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It’s Election Day!
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It’s Election Day!

May 17, 2016 9:39 pm News

a Election turnout could exceed 60-percent Voters have until 8 pm today to return their ballots in order to be counted in today’s primary election. In Western Lane County, they can be deposited at the ballot drop box in front of the Florence Justice Center on 9th Street. In Western Douglas County, there is a […]

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Athlete of the Week excels at District TF meet
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Athlete of the Week excels at District TF meet

May 17, 2016 9:17 pm Athlete of the Week, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Precht sprints and jumps her way to State meet Siuslaw track and field standout Annmarie Precht is Coast Radio Sports’ Athlete of the Week.  The junior sprinter and jumper qualified for the OSAA 4A State Track and Field Finals in four events with wins the 100 and 200 meters at the Far West District Meet.  […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 17, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/772 TRAIL BLAZERS-STOTTS Blazers coach Terry Stotts agrees to 3-year extension PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — A person with knowledge of the negotiations says Portland Trail Blazers coach Terry Stotts has agreed to a three-year contract extension. Stotts coached the young Trail Blazers to the second round of the playoffs this year. The person […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 17, 2016 7:44 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1149 WILDFIRE OUTLOOK-PREPARATIONS US wildfire-fighters making plans for 2016 season The nation’s primary wildfire-fighters are getting ready for the 2016 season, which is expected to be worse than average in Hawaii, Alaska and the Southwest. U.S. Forest Service Chief Tom Tidwell and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack will meet with regional forest officials Tuesday […]

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2015 Florence Green Fair
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2015 Florence Green Fair

May 17, 2016 4:36 am Community Events, Community Events

Saturday, May 2nd   10am – 4pm the Florence Events Center Admission: $2 Kids Get In Free “Living green” is not just a catch phrase anymore. It’s the direction more and more people are taking as the importance of protecting the environment stays in the forefront. Now “living green” means making changes to our lifestyles – changes […]

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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards
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City Council to set election calendar; award Greener Awards

May 17, 2016 2:47 am News

6 PM meeting at City Hall The Florence City Council will set election schedules and recognize area groups who work to be more sustainable this evening. Mayor Joe Henry, along with councilors Joshua Greene and Ron Preisler will face reelection in the fall.  Councilors will review and likely approve the schedule this evening for the […]

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District Track and Field finals held for Mountain West and Far West Leagues
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District Track and Field finals held for Mountain West and Far West Leagues

May 16, 2016 10:53 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Siuslaw Girls one point off championship in FWL In Winston, the Marshfield Pirates claimed the team championships for both boys and the girls at the Far West League meet. Close behind the Lady Pirates in second place was Siuslaw with 182 points… just one point off the Girls’ championship effort.  North Bend was second for […]

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Latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports

May 16, 2016 7:49 pm Associated Press, Sports

AP-NW–Sports Right Now/1030 WILSON-COMMENCEMENT REMARKS Russell Wilson takes jab at NC State on lesson learned MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson’s quip about a personal lesson learned has gone over well at the University of Wisconsin but ruffled some feathers where he began his college career in North Carolina. Invited back to […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

May 16, 2016 7:46 pm Associated Press, News

AP-OR–2nd Right Now/1243 PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE PINATAS Oregon class celebration has presidential candidate pinatas (Information from: The Register-Guard, http://www.registerguard.com) EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — An Oregon civics teacher is getting some unexpected attention because a presidential candidate pinata was part of a class celebration after the students completed their exams. Students brought the pinata filled with candy […]

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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty
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Murder related to Mapleton bank robbery could lead to death penalty

May 13, 2016 10:36 pm News

Third defendant gets guilty verdict in 2012 slaying A 26-year old man faces the death penalty after being found guilty in the 2012 slaying of a Eugene man. A.J. Scott Nelson was convicted of aggravated murder and more than a dozen other felony charges Thursday.  A second trial phase to decide if Nelson should be […]

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