Archive for category: News

50-thousand visitors expected to rural patch of land near Veneta
0

50-thousand visitors expected to rural patch of land near Veneta

July 8, 2016 9:21 pm News

47th Oregon Country Fair opens today An estimated 50-thousand people will converge on a 466-acre parcel of land between Veneta and Noti this weekend.  It’s the 47th annual Oregon Country Fair. Many of the 3-thousand volunteers at the fair have already been working since Memorial Day Weekend to prepare the 220-acre fair site… and the […]

Read More »

Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 8, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/592 MARINERS-ROYALS Salvador Perez sends Royals to 4-3 win over Mariners KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez ripped a double off the wall in the ninth inning, scoring Whit Merrifield and Jarrod Dyson and giving the Kansas City Royals a 4-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners Thursday night. Merrifield doubled off Steve […]

Read More »

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 8, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1229 POLICE SHOOTINGS-PROTESTS-PORTLAND Police: Man with gun arrested at Portland protest PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a man who displayed a gun during a Portland rally to protest the deaths of two black men shot by police in Minnesota and Louisiana. Portland police said on Twitter that no shots were […]

Read More »
Power of flOreNcE; Rhody repairs delayed; gas prices steady; Casino non-smoking expanding
0

Power of flOreNcE; Rhody repairs delayed; gas prices steady; Casino non-smoking expanding

July 7, 2016 10:02 pm News

6th annual Power of Florence coming July 16th The third Saturday in Florence has been set aside for “doing good deeds” each year for the past five years.  Power of Florence organizer Kaylee Graham says July 16th will be no different. Kaylee Graham – “We have service projects like weeding or scotch broom removal; we’ve […]

Read More »

Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 7, 2016 7:41 pm News, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now UPDATE/1268 MARINERS-ASTROS Gomez, Valbuena help Astros to 9-8 win to sweep Mariners HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Gomez had three RBIs and finished a home run shy of the cycle and Luis Valbuena hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the eighth inning to help the Houston Astros sweep the Seattle Mariners with a […]

Read More »

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 7, 2016 7:39 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1182 PORTLAND CAR-BOMB PLOT Christmas bomber case appeal challenges NSA surveillance PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Civil rights attorneys say surveillance evidence used to convict a Somali-American man who plotted to bomb a Christmas tree-lighting ceremony was unconstitutionally gathered through the U.S. government’s warrantless foreign surveillance program. Mohamed Mohamud admits that he tried tried […]

Read More »
Multiple calls for firefighters on the Fourth; Special Olympics Torch Run; Mapleton drowning death; Coos Bay Rail Tunnel renovations
0

Multiple calls for firefighters on the Fourth; Special Olympics Torch Run; Mapleton drowning death; Coos Bay Rail Tunnel renovations

July 6, 2016 10:48 pm News

Fourth of July a busy one for firefighters Firefighters and other emergency responders were quite busy over the holiday weekend… and particularly on the Fourth of July.  That’s when they responded to seven different calls. Two of those calls were especially concerning according to Assistant Chief Marvin Tipler with Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue. One […]

Read More »

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 6, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1227 WOLF DELISTING Wolf delisting lawsuit against Oregon reinstated PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Oregon Court of Appeals has decided to reconsider a lawsuit against the state that was dismissed in April over its decision last year to remove the gray wolf from the endangered species list. The decision Tuesday means environmentalists will […]

Read More »
Advice for incoming superintendent; the future of salmon; June a busy month for Red Cross; New roof for 91 year old bridge
0

Advice for incoming superintendent; the future of salmon; June a busy month for Red Cross; New roof for 91 year old bridge

July 5, 2016 10:02 pm News

Our Town to hear from former and new superintendents The administration of local schools saw a transition last week as former superintendent Ethel Angal took the step into retirement and her successor, Andy Grzeskowiak officially took over.  Angal said Mr. G, as he’s called, is ready to take charge. Ethel Angal – “I would say, […]

Read More »

Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 5, 2016 8:14 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/879 BBA-MARINERS-ASTROS McCullers, Springer lead Astros to 2-1 win over Mariners HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers struck out 10 in seven strong innings and George Springer homered for the second straight day to give the Houston Astros a 2-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Monday. McCullers (4-2), who missed his previous turn […]

Read More »
Designed by WPZOOM