Archive for February, 2017

Record rainfall in February; Fraudville brings real cash; Water improvement on Rhody; Crash injures one.
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Record rainfall in February; Fraudville brings real cash; Water improvement on Rhody; Crash injures one.

February 28, 2017 10:50 pm News

Wet enough for you? Florence receives an average of just under nine-inches of rain each year during the month of February.  That’s according to statistics compiled by the City of Florence and going back to 1957. Those charts also show the previous record rainfall in February came in 1999 when 18.99 inches were recorded at […]

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Champion wrestler earns Athlete of the Week honors
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Champion wrestler earns Athlete of the Week honors

February 28, 2017 10:45 pm Athlete of the Week, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Huff named Athlete of the Week Siuslaw wrestling standout Richard Huff is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the Week.  The junior 113-pounder went into the OSAA 4A State finals as the number one seed and came away with the championship trophy.  Huff won his first two matches by fall, pinning opponents in one-minute-40-seconds and five-minutes-one-second, […]

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

February 28, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, Sports

  UNDATED (AP) — Kansas is the new No. 1 in The Associated Press college basketball poll. The Jayhawks (26-3) moved up two places to the top spot, receiving 58 first-place votes Monday from the 65-member national media panel. Gonzaga (29-1) fell to fourth after losing its first game of the season, an upset by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 28, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, News

  Man, dog found dead; Portland police call deaths suspicious PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Police are investigating after finding a man and a dog dead inside a Portland residence. Portland police said in a news release that officers responded to a report of a dead man and dog inside a home in Northeast Portland Monday […]

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Fire Election Choices; Bridge Work; Douglas County Park expanding
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Fire Election Choices; Bridge Work; Douglas County Park expanding

February 27, 2017 11:03 pm News

Fire board election brings choices to the ballot Voters in May will have choices when marking their ballots for the Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Board of Directors. Two open seats on the ballot have drawn, at least so far, two candidates for each. At position one, Siuslaw News Editor and volunteer firefighter Ned Hickson […]

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Huff wins 113 pound title; Vikings bounced from playoffs; Oregon State women claim third Pac-12 title; and more!
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Huff wins 113 pound title; Vikings bounced from playoffs; Oregon State women claim third Pac-12 title; and more!

February 27, 2017 11:01 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

OSAA Wrestling Finals – Two Vikings bring home hardware Siuslaw’s Richard Huff capped a phenomenal season by claiming the OSAA 4A state championship at 113 pounds over the weekend at the State Wrestling Finals.  Huff ended the tournament with a one-minute-42-second pin over number three seed Maximus Tate of Molalla.  The number one seed in […]

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

February 27, 2017 10:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

  TORONTO (AP) — DeMar DeRozan scored 33 points, Serge Ibaka added 18 and the Toronto Raptors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 112-106 on Sunday night. The Raptors won their third in a row and wrapped up a second straight season sweep of Portland. They previously had beaten the Trail Blazers 95-91 in Portland on […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 27, 2017 10:50 pm Associated Press, News

  AP POLL-TEENS-POLITICS AP-NORC Poll: US teens disillusioned, divided by politics PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A survey of children ages 13 to 17 finds that America’s teens are almost as politically disillusioned and pessimistic about the nation’s divisions as their parents. But they aren’t quite as quick to write off the future as adults. The […]

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Re-Vision Florence; Mapleton gets 3rd Nike grant; Cold Weather Shelter to open again; 40th anniversary of discovery that changed oceanography
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Re-Vision Florence; Mapleton gets 3rd Nike grant; Cold Weather Shelter to open again; 40th anniversary of discovery that changed oceanography

February 24, 2017 11:58 pm News

Highway facelift for Florence still a year away The facelift for Highway 101 in the core downtown area; known as “re-vision Florence”; is moving forward with construction scheduled to begin a year from now.  Florence City Manager Erin Reynolds says the Oregon Department of Transportation will likely pay about 35-percent of the nearly $10-million cost. […]

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OSAA wrestling Finals – Prep basketball Play-In – Pac-12 basketball
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OSAA wrestling Finals – Prep basketball Play-In – Pac-12 basketball

February 24, 2017 11:54 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

OSAA Wrestling Finals this weekend in Portland Huff makes return visit, this time as number one seed Four Siuslaw Vikings will square off on the mats beginning today at the OSAA 4A State wrestling tournament in Portland.  One of those will be Junior Richard Huff who finished sixth at state last year at 113 pounds.  […]

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