Local News – Occupy Main Street – Free Dental Making a Difference – Empty Bowls – Look! Up in the air! – Vikings vs. Panthers in playoff football – and Civil War

Occupy Small Business… Jan Meekcoms says the facts are indisputable… when small businesses begin ringing up sales, the economy will begin making a turnaround.  Meekcoms, the Oregon director of the National Federation of Independent Business, is calling on Oregonians to reserve the day after Black Friday for “Small Business Saturday”. […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,271 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press EUGENE, Ore. (AP) – Amanda Johnson had her fifth consecutive double-double with 17 points and 10 rebounds in an 88-73 win over Weber (WEE’-bur) State yesterday. Nia Jackson added 16 points while Jasmin Holliday […]

Local News – Community Christmas Baskets – Thanksgiving – Crash injures 3 – Shore Acres – Ducks win – Far West Football

Community Christmas Basket Efforts Underway It may only be Thanksgiving Day but it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas for some.  In fact, for the organizers of the annual Community Christmas Basket Project they’ve already been hard at work planning and beginning their fund raising.  Project Chair Shasta McMullen says […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,370 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) – Shenise Johnson scored 18 points and No. 9 Miami beat Alaska-Anchorage 72-55 yesterday in the opening round of the Carrs-Safeway Great Alaska Shootout. The Hurricanes shot just 27 percent in […]

Local News – CM Leaving – Annexation Code Extended – Community Dinner – Gas Prices and Sports

Florence City Manager Moving On… He had already announced he would be leaving sometime in the next year.  Florence City Manager Bob Willoughby moved that up a little this week when he said we will be leaving December 31st to take the job as Silverton City Manager. Bob Willoughby– “December […]

Local News – Willoughby makes it final; Stormy Weather; Rail vandals; Thanks for safety; Flo-Tones and Athlete of the Week

Looks like Stormy Weather… A gust of wind reached 97 miles an hour early this morning at a recording station on Mount Hebo in Tillamook County.  That was just one example of the strong winds that began pounding the Oregon Coast last night and are expected to continue until tomorrow.  […]