Florence Oregon News

Oregon Revenue Forecast Down $200-million

SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Oregon’s tax collections will be down nearly $200 million from projections for the two-year state budget cycle that has just begun. The latest forecast from state economists, released to lawmakers on Friday, is unlikely to require any immediate cuts in government spending because it’s early in […]

Blue-Green algae found in Coos County lake

Public health officials are warning residents and visitors to North Coos County to stay away from the water in South Tenmile Lake.  Water monitoring has confirmed the presence of toxic blue-green algae.  It can produce toxins harmful to humans and animals.  Experts say swallowing or inhaling water droplets should be […]

Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,294 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Federal prosecutors say a gold and silver coin dealer from Tigard has been indicted on 13 counts of mail fraud and wire fraud for taking customers’ money but failing to deliver coins. The U.S. […]

Emeralds take advantage of Indians

The Eugene Emeralds capitalized on seven Spokane errors… as well as a pair of home runs by second baseman Casey McElroy… to down the Indians 9-4 last night at PK Park.  McElroy joined the Ems two weeks ago after being drafted in the 11th round out of Auburn. Last night’s […]