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Herbicide application poses little or no threat to drinking water
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Herbicide application poses little or no threat to drinking water

March 17, 2015 11:01 pm News

17 March 2015 Herbicide applications pose little risk say officials A planned second annual round of herbicide application on private forest land east of Collard Lake poses little or no threat to drinking water in the Florence area. Public Works Director Mike Miller presented a written report to the City Council last night addressing concerns […]

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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports
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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports

March 17, 2015 10:56 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

17 March 2015 Prep baseball begins On the schedule today… prep baseball gets underway for the Siuslaw Vikings as they take on the Taft Tigers in Lincoln City. The first pitch is at four o’clock. NCAA Women’s Tournament The Oregon State Women open the NCAA basketball tournament at home Friday afternoon against South Dakota State. […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 17, 2015 9:26 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/17/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/239 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon Gov. Kate Brown has signed first-of-its-kind legislation under which anyone with an Oregon driver’s license will be automatically registered to vote. During the signing ceremony yesterday, Brown said the bill makes voting more secure, […]

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NW Sports from the AP

March 17, 2015 8:08 pm Associated Press, Sports

Date: 03/17/2015 04:59 AM AP-NW–SportsMinute/275 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) – After letting a 25-point lead dwindle to three, the Washington Wizards held on to beat the Portland Trail Blazers 105-97 last night, behind John Wall’s 21 points, 11 assists, nine rebounds and two […]

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1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 17, 2015 8:07 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/17/2015 04:15 AM AP-OR–1st NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press THE DALLES, Ore. (AP) – Authorities in The Dalles say a person died yesterday in a fire at a residence where shots were fired earlier as sheriff’s deputies tried to serve legal papers. The name of the victim was […]

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2015 Florence Green Fair
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2015 Florence Green Fair

March 17, 2015 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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Senator says school funding won’t decrease
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Senator says school funding won’t decrease

March 17, 2015 12:42 am News

16 March 2015 Senator says school funding will not decrease School districts will not see a decrease in funding if lawmakers approve a $7.235-billion funding proposal this week. Oregon State Senator Arnie Roblan said fears of reductions in spending on a ‘per pupil’ basis don’t take into account an expected sharp increase in property tax […]

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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports
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Taking a look at Coast Radio Sports

March 17, 2015 12:27 am Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

16 March 2015 Ducks heading to NCAA dance The Oregon men will open the NCAA tournament as a number eight seed Friday when they go up against Oklahoma State, a number nine seed, in Omaha, Nebraska. The Ducks held off Utah 67-64 Friday night in a semi-final game of the Pac-12 tournament. Arizona had no […]

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2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

March 16, 2015 8:55 pm Associated Press, News

Date: 03/16/2015 09:29 AM AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute/238 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Heavy rainfall has caused sewage to overflow into the Willamette River over the weekend. The Bureau of Environmental Services says people should avoid jet skiing and swimming near the Sellwood Bridge and Kelley Point Park […]

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Angal earns high marks
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Angal earns high marks

March 13, 2015 11:25 pm News

13 March 2015 Superintendent earns high marks Siuslaw superintendent Ethel Angal has earned high marks from the school board on her first eight months in that role. The board completed an evaluation this week, giving Angal an overall rating of 3.56 out of four. It was a “360-degree” review; taking into account feedback from school […]

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