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Emeralds Lose Nail-Biter
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Emeralds Lose Nail-Biter

July 21, 2017 10:05 pm Sports

Extra Innings for the Ems The Eugene Emeralds lost a nail biter last night.  The Ems, visiting the Tri-City Dust Devils were all tied up after 4 innings in a 1-1 pitching duel.  Matt Swarmer started for the Ems and went  5 and a third innings giving up 5 hits, 2 walks, 6 strike outs […]

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Tall Ships Not Profitable; School Board Meeting; Watershed Council Special Presentation
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Tall Ships Not Profitable; School Board Meeting; Watershed Council Special Presentation

July 21, 2017 10:04 pm News, Uncategorized

Tall Ships Fall Short The Festival of Sail’s visit to Coos County was not a financial windfall.  A summary report released by the Coos Bay Boat Building Center shows last month’s event resulted in a net loss of more than $80,000. The World newspaper reports that attendance numbers fell short of projections. Prospective sponsors were told that the four-day event […]

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Emeralds Run Amok!
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Emeralds Run Amok!

July 21, 2017 2:04 am Sports

Emeralds Score in 8 of 9 Innings The Eugene Emeralds sprinkled hits and runs throughout the game last night.  They only had one scoreless inning in the 5th.  Short Stop Aramis Ademan started it off in the first with a solo home run.  Enrique De Los Rios picked up his second win of the season.  […]

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Weeks Dies in Crash; Lane County Fair Opens; Umpqua Bridge Repairs; Veteran Seminar
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Weeks Dies in Crash; Lane County Fair Opens; Umpqua Bridge Repairs; Veteran Seminar

July 21, 2017 2:01 am News

Former Siuslaw Principle Killed Another tragic accident has affected the Florence community.  Oregon state Police reported that they were investigating  a fatal motorcycle accident on Tuesday morning.  At approximately 10:35 a  black 2015 BMW motorcycle ridden by former Siuslaw High School Principle John Weeks crashed into the side of a logging truck on highway 20 […]

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Helping Hands Moves Forward; Chip And Seal Date Moved; Possible Hit and Run
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Helping Hands Moves Forward; Chip And Seal Date Moved; Possible Hit and Run

July 18, 2017 9:46 pm News

Helping Hands Holds On Is there life after the planning commission decision?  Debbie Hamilton with Helping Hands believes there is.  After the Planning commission decided not to grant a use variance for a vacant building on Highway 101 Helping Hands had to come up with a new plan for feeding and assisting the needy of […]

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Emeralds Make It 4 In A Row
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Emeralds Make It 4 In A Row

July 18, 2017 9:44 pm Sports

Another Win for the Ems The Eugene Emeralds came from behind last night to take game 3 in the 5 game series against the Everett Aqua Sox.  The Ems were down 4 – 1 in the bottom of the 5th inning when a Zach Davis single scored Rafael Narea.  Then with one man on Aramis […]

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3 Game Win Streak
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3 Game Win Streak

July 17, 2017 9:15 pm Sports

Emeralds Roll The Eugene Emeralds put together a 3 game winning streak over the weekend.  On Friday the Ems finished off their series with the Hillsboro Hops with a two nothing win.  Then on Saturday hosted the Everett Aqua Sox by taking a 4 zip lead after two.  The Aqua Sox came within one and […]

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Motorcycle Death; Interior Secretary Visits Oregon; Supplies for School Emergencies
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Motorcycle Death; Interior Secretary Visits Oregon; Supplies for School Emergencies

July 17, 2017 9:14 pm News

Accident Claims Florence Resident The Oregon State Police reported Friday that 61 year old Florence resident Dan Barnum was killed when his 2017 Harley Davidson went off the road and slid in gravel before he lost control of the vehicle.  The crash happened Friday morning on Highway 20 at milepost 163 about 30 miles from […]

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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident
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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

July 15, 2017 12:32 pm Uncategorized

The Oregon State Police reported that earlier today 61 year old Florence resident Dan Barnum was killed when his 2017 Harley Davidson went off the road and slid in gravel before he lost control of the vehicle.  The crash happened Friday morning on Highway 2o at milepost 163 about 30 miles from Burns, Oregon.  The […]

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Van Fans Event; Eels Cover Roadway; Monumental Threats
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Van Fans Event; Eels Cover Roadway; Monumental Threats

July 14, 2017 8:45 pm News

Fundraiser Celebrates 20 Years Van Fans of Florence is celebrating 20 years of Ice Cream Socials to raise money for the Friends of Florence which provides free rides to Eugene for cancer treatments.  P.T. Smith and Tom Grove began Friends of Florence after Smith noticed the struggles that some patients were having getting to and […]

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