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NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,291 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Undrafted rookie Doug Baldwin blocked a first-quarter punt that was returned by Michael Robinson 17 yards for a touchdown, then caught a 29-yard TD pass from Tarvaris Jackson in the third […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,303 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Hours after the Port of Portland shut down two of its four terminals when police arrested two people and seized weapons, about 400 anti-Wall Street protesters briefly disrupted a third terminal. Protesters blocked movement […]

Local News – Sweet Creek Road Repairs; Siuslaw Schools; Museum Donation and Viking Sports

Sweet Creek Road Repairs to be Outlined A major repair for an 11-hundred foot long retaining wall along Sweet Creek Road is set to begin in the summer of 2012.  The preliminary designs for that structure along the Siuslaw River, 2 miles south of Mapleton, will be introduced later this […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,353 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) – Brock Motum scored a career-high 27 points to lead Washington State to a 93-55 victory against Santa Clara yesterday. Charlie Enquist had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Cougars. […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,284 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland firefighters say a 70-year-old woman has died, apparently from toxic smoke from oxygen tubing that was melted by a cigarette. KATU-TV says firefighters were called to the home at the Mobile Estates late […]

Local News – Unemployment Numbers Drop – Oregon Ranks 2nd In Sexual Assualts in Northwest – & Kiwanis Candy Sales

November’s jobless numbers are in and the Oregon Employment Department is reporting a drop from October’s seasonally adjusted 9.5 percent to 9.1 percent. The biggest job gains last month were reported in public employment sectors including retail and education.  People leaving the work force for retirement, self – employment, and […]