Archive for February, 2012

Local News: Three Rivers Foundation; Winter Weather; Legislature Missing Deadline? Despite Anemic Demand Gas Prices Shoot Up; Siuslaw Softball Seeking $$

February 29, 2012 11:50 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Three Rivers Foundation Hands Out $75,000 Who says there’s no such thing as a free lunch… the representatives of 17 western Oregon non-profit groups not only got a free lunch yesterday, but also went home with a check for anywhere between one and seven thousand dollars. Mark Ingersoll is the chairman of the Three Rivers […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 29, 2012 11:30 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Vandals damaged banks in two Portland neighborhoods overnight. Police say they shattered windows and doors and damaged ATM machines at a branch in the Sunnyside neighborhood and also at two banks and a Starbucks in the Hollywood business district. […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 29, 2012 8:58 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,354 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Charles Odum scored 22 points, including the go-ahead free throws with three seconds remaining, to lead Portland State to a 75-74 win over Northern Colorado last night. Michael Harthun had 14 points for the Vikings; […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 29, 2012 8:56 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,339 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Legislature has arrived at its own deadline for adjourning, and there’s still no agreement on some major pieces of legislation. Lawmakers in the House are working with Gov. John Kitzhaber to find some combination of legislation that […]

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Local News – Xavier announces run; Offer made to potential Port Manager; ODOT drops tank in highway; Two police agencies lose trucks on the beach

February 29, 2012 12:59 am Athlete of the Week, News, Sports

Mayoral Candidate Announces Intentions Even though the election is still nine months away, Florence City Council President Nola Xavier says she wants to be the next mayor of Florence. Xavier – “I might as well get out there and say it’s my intention to run and see if that won’t get people to think about, […]

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3rd OregonNews Minute from the AP

February 28, 2012 11:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,291 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A Lane County Circuit Court judge has entered not guilty pleas for a man charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide in the death of a bicycle rider in Eugene. The 53-year-old Springfield man, James Gleich (glike), was arrested […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 28, 2012 10:22 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A bill aimed at reducing cyberbullying among schoolchildren has cleared the Oregon House and is now headed to Gov. John Kitzhaber. The House voted unanimously yesterday to require school employees to report student harassment, including intimidation and cyberbullying. SALEM, […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 28, 2012 8:56 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,333 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pangos combined for 10 3-pointers and 32 points as Gonzaga closed the regular season by steamrolling undermanned Longwood 92-60 last night. Bell had career bests of six 3-pointers and 20 […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 28, 2012 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,285 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) – An 18-year-old man faces first-degree manslaughter charges in connection with the fatal shooting of his younger brother. The Wasco County district attorney says Daniel Hammond did not intentionally kill his 15-year-old brother, but he did act recklessly. Michael […]

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Local News: Legislature Striving for Completion; Japanese Debris; Marine Storm Warnings; Local Sports

February 27, 2012 11:57 pm News, Sports, Uncategorized

Oregon Legislature making final push… Oregon lawmakers will make one final push this week to find an agreement that would allow all of them to declare victory and leave Salem before Wednesday’s self-imposed deadline.  With the budget and Governor John Kitzhaber’s Medicaid reform plan all but crossed off the list, the focus turns squarely to […]

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