Archive for January, 2012

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 23, 2012 10:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,295 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ESTACADA, Ore (AP) – Rescuers are searching for a young girl who fell into the Clackamas River near Austin Hot Springs. Clackamas County deputies say rescuers began looking for the 6- or 7-year-old girl after receiving a 911 call from the child’s father […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 23, 2012 8:40 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,254 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) – Layshia Clarendon scored 13 of her 15 points in the second half as California beat Washington State 60-55 yesterday for its sixth consecutive win. Gennifer Brandon had 13 points and 12 rebounds, and Talia Caldwell […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 23, 2012 8:39 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,323 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MOUNT RAINIER NATIONAL PARK, Wash. (AP) – Rescuers will return to Mount Rainier today to resume the search for four overdue climbers and campers – including one from Oregon. Park spokeswoman Patti Wold says searchers didn’t find any signs of the two groups […]

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Flooding persists; another storm on the way; 2012 flood exceeds ’64

January 20, 2012 11:42 pm News

Don’t get too comfortable… Weather forecasters say you may get a brief respite from stormy weather today, but there’s more on the way.  A Flood Warning remains in effect for the Siuslaw River near Mapleton and a High Wind Warning will be in effect from two this afternoon through Four AM Saturday. The National Weather […]

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3rd News Minute from the AP

January 20, 2012 11:24 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,293 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Forecasters say a series of storms will keep western Oregon wet as residents deal with flooding in the Willamette Valley that took two lives this week in Albany. The jet stream is aiming storms at the Northwest, bringing rain, […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 20, 2012 11:21 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press TURNER, Ore. (AP) – Scenes of destruction and dramatic rescue played out across the Willamette Valley yesterday as melting snow and torrential rain socked the area with the worst flooding it’s seen since 1996. A young mother and her infant child died after […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

January 20, 2012 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,323 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press TURNER, Ore. (AP) – Raging waters from a flooded Oregon creek swept a carload of four people out of a grocery store parking lot and into the mouth of a canal culvert. Only two surfaced, a father and son. The bodies of the […]

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NW Sports from the AP

January 20, 2012 8:48 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,378 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Jared Cunningham had 21 points and Devon Collier 20 as Oregon State pulled away in the second half to defeat UCLA 87-84 Thursday night. Angus Brandt added 13 points and five assists for the Beavers […]

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Local News – Flooding and power outages

January 20, 2012 6:40 am News

Heavy Wind and Rain Pummeled the Central Coast… The highest recorded wind gust was 113 miles an hour, recorded yesterday in Charleston and nearly three inches of rain fell in the Florence Area. Mapleton remains under a flood evacuation notice and Highways 126, 36 and 38 are closed because of high water. Storm weary residents […]

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Highway 126 closed due to high water – Flood evacuation notice still in effect

January 19, 2012 11:52 pm News

Highway 126, three miles east of Florence was closed just before eight this morning as the rain swollen Siuslaw River continued to back up due to high tides.   Oregon Department of Transportation officials say water is crossing or standing at several locations between Mapleton and Florence. Residents of the Mapleton area continue under a flood […]

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