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March 8, 2017 8:54 pm Associated Press, News

  VANCOUVER-OIL TERMINAL Port of Vancouver votes to extend oil terminal lease (Information from: The Columbian, http://www.columbian.com) VANCOUVER, Wash. (AP) — The Port of Vancouver has voted to continue to lease land to Vancouver Energy for its proposed oil transfer terminal while the evaluation and permitting process continues. The Columbian reports that port commissioners voted […]

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

March 7, 2017 8:52 pm Associated Press, Sports

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Portland Trail Blazers-Minnesota Timberwolves game has been postponed due to a slippery court. The Timberwolves announced shortly before the scheduled tip on Monday night that the game could not be played. A combination of unseasonably warm temperatures in the Twin Cities and ice laid under the court for Disney On Ice […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment

March 7, 2017 8:49 pm Associated Press, News

UBER GREYBALL SCHEME Portland to investigate Uber scheme to thwart regulators (Information from: The Oregonian/OregonLive, http://www.oregonlive.com) PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Officials in Portland are calling for an investigation into Uber’s use of software to identify and reject hails from city code enforcers when it was operating illegally in the city. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the investigation […]

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Stanford holds off Oregon State for women’s tourney win; Oregon captures share of men’s Pac-12
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Stanford holds off Oregon State for women’s tourney win; Oregon captures share of men’s Pac-12

March 7, 2017 1:18 am Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Pac-12 Women’s Tournament The Stanford Cardinal held Oregon State to just 14 points in the second half to claim a 48-43 victory at the Pac-12 Women’s Tournament in Seattle.  The Cardinal wins the conference’s automatic bid into the NCAA tournament… Oregon State, the regular season champion and ranked number six will have to wait until […]

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Local elections influenced by fire/ambulance agreement; planning for an eclipse; raffling a rifle; Local seafood?
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Local elections influenced by fire/ambulance agreement; planning for an eclipse; raffling a rifle; Local seafood?

March 7, 2017 1:15 am News

Local elections driven by fire and ambulance agreement Voters in Western Lane County will be deciding between a pair of candidates for at least one position on the Western Lane Ambulance District board of directors.  Anne Stonelake is completing her fifth term and has drawn opposition in her reelection bid.  Larry Farnsworth says he wants […]

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Latest Oregon news, sports, business and entertainment at 3:20 a.m. PST

March 6, 2017 8:46 pm Associated Press, News

  PEDESTRIAN KILLED Female pedestrian struck, killed by vehicle in Gresham GRESHAM, Ore. (AP) — A 33-year-old woman was struck and killed by a driver in Gresham. The Oregonian/OregonLive reports Gresham Police officers were called to the area at 1 a.m. Sunday and determined the pedestrian had been struck by a vehicle and was dead. […]

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FlorenceFest ’17 – Wine • Art • Jazz
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FlorenceFest ’17 – Wine • Art • Jazz

March 6, 2017 2:25 am Promotions

Friday & Saturday, March 31 – April 1 Hours: Friday 2 – 8 p.m.  &  Saturday 12- 8 p.m. at the Florence Events Center   Pre-Sale Tickets $20 available online at florencechamber.com  ~ $25 at the door includes one full day admission, commemorative glass and twelve wine tastes!   For a list of wineries and […]

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Oregon State advances to women’s Pac-12 Tourney semi-final
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Oregon State advances to women’s Pac-12 Tourney semi-final

March 4, 2017 4:30 am Oregon State Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

OSU beats Cal; will face winner of ASU-UCLA in semi tomorrow Oregon State led wire-to-wire this afternoon and downed the Cal Bears 65-49 to advance to the semi-final of the Pac-12 women’s basketball tournament at Key Arena in Seattle.  OSU, tied at number six nationwide, is the number one seed in the tournament after they […]

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Training aimed at boosting emergency response; Home and Garden Show features Kubota; Best Books of 2016; Heceta volunteers sought; Rifle Raffle to benefit VFW
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Training aimed at boosting emergency response; Home and Garden Show features Kubota; Best Books of 2016; Heceta volunteers sought; Rifle Raffle to benefit VFW

March 4, 2017 3:49 am News

Training aimed at improving medical response The number of trained volunteers with the Swisshome-Deadwood Fire Department and at the Mapleton Fire Department has been dwindling over recent years.  That’s meant fewer emergency medical “first responders”. Paramedics with Western Lane Ambulance District rely on those volunteers as they often can get to patients several minutes quicker […]

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

March 3, 2017 8:48 pm Associated Press, Sports

  PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Damian Lillard had 33 points, including a key 3-pointer with just under three minutes to go, and the Portland Trail Blazers rallied for a 114-109 victory over the Oklahoma City Thunder Thursday night. Alex Abrines’ 3-pointer put the Thunder in front 97-89 with 7:48 left for their biggest lead of […]

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