Archive for April, 2012

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 25, 2012 7:56 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/316 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A school district east of Portland has canceled classes for today as a strike deadline looms and contract talks continue with teachers. The teachers union, the Gresham-Barlow Education Association, offered a contract proposal to the district Monday night. […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 25, 2012 7:54 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/321 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   DETROIT (AP) – Alex Liddi had a career-high three hits, including a solo homer, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Detroit Tigers 7-4. Miguel Cabrera and Alex Avila homered for the Tigers, but it wasn’t enough to overcome an […]

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Local Sports: Athlete of the Week; Central Coast Invitational
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Local Sports: Athlete of the Week; Central Coast Invitational

April 24, 2012 10:25 pm Athlete of the Week, News, Sports

Siuslaw High School has one of the best track and field facilities on the coast and coach Chris Johnson says this Friday afternoon it will feature nearly a dozen of the top programs in the region. Chris Johnson – “There’s 11 teams coming in and, actually we’re pretty excited.  It should be pretty competitive and […]

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Local News: Former Councilor Warns to Not Cut Too Deep; Sea Floor Mapping Helps Tsunami Prep; Speech Not As Free When Viewed From a State Highway
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Local News: Former Councilor Warns to Not Cut Too Deep; Sea Floor Mapping Helps Tsunami Prep; Speech Not As Free When Viewed From a State Highway

April 24, 2012 10:02 pm News

City officials urged not to cut too deep in some departments… Already very tight, the amount of money set aside by the City of Florence in the coming year for parks will be even less than before.  That was just one of several budget proposals laid out last night for the city’s budget committee.  Former […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 24, 2012 9:52 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/244 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The Portland school board voted last night to close two schools. Both Humboldt Elementary and the all-girls Harriet Tubman Leadership Academy will close with the end of classes in June. The board also plans to sell the vacant […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 24, 2012 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police want to put up surveillance cameras to help officers watch for illegal drug deals in the Old Town-Chinatown district. The Oregonian reports Police Chief Mike Reese will make a request to the city council tomorrow to […]

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NW Sports from the AP

April 24, 2012 7:46 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/274 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SAN ANTONIO (AP) – Tim Duncan scored 18 points and the San Antonio Spurs clinched the top playoff spot in the Western Conference and pushed their win streak to eight, beating the Portland Trail Blazers 124-89 last night. It’s […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

April 24, 2012 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/305 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SISTERS, Ore. (AP) – The Deschutes County sheriff’s office says a thorough search of the wreckage of a light plane that crashed in Central Oregon shows two people were killed. Earlier reports said three people died. Lt. Chad Davis says 68-year-old Harry […]

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Local Sports – Track and Field; Baseball; Softball
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Local Sports – Track and Field; Baseball; Softball

April 23, 2012 10:57 pm News, Sports

On the track… A half dozen Siuslaw athletes competed at Hayward Field in Eugene during the Oregon Relays over the weekend.  Several personal bests were recorded.  Hayden Schaffner took ten seconds off his previous best time and posted the ninth fastest time in the Oregon prep ranks so far this year in the 15-hundred, finishing […]

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Local News:  County Payments; Voter Registration; Florence Budget; Mayor’s Good Luck Charm
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Local News: County Payments; Voter Registration; Florence Budget; Mayor’s Good Luck Charm

April 23, 2012 10:53 pm News

County Payments Stay Alive in Congress… A glimmer of hope has arisen in Congress for extending federal payments to rural timber counties, but even if it comes, the money remains far short of what counties need to stave off painful cuts. Last week the House passed a transportation bill, raising the possibility it could be […]

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