Archive for August, 2011

Lane County continues to deal with shortfalls

August 25, 2011 2:59 pm News

Scroll down for more news!   Only half of Lane County’s nearly 14-hundred work force has indicated a willingness to make contract concessions and the Board of Commissioners are backing away from a plan that would force employees to take more than two unpaid weeks off in the coming year. That means officials are going […]

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Oregon News from the AP

August 25, 2011 2:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,307 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press NEWBERG, Ore. (AP) – More than 120 people have evacuated a hotel near Portland following an overnight explosion. The Oregonian newspaper reports that the blast occurred about 3 a.m. in a room at the Best Western hotel in Newberg. Police say a 29-year-old […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 25, 2011 1:07 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,317 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) – Felix Hernandez shook off a hard fall on a fielding play to strike out 10, Wily Mo Pena drove in four runs and the Seattle Mariners chased Cleveland’s Josh Tomlin before the sixth inning Wednesday in […]

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Oregon News from the AP

August 25, 2011 1:06 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,307 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A police officer responding to a report of a man with an aggressive pit bull trying to board a bus fatally shot the dog near a north Portland bus stop. Portland police spokesman Lt. Robert King says shortly after […]

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Ems over Indians 7-3

August 25, 2011 1:05 pm News, Sports

Eugene shortstop Jace Peterson hit only his second career pro home run last night, a three run blast to right field in the bottom of the sixth.  The shot was the icing on the cake in a 7-3 win over the Spokane Indians at PK Park.  Peterson’s first home run, by the way, came the […]

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Siuslaw Cross Country

August 25, 2011 1:14 am Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Cross Country 2013 Date Day Start Meet Host Site 9/07 Sat 10:00a Newport Beach Run Newport HS TBA 9/10 Tue 4:00p North    Bend Invitational Tugman    State Park 9/14 Sat 11:00a Mollala Invitational Mollala H.S. Highland Tree Farm 9/21 Sat 11:30a Northwest Classic Lane C.C. Eugene 9/28 Sat 10:30a Woahink Invitational Siuslaw HS East […]

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Siuslaw Varsity Volleyball

August 25, 2011 1:11 am Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Date Day Start Opponent / Tournament Site 9/3 Tuesday 6:00 Brookings Home 9/5 Thursday 6:00p South Umpqua Away 9/7 Saturday 10:00a Reedsport Invitational Away 9/10 Tuesday 6:00p Sutherlin Home   9/12 Thursday 6:00 Marshfield Away 9/17 Tuesday 6:00 Douglas Home   9/19 Thursday 6:00p North   Bend Away 9/23 Monday 6:00 Reedsport Home 9/24 Tuesday […]

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Siuslaw Varisty Football Schedule

August 25, 2011 12:16 am Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized

Varsity Football 2013 Date Kick   Off Day Opponent Site Results 8/30 7:00p Friday Scio Home W 39 / 16 9/6 7:00 Friday Illinois Valley Away W  22 / 13 9/13 7:00p Friday *South Umpqua Home W 28 / 14 9/20 7:00 Friday *Sutherlin Away W 56 / 12 9/27 7:00p Friday *Marshfield Home  W […]

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Medicare Boss in Florence

August 24, 2011 3:41 pm News

The man in charge of the organization that provides health care to one in three Americans was in Florence yesterday.  Dr. Don Berwick, the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is touring the Northwest and talking to health care providers along the way.  He and a phalanx of CMS officials had a […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 24, 2011 3:37 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,361 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) – Anthony Vasquez won his major league debut with a ton of run support and fellow rookie Dustin Ackley had three RBIs as the Seattle Mariners split a day-night doubleheader, taking the second game 12-7 over Cleveland. […]

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