Archive for March, 2012

NW Sports from the AP

March 27, 2012 7:58 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,299 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Washington State’s D.J. Shelton blocked a last-second shot by Tray Woodall as the Cougars hung on to beat Pittsburgh 67-66 in Game 1 of the best-of-three CBI Finals. Abe Lodwick led Washington State with 16 […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 27, 2012 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,323 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A 20-year-old man has been indicted in the May 2011 death of a Woodburn High School student fatally shot outside his home as his two brothers stood beside him. The Statesman Journal reports that Javier Ivan Sanchez-Perez was indicted […]

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Viking Baseball Sweeps Lions
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Viking Baseball Sweeps Lions

March 27, 2012 12:22 am Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

The Siuslaw Vikings dominated the Cottage Grove Lions in two games Saturday afternoon, winning 15-2 and 11-nothing.  In game one, Jake Thompson pitched a complete game 6-innings, allowing one hit and striking out 13 batters for the win. Ryan Smith struck out six and held the Lions hitless in the first four innings in game […]

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Local News – Transportation Plan; Ocean Issues Forum; Plover Nesting; Whale Watching; and Vikings Victorious
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Local News – Transportation Plan; Ocean Issues Forum; Plover Nesting; Whale Watching; and Vikings Victorious

March 27, 2012 12:19 am News, Sports

Florence Draft Transportation Plan Subject of Hearing An all encompassing plan for transportation in Florence is being presented tomorrow evening, and residents are being asked to learn more about it as well as tell officials what they think.  A special work session at City Hall will be used to help people learn more about Florence’s […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 26, 2012 10:00 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – A new kind medical clinic in Eugene is offering patients another option for getting primary care. Rather than billing insurers, Exceptional Health Care charges patients a monthly fee between $39 to $79, depending on their age, plus $20 for […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 26, 2012 7:50 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,278 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Relatively low power rates and favorable tax advantages are helping Oregon’s data center industry flourish. The Oregonian reports Apple and online retailer Amazon are among companies building or expanding facilities, and the Bonneville Power Administration has accelerated plans to […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 26, 2012 7:49 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,266 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Raymond Felton scored 24 points and LaMarcus Aldridge had 18, including a fadeaway jumper and two free throws that proved the difference in the final minute, leading the Portland Trail Blazers to a 90-87 victory […]

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Prep Sports Recap
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Prep Sports Recap

March 23, 2012 11:18 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Track and Field The Siuslaw Vikings had a strong showing at the Siuslaw Ice Breaker Track and Field meet yesterday in Florence.  For the girls, Katy Potter won the 15-hundred in 5:11.  Several event winners for the boys:  Hayden Schaffner with a time of 2:05 in the 800; Seth Campbell won the three-thousand in 9:33; […]

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Local News: Vandals Close Restrooms; Eugene Man Facing DUII Charges After Colliding with Ambulance; Spring Snow Not Uncommon; Forest Plan Could Benefit Lane County
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Local News: Vandals Close Restrooms; Eugene Man Facing DUII Charges After Colliding with Ambulance; Spring Snow Not Uncommon; Forest Plan Could Benefit Lane County

March 23, 2012 10:29 pm News

City Parks and Facilities Become Targets Public restrooms at Miller Park have been a target of vandals and graffiti artists almost since the facility opened more than 20-years ago.  Now they’re closed, possibly for good.  Florence Parks supervisor Mark Durbin was called out Monday evening to find the men’s restroom had been heavily vandalized with […]

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2nd Oregon News from the AP

March 23, 2012 8:56 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,277 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GOVERNMENT CAMP, Ore. (AP) – Clackamas County sheriff’s deputies say a Portland man is dead after a skiing accident at Mt. Hood Skibowl. Lt. James Rhodes identified the man killed Wednesday evening as James Malcarne. Emergency crews arrived at the mountain to find […]

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