Archive for May, 2012

Local News – School Budget; Coos Tsunami Drill; Child Abuse Arraignment
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Local News – School Budget; Coos Tsunami Drill; Child Abuse Arraignment

May 31, 2012 10:03 pm News

School Budget Discussions to Continue Discussions on the budget for Siuslaw schools in the coming year will continue into next month following a special work session by the school board earlier this week. Superintendent Jeff Davis listened for the first 90 minutes, absorbing the thoughts and often differing opinions of the seven board members.  Then, […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 31, 2012 9:54 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/240 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Another 145 cases of whooping cough were reported in the past month in Oregon, bringing the total for the year to more than 290. That’s triple the number at this time last year. The Oregonian reports more than […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 31, 2012 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/286 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   COOS BAY, Ore. (AP) – The 2011 tsunami that devastated coastal towns in Japan also woke up the West Coast. Today thousands of people in Coos Bay, North Bend and Charleston are taking part in their first tsunami evacuation drill. Coos Bay […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 31, 2012 7:50 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/438 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – Justin Smoak hit two three-run homers against his former team and the Seattle Mariners used a pair of early eight-run innings to rout the Texas Rangers for the second game in a row, winning 21-8 […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 31, 2012 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/283 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The accidental mixture of an acid and a caustic liquid at an Oregon dairy processor tank has sickened 11 people. Portland Fire & Rescue spokesman Paul Corah says none of the 11 people’s respiratory symptoms was believed to […]

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Local Sports – All Far West League Baseball and Softball
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Local Sports – All Far West League Baseball and Softball

May 30, 2012 11:51 pm Sports

Far West League Baseball and Softball Honors Siuslaw’s Jake Thompson was named as the Far West League’s Most Valuable baseball player by coaches last week.  The junior right-hander was also named to the Far West First Team as a pitcher.  Joining him was Ryan Smith in the infield.  Three Vikings earned 2nd team honors… Josh […]

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Local News- School Board Struggles; Anglers having banner year; Gas Prices Still High; Hope for Trevor
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Local News- School Board Struggles; Anglers having banner year; Gas Prices Still High; Hope for Trevor

May 30, 2012 10:50 pm News

  Officials struggle over final budget figures… Siuslaw School Board members are having a tough time reaching an agreement on the budget for the coming year.  Most of the allocations have been set, but the focus right now is how much money to spend on athletics.  After de-funding sports in the middle school and cutting […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 30, 2012 9:42 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/272 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The state Board of Higher Education on Friday is expected to raise tuition an average of 3 percent at Oregon’s seven universities. At the University of Oregon, The Register-Guard reports a proposed 6 percent rise would add nearly […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 30, 2012 9:41 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Gov. John Kitzhaber will introduce his pick to be Oregon’s top school official today. Former New York City schools chancellor Rudy Crew is expected to be at a news conference in Portland. Crew is Kitzhaber’s pick to be […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 30, 2012 8:04 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/347 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) – John Jaso drove in three runs, Jason Vargas pitched into the seventh inning and the Seattle Mariners snapped a five-game losing streak with a 10-3 victory over the AL West-leading Texas Rangers last night. Jaso’s […]

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