Archive for February, 2012

Local News – Motor Home Fire Intentional; Port Office Progressing; Gutierrez to be Sworn In; Athlete of the Week Saves the Best for Last.

February 21, 2012 11:57 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Nobody injured, but fire destroys abandoned motor home… Investigators say a fire that consumed a small motor home yesterday afternoon was intentionally set.  Just after 3:30 PM Monday a billowing cloud of black smoke enveloped the neighborhood near 6th Street and Kingwood.  Responding firefighters discovered a short Class-A motor home, parked in the alley, fully […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 21, 2012 10:54 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,291 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Police say shots were fired at a good Samaritan who tried to intervene in a purse-snatching at a Tri-Met bus shelter in southeast Portland last night. No one was injured and three suspects fled down a bike trail. Officers […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 21, 2012 9:42 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,353 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The second of two Oregon men blocked from flying home last month after visiting Libya is back home. Members of Mustafa Elogbi’s (al-AWG-beez) family said they were relieved to see him arrive at the Portland airport yesterday. Elogbi traveled […]

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NW Sports from the AP

February 21, 2012 8:54 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,432 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) – Kobe Bryant scored 28 points, Andrew Bynum had 14 points and 19 rebounds, and the Los Angeles Lakers roared to a 30-point lead early in the second quarter before holding on for a 103-92 win […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 21, 2012 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,335 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Senate has voted to give a temporary reprieve to nearly 1,700 people who were dropped from a property tax deferral program intended to help seniors and people with disabilities stay in their homes. The measure would give […]

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Local Sports – Wrestlers sending 3 to State

February 21, 2012 1:08 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Siuslaw Wrestling finishes 6th out of 12 in Regional Meet Three Siuslaw Viking wrestlers will advance to this week’s 4A State Tournament in Portland.  Peter Tupua dominated the 185 pound weight class at Saturday’s regional meet between the Skyline Conference and the Far West League in Grants Pass, winning all of his matches by pin.  […]

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Local News – Top Volunteer; Curry County Sales Tax; AOC honors Co-Speakers

February 21, 2012 1:02 am News

Service of Top Volunteer Speaks for itself. Florence Mayor Phil Brubaker says volunteers are what help make the city what it is.  Last week he singled out one person who exemplifies volunteerism when he named Andi Belk as the city’s first ever ‘volunteer of the year’. Brubaker – “From the get-go has volunteered in one […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 20, 2012 10:43 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,289 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press BEND, Ore. (AP) – Deschutes County deputies and Forest Service rangers helped rescue a snowmobiler who hit a tree at Moon Mountain. KTVZ reports they lowered the 46-year-old Sherwood man to the base of Moon Mountain last evening so he could be airlifted […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 20, 2012 10:01 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,267 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Hundreds of out-of-staters have obtained Oregon medical marijuana cards. The Oregonian says nearly 600 non-residents have traveled to Oregon since June 2010, when the state began issuing the cards to out-of-staters. In that same period, 72,000 cards were issued […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

February 20, 2012 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,310 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon Senate is expected to vote this week on a proposal to give a reprieve to more than 1,600 people dropped from a property tax deferral program intended to help seniors and people with disabilities stay in their […]

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