Archive for September, 2011

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 26, 2011 12:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,243 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s largest wolf pack has moved deep into the state and into Washington, and the overall number of wolves in Oregon is expected to climb after falling from 21 to 12. The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife’s assistant […]

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Tsunami debri headed for US west coast

September 23, 2011 3:47 pm News

According to marine experts, most of the debris that was washed into the Pacific Ocean following the March tsunami and earthquake in Japan won’t make it to the West Coast of the United States.  But, for what does make it to Oregon Beaches it will likely be a slow process says Jack Barth, a professor […]

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Black Tail Hunters asked to go ‘dental’

September 23, 2011 2:39 pm News

Hunters in Western Oregon will begin their search for the Black Tail Deer beginning October First.  For those who may be successful, the Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife is asking for some help in monitoring deer populations. Hunters can pick up a prepaid mailer at ODFW offices and license sales agents to mail back […]

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Turn trash into higher science test scores…

September 23, 2011 1:46 pm News

Laura Smith is referred to by many around her as “the science lady”.  She volunteers in a program that brings science to 3rd, 4th and 5th graders at Siuslaw Elementary School.  And, she does it by gathering trash. Laura Smith – “Those one way valves, the little pull top bottle caps you see on sports […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 23, 2011 1:40 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say a woman is dead after the car she was driving plowed through the seawall at Waterfront Park in Portland at about 3:00 this morning. Fire Bureau divers found the car about a half hour later in the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 23, 2011 12:32 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – Backers of a proposal to build a liquefied natural gas import terminal at Coos Bay, Ore., have taken the first step to convert their project to an export terminal. Jordan Cove Energy Project filed a $50 application Thursday […]

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ePermits now available online

September 22, 2011 3:58 pm News

General contractors and tradesmen will no longer have to stop what they’re doing, go stand in line at city hall and wait to apply for building, electrical or plumbing permit.  After a two year limited trial, the State of Oregon went ‘live’ this week with ePermits, Carl Dependahl – “This process allows those that have […]

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Candidate announces for State Senate #5

September 22, 2011 3:44 pm News

North Bend oral surgeon Dr. Scott Roberts announced last week that he would be seeking the Republican nomination for the State Senate District Five seat currently held by Joanne Verger. Roberts credits several years as a small business owner and employer as part of his qualifications.  He says he’s frustrated with the lack of economic […]

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Port of Siuslaw Manager search moving along

September 22, 2011 3:40 pm News

The closing date for applicants seeking the manager’s position at the Port of Siuslaw is coming up this Friday.  Port Commissioner John Scott says already they’ve received about a dozen applications that will be reviewed beginning next week.  Scott says their first choice was Susy Lacer, a part time employee who is “a very capable […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

September 22, 2011 2:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A ball of light in the sky last night was reported by some residents around Bend and west of Eugene. KTVZ heard from a half-dozen people who reported seeing a very bright white or green light about 8:15 p.m. […]

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