Author: Calista

Eugene Falls to Boise

The Hawks took down the Eugene Emeralds last night in Boise to open a three game series.  Emeralds starter Eury Ramos gave up seven hits and seven runs in three innings of work to the Hawks who peppered the Em’s with 12 hits and 12 runs giving Eugene, who could […]

Siuslaw National Forest

Fires Continue To Burn In Oregon

More firefighters were brought in to battle the Lobster Creek Fire on the southern Oregon coast Wednesday, a move aimed at stopping the blaze from escaping or rekindling.  The fire near Gold Beach is 15 percent contained and has burned about 450 acres, Oregon Department of Forestry officials said. Workers have begun mop-up operations after establishing containment […]

SVFR Adds New Mobile Command Unit

Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue have recently added a mobile command center to its arsenal of vehicles.  This is the first time that SVFR has had a mobile command vehicle which Fire Chief Jim Langborg says is usually only afforded larger communities. 201:  “Basically what this vehicle will do is […]

Casey Named Coach of the Year

Oregon State Head Coach Pat Casey has been named Collegiate Baseball’s National Coach of the Year.  Casey guided the Beavers to the program’s third national championship last week, and with a 5 run shutout victory over Arkansas, won his 900th game at Oregon State. The Beavers became just the second team in NCAA […]

Siuslaw River Boardwalk

Fourth of July Fireworks Safety

The Fourth of July celebration means fireworks for many.  State fire officials are reminding revelers that it is extremely important to know the difference between a legal consumer firework and a dangerous explosive device. Illegal items in Oregon include firecrackers, skyrockets, Roman candles, rockets, wheels, fountains or any other article […]