Archive for November, 2016

Dunes City write-ins counted; Big Creek slide cleared; Light displays urged to be efficient; Loon Lake fire leaves one homeless; Gas prices continue to slide; and empty bowls will feed you and others
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Dunes City write-ins counted; Big Creek slide cleared; Light displays urged to be efficient; Loon Lake fire leaves one homeless; Gas prices continue to slide; and empty bowls will feed you and others

November 30, 2016 11:50 pm News

Dunes City Council Races finalized… Three weeks after the polls closed, the final count for three open spots on the city council in Dunes City has been released.   Robert Orr earned 22 write-in votes, Alan Montgomery had 17.  They are expected to join Tom Mallen when he is sworn in early next year.  Mallen was […]

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Ducks looking for new head football coach; prep and college basketball tonight
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Ducks looking for new head football coach; prep and college basketball tonight

November 30, 2016 11:46 pm Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Mullens lets Oregon Coach go After a disappointing 4-and-8 season and a finish at the bottom of the Pac-12 North, Mark Helfrich is out as the Oregon football coach. Oregon Athletic Director Rob Mullens made the announcement last night after meeting with the fourth year head coach. The decision was expensive for the Oregon athletic […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

November 30, 2016 8:55 pm Associated Press, Sports

Helfrich out as Ducks’ coach EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Oregon has fired Mark Helfrich after the Ducks went 4-8 this season. Helfrich led the Ducks for four seasons and says “plain and simple” that Oregon simply didn’t win enough this season. The Ducks finished the season at the bottom of the Pac 12 North. UNDATED […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

November 30, 2016 8:53 pm Associated Press, News

  MEGABUCKS JACKPOT WINNERS Salem couple wins $6.8 million jackpot (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) – A Salem couple has won $6.8 million in the Oregon Lottery’s Megabucks Jackpot. The Statesman Journal reports that Angela and Brian Feiring won the jackpot Saturday after purchasing a lottery ticket at a south Salem gas […]

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Heceta water break repaired; Boys and Girls Club stuffing the bus; Sea of Lights; Crab Crack; Red Cross helps fire victim; Chamber lighting contest
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Heceta water break repaired; Boys and Girls Club stuffing the bus; Sea of Lights; Crab Crack; Red Cross helps fire victim; Chamber lighting contest

November 29, 2016 11:37 pm News

Boil-water notice for homes north of Florence to be lifted Heceta Water PUD crews worked quickly Friday to repair a water line that broke earlier that morning after heavy rains damaged Mercer Lake Road. Heceta General Manager Carl Neville said the break was on a distribution line that feeds about 50 to 60 homes in […]

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Ducks extend home win streak; Beavers end 4 game skid.
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Ducks extend home win streak; Beavers end 4 game skid.

November 29, 2016 11:33 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

College basketball: Drew Eubanks scored a career-high 32 points and grabbed nine rebounds as Oregon State beat Southern Oregon 84-59 last night in Corvallis.  The Beavers snapped a four-game losing streak with the win over the Raiders.  The Beavers will be in Starkville, Mississippi Thursday evening where they’ll face Mississippi State. Dylan Ennis scored 18 […]

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Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press

November 29, 2016 8:50 pm Associated Press, Sports

  EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dylan Ennis scored 18 points to lead No. 23 Oregon to a 68-632 comeback win over Boise State last night. Tyler Dorsey also had 17 points for the Ducks, who at one point were down 14 in the first half. ATLANTA (AP) — The Seattle Mariners have picked up right-handers […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

November 29, 2016 8:47 pm Associated Press, News

  FATAL HIT-AND-RUN 21-year-old sent to prison for fatal Portland hit-and-run (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A 21-year-old man who fatally struck a pedestrian with his car in Portland and then drove away has been sentenced to one year in prison. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that Frederick James Ryerson Jr. was sentenced […]

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Florence lights holiday lights; Eclectic mix of music at library; low income heating assistance; Roblan wins; Aquarium lights; and Florence Crab Crack
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Florence lights holiday lights; Eclectic mix of music at library; low income heating assistance; Roblan wins; Aquarium lights; and Florence Crab Crack

November 29, 2016 12:25 am News

Rain and wind didn’t deter Santa Claus Periods of heavy rain and gusty winds swept through the area Saturday afternoon and evening.  But that didn’t deter the faithful from turning out to participate in Florence’s official beginning to the Christmas Season. The crowd was light as Santa Claus arrived via Fire Truck at the Gazebo […]

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Beavers break Civil War streak
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Beavers break Civil War streak

November 28, 2016 10:37 pm Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Down the Ducks by ten in Corvallis Ryan Nall rushed for 155 yards and four touchdowns, and the Oregon State Beavers snapped an eight-game Civil War losing streak with a 34-24 win over in-state rival Oregon Saturday in Corvallis. Marcus McMaryion threw for 101 yards and another score as the Beavers finished their second season […]

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