Florence Oregon News

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,230 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) – The Springfield City Council has quickly and unanimously approved an ordinance protecting gays and lesbians from discrimination. The charter amendment adds “sexual orientation” to the list of protected classes, which include race, religion, age, […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,299 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – All-American cornerback Cliff Harris has been dismissed from the Oregon Ducks for violating team rules. Harris was already suspended from the Ducks and wasn’t allowed to participate in team activities. […]

Local News – Former officer sues City – City Manager transition – Coast Village zoning – Night flying – Light up a Life

Lawsuit filed by Former City Employee The Florence City Council will start things off this evening with a closed executive session in consultation with legal counsel about a $450-thousand lawsuit filed by a former police officer.  Terry Walton was hired in 2007.  He alleges he was dismissed in August of […]

2nd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,321 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Occupy Portland protesters are taking issue with a $662 billion defense spending bill. The Oregonian reports some 30 protesters assembled at Salmon Street Springs Fountain in opposition to the National Defense Authorization Act. Protesters […]