Archive for September, 2011

Wounded officer back on the job in Lincoln City

September 28, 2011 2:57 pm News

The man who shot him is still on the loose, but Lincoln City police officer Steven Dodds is back to work.  Dodds has endured several surgeries and fought through the recovery process since he was shot January 23rd during a traffic stop.  He returned to work this week on a limited basis. He’s been an […]

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1st Oregon News Minute

September 28, 2011 12:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A federal judge has sentenced a Warm Springs gang member to more than 15 years in prison for attempting to kill a U.S. Marshal. Aldo Inez Antunez is already serving a 15-year sentence in state prison for attempted murder […]

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Local news for Tuesday, September 27th

September 27, 2011 2:02 pm Uncategorized

Police say an ongoing dispute between two men may have been a motivating factor in an assault and robbery that took place Saturday.  23-year old Michael Viner said he was standing near his car in the parking lot of the Silver Sands Motel when he was approached by a man who struck him several times […]

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Council says no to new fees

September 27, 2011 1:59 pm News

Florence City Councilors will hear details next month on changes to a long-range financial plan.  A consultant had worked with city staff over the past few months to identify ways to ensure Florence could provide a consistent level of service. The existing rate schedule for water and waste water appears to be adequate.  Property taxes […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 27, 2011 1:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The leader of the U.S. branch of a now-defunct Islamic charity faces sentencing in Eugene today. Pete Seda was convicted of helping smuggle $150,000 to Saudi Arabia in 2000 that prosecutors maintain was intended for Muslim fighters battling the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 27, 2011 12:36 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,313 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a 72-year-old man is in custody after robbing a Portland McDonald’s with a knife. Police say David Roisland entered the McDonald’s through an unlocked door while the cleaning crew worked. Roisland was arrested shortly after when […]

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A different kind of wave power

September 26, 2011 5:13 pm News

There are several efforts ongoing along the Oregon Coast to generate electricity using the power of the waves.  All of them, except one, use vertical buoys containing individual generators that utilize the bobbing motion to drive a piston up and down.  There is one that is different.  It’s called the “Oyster” and it’s in development […]

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Nobody injured as truck rolls into river

September 26, 2011 5:06 pm News

Nobody was injured when a pickup rolled backwards into the Siuslaw River Saturday afternoon.  The truck’s owner was trying to launch a boat at a ramp near Cushman around three pm.  He got out to push the boat off the trailer and the truck and trailer rolled into the water, completely submerging the vehicle. Oregon […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 26, 2011 2:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,245 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Four Portland firefighters lifted a pickup truck to rescue a man who was trapped underneath after an accident. Battalion Chief Terry Munro tells KGW that strength was the quickest and most efficient way to reach the man after the […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 26, 2011 1:42 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,292 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A National Guard helicopter has rescued an injured bow hunter in the Columbia River Gorge. Multnomah County deputies say the 33-year-old Gresham man sent a text message to friends yesterday afternoon that he had been injured in a fall […]

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