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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election
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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election

February 6, 2017 11:59 pm News, Uncategorized

Florence to follow state law when it comes to immigration Florence police officers have not and will not enforce federal immigration laws; and the agency does not participate in routine immigration investigation and enforcement activities. That’s the Florence Police Department’s official policy.  A city spokeperson issued a statement reiterating that policy over the weekend following […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 6, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  NORTHWEST WEATHER Northwest snow closes schools, prompts warnings SEATTLE (AP) — Winter weather advisories were issued for western Washington and Oregon as overnight snow snarled roadways and prompted school closures. Forecasts were for up to 4 inches of snow in Seattle and even more was predicted in other areas of the Puget Sound. Many […]

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

February 6, 2017 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 19 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers yesterday. Westbrook also had eight assists and four rebounds. Victor Oladipo added 24 points and 13 boards, helping Oklahoma City (30-22) move within a […]

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Sex abuse conviction; toxins trigger crab closure; Levy extension sent to voters; Points of Grace to expand; Local elections offer chance for involvement
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Sex abuse conviction; toxins trigger crab closure; Levy extension sent to voters; Points of Grace to expand; Local elections offer chance for involvement

February 3, 2017 11:55 pm News

Florence man convicted of sex abuse A Florence man will spend at least six years and three months in jail after he was found guilty this week of several counts of sex abuse.  Prosecutors said 61-year old Randy Clay sexually abused two Florence girls he had photographed in his apartment.  The abuse reportedly took place […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 3, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  INMATES INDICTED-DEPUTY ASSAULT Inmates indicted in alleged deputy assault in Salem (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two Salem jail inmates have been indicted on attempted murder, strangulation and other charges in an incident in which a deputy sheriff was assaulted. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said in a […]

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

February 3, 2017 8:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points and Number 1 Gonzaga remains the lone undefeated team in the country after an 85-75 victory at Brigham Young Thursday night. The Bulldogs now have the longest winning streak in school history. CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Jacob Wiley scored a career-high 38 points and added […]

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Car jack attempt foiled; Man killed after walking into traffic; Acupuncture clinic expanding offerings; Gas prices fall; Wyden continues Town Hall Tour; Lane Voters will decide jail levy extension
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Car jack attempt foiled; Man killed after walking into traffic; Acupuncture clinic expanding offerings; Gas prices fall; Wyden continues Town Hall Tour; Lane Voters will decide jail levy extension

February 3, 2017 12:55 am News

Mapleton woman evades potential car-jacker A Veneta man had a busy day Tuesday.  Police say 25-year old Trennon Roy Smith was arrested in Florence after a “one man crime wave” in which he stole one car, threatened a woman in Mapleton and several more people in Florence and tried to steal several more vehicles. Florence […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 2, 2017 9:50 pm Associated Press, News

  TRUMP-IMMIGRATION-SANCTUARY STATES Red, blue states split over Trump’s ‘sanctuary city’ order SALEM, Ore. (AP) — President Donald Trump’s promised crackdown on “sanctuary cities” has triggered divergent actions from blue and red states: Some are moving to follow his order and others are breaking with the U.S. government to protect immigrants in the country illegally. […]

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

February 2, 2017 9:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) — Freshman forward T.J. Leaf scored a season-high 32 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as No. 11 UCLA beat Washington State 95-79 last night to stop a two-game slide. Thomas Welsh added 17 points for UCLA (20-3, 7-3 Pac-12), and Lonzo Ball had 14. Ike Iroegbu scored 20 points for Washington […]

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Voters could be asked to renew jail levy; Scams target seniors; Gas prices slip down; Copper thieves disrupt 911 service in Coos County
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Voters could be asked to renew jail levy; Scams target seniors; Gas prices slip down; Copper thieves disrupt 911 service in Coos County

February 1, 2017 11:23 pm Gas Prices, News

County Commission taking steps to refer Jail Levy to voters The Lane County Board of Commissioners held the first of two hearings yesterday on a proposal to refer a five-year special operating tax levy back to voters for renewal.  Since 2013 the levy has been supplying up to 55-cents per $1,000 of property tax value […]

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