Archive for February, 2012

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 27, 2012 11:22 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,319 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – An Oregon man with restraining orders from eight people is accused of running his former boss off the road during the weekend and holding her against her will with a gun. KGW reports police say 35-year-old Nicholas Librande was […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 27, 2012 9:53 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,230 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The AAA auto club reports the average price of gasoline in Oregon is $3.89 a gallon. That’s up 23 cents in a week and 41 cents in a month. Some metro prices from the survey — Portland $3.90, Salem […]

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1st Oregon News Minute

February 27, 2012 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,322 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ASTORIA, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. Coast Guard says power has been restored on a 648-foot car container ship that was drifting without power off the Oregon coast southwest of the Columbia River mouth. The Coast Guard says the Singapore-flagged Morning Spruce reported […]

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NW Sports Minute from the AP

February 27, 2012 8:54 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,243 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Garrett Sim had a season-high 25 points to help Oregon hold on for a 74-73 win over Oregon State last night. DeVoe Joseph and Olo Ashaolu (ah-SHOW’-loo) added 16 points apiece for the Ducks. Ahmad […]

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Local News: Oregon Budget Deal Reached; Siuslaw Bridge Interpretive Center; Fraudeville; Local Sports

February 24, 2012 11:56 pm News

Oregon Budget Compromise won’t close prison Lawmakers in Salem reached a budget compromise last night that avoids closing a prison in Salem, but cuts payments to people who provide in-home care to seniors and people with disabilities.  The budget agreement also calls for cuts in middle management positions.  That move had been opposed by Governor […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 24, 2012 11:29 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,237 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press ROSEBURG, Ore. (AP) – A Douglas County couple who killed a neighbor’s dog with antifreeze have been sentenced to six months in jail. Bernard and Mitzi Daugherty were found guilty last week of animal abuse and criminal mischief. Bernard Daugherty testified he intended […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 24, 2012 10:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,266 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon lawmakers have reached a budget compromise that avoids closing a prison in Salem but cuts payments to people who provide in-home care to seniors and people with disabilities. The budget also calls for cuts in middle management positions, […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 24, 2012 8:56 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,329 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – Elias Harris scored 19 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Gonzaga beat BYU 74-63 in a battle for second place in the West Coast Conference. Brandon Davies scored 23 points for BYU, which had won […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 24, 2012 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,320 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CANYON CITY, Ore. (AP) – Authorities believe that a drug debt was at the heart of a 20-year-old case that has led to the arrests of two men in the past week. They are accused in the killing of Danny Sweet, who disappeared […]

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Local News: Oregon’s Billion $ Problem; One Voice; Perpetua Volunteers; and Viking Softball Needs Money

February 24, 2012 12:38 am News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Aftershocks of March 2011 Japanese Disaster Being Felt in US Planning Scott Ashford says Oregon has a billion dollar problem, but doesn’t have the billion dollars to fix it.  That problem is how to preserve critical lifelines like key roads, airports, port facilities and utility networks in the event of a subduction zone earthquake and […]

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