Archive for August, 2011

Oregon revenue, economic forecast due this morning

August 26, 2011 1:46 pm News

  SALEM, Ore. (AP) – State lawmakers will get a fresh picture of Oregon’s tax collections and economic outlook in just a little while.   Legislative committees are scheduled this morning to hear the latest quarterly revenue forecast following a period of relatively flat job growth.   It will be the first forecast of the […]

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Oregon News from the AP

August 26, 2011 1:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,294 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a gold and silver coin dealer from Tigard has been indicted on 13 counts of mail fraud and wire fraud for taking customers’ money but failing to deliver coins. The U.S. Attorney says Lawrence Heim’s customers […]

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Emeralds take advantage of Indians

August 26, 2011 1:06 pm Sports

The Eugene Emeralds capitalized on seven Spokane errors… as well as a pair of home runs by second baseman Casey McElroy… to down the Indians 9-4 last night at PK Park.  McElroy joined the Ems two weeks ago after being drafted in the 11th round out of Auburn. Last night’s win, coupled with Everett’s 6-nothing […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 26, 2011 12:44 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,477 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Lauren Jackson had nine of her 14 points in the third quarter to help lead the Seattle Storm past the Tulsa Shock 74-57 last night. Tanisha Wright scored 12 points, Camille Little had 10 and Swin […]

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Oregon News from the AP

August 26, 2011 12:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,350 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A lighting storm raked Central Oregon and started nearly 200 range fires, one of which has grown into a complex of five fires that have burned more than 15,000 acres and forced the evacuation of a science camp for […]

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Mapleton 2012 football schedule

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Port pursuing new manager

August 25, 2011 3:23 pm News

The Port of Siuslaw Commission worked on wrapping up their plans to search for a new manager in a special meeting yesterday.  Interim manager Suzy Lacer said the initial job notification will be posted this week with an application deadline in about four weeks.  Commissioners are on a tight deadline to make headway on finding […]

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Crosswalk enforcement shows weakness in driver awareness

August 25, 2011 3:22 pm News

Florence police officers say there’s still a long way to go in educating the public about their responsibilities when it comes to pedestrians in crosswalks.  Over a 2 ½ hour period yesterday morning, Florence Police Chief Maury Sanders repeatedly crossed highway 101 at 17th street while a video camera recorded his progress.  Sanders said he […]

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First use of Administrative Review underway

August 25, 2011 3:17 pm News

A new design review process aimed at speeding up and streamlining the process for certain properties in the Florence Business Park is being used for the first time.  Florence Assistant Planner Michelle Pezley (PEEZ-lee) says the final application for the new Florence Dialysis Clinic on Kingwood Street is now complete.  Anyone can review the application […]

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More Oregon News from the AP

August 25, 2011 3:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,350 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) – Over 120 guests evacuated an Oregon hotel following an early morning explosion, and authorities are investigating whether it was the result of a drug-making operation. The Oregonian reports the blast occurred at the Best Western hotel in Newberg, near […]

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