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National Library Week; Rhody float for free; buck off your chowder; ShakeAlert in Oregon; Home grown teachers
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National Library Week; Rhody float for free; buck off your chowder; ShakeAlert in Oregon; Home grown teachers

April 11, 2017 11:00 pm News

Siuslaw Public Library celebrates… This week is National Library Week and the theme is Libraries Transform.  Meg Spencer is the director of Siuslaw Public Library.  She says that statement is so true… Meg Spencer – “We really can change people’s lives.  You know, I think of the people who come here to help their kids […]

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

April 11, 2017 8:14 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEATTLE (AP) — James Paxton shut down Houston for the second time in a week, pitching seven innings of four-hit ball and leading the Seattle Mariners to a 6-0 win over the Astros in their home opener Monday. The Mariners rebounded nicely from Sunday’s ugly ninth-inning meltdown against the Angels when they gave up […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 11, 2017 8:13 pm Associated Press, News

  POT USER DATA-OREGON Oregon set to shield marijuana user data from US officials SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon state lawmakers have given final approval to a bill that would shield the names, birthdates and other identifying information of marijuana users from being accessed by federal drug agents amid worries of heightened enforcement. The bill […]

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Roads temporarily blocked by Friday storm; Planning Commission to hear partition request; Plover recovery; Florence seeing NW best disignation; Rhody Chowder returns, sort of.
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Roads temporarily blocked by Friday storm; Planning Commission to hear partition request; Plover recovery; Florence seeing NW best disignation; Rhody Chowder returns, sort of.

April 10, 2017 11:39 pm News

Dozens of downed trees and small slides cause problems Friday A small slide on Mercer Lake Road two miles east of Highway 101 closed that roadway for most of the day Friday.  A small slide came down that morning, pulling down power lines in the process. By the end of the day, however, Lane County […]

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

April 10, 2017 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 592nd career homer and a tying two-run single in the ninth inning before Cliff Pennington’s drive to the wall capped the Los Angeles Angels’ rally from a six-run deficit for a 10-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday. Robinson Cano had a three-run homer and […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 10, 2017 7:48 pm Associated Press, News

  OREGON-PLANE CRASH Family members who died in plane crash had zest for life HARRISBURG, Ore. (AP) — The three members of a California family killed in an Oregon plane crash are being described as fun-loving go-getters with a zest for life. The Friday crash killed 42-year-old John A. Zitting; his wife, 37-year-old Karen Blackmore […]

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Late Season Storm sows minor damage; lots of power outages.
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Late Season Storm sows minor damage; lots of power outages.

April 8, 2017 1:31 am News

April Storm causes power outages all over northwest Heavy winds caused trees to fall and power lines to come down all over the Florence area and the rest of western Lane County this morning. A wind gust of 92 miles an hour was recorded at Sea Lion Caves before five a.m.  Shortly after that, a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

April 7, 2017 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

  PORTLAND EXPLOSION-FINE Oregon company fined $4,900 for Portland natural gas blast (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon safety officials have fined a company nearly $5,000 for its role in a Portland natural gas explosion that caused an estimated $17 million in damages and seriously injured a firefighter. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports […]

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

April 7, 2017 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  HOUSTON (AP) — Jarrod Dyson hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the ninth inning and Jean Segura drove in a run later in the inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 4-2 victory over the Houston Astros Thursday night. Dan Altavilla pitched a scoreless eighth for the win and Edwin Diaz struck out […]

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High Wind Watch; New LCC president; Walk in wait times; Harbor Trust Fund; Siuslaw Vision 2025
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High Wind Watch; New LCC president; Walk in wait times; Harbor Trust Fund; Siuslaw Vision 2025

April 6, 2017 10:42 pm News

More wind and rain on the way Forecasters say a developing storm over the eastern Pacific will swing inland toward the Pacific Northwest late tonight, possibly raking the Oregon Coast from the south to the north with gusty winds and rain. Wind gusts nearing 60 miles an hour are expected tomorrow along the coast as […]

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