Archive for August, 2012

1st Associated Press Regional News

August 29, 2012 11:04 pm Associated Press, News

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Lane County prosecutors have dropped kidnapping charges against a Florence man who picked up an 11-year-old runaway girl from Junction City. The district attorney’s office filed new charges against 23-year-old Michael Libario Cassaro of custodial interference and recklessly endangering. KVAL reports the girl ran away from home and met up with […]

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Local Sports – Emeralds & Beavers
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Local Sports – Emeralds & Beavers

August 29, 2012 11:01 pm Oregon State Sports, Sports

The Eugene Emeralds move into the West Division lead of the Northwest League after last night’s extra inning victory over the Spokane Indians. Corey Adamson hit a walk off single in the bottom of the 10th inning to give the Em’s a 5 – 4 victory at PK Park and move half a game ahead […]

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North Florence Sewer, Fire Danger, Gas, & Back To School
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North Florence Sewer, Fire Danger, Gas, & Back To School

August 29, 2012 10:57 pm News

More infrastructure work is happening in Florence beginning this week.  Officials are expected to award a $943-thousand bid this evening for a water and sewer upgrade in Old Town.  Meanwhile, another project that will broaden waste water service availability to the north end of Florence is already underway.           205 – “The project is the […]

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Local Sports – Emeralds Half Game Back
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Local Sports – Emeralds Half Game Back

August 28, 2012 10:40 pm Sports

Four singles and a three run home run contributed to a six-run fifth inning for the Spokane Indians last night on their way to a 6-1 win over the Eugene Emeralds at PK Park.  The loss for the Ems leaves them a half game behind the Vancouver Canadians with four games remaining in the regular […]

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Local News – Old Town Infrastructure; Wyden and Tsunami Debris; Click It or Ticket
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Local News – Old Town Infrastructure; Wyden and Tsunami Debris; Click It or Ticket

August 28, 2012 10:37 pm News

Urban Renewal Expected to OK Next Phase The next step in a three-phase infrastructure improvement project in Historic Old Town Florence will be taken tomorrow night by the Florence Urban Renewal Agency. Jacque Betz – “They will be awarding the bid for the second phase of the infrastructure project that they’ve been working on in […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 28, 2012 10:25 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/28/2012 10:44 AM OR–3rd NewsMinute/257 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – The Salem City Council has overruled a hearing officer and rejected plans for an apartment complex near the airport. The Statesman Journal reports the council was concerned about noise and traffic as well as […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

August 28, 2012 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 08/28/2012 09:29 AM OR–2nd NewsMinute/255 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Rats have infested the Barbara Roberts Human Services Building in Salem, home base for Oregon’s health and social service agencies. Tom Barrows of the state Department of Administrative Services says it’s not one or […]

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NW Sports from the AP

August 28, 2012 7:48 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

Date: 08/28/2012 05:29 AM NW–1st SportsMinute/257 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   MINNEAPOLIS (AP) – Felix Hernandez struck out five in a five-hitter and Eric Thames hit a solo homer in the eighth inning to lift the Seattle Mariners to a 1-0 victory over the Minnesota […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

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

Date: 08/28/2012 03:59 AM OR–1st NewsMinute/258 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 63-year-old man who was living in Texas when police say he called them to confess to several unsolved Oregon homicides has been charged in three deaths. A grand jury yesterday indicted Jeffrey Paul […]

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Local News – Back to School 2013; Florence Man Critical; Gas Prices Break $4
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Local News – Back to School 2013; Florence Man Critical; Gas Prices Break $4

August 27, 2012 9:59 pm News

Back to School… next year. The new school year begins next week, but already officials are working on getting ready for the 2013 school year.  That’s because of a bill passed earlier this year by the Oregon Legislature. Jeff Davis – “SB 290, Senate Bill 290.  A whole new thing is going on.” It requires […]

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