Archive for January, 2012

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 25, 2012 10:45 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon State Motor Pool says 145 vehicles are damaged from floodwaters that inundated its parking lot in Salem last Thursday. The Statesman Journal reports insurance adjusters are adding up the damage. Officials say the motor pool lot manager […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 25, 2012 8:50 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – LaMarcus Aldridge scored 23 points and Marcus Camby grabbed a season-high 22 rebounds as the Portland Trail Blazers beat Memphis 97-84 on Tuesday night, snapping the Grizzlies’ seven-game winning streak. Jamal Crawford scored 15 points, Wesley Matthews […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 25, 2012 8:48 pm Associated Press, News

Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The north Oregon coast is expecting another round of rain on its soggy soil, setting up the conditions for landslides in a region that has endured a week of flood threats. Rivers rose Tuesday as a series of winter storms continued […]

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Local News – Disaster Declaration Pending; David Tai Fund; Siuslaw Awards; Athlete of the Week

January 24, 2012 11:56 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Sports

Seeking a Federal Disaster Declaration… Lane County officials have a Friday deadline to submit damage estimates from last week’s storm and subsequent flooding.  Their objective:  showing the Governor’s office that there has been enough to justify requesting a federal disaster declaration.  County Emergency Manager Linda Cook says public or private, she wants to know about […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 24, 2012 11:19 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,272 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A Lane County judge is deciding whether to allow a lawsuit brought by two girls against Gov. John Kitzhaber, accusing him of failing to protect the state’s resources against climate change. Judge Karsten Rasmussen heard arguments yesterday and says […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 24, 2012 9:52 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,277 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – About 40 demonstrators joined an Occupy Eugene march on downtown banks yesterday, shadowed by police along most of their route. Two marchers carried a sign that read “Smash Capitalism.” Police tell The Register-Guard there were no arrests. At least […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 24, 2012 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,297 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Oregon forecasters say heavy rains expected this week across much of Western Oregon could bring more flooding. High winds are also expected along the coast. Last week’s flooding was blamed for two deaths and soaked cities up and down […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 24, 2012 8:53 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,301 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Jamal Crawford scored a season-high 26 points and the Portland Trail Blazers returned home from a six-game road trip with a 101-89 win over the Sacramento Kings last night. Gerald Wallace had 20 points and […]

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Local News – Respite from the Rain; Relay for Life Kickoff; Siuslaw Bank Branch Flooded; 126 Corridor Planning

January 24, 2012 12:34 am News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Lines go back up as the water goes down… As of yesterday afternoon just about every PUD customer in Western Lane and Douglas Counties had been reconnected to the grid following last week’s storms.  There still may be a handful of individuals without electricity today, but by the end of the day Central Lincoln PUD […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 24, 2012 12:29 am Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ESTACADA, Ore (AP) – Oregon authorities say they’re resuming their search today for a young girl who fell into the Clackamas River in the Mount Hood National Forest. The search started last evening after the sheriff’s office received a 911 call from the […]

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