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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 9, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, News

  AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1119 MARIJUANA FARM Farm gets license to be recreational marijuana producer (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A farm southwest of Eugene has been given a license to become the second licensed recreational marijuana producer in Lane County. Winberry Farm southeast of Eugene joins New Breed Seed, which was […]

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Port seeking natural solution to erosion
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Port seeking natural solution to erosion

May 6, 2016 11:00 pm News

Rip rap considered too difficult and expensive The far eastern end of the Port of Siuslaw RV Park has been closed for several weeks because of riverbank erosion.  That’s blocked a popular access to the mud flats and estuary.  Port Manager Steven Leskin said the problem has been because of the river undercutting the embankment, […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 6, 2016 7:56 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/711 SEATTLE ARENA-BACKLASH Seattle mayor decries sexist attacks to sports arena vote SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle’s mayor and an investor have condemned sports fans’ sexist attacks against the mostly female City Council after its vote sidetracked a proposed arena project aimed at luring back the NBA. All five women on the nine-member council […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 6, 2016 7:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1162 WORKER TRENCH DEATH Authorities: Worker dies in trench collapse (Information from: The Oregonian, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say a 27-year-old construction worker died when a trench collapsed and buried him in Portland. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the collapse happened Thursday morning while workers were installing a sewage line at a Portland […]

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Justice of the Peace race smaller than ballot describes
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Justice of the Peace race smaller than ballot describes

May 5, 2016 11:57 pm News

One candidate withdraws, another does not respond There are four names on the ballot for the Lane County Justice of the Peace, but only two candidates are actively seeking the spot.  Guy Rosinbaum backed out too late to have his name removed and Joshua Rogers has not responded to repeated information requests and does not […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 5, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/610 SEAHAWKS MOVES Seattle releases 5, including former starting center Nowak RENTON, Wash. (AP) — The Seattle Seahawks have released five players including former starting center Drew Nowak. Seattle made the roster moves Wednesday ahead of their rookie minicamp this weekend. Along with Nowak, the Seahawks released running back Cameron Marshall, tight end […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 5, 2016 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1190 SALMON-HABITAT RESTORATION Judge: Plan for restoring Northwest salmon runs not enough PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge in Oregon says a massive habitat restoration effort doesn’t do enough to improve Northwest salmon runs. U.S. District Judge Michael H. Simon in Portland on Wednesday rejected the federal government’s plan for offsetting the […]

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Public Works spending to rise in 2016-17
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Public Works spending to rise in 2016-17

May 4, 2016 9:59 pm News

Florence to truly become a “city in motion” The Florence Budget Committee got its first official look Monday night at revenue and spending proposals for the coming year.  With a 50-percent increase in public works projects, Erin Reynolds says Florence will be living up to its slogan of “A City in Motion”. Erin Reynolds – […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 4, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/570 TRAIL BLAZERS-WARRIORS Warriors rally in fourth for 2-0 series lead on Portland OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Klay Thompson scored 27 points and gave Golden State its first lead of the game on a 3-pointer with 5:33 left, and the Warriors rallied to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Tuesday night for […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 4, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1205 MISSING IN SNOW Man feared missing after van found stuck in snow (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) COTTAGE GROVE, Ore. (AP) — Lane County authorities fear a 54-year-old man is missing near Brice Creek southeast of Cottage Grove after his empty van was discovered stuck in the snow. The Register-Guard reports Michael […]

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