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3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,296 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press GASTON, Ore. (AP) – One person is injured after a 2-alarm fire that destroyed a home in Gaston last night. Fire officials describe the injuries as non-life-threatening. Fire crews and the Oregon Department of Forestry responded to make […]

Ducks out of top ten

The Oregon Ducks have dropped out of the top ten following their season opening loss, they’re at number 11.  Oklahoma remains number one, followed now by the LSU Tigers, Boise State, Florida State and Alabama in the top five.  Stanford is ranked 13th, while the Wisconsin Badgers, Oregon State’s next […]

Florence City Council meets this evening

The Florence City Council will get a pair of updates this evening.  First up: Cal Applebee, executive director of the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce will give a report on the chamber’s marketing activity for the year and confirm that organization’s request for $50-thousand in transient room tax money. The […]

It’s back to school…

The buses are running and the kids are walking to school.  Classes get underway at Siuslaw Elementary and Primary school today, while Sixth Graders and 9th Graders will get a half day at the middle school and high school respectively.  All grades, Kindergarten through 12, will be in session tomorrow. […]

Emeralds take first playoff game

The Eugene Emeralds took an early advantage in the West Divisional playoff of the Northwest League last night with an 8-3 win over the Vancouver Canadians.  Jace Peterson nearly hit for the cycle… opening with a home run, then adding a double and a triple to lead the way.  Game […]