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School water tests prove negative for lead; kitten cuddlers needed; planning helps trailer removal run smoothly; and a story of love lost
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School water tests prove negative for lead; kitten cuddlers needed; planning helps trailer removal run smoothly; and a story of love lost

July 15, 2016 10:02 pm News

No measurable lead in Siuslaw school water. There is no danger from lead in drinking water at any of the Siuslaw schools.  Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak said test results from water samples came back this week with positive results. Andy Grzeskowiak – “Especially with five of the ten samples coming back with non-detectable levels and the […]

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Ems break three game skid
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Ems break three game skid

July 15, 2016 9:58 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

4-2 win keeps Eugene atop NW League Kevonte Mitchell hit a two-RBI double in the fourth inning to put the Ems on top for good and Eugene broke a three game skid with a 4-2 win over the Tri-City Dust Devils Thursday night. Despite the three losses, the Emeralds are still sitting atop not only […]

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Two decades of animal shelter; Mushroom permits; Chip truck retrieval
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Two decades of animal shelter; Mushroom permits; Chip truck retrieval

July 14, 2016 9:03 pm News

Humane Society Turns 20 20-years ago today, the animal shelter on Hope Way, just off Rhododendron Drive was still in the planning stages, but the Oregon Coast Humane Society was under way. Then, however, it was known as the Florence Area Humane Society. It was July 14rth, 1996 that the group began their effort to […]

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Emeralds handed third straight loss
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Emeralds handed third straight loss

July 14, 2016 9:00 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Dust Devils stumble, but hang on for win Despite committing three errors the Tri-City Dust Devils were able to hold off the visiting Emeralds last night, handing Eugene its third straight loss, 3-2.  The Ems trailed 1-nothing early, but then took a 2-1 lead in the top of the fifth.  The Devils retook the lead […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 14, 2016 8:01 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/782 FC DALLAS-SOUNDERS Dempsey sparks surge, Sounders beat FC Dallas 5-0 SEATTLE (AP) — Clint Dempsey, Andreas Ivanschitz and Jordan Morris scored during a 15-minute span of the first half and the Seattle Sounders routed MLS-leading FC Dallas 5-0 on Wednesday night to snap a four-game winless streak. Joevin Jones and Cristian Roldan […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 14, 2016 7:59 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1173 RAILROAD BILL Oregon senators’ bill would require probes of rail accidents PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Oregon Sens. Jeff Merkley and Ron Wyden have announced a new bill that would require a federal investigation into every railroad accident and clarify transportation officials’ moratorium power. The Democrats’ proposal, introduced Wednesday, comes following last month’s […]

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Arrest made… guns recovered; North Bend police have bomb scare suspect; gas prices remain low; and the Power of FlOreNcE!
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Arrest made… guns recovered; North Bend police have bomb scare suspect; gas prices remain low; and the Power of FlOreNcE!

July 13, 2016 9:49 pm News

Anonymous tip leads to suspect arrest Police say an anonymous tip related to a June 30th burglary and gun theft led them to a Florence residence yesterday. They questioned the occupant of the home and, says Florence Police Commander John Pitcher, they recovered all nine guns stolen from Florence True Value, including an AK-47, short […]

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Back to the diamond for the Emeralds
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Back to the diamond for the Emeralds

July 13, 2016 9:40 pm Eugene Emeralds, Sports

Eugene and Tri-City meet tonight The Eugene Emeralds get back to work this evening in Pasco, Washington after taking the day off Monday for the Major League All Star game.  The Emeralds and the Tri-City Dust Devils get underway at 7:15.

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

July 13, 2016 9:37 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–3rd Right Now/1139 CITY COUNCILOR-SEX ABUSE Former city councilor pleads no contest to sexual abuse (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) OREGON CITY, Ore. (AP) — A former city councilor in Estacada, about 30 miles southeast of Portland, has pleaded no contest to sexually abusing a female relative for six years starting when she was 6. […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

July 13, 2016 9:35 pm Associated Press, News

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/585 ALL-STAR GAME Hosmer, Perez lift AL to 4-2 All-Star win, Series home field SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer and Salvador Perez made sure the Kansas City Royals will start at home, sweet, home if they get a chance to defend their World Series title. The Royals duo homered off former Kansas […]

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