Archive for November, 2011

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 25, 2011 1:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,297 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – Police are investigating a crash on Interstate 5 south of Albany that killed a woman on Thanksgiving. Oregon State Police say the victim was driving a sport utility vehicle southbound when it collided into the rear of another vehicle […]

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Local News – Community Christmas Baskets – Thanksgiving – Crash injures 3 – Shore Acres – Ducks win – Far West Football

November 24, 2011 4:48 pm News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Community Christmas Basket Efforts Underway It may only be Thanksgiving Day but it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas for some.  In fact, for the organizers of the annual Community Christmas Basket Project they’ve already been hard at work planning and beginning their fund raising.  Project Chair Shasta McMullen says they’re actively seeking cash donations […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 24, 2011 1:44 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,370 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Shenise Johnson scored 18 points and No. 9 Miami beat Alaska-Anchorage 72-55 yesterday in the opening round of the Carrs-Safeway Great Alaska Shootout. The Hurricanes shot just 27 percent in the first half against the […]

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1st Oregon News from the AP

November 24, 2011 1:42 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,310 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Road crews have removed more than two dozen trees from Oregon 18 and cleared the road through the Coast Range. The first of two storm systems to sweep in from the Pacific blew down the trees Tuesday. The wind […]

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Local News – CM Leaving – Annexation Code Extended – Community Dinner – Gas Prices and Sports

November 23, 2011 4:58 pm News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Florence City Manager Moving On… He had already announced he would be leaving sometime in the next year.  Florence City Manager Bob Willoughby moved that up a little this week when he said we will be leaving December 31st to take the job as Silverton City Manager. Bob Willoughby– “December 8th I will have been […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 23, 2011 3:43 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,290 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – University of Oregon President Richard Lariviere (la-riv-ee-air) says the state Board of Higher Education will not renew his contract at the end of June. He sent an email to faculty and students last night saying he was told Monday […]

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2nd News Minute from the AP

November 23, 2011 2:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,319 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Haunted by regret for allowing two men to be executed more than a decade ago, Gov. John Kitzhaber now says it’ll never happen again on his watch. Calling Oregon’s death penalty scheme “compromised and inequitable,” the Democratic governor says […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 23, 2011 1:38 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,431 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press BOZEMAN, Mont. (AP) – Aaron Broussard scored 23 points and shot 70 percent from the floor to lead Seattle University over Montana State 85-73 last night. Seattle jumped out to a 15-8 lead after a 3-pointer by Broussard at […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 23, 2011 1:36 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,301 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A robust November storm sweeping through Oregon packed winds strong enough to blow over a tractor-trailer rig on the coast and topple trees, blocking a major highway in Western Oregon. Falling trees closed Oregon Highway 18, which connects Portland’s […]

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Siuslaw Viking Stats and Info for the Week

November 22, 2011 6:31 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Week 11 – Siuslaw 35 – Baker 18 An uncharacteristic turnover on their first possession cost the Siuslaw Vikings 6 points early in their matchup against the Baker Bulldogs in the quarterfinal round of the OSAA 4A football playoffs Saturday, November 19th in Florence.  That did not set the tone though, as the Vikings only […]

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