Archive for October, 2011

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 18, 2011 2:23 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,333 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A former Warm Springs police officer, child protection supervisor and Head Start teacher has been arraigned on federal charges of aggravated sexual abuse involving five young girls. The U.S. attorney’s office accuses 61-year-old Harry Hintsala of abusing the girls […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 18, 2011 12:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,309 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Two men suspected of killing a Salem man Sunday morning have been arrested in California. Sheriff’s spokesman Don Thomson tells the Statesman Journal 29-year-old Nicholas Chavez and 18-year-old Jhosuamil Colon Lebron are jailed in California. He says they were […]

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Local News Digest – Hundreds for Hunger; Statesmen of Year; Veteran’s Day

October 17, 2011 5:06 pm News

Florence Food Share seeking Hundreds Against Hunger…  Florence Food Share held an open house and food drive Saturday.  The intention was to fill the shelves at the emergency food box pantry that serves as many as 600 area households each month.  Food Share board chair Vicki Sieber-Benson says in addition to nearly empty shelves, they’re […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 17, 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) – The plastic bag ban went into effect over the weekend in Portland. KGW reports shoppers at major drug and grocery stores are encouraged to bring reusable bags. Paper bags also are still available. Mayor Sam Adams is asking shoppers […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 17, 2011 1:40 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,308 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press JACKSON, Miss. (AP) – A national effort to put abortion bans into state constitutions is looking for its first victory next month in Mississippi, where voters are being asked to approve an amendment declaring that life begins when a human egg is fertilized. […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 17, 2011 1:04 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,301 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A rowing crew yesterday morning found the body of a 41-year-old Milwaukie man in the Willamette River. The Multnomah County Medical Examiner’s Office says the body of Eugene Ford Jr. was found a mile south of the Sellwood Bridge. […]

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Local Sports Weekend Outlook

October 14, 2011 6:19 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Sports

On the Schedule: Coast Radio Sports will bring you all the action of eight man football tonight as the Mapleton Sailors host the McKenzie Eagles. Airtime is 6:30, kick off from Mapleton High School is set for 7 o’clock on KCST… in Glide the Reedsport Braves will face the Wildcats in Sunset Conference play. Prep […]

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Vikings Remain Undefeated Atop the Far West Football Standings

October 14, 2011 6:18 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Sonny Tupua carried the ball eight times for 145 yards and two touchdowns, plus caught a 45-yard touchdown pass as the Siuslaw Vikings downed the Brookings-Harbor Bruins 49-13 Thursday night. The Vikings led 42-7 at the half and were able to move the ball at will against the Bruins, accumulating just under 400 yards of […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

October 14, 2011 5:53 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The U.S attorney’s office says a 61-year-old man who used some of the money from seven Oregon bank robberies to pay prostitutes and exotic dancers has been sentenced to more than 13 years in prison. At yesterday’s sentencing, U.S. District Judge […]

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Local News Digest – Bare Cupboards; Port Manager; Fire Open House; Celebrate Arts!

October 14, 2011 1:55 pm News

The cupboard is nearly bare… The shelves are empty and the balance sheet is looking a little bleak at Florence Food Share.  The emergency food box pantry provides supplies to 600 households in the Florence, Dunes City and Mapleton Area each month. Manager Karen Lyn says their reserves are depleted and donations have slowed to […]

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