Archive for June, 2012

NW Sports from the AP

June 28, 2012 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 06/28/2012 05:29 AM NW–SportsMinute/325 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Jarrod Parker struck out a career-high nine in seven dominant innings, Yoenis Cespedes (yoh-EHN’-ehs SEHS’-peh-dehs) and Coco Crisp homered for Oakland’s only two hits and the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 28, 2012 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/28/2012 03:59 AM OR–1st NewsMinute/248 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   GRANTS PASS, Ore. (AP) – A one-year extension of federal timber subsidies paid to rural counties has survived conference committee negotiations between the House and the Senate. Rep. Peter DeFazio says the conference report on the transportation bill […]

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Holiday Our Town to Feature 3rd President

June 28, 2012 4:59 am Our Town, Station

Thomas Jefferson and Clay Jenkinson to be guests on next Our Town What better way to spend the Fourth of July than by hearing from the man who was the principal author of the Declaration of Independence.  KCST’s Our Town will present a special holiday edition on Wednesday, July 4th from 4:00 to 6:00 PM […]

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Local Sports – Emeralds erupt; Sandblasters hit the road
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Local Sports – Emeralds erupt; Sandblasters hit the road

June 27, 2012 10:57 pm Sports

Eugene scored three runs in the top half of the first inning and never trailed on the way to a 6-1 Northwest League win yesterday over the Volcanoes in Keizer.  Jeremy Baltz continued his run at the plate, going three-for-five with two RBI and one run scored.  The Emeralds best hitter so far, Baltz has […]

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Local News – County Reductions; Gas Prices Fall; Got Talent; Fun on the Fourth
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Local News – County Reductions; Gas Prices Fall; Got Talent; Fun on the Fourth

June 27, 2012 10:55 pm News

Fun on the Fourth just a week away… It’s just a week away, the annual Fourth of July celebration in Florence.  Despite the mid-week holiday, Florence Area Chamber of Commerce Director Cal Applebee says there’ll be a full slate of events. Cal Applebee – “Kiwanis Duck Race that day down in Old Town and then […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 27, 2012 9:40 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/262 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Agricultural exporters are paying higher prices to ship their goods because of a labor dispute at the Port of Portland. Companies such as hay and feed products exporter SL Follen of Portland are paying upwards of $1,000 per […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 27, 2012 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 06/27/2012 09:29 AM OR–2nd NewsMinute/269 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Federal authorities say an Oregon ex-convict stole the identity of a former fellow inmate and used the information to get a $400 federal tax return in the man’s name. The Register Guard reports postal […]

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NW Sports from the AP

June 27, 2012 7:48 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/311 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   WASHINGTON (AP) – Sue Bird scored 25 points and Ann Wauters added 14 as the Seattle Storm completed a home-and-home sweep of the Washington Mystics with a 79-71 win last night for their fifth straight victory. Seattle never trailed […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

June 27, 2012 7:43 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/248 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland are investigating two separate deaths reported yesterday. Police say a city park ranger reported finding the body of an adult female in Washington Park. Detectives were processing the scene for evidence yesterday afternoon. Another woman’s body was […]

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Local News: LC Budget; Paint Color Regulations; Florence Rotary; Pick up your garbage
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Local News: LC Budget; Paint Color Regulations; Florence Rotary; Pick up your garbage

June 26, 2012 9:54 pm News

Lane County Makes Final Budget Determination Final reductions in public safety measures will take place this week for Lane County.  The Board of Commissioners yesterday wrapped up action on the budget for the coming year on a split 3-2 vote.  The current year’s budget amount of $581-million will be slashed by 17-percent, or just under […]

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