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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 16, 2014 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 09/16/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. John Kitzhaber has authorized the state fire marshal to send resources to help fight a wildfire near Estacada that threatens dozens of homes. The fire in the Mount Hood National Forest is […]

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Fatal Crash; Brush Fire; Old Town Parking; New City Manager; and Wild Coho
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Fatal Crash; Brush Fire; Old Town Parking; New City Manager; and Wild Coho

September 15, 2014 10:43 pm News

15 September 2014 Florence woman dies in Friday crash. A Florence woman died Friday afternoon following a single vehicle crash on Highway 126. 87-year old Beverly Louise Calhoun was a passenger in a pickup driven by her son that left the highway and struck a tree. She had to be extricated before being airlifted to […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 15, 2014 10:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 09/15/2014 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/232 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A new report showing that rising income inequality could negatively affect state tax revenue comes amid a push by Gov. John Kitzhaber, legislative Democrats and others to overhaul Oregon’s tax code. A report from the […]

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NW Sports from the AP

September 15, 2014 7:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 09/15/2014 05:00 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/367 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SAN DIEGO (AP) – Antonio Gates had three touchdown catches and the San Diego Chargers controlled the tempo to keep Seattle’s offense off the field and upset the defending Super Bowl champion Seahawks 30-21 yesterday. Gates’ […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 15, 2014 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 09/15/2014 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) – A wildfire burning in Mount Hood National Forest prompted the closure of a campground, a recreational vehicle park and a highway near Estacada. The 1.5-square-mile fire was burning in timber and grass about 10 miles […]

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City Manager Hopefuls In Florence
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City Manager Hopefuls In Florence

September 12, 2014 10:35 pm News

12 September 2014 Public Reception for City Manager Finalists A half-dozen finalists for the open City Manager position will meet the public this evening at the Florence Events Center. That reception will come after the six meet informally with city employees today; but prior to a round of interviews with current and possibly future elected […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 12, 2014 8:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 09/12/2014 09:23 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Forecasters say a combination of gusty winds and low humidity are creating a high wildfire danger through this evening west of the Cascades in much of western Washington and Oregon. A red flag warning is […]

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NW Sports from the AP

September 12, 2014 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 09/12/2014 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/246 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – The Seattle Mariners host the Oakland Athletics tonight at Safeco Field. Left handed pitcher James Paxton opens against the A’s Jason Hammel. The Mariners are coming off a 5-2 loss to the Houston […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 12, 2014 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 09/12/2014 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press VALE, Ore. (AP) – A treatment plant designed in 2005 to extract arsenic from the water in the Eastern Oregon town Vale isn’t working. City officials say they’ve shut down the two wells that contribute the most arsenic to […]

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Cougar Sighted Near Schools
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Cougar Sighted Near Schools

September 11, 2014 10:52 pm News, Uncategorized

11 September 2014 Cougar Sighting Near Schools Prompts Warning Superintendent Ethel Angal said it wasn’t really an emergency, but it was urgent. She’s talking about an automated phone call that went out to parents yesterday, telling them about recent sightings of bears… and even a cougar… near school grounds. Ethel Angal – “We’re getting more […]

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