Archive for December, 2011

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 15, 2011 2:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,293 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Washington County sheriff’s deputies say they’ve arrested a man and a woman who were seen taking packages that had been delivered at homes near Hillsboro. Deputies found several packages in a car yesterday and arrested a Hillsboro man and […]

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NW Sports from the AP

December 15, 2011 1:46 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,282 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – Lazeric Jones scored 19 points, Tyler Lamb had 14 and UCLA beat Eastern Washington 60-47 last night, giving the Bruins their first back-to-back victories of the season. Jones made three 3-pointers and added six rebounds […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 15, 2011 1:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,331 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press DAMASCUS, Ore. (AP) – Clackamas County sheriff’s detectives have made an arrest in what they call the “targeted attack” that killed a 34-year-old man outside his home in an upscale subdivision of Damascus. Sgt. James Rhodes says 29-year-old Marcos Andres Pico of Clackamas […]

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Local News – Postal closures delayed; Governor institutes hiring freeze; school enrollment up; gas prices down; and the Vikings post their first win of the 11-12 season
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Local News – Postal closures delayed; Governor institutes hiring freeze; school enrollment up; gas prices down; and the Vikings post their first win of the 11-12 season

December 14, 2011 5:26 pm News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Proposed postal closures to be delayed In response to lawmakers’ requests the U.S. Postal Service will delay the closing or consolidation of any postal facility until at least May 15th of next year.  At least for the time being, that will spare rural post offices in Deadwood, Swisshome, Walton and Gardiner; as well as the […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 14, 2011 3:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,251 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press RAINIER, Ore. (AP) – Rainier voters have ousted two city councilmen in a recall election. The Columbia County elections office released returns last night that show more than 70 percent of voters favored removing Councilmen Russ Moon and Dave Langford. The Daily News […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 14, 2011 2:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,308 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon woman who posed as her 15-year-old daughter on the teen’s Facebook page helped gather evidence against a man accused of raping the girl. Prosecutors say Stephen Mark Walker raped the girl several times from Nov. 10 through […]

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NW Sports from the AP

December 14, 2011 1:50 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,389 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Roberto Nelson had 19 points to lead Oregon State to 95-53 victory over Illinois-Chicago last night. Jared Cunningham added 16 points and five steals for the Beavers. Daniel Barnes and Greg Travis had eight points […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 14, 2011 1:48 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,289 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber’s administration has implemented a hiring freeze and other cost-cutting measures. The governor ordered the freeze yesterday at the request of legislative budget leaders. A memo to agency heads says positions “essential to the state’s business” will […]

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Local News – Vermont Health Care Speaker; Limiting Holiday Temptation; Fire District Sign in Violation of Code; Athlete of the Week
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Local News – Vermont Health Care Speaker; Limiting Holiday Temptation; Fire District Sign in Violation of Code; Athlete of the Week

December 13, 2011 4:03 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

“How Vermont Won Health Care for All” speaking tour stopping in Florence Organizers of a landmark state law in Vermont that will alter the way that state’s residents pay for health care say medicine is a basic human right and is on a par with other ‘public good’ services such as law enforcement, fire protection […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

December 13, 2011 3:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,216 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Warm Springs man has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for killing a bystander during a shooting. The U.S. attorney’s office says 23-year-old Ted Barney pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in the shooting last July in a […]

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