Archive for May, 2013

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 28, 2013 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/28/2013 03:59 AM OR–1st NewsMinute/259 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A 23-year-old man accused of trying to open an emergency exit during his plane’s descent into Portland International Airport is set to make his first court appearance. An FBI spokeswoman says passengers and crew […]

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Remembering those who have fallen…
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Remembering those who have fallen…

May 27, 2013 10:50 pm News

27 May 2013 Remembering Those Who Sacrificed It is Memorial Day and unfortunately, it’s likely that most people can speak of at least one friend, relative or acquaintance that has lost a loved one while serving in the armed forces.  Some can list many names. One of those names familiar to Florence area residents… 22-year […]

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Siuslaw Boys Claim State Championship – Oregon State Clinches Pac-12; Oregon takes #2.
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Siuslaw Boys Claim State Championship – Oregon State Clinches Pac-12; Oregon takes #2.

May 27, 2013 10:27 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

State Champions…. The Siuslaw Boys Track and Field Team won the big ones and cruised to the blue team trophy at the OSAA Track and Field finals Saturday.  Mack Marbas was the individual champion in the 1,500 and finished 2nd in the 3,000.   Billy Jones bettered his personal previous best in the long jump by […]

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Oregon News from the AP

May 27, 2013 7:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/27/2013 03:59 AM OR–1st NewsMinute/272 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   ALBANY, Ore. (AP) – The Benton County district attorney says a citizen’s tip last week that a student planned to set off bombs at an Oregon school may have prevented mass murder. John Haroldson says the tip led […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 27, 2013 7:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/27/2013 05:29 AM NW–SportsMinute/263 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Jason Bay hit a two-out RBI single in the 13th inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners to a 4-3 win over the Texas Rangers that snapped an eight-game skid. Bay came through after […]

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Sheriff Says Thanks – Fire Closures Reversed – Bear Awareness Week – Early Strawberries?
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Sheriff Says Thanks – Fire Closures Reversed – Bear Awareness Week – Early Strawberries?

May 24, 2013 10:55 pm News

24 May 2013 Sheriff says levy approval is a beginning… not an end. There’s no time to kick back and relax for Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner.  He very thankful for voter approval earlier this week of a jail operating levy. Tom Turner – “It’s the beginning.  But I’ll tell you what, it’s a lot […]

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State Track and Field Meet – Duck Softball Super Regional – Pac-12 Baseball
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State Track and Field Meet – Duck Softball Super Regional – Pac-12 Baseball

May 24, 2013 10:46 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

State Track and Field Meet Mapleton’s Madison Frelich made it to the finals in the 1A girls’ long jump competition at the first day of the OSAA State Track and Field meet in Eugene.  Frelich jumped 13-feet; 9-inches to finish in tenth overall. There are 15 Siuslaw Vikings at the meet competing in several different […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 24, 2013 9:59 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/24/2013 10:50 AM OR–3rd NewsMinute/277 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   WESTFIR, Ore. (AP) – The city recorder in a town of about 250 people in Lane County has been arrested on a theft charge after the city hired a forensic auditor to investigate discrepancies in its finances. The […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

May 24, 2013 9:28 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 05/24/2013 09:33 AM OR–2nd NewsMinute/324 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   GREENVILLE, Calif. (AP) – An earthquake in far northeastern California was felt by thousands of people, including some in Oregon. The magnitude-5.7 quake was centered about 25 miles southwest of Susanville when it struck at 8:47 last night. […]

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NW Sports from the AP

May 24, 2013 8:09 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 05/24/2013 05:30 AM NW–SportsMinute/225 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Mariners have sent slumping catcher Jesus Montero to the minor leagues. The Mariners optioned Montero to Triple-A Tacoma yesterday. He has 72 hours to join the club. The 23-year-old […]

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