Archive for July, 2013

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 30, 2013 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/30/2013 04:00 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Over 100 homes have been evacuated due to wildfires burning in Douglas and Josephine counties in southwest Oregon. More than 1,000 firefighters are battling the blazes which cover 33 square miles and are only […]

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Whooping Cough Causes Concerns; Local Man Dies in Crash; Douglas County Fires spread; Pipe Bomb in Reedsport
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Whooping Cough Causes Concerns; Local Man Dies in Crash; Douglas County Fires spread; Pipe Bomb in Reedsport

July 29, 2013 11:48 pm News

29 July 2013 Tighter Visitor Restrictions At PeaceHealth A sudden spike in the number of Whooping Cough cases this month in Lane County has health professionals concerned.  One of those is Dr. Paul Bouressa with Peace Health: Dr. Paul Bouressa – “To date PeaceHealth providers have diagnosed 12 confirmed pertussis cases since July 1st.  All […]

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Sandblasters End Season; Emeralds Gain Edge in Series
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Sandblasters End Season; Emeralds Gain Edge in Series

July 29, 2013 11:42 pm Uncategorized

The Three Rivers Sandblasters lost their initial game Friday afternoon in the Sandy, Oregon Super Regional… falling 13-7 to the East County Knights.  That set up a pair of “must win” games Saturday in which the Blasters did just that… downing Redmond 13-nothing, then holding off Salem’s Withnell Dodgers 8-6 in 11 innings. That set […]

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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 29, 2013 10:36 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/29/2013 11:18 AM AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute/280 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   INDEPENDENCE, Ore. (AP) – A motorcycle rider was thrown through the windshield of a pickup truck in a collision near Independence yesterday. State Police say the truck driver was killed and the motorcycle rider is expected to survive. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 29, 2013 8:51 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/29/2013 09:27 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/248 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Authorities suspect a medical condition caused a 66-year-old Salem man to collapse while hiking with his family at Silver Falls State Park. State Police say Richard Proksch was unresponsive Saturday when a ranger and […]

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NW Sports from the AP

July 29, 2013 7:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 07/29/2013 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/289 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press   SEATTLE (AP) – Nick Franklin homered twice, including a three-run shot, and the Seattle Mariners held off the Minnesota Twins for a 6-4 victory yesterday. Franklin and Michael Saunders both went deep during a pivotal […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

July 29, 2013 7:54 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 07/29/2013 03:59 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/276 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press   PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A complex of wildfires burning in southwest Oregon near the city of Glendale has grown to more than 15 square miles. A fire spokesman says the Douglas County Complex of fires threatens about 300 […]

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Breaking News – Early morning crash claims life
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Breaking News – Early morning crash claims life

July 27, 2013 12:14 am News

The identities have not been released, but Oregon State Troopers say a 23-year old Florence area man died in a single vehicle crash early this morning on Upper North Fork Road. Sergeant Alan Gilbert said a 1997 Toyota Tacoma pickup driven by the man was southbound approximately 15-miles from Florence when it left the road […]

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Lane County Economic Development; Aquarium Loses Longtime Resident; BLM Halts Timber Sales; Foam Fest
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Lane County Economic Development; Aquarium Loses Longtime Resident; BLM Halts Timber Sales; Foam Fest

July 26, 2013 10:44 pm Uncategorized

26 July 2013 Springfield Law Maker to Oversee Lane Economic Efforts A former Springfield Mayor, current Legislator and longtime Springfield resident will head up Lane County’s economic development efforts. John Lively was named Economic Development Specialist this week… a position that he has extensive background in. Lively served ten years as Springfield Mayor in the […]

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Emeralds Win With Walkoff; Sandblasters Enter Post Season
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Emeralds Win With Walkoff; Sandblasters Enter Post Season

July 26, 2013 10:35 pm Associated Press, Sports

Northwest League Baseball The Eugene Emeralds took an early lead, lost it, then reclaimed it in the bottom of the ninth inning to edge the Boise Hawks 5-4 last night at PK Park in Eugene. Ronnie Richardson was four-for-four with a stolen base and one run scored in the effort, but it was Trae Santos […]

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