Archive for March, 2012

Local News: Mapleton Superintendent Leaving; County Holding 3rd Florence Hearing; FEMA says no; Florence Planning to Hear Port Request
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Local News: Mapleton Superintendent Leaving; County Holding 3rd Florence Hearing; FEMA says no; Florence Planning to Hear Port Request

March 20, 2012 10:45 pm News, Sports

Mapleton Superintendent Leaving at End of School Year The Mapleton School Board is holding an emergency meeting this afternoon to discuss the process for finding a new superintendent. The ten-year veteran of that post, Kyle Tucker, will be taking an administrative position in Cottage Grove July First.  Chair Carl West said the board will meet […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 20, 2012 10:34 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,260 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Police say a Eugene man accused of aiming his pickup truck at a neighbor out walking his dog has surrendered. The Register-Guard reports that Frank Ochoa was booked into the Lane County Jail yesterday for investigation of attempted murder […]

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2nd Oregon News from the AP

March 20, 2012 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,265 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A group angling to put a bipartisan presidential ticket before voters has submitted what may be enough signatures to qualify for the Oregon ballot in November. The Oregonian reports that organizers for Americans Elect said they delivered nearly 37,000 […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 20, 2012 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,327 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Jury deliberations will resume in Portland Tuesday in a lawsuit over the 2008 crash of a helicopter that killed nine firefighters on a wildfire in Northern California. A pilot who survived the crash and the widow of one who […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 20, 2012 7:50 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,334 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Brock Motum scored 25 points to lead Washington State past Wyoming 61-41 in the quarterfinals of the College Basketball Invitational tournament on Monday night. Abe Lodwick added 16 points, 12 from behind the arc, and […]

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Local News – County Tax Levy; Garbage Rates; Dog Park; 2012 Shamprock Run
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Local News – County Tax Levy; Garbage Rates; Dog Park; 2012 Shamprock Run

March 19, 2012 10:12 pm News

    Lane County Commissioners took a tentative step last week towards the possibility of seeking voter approval for a Local Option Tax Levy that would help fund public safety.  West Lane Commissioner Jay Bozievich said the only decision made so far is to test the waters.           206– “Basically what we did was we […]

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Local Sports

March 19, 2012 10:09 pm Oregon Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Originally set to be played as a double header on Friday, the Siuslaw Vikings will open their 2012 Baseball season this afternoon with a single game against the  Lancers in Eugene against Churchill…  Oregon State will face TCU tonight in the quarterfinal bracket of the2012 CBI tournament tonight. The winner faces the winner of the […]

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AP Regional News

March 19, 2012 10:07 pm Associated Press, News

     CORVALLIS, Ore. (AP) – Corvallis parks officials have decided that solving flooding caused by beavers at a local park will take a little engineering of their own. The Gazette-Times says beavers have caused flooding at the softball fields at Sunset Park by damming the Dunawi Creek for years. But now, officials are planning to […]

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Efforts to Restore Power Take a Turn for the Worse
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Efforts to Restore Power Take a Turn for the Worse

March 17, 2012 1:57 am News

Power Restoration Efforts Facing Mounting Obstacles Efforts to restore power to the several hundred customers of Central Lincoln PUD have taken a turn for the worse this morning.  Chris Chandler, PUD spokesperson, says the damage in several areas around Florence in Lane County are worse than first thought. Chandler – “None of us ever likes […]

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Local News: Power Crews Still Working; Shelter Remains Available; Rhody Prep Under Way; Christian Elementary School in the Works
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Local News: Power Crews Still Working; Shelter Remains Available; Rhody Prep Under Way; Christian Elementary School in the Works

March 17, 2012 12:27 am News

Power Crews Making Progress But Still Have Plenty of Work to Do. An estimated 500 residences between Lincoln and Coos Counties on the Central Coast are still without power today, that’s far fewer than the several thousand left in the dark after Monday night’s snow storm. Chris Chandler– “It’s been a pretty wild week, as […]

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