Archive for February, 2017

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

February 24, 2017 9:22 pm Associated Press, Sports

Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Damian Lillard scored 33 points, C.J. McCollum added 22 and the Portland Trail Blazers beat the Orlando Magic 112-103 Thursday night to snap a three-game losing streak. The Trail Blazers spoiled Terrence Ross’ debut with the Magic […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 24, 2017 9:21 pm Associated Press, News

  STATE BIRD Oregon lawmaker looks to replace meadowlark as state bird (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon lawmaker says the current state bird is unoriginal, and instead wants to replace it. The Statesman Journal reports that state Sen. Fred Girod sponsored a resolution to replace the western meadowlark as […]

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Economic outlook brighter; Summer eclipse brings spring plans; Gas prices stable; PeaceHealth Lab jobs lost; Rock fall blocks rail line
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Economic outlook brighter; Summer eclipse brings spring plans; Gas prices stable; PeaceHealth Lab jobs lost; Rock fall blocks rail line

February 24, 2017 12:55 am News

Economy helps lawmakers with revenue… but not much Oregon lawmakers applauded Oregon’s economic performance, but warn that budget cuts are still on the horizon. State economists told legislators in Salem this week that strong economic growth is expected to continue for at least the next two years.  In turn, that will provide an additional $195-million […]

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Pac 12 basketball – Viking Wrestlers head to state meet
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Pac 12 basketball – Viking Wrestlers head to state meet

February 24, 2017 12:50 am Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Ducks pull off comeback Dillon Brooks hit a three-pointer with two-tenths of a second left on the clock to cap a comeback from 16 points down and number six Oregon beat California last night in Berkeley 68-65.  Oregon trailed by ten with just four minutes left before rallying for the win that moved them back […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 23, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  NORTHWEST ATTORNEYS GENERAL-RESISTANCE-THE LATEST The Latest: AG says state needs protection from travel ban SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Attorney General Ellen Rosenblum has filed a motion in federal court to intervene in a lawsuit filed by Washington state against an immigration ban imposed by President Donald Trump. Rosenblum said in the motion filed […]

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

February 23, 2017 8:44 pm Associated Press, Sports

  BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Dillon Brooks hit a 3-pointer with 0.2 seconds to play to cap a comeback from 16 points down and No. 6 Oregon beat California 68-65 on Wednesday night to keep its hopes alive for a Pac-12 title. The Ducks (25-4, 14-2) trailed by 16 points early in the second half […]

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Cold Weather Shelter to open this week; Lane County improves bond rating; Florence Fest ’17 to debut; PeaceHealth Lab Layoffs; Gas prices steady
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Cold Weather Shelter to open this week; Lane County improves bond rating; Florence Fest ’17 to debut; PeaceHealth Lab Layoffs; Gas prices steady

February 23, 2017 12:43 am News

Cooler weather prompts opening of shelter The Florence Emergency Cold Weather Shelter will be open tonight and tomorrow… and if cooler overnight temperatures persist, it could open Friday night as well. The shelter this evening will be housed in the Presbyterian Church of the Siuslaw at 3996 Highway 101. Greg Wood with the Presbyterian Church […]

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Prep and college basketball this week
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Prep and college basketball this week

February 23, 2017 12:38 am Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Prep basketball:  Siuslaw to host Newport for Play-In The Siuslaw Vikings will host the Newport Cubs Friday night, seven pm at Siuslaw High School, for an OSAA basketball “Play-In” game.  The Vikings, the second place team in the Far West will host the fourth place Cubs from the Oregon West Conference.  Coast Radio Sports will […]

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