Archive for October, 2016

On the verge of flu season; halloween safety; fall prevention; plover protections; high school blood drive; upriver town hall
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On the verge of flu season; halloween safety; fall prevention; plover protections; high school blood drive; upriver town hall

October 31, 2016 10:02 pm News

Cover that cough and get that shot It may be a little late in starting, but flu season is underway in the Florence area.  Clinical Manager Linda Shappell with PeaceHealth Medical Group said there have been two confirmed cases treated in Florence in the past couple of weeks.  Influenza can strike any age. Linda Shappell– […]

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Vikings lose in VB playoff; College Football results
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Vikings lose in VB playoff; College Football results

October 31, 2016 9:58 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Volleyball playoffs The Tillamook Cheesemakers edged the Siuslaw Vikings in three tight sets Saturday afternoon in Florence to advance to the OSAA 4A Volleyball Tournament in Forest Grove.  Jordan Long recorded several aces at the service line for Siuslaw.  The Vikings ended the season as Far West League Champions, 13-and-8 overall. Mapleton XC The first […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

October 31, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, Sports

  SEAHAWKS-SAINTS Brees, Saints outlast Seahawks 25-20 NEW ORLEANS (AP) — Drew Brees passed for 265 yards and a touchdown, scored on a quarterback keeper, and the New Orleans Saints overcame several big plays by Seattle to defeat the Seahawks 25-20 on Sunday. The victory wasn’t assured until the New Orleans’ much-maligned defense, which entered […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

October 31, 2016 7:57 pm Associated Press, News

  WHEELCHAIR STRUCK Man crossing road in wheelchair struck, killed in Milwaukie MILWAUKIE, Ore. (AP) — Police say a pickup truck struck and killed a man crossing a highway in a wheelchair in Milwaukie. Oregon State Police say the 56-year-old man was crossing Highway 99 East on Saturday night when he was struck. The area […]

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Coast Guard rescues two boaters; Syphilis on the rise; Prevent and prepare for falls; Chad and Jeremy wrapping up US Tours after more than 50 years; BallotTrax and Halloween hazards
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Coast Guard rescues two boaters; Syphilis on the rise; Prevent and prepare for falls; Chad and Jeremy wrapping up US Tours after more than 50 years; BallotTrax and Halloween hazards

October 28, 2016 10:48 pm News, Uncategorized

Boaters advised to be prepared A Nevada man and woman avoided possible serious trouble when their boat lost power and began to drift near the mouth of the Siuslaw River during a series of heavy rainstorms earlier this week. Deb Cordone (kor-DOE-nay) with the Coast Guard Auxiliary said the couple was crabbing in the river […]

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Far West Cross Country; Prep volleyball; College football
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Far West Cross Country; Prep volleyball; College football

October 28, 2016 10:43 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Sports Audio

Mans “three-peats” for the girls. Two streaks ended yesterday for the Siuslaw Viking Cross Country teams… the Girls finished second as a team at the Far West District meet.  That was the first time in 14 years that they’ve done anything other than win the championship.  Senior Celie Mans did win her third consecutive league […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

October 28, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

  CLIPPERS-TRAIL BLAZERS Clippers open the season with a 114-106 win over Portland PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Blake Griffin had 27 points and 13 rebounds and the Los Angeles Clippers opened the season Thursday night with a 114-106 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers. It was a contentious game that had fans booing the officials […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

October 28, 2016 7:47 pm Associated Press, News

  BARTENDER-TAINTED DRINKS Bartender accused of tampering with women’s drinks (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — A bartender who works near the University of Oregon is under investigation for allegations that he tampered with multiple women’s drinks. The Register-Guard reports that newly released court documents show police, the university and the Oregon […]

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Fatal motorcycle crash; Home sales on the rise; gas prices steady; Chad and Jeremy wrap up concert tour; Track your ballot
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Fatal motorcycle crash; Home sales on the rise; gas prices steady; Chad and Jeremy wrap up concert tour; Track your ballot

October 27, 2016 10:45 pm News

High speed and unsafe passing may have led to motorcycle fatality A 19-year old Wyoming man died yesterday afternoon just north of Florence after the motorcycle he was riding crashed into the side of a car as it pulled out onto the highway. The crash happened just minutes before two pm at milepost 185 near […]

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Cross Country District Finals set for Siuslaw and Mapleton
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Cross Country District Finals set for Siuslaw and Mapleton

October 27, 2016 10:42 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Siuslaw seeking return to state meet with top-two finishes The Siuslaw Vikings are on the course this afternoon for the Far West District Cross Country Finals… the girls are in pursuit of what would be their 14th straight district title… but runners from South Umpqua and North Bend will be working hard to end that […]

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