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1st AP Northwest News Minute

January 3, 2017 9:08 pm Associated Press, News

KENO, Ore. (AP) — Authorities in southwestern Oregon say they’ve taken a juvenile male into custody following the stabbing death of a 74-year-old woman. The Klamath County district attorney’s office says police responded to a reported stabbing in Keno on Saturday morning and found Judith Anne Rose dead at the scene. PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — […]

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AP Northwest Sports Minute

January 3, 2017 9:04 pm Associated Press, Sports

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — The NFC West champion Seahawks are heading to the playoffs. Russell Wilson threw for 258 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks rallied from an early 11-point deficit to beat San Francisco 25-23 on Sunday. Now, the Seahawks (10-5-1) will be the third seed in the NFC. UNDATED (AP) […]

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PUD to aid in national study; Cold Weather Shelter; Coos Bay cleared of sunken vessel; Keeping those resolutions
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PUD to aid in national study; Cold Weather Shelter; Coos Bay cleared of sunken vessel; Keeping those resolutions

January 2, 2017 11:29 pm News

Central Lincoln to participate in policy study Oregon is one of four states selected by the National Governor’s Association for a “policy academy” focused on modernizing electric grids.  In Oregon, the Department of Energy will be working alongside Central Lincoln PUD for ways to protect vulnerable parts of the coast in the event of a […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

January 2, 2017 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

  BOARDMAN COAL PLANT Biomass testing delayed at Boardman coal plant (Information from: East Oregonian, http://www.eastoregonian.com) PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) — Portland General Electric says it’ll determine whether Oregon’s last remaining coal-fired power plant can run entirely on biomass in the next couple of months. The East Oregonian reports PGE had planned to conduct a test […]

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

January 2, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Russell Wilson threw for 258 yards and a touchdown and the Seattle Seahawks rallied from an early 11-point deficit to beat San Francisco 25-23 yesterday in what could be coach Chip Kelly’s final game with the 49ers. The NFC West champion Seahawks (10-5-1) head to the playoffs as the […]

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Learn to be a Master Recycler; a language at the library; how to fish; and how to keep your resolutions.
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Learn to be a Master Recycler; a language at the library; how to fish; and how to keep your resolutions.

December 30, 2016 11:37 pm News

Reduce, reuse and recycle… and help others do the same A multi-week course on how to become adept and fluent in the language of recycling is being offered in Florence beginning next month.  Kelly Bell with the Lane County Master Recycler Program says the free course includes an overview of local waste management.           Kelly […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 30, 2016 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PST SECRETARY OF STATE-APPOINTMENTS New secretary of state names ousted officials to top posts (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Secretary of State-elect Dennis Richardson, who will be sworn in Friday, has named an ousted elections official and a former state […]

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

December 30, 2016 8:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

  RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Replacing Tyler Lockett isn’t simple. The second-year wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks is more than just a pass catcher. He’s the primary kickoff and punt returner for the Seahawks as well. So when Lockett went down with a gruesome broken right leg last week against Arizona there was more […]

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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers
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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers

December 29, 2016 11:25 pm News

Bridge rehab going slower than expected Residents in and around the Old Town area still face several more months of noise from the machinery being used by crews applying a corrosion resistant coating to the Siuslaw River Bridge. Angela Beers-Sydel – “The noise is hard on people.  Especially the compressor noise because that’s not consistent.  […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 29, 2016 9:22 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-PAYNE Judge denies Ryan Payne’s motion to undo guilty plea (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oregon refuge occupier Ryan Payne’s request to withdraw his guilty plea. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown ruled Wednesday that Payne’s plea in the Oregon […]

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