Archive for June, 2012

Local Sports: Sandblasters and Emeralds
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Local Sports: Sandblasters and Emeralds

June 29, 2012 10:52 pm Sports

The Three Rivers Sandblasters split a pair of non-league games yesterday in Southern Oregon.  First, at the Medford tournament they outlasted the Springfield Titans 7-5.  Jake Thompson picked up the win on the mound in relief.  Later in the afternoon, Three Rivers switched to Grants Pass for a pickup game… in addition to picking up, […]

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Local News: More Jail Releases; Call 211 for Tsunami Debris; Wings and Wheels; ACA Reactions
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Local News: More Jail Releases; Call 211 for Tsunami Debris; Wings and Wheels; ACA Reactions

June 29, 2012 10:50 pm News

Lane County completes final jail releases to reduce population… Another two-and-a-half dozen prisoners and pre-trial detainees were released yesterday from the Lane County Jail in Eugene.  Among them; three men accused of Measure 11 crimes.  31-year old Jason Manske has been in jail since June 8th waiting for trial on Criminally Negligent Homicide and Hit […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 29, 2012 9:45 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/29/2012 10:29 AM OR–3rd NewsMinute/264 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon is establishing a hotline to report debris from the Japanese tsunami. Residents and tourists on the Oregon coast will soon have a quick and easy way to report debris from the Japanese tsunami. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 29, 2012 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/252 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Ellen Rosenblum will be sworn in this morning as Oregon attorney general. Gov. John Kitzhaber appointed Rosenblum to take over for John Kroger, who is leaving office six months before his term ends to become president of Reed […]

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NW Sports from the AP

June 29, 2012 7:45 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

Date: 06/29/2012 05:29 AM NW–SportsMinute/278 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Felix Hernandez matched his career high with 13 strikeouts in a brilliant five-hit complete game and John Jaso’s pinch-hit single in the bottom of the ninth scored Casper Wells to give the […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 29, 2012 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/261 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say they have released a 19-year-old man who was involved in a fatal fight with a man in southwest Portland, and it will continue to investigate the Wednesday night death. The victim has been identified as […]

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Local News – Timber Payments; Tsunami Debris; Bug Bombs; Golf Handicap
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Local News – Timber Payments; Tsunami Debris; Bug Bombs; Golf Handicap

June 29, 2012 12:23 am News

Lane County Could See $10-million Windfall A possible one-year extension of federal payments to timber producing counties could mean as much as $10-million for Lane County.  But if the money does come, it could be saved for the future.  Fourth District Congressman Peter DeFazio said a House-Senate Conference Committee approved the one-time deal yesterday; it’s […]

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Oregon on health care reform: Full speed ahead

June 28, 2012 10:16 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/28/2012 11:10 AM JONATHAN J. COOPER Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The U.S. Supreme Court’s decision to uphold much of the federal health care overhaul will require many states to scramble to get ready because they hoped it would be overturned and dragged their feet. Oregon won’t be one of them. Oregon […]

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High court upholds key part of Obama health law

June 28, 2012 9:45 pm News

  WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has upheld the individual insurance requirement at the heart of President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul. The court on Thursday handed Obama a campaign-season victory in rejecting arguments that Congress went too far in requiring most Americans to have health insurance or pay a penalty.   Copyright 2012 […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 28, 2012 9:03 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/28/2012 09:29 AM OR–2nd NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Auditors with the secretary of state’s office say Oregon now has more than 250 boards and commissions, although the exact number couldn’t be determined. KATU reports that the audit recommends better oversight, because there’s […]

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