Archive for September, 2011

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 30, 2011 3:17 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,247 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – About 180 Oregon National Guard soldiers are preparing to deploy to Afghanistan. The military says mobilization ceremonies will be held tomorrow in Milton-Freewater and Sunday in Salem for soldiers in the 1186 Military Police Company. They’ll help protect U.S. […]

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Local News for Friday, September 30th.

September 30, 2011 3:04 pm News

Forest Service uses fire to control Scotch Broom   The weather conditions were perfect yesterday morning, allowing the U.S. Forest Service to burn about ten acres along South Jetty Road.  Aaron Schneider is the Assistant Fire Manager for the Central Coast District of the Siuslaw National Forest. Aaron Schneider – “Our primary concern was keeping […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 30, 2011 2:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,245 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – An Oct. 31 sentencing date is set for an Oregon City couple convicted of second-degree manslaughter in the death of their ailing prematurely born son for whom they did not seek medical care. A Clackamas County jury was […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 30, 2011 12:35 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,317 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon City couple who prayed for their ailing prematurely born son rather than seeking medical care has been found guilty of felony manslaughter. A Clackamas County jury was unanimous in its verdict of second degree manslaughter yesterday […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 29, 2011 2:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,239 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MEDFORD, Ore. (AP) – The half-brother of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis, James Auchincloss, is back in jail in Oregon, accused of violating terms of his probation in a child pornography case. A Jackson County sex offender program manager told the Mail Tribune the 64-year-old […]

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Family calls for Florence City Manager… and more news

September 29, 2011 1:53 pm News

City Manager Bob Willoughby said it’s been his goal recently to get back to his roots.  He recently formally announced he would be leaving within the next 12 months. Bob Willoughby – “January of 2013 was my target and as I get closer to that I’ve decided that sometime in the near future I would […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 29, 2011 1:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,310 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An armed man who surrendered to Portland police early today had been reported for bizarre behavior in the past week. Police responded last night after he reportedly leaned out a downtown apartment window and pointed a rifle at a […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 29, 2011 12:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute UPDATE,293 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press (Eds: Updates top story.) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police have taken a suspect into custody after surrounding a downtown apartment complex in response to reports of a man holed up inside with a gun. The Oregonian reports early today that officers […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 28, 2011 3:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,276 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nearly 21,000 students in Oregon public schools lived in homeless situations at some point during the last school year. That’s 1,500 more than the previous year. Figures released today show that the Beaverton School District had the most homeless […]

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Local news digest – Medicare; County Payments and Gas Prices

September 28, 2011 3:00 pm News

Annual changes to medical plans for seniors on Medicare will be coming earlier than usual this year.  Lisa Emerson with the Senior Health Insurance Benefits Assistance program… also called SHIBA…  says the enrollment period begins October 15th… a month earlier than usual. The advanced time frame was instituted by Medicare to allow enough time to […]

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