Archive for October, 2011

1st Oregon News Minute

October 25, 2011 12:36 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,352 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in the Portland suburb of Hillsboro say a tractor-trailer rig and a Max light rail train collided, injuring eight people. Hillsboro fire spokesman Storm Smith said truck driver John Stanton of El Paso, Texas, and five train passengers […]

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Local News Digest – Russian Delegation; Reedsport man dies; Port Manager chosen; Great Pumpkin and Coal

October 24, 2011 3:48 pm News

International exchange brings Russian delegation About a dozen representatives of watershed councils from Far East Russia are set to begin a visit to the Siuslaw River this week.  Despite language and cultural differences, there are many similarities between the Oregon Coast and Sakhalin Island and the Kamchatka Peninsula.  That’s according to Johnny Sundstrom with the […]

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3rd Oregon News from the AP

October 24, 2011 3:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The Eugene City Council today debates whether to give Occupy Eugene demonstrators an exemption to camp out at the downtown Alton Baker Park. KVAL reports the camping is against the city code, but council has the power to exempt […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 24, 2011 2:40 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,221 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Triple-A reports the average price of gasoline in Oregon is $3.79 a gallon, down 4 cents in the past month but 34 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from AAA today — Portland $3.76, Salem $3.73, […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 24, 2011 2:38 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,333 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – A woman’s body has been found in a wooded area of Astoria, and police are awaiting an autopsy to determine how she died. Astoria Police Deputy Chief Brad Johnston says it’s too early to know whether the remains belong […]

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Local News Digest – Belief; SOS at 25; Shark bites board; Tribal forest proposal; Move your Bones

October 21, 2011 3:45 pm News

Local entertainers believe they can make a difference. A talented group of residents will take the stage tonight at Three Rivers Casino and Hotel for a fundraiser concert aimed at raising money for Trevor Denning and his family.   The Florence teen was severely injured in June, suffering a spinal injury that left him paralyzed.  […]

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3rd Oregon News from the AP

October 21, 2011 2:41 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,343 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Oregonian reports it has received a letter from David Joseph Pedersen, who’s accused with his girlfriend of killing four people in a crime spree through Washington, Oregon and California. The newspaper reports Pedersen explained a racist motive for […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 21, 2011 2:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,283 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press RAINIER, Ore. (AP) – ODOT says a section of U.S. Highway 30 will be dedicated Monday to a Rainier police chief shot and killed in January. Transportation officials tell KGW that the “Chief Ralph Painter Memorial Highway” will stretch from milepost 30 in […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 21, 2011 12:47 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,381 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press TALENT, Ore. (AP) – The police chief in the southern Oregon town of Talent says a young woman’s quick cell phone call may have saved her when she was attacked near a park. Chief Mike Moran says the 18-year-old woman had her cell […]

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Local News Digest – Verger retiring; Spilde honored; Property Tax Statements; Trophy Elk Wasted

October 20, 2011 3:03 pm News

Verger retirement to leave senate seat up for grabs. After 22-years in the public eye, State Senator Joanne Verger will be returning to private life when her second four-year term comes to an end at the end of 2012. Joanne Verger – “I have made a decision not to run again, not to run for […]

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