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Child Health; Gasoline Prices; Oregon Unemployment Rate
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Child Health; Gasoline Prices; Oregon Unemployment Rate

June 14, 2017 7:24 pm News

Down in Education Up in Child Health Oregon has work to do to improve its support of children, a new report finds. The Annie E. Casey Foundation’s annual Kids Count Data Book assesses states on key indicators of how children and families are faring, and this year ranks Oregon 31st overall. Results were mixed among […]

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Boston Red Sox
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Boston Red Sox

June 14, 2017 7:21 pm Sports

Thompson to the Red Sox It took most of the morning before Pam and Jon Thompson knew the fate of their son Jake as they waited for the announcement from Major League Baseball.  The former Siuslaw High School pitcher was selected by the Boston Red Sox as the 131st pick overall in what seemed like […]

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Grants Aid Retrofit; Planning Meeting; Flag Day Celebrations
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Grants Aid Retrofit; Planning Meeting; Flag Day Celebrations

June 13, 2017 11:37 pm News

Fire Station Seismic Retrofit It will take  about 5 years and a lot of grant money to accomplish, but the Siuslaw Valley Fire and rescue is in the process of strategically planning a seismic retrofit for all of the districts buildings.  Chief Jim Langborg said they worked closely with H.G.E. Engineers in Coos Bay. “They […]

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Beavers; Ducks; Emeralds
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Beavers; Ducks; Emeralds

June 13, 2017 11:35 pm Sports

Beaver News It has been an exciting week for the Oregon State Beavers. After clinching a spot in the College World Series they received news that Jake Mulholland was named Freshman All American and Max Engelbrekt PAC-12’s Scholar-Athlete of the year.  And in yesterday’s first round of the MLB Draft starting pitcher Drew Rasmussen was […]

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Protective Crows; STEM Grant; Duck Race
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Protective Crows; STEM Grant; Duck Race

June 12, 2017 8:27 pm News

When Birds Attack It is not quite as bad as a scene from an Alfred Hitchcock movie, but Florence residents have been noticing strange behavior from the bird population.  Specifically the crows.  People have been contacting the city to report being dive bombed by crows as they walk through areas of town and especially old […]

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Beavers; Ducks; Draft Day
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Beavers; Ducks; Draft Day

June 12, 2017 8:25 pm Sports

Omaha Bound Two great turnouts by Oregon State pitchers and a slew of great offense lifted the Beavers over the weekend allowing for them to make another trip to Omaha.  The Beavers met the Commodores of Vanderbilt on Friday  through a cloud of controversy surrounding starting pitcher Luke Heimlich.  After a report in the Oregonian […]

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Emergency Drill: Monuments; Florence City Council
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Emergency Drill: Monuments; Florence City Council

June 9, 2017 11:38 pm News

Drill about communications It was a successful Emergency Drill, that according to Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue Chief Jim Langborg.  While onlookers observed the event on the docks at the port of Siuslaw yesterday, they may not have gotten a clear picture of the purpose of the exercise.  Langborg said it was intended to simulate […]

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Howser Award; Heimlich Article; Super Regionals
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Howser Award; Heimlich Article; Super Regionals

June 9, 2017 11:36 pm Sports

Thompson Finalist for Howser Award On the eve of the Super Regionals the NCAA has announced the four finalists for the 36th annual Dick Howser award.  And on the list is Oregon State’s Starting Pitcher Jake Thompson.  The award each year is decided on by the National Collegiate Baseball Writers Association.  The award focuses on […]

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Parents Face School Board; Cascadia Rising; Ribbon Cutting Postponed
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Parents Face School Board; Cascadia Rising; Ribbon Cutting Postponed

June 8, 2017 9:17 pm News

Parents Get Their Say It was a meeting that presented the cool, calm, and collected side of a very tenuous issue.  What started as a very volatile petition regarding student athletes and dress codes at Siuslaw High School, became an opportunity for parents to address issue before the Siuslaw school board.  Stacey Collins initiated the […]

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Super Regionals
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Super Regionals

June 8, 2017 9:14 pm Sports

Beavers Face Familiar Foe The Oregon State Beavers are eyeing the road to Omaha, but they first have to get by the Commodores of Vanderbilt.  The Super Regionals begin tomorrow night in Corvallis and the Beavers have to win 2 in order to advance.  Now being the home team has its advantages, but the Commodores […]

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