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Summer break comes to an end; Mapleton lead testing followup; Better Living Center; Pinewood Derby joins Rods and Rhodies
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Summer break comes to an end; Mapleton lead testing followup; Better Living Center; Pinewood Derby joins Rods and Rhodies

September 6, 2016 10:19 pm News, Uncategorized

Summer Break Comes to an End It’s back to school for all students today in Mapleton.  Grades K through 12 are in classes for a full day. In Florence the schedule is a bit more complex. All students have today off and most will return tomorrow. Grades one-through-6 and all four grades at the high […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 6, 2016 7:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  RANGERS-MARINERS Robinson Cano’s 32nd homer leads Mariners over Rangers 14-6 SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano homered during a five-run first inning, the Mariners knocked out starter Cole Hamels early and then Seattle pulled away with a six-run sixth inning in a 14-6 win over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers on Monday. Cano’s 32nd homer […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PDT

September 6, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  FATAL ATV HIT-AND-RUN ATV driver killed, rider hurt in hit-and-run crash (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) WINCHESTER BAY, Ore. (AP) — The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office is still searching for three people involved in a fatal hit-and-run crash between two all-terrain vehicles on the dunes in Winchester Bay. The Register-Guard reports that the crash […]

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Postive lead testing in Mapleton Schools; ATV fatality near Winchester Bay; Cape Perpetua changes visitor center hours; and Lane County takes over management of Konnie Park
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Postive lead testing in Mapleton Schools; ATV fatality near Winchester Bay; Cape Perpetua changes visitor center hours; and Lane County takes over management of Konnie Park

September 5, 2016 11:48 pm News

Mapleton schools respond to positive lead tests Ten out of the 32 water sources tested for lead at Mapleton schools last month came back with higher than allowable concentrations.  Mapleton Superintendent Jodi O’Mara announced the results Friday.  She said five drinking fountains in the elementary school plus one more in the Middle School weight room […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 5, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS MOVES Seattle claims DT Garrison Smith off waivers from 49ers RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have claimed defensive tackle Garrison Smith off waivers. Seattle made the move Sunday, according to the NFL transaction report. The team released defensive tackle Justin Hamilton to clear a spot on the 53-man roster for Smith. […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 5, 2016 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

  EX-BOYFRIEND ARRESTED Police dog helps with arrest of ex-boyfriend (Information from: KATU-TV, http://www.katu.com/) CORNELIUS, Ore. (AP) — Cornelius Police arrested a man on various charges with the help of a police K-9. KATU-TV reports that a woman flagged down a Washington County Sheriff’s deputy Saturday night, reporting her ex-boyfriend damaged her car and threatened […]

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Siuslaw bridge work changing; Holiday patrols; County takes over park; School lunch safety; Every Kid in a Park.
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Siuslaw bridge work changing; Holiday patrols; County takes over park; School lunch safety; Every Kid in a Park.

September 2, 2016 10:29 pm News

Bridge Rehab expected to get quieter Construction noise in Old-Town Florence is expected to continue the trend towards silence… or at least relative quiet…  this month.  Scaffold building, sandblasting and zinc coating of the 80-year old structure is still happening at night, but following Labor Day, some of that work will shift to the daylight […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

September 2, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS-RAIDERS Seahawks close exhibition season with 23-21 win over Raiders OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryan Robinson returned an interception 42 yards for a touchdown to lead the Seattle Seahawks to a 23-21 victory over the Oakland Raiders in the preseason finale Thursday night. With most of Seattle’s starters only playing one series and the […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

September 2, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

  UO-RENAMING CAMPUS HALLS KKK leader’s name to be removed from UO dorm building (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — The University of Oregon’s president has called for the renaming of a dormitory on campus that is named after a former faculty member who was the leader of the Eugene chapter of […]

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Making the landfill last; Boy trapped beneath boat is recovering; Coast Guard Appreciation Dinner; School lunch safety; Every Kid in a Park; Stable housing reduces health care costs
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Making the landfill last; Boy trapped beneath boat is recovering; Coast Guard Appreciation Dinner; School lunch safety; Every Kid in a Park; Stable housing reduces health care costs

September 1, 2016 10:59 pm News, Uncategorized

Making the landfill last… Lane County is looking for more public input on an updated management plan for the solid waste division. An online survey is available at the Lane County Waste website.  Residents are asked to take it by September 16th, and then attend one of three community meetings later this month. Two of […]

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