Archive for April, 2012

Local Sports – Friday’s Prep Schedule; Thursday’s NFL Draft
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Local Sports – Friday’s Prep Schedule; Thursday’s NFL Draft

April 26, 2012 10:01 pm Sports

On the prep schedule tomorrow… the Central Coast Track and Field Invitational at Hans Peterson Field will feature athletes from nearly a dozen of the top programs in the region.  Field events get underway at four with running events shortly after that.  Admission is five dollars for adults, three dollars for students without a student […]

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Local News – Green Fair; Health Fair; Legislative Dysfunction; and Halibut
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Local News – Green Fair; Health Fair; Legislative Dysfunction; and Halibut

April 26, 2012 9:56 pm News

Third Annual Green Fair Set for Saturday Being ‘green’ is much more than just separating the recyclables out of your household garbage.  It’s actually a pretty broad term that can cover anything from riding your bike to work instead of driving; eating fresh, local and sustainable produce; and giving the birds in your yard a […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 26, 2012 9:45 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/277 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Salem woman has been sentenced to three years in prison for allowing her 17-year-old daughter to work as a nude stripper. Christina Lopez pleaded guilty yesterday to attempted use of a child in a display of sexually […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 26, 2012 9:01 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/275 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – Several county governments in Oregon timber country are in for tough financial times, whether or not Congress renews federal timber subsidies. But only Josephine County is offering voters a chance to raise taxes to pay for criminal […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 26, 2012 8:03 pm Associated Press, News

q OR–1st NewsMinute/316 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – A Nike executive accused of cutting his Bethany home’s natural gas line in an attempt to harm his wife and four children has been arraigned on five counts of attempted aggravated murder. The Oregonian reports that 36-year-old […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 26, 2012 8:02 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–1st SportsMinute/238 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   DETROIT (AP) – Felix Hernandez allowed only a run in seven innings, rookie Alex Liddi hit a two-run homer and the Seattle Mariners went on to beat the slumping Detroit Tigers 9-1 last night. Hernandez gave up a […]

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Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices
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Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices

April 25, 2012 10:46 pm Gas Prices, News

Many cuts… few surprises in County Budget… Lane County will have roughly $100-million less to work with in the coming year and about 200 fewer employees doing that work.  The 2012-13 budget was released late yesterday and here’s the cut list:  49 Public Works positions; 47 jobs in corrections; 29 patrol deputies; 13 slots in […]

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Local Sports – Siuslaw and Sutherlin Split on the diamond; Beavers take non-conference Civil War
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Local Sports – Siuslaw and Sutherlin Split on the diamond; Beavers take non-conference Civil War

April 25, 2012 10:41 pm Sports

Prep Baseball The Siuslaw Vikings took sole possession of second place in the Far West League baseball race yesterday with a rain soaked 14-9 win over the Sutherlin Bulldogs at home.  Jake Thompson earned the win in relief, going three innings and giving up one hit while striking out five.  Thompson was very good at […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 25, 2012 9:53 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/193 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The website for the Gresham-Barlow Education Association says teachers are now on strike. The district east of Portland had already canceled today’s classes because of the strike threat. Issues include salary, preparation time and what the union describes […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 25, 2012 8:52 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/221 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   HILLSBORO, Ore. (AP) – Washington County deputies have arrested a 36-year-old man accused of cutting his home’s natural gas line in an attempt to harm his wife and four children. James Speidel of the small Portland-area town of Bethany was jailed last […]

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