring Rhody Show this weekend There are always two large Rhododendron Shows in Florence each year… the second one is held the third weekend in May during the Rhododendron Festival.  The first one is the third weekend in April… that’s this weekend according to Mike Bones with the Siuslaw Chapter of the American Rhododendron […]

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

April 20, 2017 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Stephen Curry scored 19 points on an off night, JaVale McGee sparked Golden State off the bench with 15 points, and the short-handed Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-81 in Game 2 of their first-round playoff series Wednesday night without injured leading scorer Kevin Durant. McGee shined on a […]

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