Archive for November, 2011

Local News: Storm Ready? Big Chill at the Port. Timber Revenues and Revenue Forecast

November 18, 2011 4:51 pm News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Are you Storm Ready? With already one storm this week and more winter weather on the way it’s time to make sure you’re ready.  Chris Chandler with Central Lincoln PUD has some advice. Chris Chandler – “I think it’s kind of a reverse Murphy’s Law.  If you’re prepared you probably won’t need it and if […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 18, 2011 3:43 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,260 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon prison officials are preparing for the state’s first execution in 14 years as death row inmate Gary Haugen faces lethal injection on Dec. 6. Officials are giving reporters a look today at the execution room at the state […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 18, 2011 2:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,330 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The head of the union representing the Portland area’s transit workers has been found guilty of drunken driving. It was the second trial 40-year-old Jonathon Hunt, who was arrested last December after Gresham police found him slumped over and […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 18, 2011 1:51 pm Associated Press, News, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,302 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Garrett Sim scored 17 points, Tyrone Nared added 15 and Oregon needed a late run to get past Eastern Washington 73-65 last night. The Ducks outscored the Eagles 20-8 in the final 7:42, taking advantage […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 18, 2011 1:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,274 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A standoff at a street corner in downtown Portland ended mostly peacefully yesterday afternoon in the closest mass confrontation between protesters and police since the Occupy Portland encampment was dismantled Sunday. Officers used pepper spray, but Portland Police Lt. […]

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Far West League Volleyball Honors

November 17, 2011 9:44 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

FWL 2011 Volleyball All League Selections         Coach of the Year   Amy Peterson, Siuslaw 1st Team Zoe Ottemiller, North Bend (MVP) Riley Van Horn, Douglas Katie Catalfamo, Siuslaw Kelsey Hill, Sutherlin Adrianna Roberts, Siuslaw Brionna DeSantis, Siuslaw Britini Ring, North Bend Lacey DeSantis, Siuslaw 2nd Team Krystal Erickson, Douglas Christy Reynolds, […]

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Local News Digest – County to hear Comp Amendment; Preparing for the wind; Eugene man pleads not guilty; 7 Vikings make All FWL Volleyball; Pride falls in Corvallis

November 17, 2011 4:03 pm News, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Changes to Florence Comp Plan to be Heard at Lane County Lane County Commissioners will conduct a hearing next week on a change to Florence’s Comprehensive Plan regarding how area within the Urban Growth Boundary would be annexed into the city.  Dissatisfied with the language proposed by the city three years ago, the previous Commission […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 17, 2011 3:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — The Steel Bridge is closed to pedestrians, bikes and vehicle traffic due to Occupy Portland’s planned protest on the span. The bridge remains open for all TriMet bus and MAX service as well as freight and passenger rail service. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

November 17, 2011 2:59 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,292 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Massachusetts man says he began selling marijuana in Oregon to pay down more than $100,000 in student loans. The Oregonian reports that Michael Vivenzio is now serving 2 years in prison after his and Jason J. Kalenkowitz’s sophisticated […]

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NW Sports from the AP

November 17, 2011 1:59 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,299 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Mercedes Wetmore scored a career-high 16 points to help Washington beat Seattle 72-53 last night. Reserve Mackenzie Argens added 12 points and nine rebounds for Washington in a clash between crosstown rivals. Jazmine Davis scored 14 […]

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