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Medicare Boss in Florence

The man in charge of the organization that provides health care to one in three Americans was in Florence yesterday.  Dr. Don Berwick, the Administrator for the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services is touring the Northwest and talking to health care providers along the way.  He and a phalanx […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,361 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press CLEVELAND (AP) – Anthony Vasquez won his major league debut with a ton of run support and fellow rookie Dustin Ackley had three RBIs as the Seattle Mariners split a day-night doubleheader, taking the […]

Back to school

Siuslaw Elementary Principal Mike Harklerode says he expects about the same number of students this year as there were last year in grades K through five. Mike Harklerode – “Based on last year’s number we should be right around the 600 mark.  We’ve had more students so far.   A good […]

Get ready for back to school…

A good night’s sleep and a backpack that’s not too heavy are two of the most important health-related things that parents can make sure of for their students as they get ready for another school year.  For most families, fall means an earlier bedtime for kids.  Denise Johnson with CareOregon […]

Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,344 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MADRAS, Ore. (AP) – Firefighters have contained a 1,000-acre wildfire that had threatened more than 20 homes in central Oregon. No homes were lost and no one was injured in the Elk Fire although one outbuilding was reported […]