Archive for March, 2012

Oregon News from the AP

March 23, 2012 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–Right Now,1659 Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment SEA LIONS-SALMON UPDATE Judge: Sea lion killings to save salmon can resume A federal judge has ruled that Oregon authorities can resume killing California sea lions that feast on endangered salmon bottled up at a dam on the Columbia River, but he limited the number of […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 23, 2012 7:43 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,241 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Nicolas Batum had 24 points and the new-look Portland Trail Blazers held off the Memphis Grizzlies 97-93 last night. Jamal Crawford had 17 points, including four clutch free throws in the final seconds for the […]

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Local News – More Winter Weather; Port Gains Design Approval; State Offices Closed Friday; School Board to Evaluate Superintendent
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Local News – More Winter Weather; Port Gains Design Approval; State Offices Closed Friday; School Board to Evaluate Superintendent

March 23, 2012 12:33 am News

Spring Snow Wreaks Havoc Again… Another early spring storm dropped heavy snow on portions of Western Oregon yesterday, causing power outages, cancelling schools and snarling transportation.  Three to five inches of snow were reported in Mapleton yesterday, prompting cancellation of school.  They were on a two hour delay today. Snow depths of between six and […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 22, 2012 8:39 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,274 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press WILSONVILLE, Ore. (AP) – Oregon State Police say a state women’s prison employee is due to be arraigned today on charges of official misconduct and custodial sexual misconduct. Troopers say the victim was a female inmate at the Coffee Creek Correctional Facility in […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 22, 2012 7:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,279 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – An early spring storm has dropped more than half a foot of snow on Oregon’s southern Willamette Valley. Slides and snow in the southern Cascades halted an Amtrak train and briefly trapped several vehicles. An Amtrak spokeswoman said the […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 22, 2012 7:48 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,288 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) – The Mike Leach era at Washington State finally reaches the football field today with the opening of spring drills. Leach was hired in November to bring his high-powered passing attack to Washington State, which posted […]

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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball
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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball

March 21, 2012 11:24 pm Gas Prices, News, Sports

Snow disrupts schedules once again… A heavy snowfall in the Southern Willamette Valley and through the Coast Range disrupted a number of activities this morning.  Several inches accumulation caused cancellation of classes at several schools, including in the Mapleton School District and Lane Community College in Eugene. Travel advisories were posted for 126 this morning, […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 21, 2012 10:25 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,261 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) – A 37-year-old Dallas man pleaded guilty to sex crimes with a 15-year-old Lake Oswego girl that began with online chats. Erik Sorenson was sentenced yesterday to three years in prison after pleading guilty to charges of rape, sodomy […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 21, 2012 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,323 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press UNDATED (AP) – Plans to resume killing California sea lions that eat endangered salmon at Bonneville Dam are on hold again. The Humane Society of the United States has gone back to court challenging the federal government’s latest approval of the program that […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 21, 2012 7:40 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,288 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Drew Gooden scored 19 points and the Milwaukee Bucks beat Portland 116-87 last night in the Trail Blazers’ first home game since coach Nate McMillan was fired last week. LaMarcus Aldridge had 21 points and […]

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