Archive for May, 2012

NW Sports Minute from the AP

May 28, 2012 7:43 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/356 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) – Police say five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia has been found dead by a family member at his home in Albuquerque, N.M. Police spokesman Robert Gibbs says authorities were called to the house yesterday evening. […]

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Local News – Memorial Day Observances; Coastal Eco Summit; Boating Safety; New Ranger
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Local News – Memorial Day Observances; Coastal Eco Summit; Boating Safety; New Ranger

May 25, 2012 9:55 pm News

Memorial Day Observances Set… Two observances of Memorial Day in Florence will give residents a chance to remember those who have lost their lives in service to our country.  First at 11 AM Monday morning, the Frances M. Yost American Legion Post-59 will be hosting a memorial service at Veteran’s Park on Bay Street.  Memorial […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 25, 2012 9:38 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/227 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Triple-A reports the average price of a gallon of gas in Oregon is $4.22 for the beginning of Memorial Day weekend, 55 cents higher than the national average. Some metro prices from the AAA survey — Portland $4.20, […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 25, 2012 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/286 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   WASCO, Ore. (AP) – State Police say a 33-year-old Seattle man was killed when his Ferrari collided with an SUV in north-central Oregon. Troopers say the Ferrari driven by Gabriel Pigotti was southbound on U.S. Highway 97 near Wasco yesterday when it […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 25, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/378 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Albert Pujols (POO’-hohlz) had three hits, including the 450th home run of his career Dan Haren struck out a career-high 14 in tossing his sixth career complete-game shutout, and the Los Angeles Angels won their third […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 25, 2012 7:45 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/314 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   TIGARD, Ore. (AP) – Police and fire officials say one person is dead after a fire at an apartment complex in the Portland suburb of Tigard. Fire crews were able to pull the unidentified victim out of the Hawthorne Villa Apartments late […]

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Local News – Lane County Public Safety goes from worse to bad.  Siuslaw History Class gets up close look; Former Nike Exec to speak in Reedsport; Aquarium celebrates 20.
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Local News – Lane County Public Safety goes from worse to bad. Siuslaw History Class gets up close look; Former Nike Exec to speak in Reedsport; Aquarium celebrates 20.

May 24, 2012 10:41 pm News

Things go from worse to bad for Lane County Public Safety… Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner will only have to close 96 jail beds and lay off six patrol deputies and 15 corrections officers next month.  That’s because the Lane County Budget Committee made a last minute appropriation of $3.5 million to help backfill an […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute

May 24, 2012 10:00 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/298 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – The Oregon State Police trooper arrested for causing a bomb scare in Mount Angel has resigned. Joseph Conklin pleaded guilty last week to resisting arrest as part of a plea deal in which his police certification was revoked. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 24, 2012 9:59 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/267 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   TROUTDALE, Ore. (AP) – Teachers continue their strike in the Reynolds School District east of Portland after negotiators failed to reach agreement during daylong bargaining yesterday. The district says its schools will remain closed today, except for a program to help seniors […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 24, 2012 7:49 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–1st SportsMinute/487 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Alex Liddi hit the first grand slam of his career, and second grand slam ever by an Italian-born player, Kevin Millwood threw six shutout innings and the Seattle Mariners took two of three from division-leading […]

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