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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 17, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/17/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CRATER LAKE, Ore. (AP) – Park officials say they’re closing the north entrance to Crater Lake National Park so firefighters can prepare lines and do other work on a blaze burning in the park’s northwest corner. It’s unclear when […]

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Boys and Girls Club looks to the future
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Boys and Girls Club looks to the future

August 14, 2015 10:16 pm News

14 August 2015 Leaders feel they’re making headway The Boys and Girls Club of Western Lane County is poised on yet another recovery and remaking of itself. The organization began nearly two decades ago and since then it has weathered a number of financial crises. It’s still up in the air as to whether or […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 14, 2015 8:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/14/2015 09:18 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – In eastern Oregon, Interstate 84 near Baker City was closed temporarily in the afternoon because of a wildfire. Also, officials said residents of 57 homes were under evacuation orders and dozens more were told to […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 14, 2015 8:04 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/14/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/225 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – Quarterback Vernon Adams passed the math class he needed to graduate from Eastern Washington and join the Oregon Ducks. The star quarterback needed to complete his coursework – specifically, a final math class […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 14, 2015 8:02 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/14/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press KLAMATH FALLS, Ore. (AP) – Wildfires near Crater Lake National Park have closed part of Highway 230 and visitors at Diamond Lake are on evacuation alert. KFLS reports that Highway 230 is closed on a 12-mile stretch between Highway […]

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Winter Folk Festival hits reset
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Winter Folk Festival hits reset

August 13, 2015 11:29 pm News

13 August 2015 Winter Folk Festival hits reset Organizers of what was once the single largest fundraiser for the Friends of the Florence Events Center say they’re going to change things up in January. Proceeds from last year’s Winter Folk Festival were down, and organizers are saying they will “revitalize” the weekend of music and […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 13, 2015 8:50 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/13/2015 09:10 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/293 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard says it is fining five Greenpeace protesters $5,000 each for dangling from a bridge over the Willamette River and blocking a Royal Dutch Shell icebreaker from leaving Portland for an Arctic […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 13, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 08/13/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/241 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Hisashi Iwakuma has become the second Japanese-born pitcher in major league history to throw a no-hitter, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 3-0 victory over the Baltimore Orioles yesterday. Iwakuma struck out seven […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 13, 2015 8:06 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/13/2015 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Gov. Kate Brown won’t be issuing any vetoes in her first year in office. The Democratic governor signed all 846 bills sent to her by the Legislature, the last 43 of them yesterday, including one […]

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Another child care facility closing
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Another child care facility closing

August 12, 2015 11:24 pm News

12 August 2015 Sonshine Kids closing September 4th Increasing costs and “unmanageable” accounts receivable are to blame for the closure of the Sonshine Kids Preschool at the end of this month. The congregation of the Seventh-day Adventist Church voted over the weekend to close the preschool by September 4th. The closure does not affect the […]

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