Archive for December, 2016

Learn to be a Master Recycler; a language at the library; how to fish; and how to keep your resolutions.
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Learn to be a Master Recycler; a language at the library; how to fish; and how to keep your resolutions.

December 30, 2016 11:37 pm News

Reduce, reuse and recycle… and help others do the same A multi-week course on how to become adept and fluent in the language of recycling is being offered in Florence beginning next month.  Kelly Bell with the Lane County Master Recycler Program says the free course includes an overview of local waste management.           Kelly […]

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Huff dominates 126 pound class in Elmira
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Huff dominates 126 pound class in Elmira

December 30, 2016 11:34 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Elmira hosts 5-way dual Richard Huff dominated at 126 pounds yesterday in a 5-way dual meet at Elmira High School.  Huff started with a pin in 1:10 over Bryce Porter of Sweet Home.  That was followed by a 21-5 technical fall over Elmira’s Hunter Davis.  He then capped the day by pinning Theodore Coombs of […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 30, 2016 8:59 pm Associated Press, News

Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PST SECRETARY OF STATE-APPOINTMENTS New secretary of state names ousted officials to top posts (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon’s Secretary of State-elect Dennis Richardson, who will be sworn in Friday, has named an ousted elections official and a former state […]

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

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

  RENTON, Wash. (AP) — Replacing Tyler Lockett isn’t simple. The second-year wide receiver for the Seattle Seahawks is more than just a pass catcher. He’s the primary kickoff and punt returner for the Seahawks as well. So when Lockett went down with a gruesome broken right leg last week against Arizona there was more […]

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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers
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Bridge work continuing at a slow pace; Feds pay for UCC victim assistance; Learning another language at the Library; Small earthquake; Tax volunteers

December 29, 2016 11:25 pm News

Bridge rehab going slower than expected Residents in and around the Old Town area still face several more months of noise from the machinery being used by crews applying a corrosion resistant coating to the Siuslaw River Bridge. Angela Beers-Sydel – “The noise is hard on people.  Especially the compressor noise because that’s not consistent.  […]

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Ducks down Bruins… Trojans contain Beavers…
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Ducks down Bruins… Trojans contain Beavers…

December 29, 2016 11:03 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Brooks’ buzzer beater bashes Bruins Dillon Brooks connected on a long three-point jumper at the buzzer to hand Oregon their 34th straight home win; and the first loss of the season to the UCLA Bruins; 89-87 last night. It was Oregon’s first win of the season over a ranked team… the Bruins were listed at […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

December 29, 2016 9:22 pm Associated Press, News

  RANCHING STANDOFF-PAYNE Judge denies Ryan Payne’s motion to undo guilty plea (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A federal judge has denied Oregon refuge occupier Ryan Payne’s request to withdraw his guilty plea. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports that U.S. District Judge Anna J. Brown ruled Wednesday that Payne’s plea in the Oregon […]

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

December 29, 2016 9:20 pm Associated Press, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.8 seconds left to give No. 21 Oregon an 89-87 victory over No. 2 UCLA last night in the Pac-12 opener for both teams. Brooks, who finished with 23 points and nine rebounds, grabbed Bryce Alford’s missed free throw with 8.9 seconds to go, dribbled […]

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Another call scam; Gas prices on the rise; Medicaid Dental Care; Siuslaw Awards; Small quake; Tax volunteers sought
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Another call scam; Gas prices on the rise; Medicaid Dental Care; Siuslaw Awards; Small quake; Tax volunteers sought

December 29, 2016 12:35 am News

Another Call Scam Reported Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies say they’re being impersonated on the phone and residents are being warned to watch out for another scam. Sergeant Carrie Carver said numerous residents have reported receiving calls from people claiming to be with the Sheriff’s office or the U.S. Marshal’s Office Civil Division. In each case, […]

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Basketball – Ducks expect a battle against the Bruins
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Basketball – Ducks expect a battle against the Bruins

December 29, 2016 12:30 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Basketball tonight: The Mapleton Sailors will be in Reedsport for nonleague play against the Braves.  The girls tip off at 5:30, the boys at seven. The Pac 12 season begins tonight for the men with number 2 and undefeated UCLA at Matthew Knight Arena at six against the 20th ranked Oregon Ducks.  The pregame show […]

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