Archive for June, 2016

Prevent picnic poisoning; bank on starting the 4th weekend right; Rhody Express It; Gas prices steady; SOS gets emergency voucher grant; and a ’75 Siuslaw grad works on groundbreaking facial reconstruction
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Prevent picnic poisoning; bank on starting the 4th weekend right; Rhody Express It; Gas prices steady; SOS gets emergency voucher grant; and a ’75 Siuslaw grad works on groundbreaking facial reconstruction

June 30, 2016 10:35 pm News, Uncategorized

Outdoor cooking and eating can pose risks More and more people will be cooking and eating outdoors beginning with this holiday weekend.  Unfortunately that means more people are at risk of getting sick because of food-borne illnesses. Food Safety Specialist Susan Kendrick, with the Oregon Department of Agriculture, says a little extra care in the kitchen […]

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Emeralds bounce back for win in Boise; Olympic Track and Field hopefuls must go through Eugene to get to Rio
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Emeralds bounce back for win in Boise; Olympic Track and Field hopefuls must go through Eugene to get to Rio

June 30, 2016 9:27 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Emeralds even three game series at one each Matt Rose doubled in the top of the seventh inning to start off a four-run frame for the Emeralds on their way to a 9-7 comeback win over the Hawks in Boise Wednesday night. The two teams combined for 25 hits total as Eugene evened the three […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

June 30, 2016 7:53 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/595 PIRATES-MARINERS Sean Rodriguez drives in 4 as Pirates beat Mariners 8-1 SEATTLE (AP) — Sean Rodriguez doubled in consecutive at-bats and drove in four runs, David Freese hit a solo home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Seattle Mariners 8-1 Wednesday night to split a brief two-game interleague series. Rodriguez was […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 30, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1107 BODY RECOVERED-STATE PARK Crews recover body of teen who drowned at state park (Information from: KPTV-TV, http://www.kptv.com/) ESTACADA, Ore. (AP) — Authorities have recovered the body of an 18-year-old man last seen in the water at Milo McIver State Park, about 30 miles southeast of Portland. KPTV-TV reports that crews responded to […]

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Fireworks restrictions; Duck Race; Ulman Scholarship; Gas prices steady; Wings and Wheels; Leave those pups alone
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Fireworks restrictions; Duck Race; Ulman Scholarship; Gas prices steady; Wings and Wheels; Leave those pups alone

June 29, 2016 9:23 pm News

Reminder issued on fireworks restrictions Sparklers, screamers, and the “tower of sparks” can provide a lot of entertainment this time of year; but public land managers are reminding residents they’re not welcome everywhere. Dan Eddy, the fire management officer for the Siuslaw National Forest, says fireworks can pose a serious fire threat.  “People often assume” […]

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Hawks smother Emeralds
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Hawks smother Emeralds

June 29, 2016 9:04 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Boise overcomes early five-run deficit for ten run win The Hawks put up ten runs in the seventh inning last night in Boise, posting 15 hits on the night, and clinched 16-6 Northwest League victory over the Eugene Emeralds.  Eugene took an early five-run lead in the second inning, but was unable to hang to […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

June 29, 2016 7:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1032 PIRATES-MARINERS Nelson Cruz hits 20th homer, Seattle beats Pittsburgh 5-2 SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit his 20th home run of the season, Robinson Cano had three hits including an RBI single and the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 on Tuesday night. Cruz and Cano led Seattle’s offense, which had […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

June 29, 2016 7:42 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1173 DON’T TOUCH SEALS NOAA reminding people not to touch or pick up seal pups SEATTLE (AP) — As harbor seals are born in the Pacific Northwest, marine mammal advocates are urging people not to touch or pick up pups that come up on beaches and shorelines to rest. The National Oceanic and […]

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Part on the fourth; Art and eco development; Back to school; nursing scholarship; Minimum wage increase; Welsh visitors
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Part on the fourth; Art and eco development; Back to school; nursing scholarship; Minimum wage increase; Welsh visitors

June 28, 2016 10:46 pm News

Party on the Fourth of July The traditional Independence Day activities are planned for Florence on the Fourth of July.  Those include a rubber duck race in the Siuslaw River; watermelon and pie eating contests; and the community fireworks display from the Port of Siuslaw at dusk. As many as 2-thousand rubber ducks will be […]

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Emeralds cap home stand with win.
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Emeralds cap home stand with win.

June 28, 2016 10:42 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Dominate Indians The Eugene Emeralds used seven hits and capitalized on three Spokane errors last night on the way to an 8-2 win to wrap up a five game home series against the Indians. It was the fourth straight win for the Ems who sit alone atop the Northwest league with an 8-3 record. Third […]

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