Archive for May, 2012

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 24, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/320 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   IRRIGON, Ore. (AP) – Oregon authorities say a bomb threat that led to the evacuation of Irrigon Junior/Senior High School was bogus. Morrow County Sheriff Ken Matlack tells the East Oregonian that investigators detained the student who made the threat yesterday afternoon. […]

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Local News – Gas Prices; Florence Manager Honored; Students Help Feed Hungry; If I Were Mayor…
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Local News – Gas Prices; Florence Manager Honored; Students Help Feed Hungry; If I Were Mayor…

May 23, 2012 10:14 pm News

Will prices at the pump begin to ease? The average price for a gallon of regular unleaded gasoline in Florence is 91-cents higher than it was five months ago.  This week’s average, taken from a survey of seven local stations, is $4.15.  That’s 24-cents higher than it was just at the beginning of May.  But, […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 23, 2012 9:42 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/243 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A veteran Portland police officer accused of a child sex crime has resigned. Fifty-year-old officer Scott Elliott has been on paid leave with police powers since his arrest in March. He was accused of online sexual corruption of […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 23, 2012 8:58 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/334 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Two Oregon tribes say they’re disappointed with the State Board of Education’s decision last week to ban Native American mascots in schools. The Oregonian reports The Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians and the Confederated Tribes of Grande Ronde […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 23, 2012 7:36 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Police in northwest Oregon say a mother and her three children were found dead in burned house, and the children’s father was found dead later in a car in what authorities believe to be a murder-suicide. Police say […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 23, 2012 7:35 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/308 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Elvis Andrus lined a two-strike pitch into the left-center field gap for a two-run triple, Josh Hamilton made two tremendous catches in center field and added an RBI double, and the Texas Rangers snapped Seattle’s win […]

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Local Sports – Cole Named Athlete of the Week
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Local Sports – Cole Named Athlete of the Week

May 22, 2012 10:01 pm Athlete of the Week, Sports

Siuslaw Track and Field standout Ashlee Cole is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the Week.  The sophomore thrower claimed the Far West District Title in the discus with a personal best throw of 95-feet, 9-inches.  She also finished third in the javelin with a toss of 104-feet, 4-inches. Honorable mention is given to senior runner […]

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Local News – Police Hands Full – Septic System Watched – Bike to School – New Reedsport Superintendent
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Local News – Police Hands Full – Septic System Watched – Bike to School – New Reedsport Superintendent

May 22, 2012 9:59 pm News

Police did have their hands full over the festival weekend… The weather was nearly perfect, at least on Friday and Saturday, and the huge crowd that descended upon Florence for the 105th Rhododendron Festival had an attitude to match according to Florence Police Chief Ray Gutierrez. Ray Gutierrez – “I think it was pretty mellow, […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 22, 2012 9:49 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/233 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Sen. Jeff Merkley says a proposed budget cut would surrender national forests to illegal marijuana growers. He recently wrote a letter in opposition to the Obama administration’s proposed two-thirds cut in the National Guard Counterdrug Program. It pays […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 22, 2012 8:44 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/233 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A Portland jury has awarded $332,000 to two men, finding they were fired after they complained to Oregon regulators about the lack of an on-the-job toilet. The Oregonian reports that Douglas Eki and Jason Doctolero did mechanical work […]

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