Archive for November, 2011

Fire Destroys Florence Home

November 28, 2011 6:54 pm News

Fire Destroys Florence Home… Firefighters breathed a sigh of relief when they confirmed that there was nobody at home this morning when a manufactured home and garage were destroyed by fire.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett said he’ll be relying on assistance from the State Fire Marshall’s office to determine the cause of the […]

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Local News – Fire destroys home; Governor facing marine reserve pressure; Elk Hunters lost, but found.

November 28, 2011 5:46 pm News, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Fire destroys Florence Home… Firefighters are still trying to determine whether or not there was anyone at home this morning when fire ripped through a home near 35th Street.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett says the home, at 1739 North Siano Loop was engulfed in flames when the first units arrived on scene just […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 28, 2011 3:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,268 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press KEIZER, Ore. (AP) – A family of eight has escaped their burning house in Keizer, but they have been left homeless by the two-alarm fire. Fire officials say the homeowners smelled smoke and discovered the fire as smoke detectors went off early this […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 28, 2011 3:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,324 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ATLANTA (AP) – More parents are opting out of school shots for their kids. An Associated Press analysis found that Oregon is among eight states where more than 1 in 20 public school kindergartners aren’t getting all the vaccines required for attendance. That’s […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 28, 2011 2:04 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,514 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) – Charles Odum scored 25 points to lead Portland State to a 79-69 victory over Maryland-Eastern Shore in the Jim Thorpe Classic yesterday. Chehales Tapscott added 16 points and Michael Harthun 15 while Nate Lozeau scored […]

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1st News Minute from the AP

November 28, 2011 2:03 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,296 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press HALFWAY, Ore. (AP) – A 38-year-old Idaho man is dead from a crash near the eastern Oregon city of Halfway. Oregon State Police Sgt. Kyle Hove says Patrick Dimmick of Nampa was killed when his pickup truck rolled several times on highway 86. […]

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Local News – Occupy Main Street – Free Dental Making a Difference – Empty Bowls – Look! Up in the air! – Vikings vs. Panthers in playoff football – and Civil War

November 25, 2011 4:47 pm News, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Occupy Small Business… Jan Meekcoms says the facts are indisputable… when small businesses begin ringing up sales, the economy will begin making a turnaround.  Meekcoms, the Oregon director of the National Federation of Independent Business, is calling on Oregonians to reserve the day after Black Friday for “Small Business Saturday”. She points to a recent […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 25, 2011 3:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,222 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Census data show that nearly half of the black children in Oregon live in poverty. The bureau estimates 49 percent of the state’s 20,000 black children were poor in 2010. Other minority groups also have high poverty rates for […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 25, 2011 3:43 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – The Coast Guard has closed several river bars in Oregon and Washington to all vessels because of hazardous weather. Coast Guard officials in Seattle and Astoria say they’re closing the bars at Quillayute (KWIL-uh-yoot) River and Grays Harbor in […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 25, 2011 1:53 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,271 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Amanda Johnson had her fifth consecutive double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in an 88-73 win over Weber (WEE’-bur) State yesterday. Nia Jackson added 16 points while Jasmin Holliday and Danielle Love each had […]

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