Archive for December, 2012

Local News –  2nd Japanese Dock Washes up on West Coast – Feds Approve Lane Transit Rapid Bus – Injured Deputy Returns to Oregon
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Local News – 2nd Japanese Dock Washes up on West Coast – Feds Approve Lane Transit Rapid Bus – Injured Deputy Returns to Oregon

December 31, 2012 11:09 pm News

Washington Dock likely From Japan A scientist who examined the dock that has washed ashore on Washington’s Olympic Peninsula last week says it looks just like the one that came ashore on a central Oregon beach last summer. John Chapman, an assistant professor of fisheries at Oregon State University’s Hatfield Marine Science Center, said the […]

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Local News – Viking, Duck, Beaver Basketball & Alamo Bowl
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Local News – Viking, Duck, Beaver Basketball & Alamo Bowl

December 31, 2012 11:06 pm Oregon Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

After falling Thursday to Coquille in the Les Schwab South Coast Holiday tourney, the Lady Viks fell in their second game to the North Salem Vikings 49 / 38, before closing out their tournament action Saturday with a 42 / 40 lost to the North Bend Bull dogs. Marshfield claimed the girls tournament taking down […]

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3rd AP Oregon Minute

December 31, 2012 11:03 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/254 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – Emergency officials say a tour bus that crashed along icy Interstate 84 in eastern Oregon highway was en route from Las Vegas to Vancouver, British Columbia. Oregon State Police say nine people died when the bus lost control yesterday, […]

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2nd AP Oregon Minute

December 31, 2012 10:21 pm Associated Press, News

OR–2nd NewsMinute/263 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – The stretch of I-84 in rural Oregon where a tour bus crashed yesterday is so notorious that highway officials have published a specific advisory warning of its dangers. Nine people were killed and more than two dozen injured when […]

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1st AP Oregon Minute

December 31, 2012 10:19 pm Associated Press, News

OR–1st NewsMinute/354 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PENDLETON, Ore. (AP) – Emergency officials say a tour bus that careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred feet down a steep embankment yesterday, killing nine people, was en route from Las Vegas to Vancouver, British Columbia. Oregon […]

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AP Northwest Sports Minute

December 31, 2012 10:19 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/281 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manning’s record for most touchdown passes by a rookie with 26, and his 1-yard TD run with 1:39 left gave Seattle a 20-13 win over the St. Louis Rams yesterday and an 8-0 […]

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Local News – Minimun Wage Increases – Crabbing Season Opens Monday – OSP To Man Roads
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Local News – Minimun Wage Increases – Crabbing Season Opens Monday – OSP To Man Roads

December 28, 2012 10:37 pm News

Minimum Wage Earners Set for Increase. Approximately 96-thousand low wage workers in Oregon will be getting a raise next week when the Oregon Minimum Wage increases from $8.80 to $8.95 an hour. That’s half as much as last year’s increase, and puts Oregon’s minimum second only to Washington state’s $9.04. It will be the eighth […]

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Local Sports
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Local Sports

December 28, 2012 10:34 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Prep Girls Basketball: The Siuslaw girls opened the Les Schwab Holiday Basketball tournament yesterday morning with a 51 / 27 lost to the Coquille Red Devils.  On the Schedule: Collegiate hoop action Saturday pits Oregon State against Towson at 12:30 in Corvallis… Number 13 ranked Oregon State is on the gridiron in Texas tomorrow afternoon, […]

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3rd AP Oregon Minute

December 28, 2012 10:32 pm Associated Press, News

OR–3rd NewsMinute/286 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The year is ending with more than 50 inches of rain falling in 2012 in Portland. The National Weather Service office tells The Oregonian it will be the fourth-wettest calendar year since 1940 when they started taking measurements at […]

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AP Northwest Sports

December 28, 2012 10:22 pm Associated Press, News, Sports

NW–SportsMinute/262 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press RENTON, Wash. (AP) – Seattle cornerback Richard Sherman has won his appeal of a four-game suspension for use of performance enhancing substances, making him eligible for the NFL playoffs. Sherman posted “I won,” on his Twitter account yesterday, followed by […]

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