Archive for November, 2011

Local News – City Manager Hiring; Gas prices lower, but still high; Digital Mammography; Bridge Work

November 30, 2011 4:04 pm Uncategorized

City Manager Replacement Likely to Come From Within The City of Florence is taking a different direction in looking for a successor to City Manager Bob Willoughby.  After five years he announced last week that he would be leaving December 31st to take a similar position in Silverton.  Mayor Phil Brubaker says the transition has […]

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3rd Oregon News Minuted from the AP

November 30, 2011 3:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,308 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The ex-husband of a woman killed by Oregon death row inmate Gary Haugen calls Gov. John Kitzhaber a coward for halting Haugen’s execution. Ard Pratt is a former Multnomah County sheriff’s deputy who responded to the scene in 1981 […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 30, 2011 3:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,344 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – U.S. home prices are falling again in most major cities — but not Portland, one of just a few cities that saw home prices rise. The Standard & Poor’s/Case-Shiller index shows prices dropped in September from August in 17 of […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 30, 2011 2:04 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,377 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Paul Wulff says he believes Washington State was an injury or two away from playing in a bowl game this year. But after a 4-8 record this season and a 9-40 record in four seasons, […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 30, 2011 2:03 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,294 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – A prison guard driving to work in Eastern Oregon has been killed after stopping to help a man stranded by a car crash, and authorities have arrested one suspect. Twenty-two-year-old Joshua Charles Weeks of Multnomah County was jailed by […]

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Local News – Fire intentional; Coos County woman seeking Oregon House; Real or Artificial?; and Holiday deaths down

November 29, 2011 4:49 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Firefighters say structure fire intentionally set Fire investigators say the early morning blaze that destroyed a Florence home and threatened two others yesterday was intentionally set.  Neighbors called 911 just before five AM when the flames burst from a double-wide manufactured home at 1739 North Siano Loop. Nobody was living in the home at the […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 29, 2011 3:53 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,281 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Supporters of fired University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (la-RIV-ee-AIR’) plan a noon rally today in front of the administration building in Eugene. The Oregonian also reports the faculty assembly plans an emergency assembly tomorrow. The state Board of […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 29, 2011 2:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,267 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – A 24-year-old Iraq War veteran is reportedly in a coma following an assault at a Pendleton railroad crossing that so traumatized a witness he has trouble recalling it. A Kadlec Regional Medical Center spokesman in Richland, Wash., said yesterday […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 29, 2011 1:49 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,288 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press KENT, Wash. (AP) – Clarence Trent scored 15 points last night, leading Seattle to a 77-54 victory over Evergreen State. Allen Tate and Louis Green each added 12 points for the Redhawks, who won their second game in a […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 29, 2011 1:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,275 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The State Board of Higher Education has unanimously voted to fire University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (la-RIV’-ee-AIR’) effective Dec. 28. Board members voted 12-0 yesterday to oust Lariviere, saying they have lost trust and confidence in his ability […]

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