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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election
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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election

February 6, 2017 11:59 pm News, Uncategorized

Florence to follow state law when it comes to immigration Florence police officers have not and will not enforce federal immigration laws; and the agency does not participate in routine immigration investigation and enforcement activities. That’s the Florence Police Department’s official policy.  A city spokeperson issued a statement reiterating that policy over the weekend following […]

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Prep and college sports from the weekend
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Prep and college sports from the weekend

February 6, 2017 11:55 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Prep wrestling… Richard Huff has dropped down to 113 pounds and continued his winning ways, claiming the championship at that weight class at the Cottage Grove Wrestling Invitational.  He opened competition in his first match, winning by fall in 11 seconds.  He won two decisions, 9-3 and 9-6, then claimed victory in the championship by […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 6, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  NORTHWEST WEATHER Northwest snow closes schools, prompts warnings SEATTLE (AP) — Winter weather advisories were issued for western Washington and Oregon as overnight snow snarled roadways and prompted school closures. Forecasts were for up to 4 inches of snow in Seattle and even more was predicted in other areas of the Puget Sound. Many […]

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

February 6, 2017 8:51 pm Associated Press, Sports

  OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook scored 19 of his 42 points in the fourth quarter, leading the Oklahoma City Thunder to a 105-99 victory over the Portland Trail Blazers yesterday. Westbrook also had eight assists and four rebounds. Victor Oladipo added 24 points and 13 boards, helping Oklahoma City (30-22) move within a […]

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Sex abuse conviction; toxins trigger crab closure; Levy extension sent to voters; Points of Grace to expand; Local elections offer chance for involvement
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Sex abuse conviction; toxins trigger crab closure; Levy extension sent to voters; Points of Grace to expand; Local elections offer chance for involvement

February 3, 2017 11:55 pm News

Florence man convicted of sex abuse A Florence man will spend at least six years and three months in jail after he was found guilty this week of several counts of sex abuse.  Prosecutors said 61-year old Randy Clay sexually abused two Florence girls he had photographed in his apartment.  The abuse reportedly took place […]

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Mapleton hosts non-league basketball; Siuslaw starts second half of season; Ducks escape the Sun Devils; and the Wildcats blast the Beavers.
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Mapleton hosts non-league basketball; Siuslaw starts second half of season; Ducks escape the Sun Devils; and the Wildcats blast the Beavers.

February 3, 2017 11:50 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Prep basketball Mapleton hosted the Marshfield JV for a pair of non-league basketball games last night.  The Junior Pirates came out on top 24-20 in the girls’ game; for the boys, it was Marshfield winning as well, 56-51.  Dominic Wells led scoring for the Sailors with 16 points and 24 rebounds.  Mapleton will be back […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

February 3, 2017 8:45 pm Associated Press, News

  INMATES INDICTED-DEPUTY ASSAULT Inmates indicted in alleged deputy assault in Salem (Information from: Statesman Journal, http://www.statesmanjournal.com) SALEM, Ore. (AP) — Authorities say two Salem jail inmates have been indicted on attempted murder, strangulation and other charges in an incident in which a deputy sheriff was assaulted. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office said in a […]

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

February 3, 2017 8:42 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PROVO, Utah (AP) — Nigel Williams-Goss scored 33 points and Number 1 Gonzaga remains the lone undefeated team in the country after an 85-75 victory at Brigham Young Thursday night. The Bulldogs now have the longest winning streak in school history. CHENEY, Wash. (AP) — Jacob Wiley scored a career-high 38 points and added […]

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Car jack attempt foiled; Man killed after walking into traffic; Acupuncture clinic expanding offerings; Gas prices fall; Wyden continues Town Hall Tour; Lane Voters will decide jail levy extension
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Car jack attempt foiled; Man killed after walking into traffic; Acupuncture clinic expanding offerings; Gas prices fall; Wyden continues Town Hall Tour; Lane Voters will decide jail levy extension

February 3, 2017 12:55 am News

Mapleton woman evades potential car-jacker A Veneta man had a busy day Tuesday.  Police say 25-year old Trennon Roy Smith was arrested in Florence after a “one man crime wave” in which he stole one car, threatened a woman in Mapleton and several more people in Florence and tried to steal several more vehicles. Florence […]

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Far West Wrestling Tournament results; Basketball schedules
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Far West Wrestling Tournament results; Basketball schedules

February 2, 2017 11:58 pm Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Vikings claim victory in two Far West Weight classes Two Siuslaw Vikings faced off in the 285 pound weight class final last night at the Far West League Tournament in North Bend.  In the end, it was the elder of the two… Kainan Lane… who came away with the championship.  Matthew Horillo was the runner […]

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