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Called to save - America News
Called to save1 hour ago
Terence Jay Shaw, 51, would likely be dead, if not for Albany resident Chuck Zeitler. Shaw, from California, was driving his semi truck north on I-5 in the early hours of Sept. 1 when for unknown reasons he collided with…
Rabbit Hole explores making it through a tragedy - America News
Rabbit Hole explores making it through a tragedy 4 hours ago
Shauna Kiefiuk knows it’s harder to draw audiences to local theater with more serious fare, and “Rabbit Hole” fits that description: The play captures a family going through a tragedy and drifting apart.
Court OKs bid to rid rubble from building - America News
Court OKs bid to rid rubble from building 4 hours ago
VALE — Rubble of the collapsed building that was once the Golden Slipper, a bar and grill in Vale, will soon be removed now that an agreement with Malheur County and a contractor has been signed.
Community 101: ‘a way of engaging students’ - America News
Community 101: ‘a way of engaging students’ 4 hours ago
ONTARIO — For the first time ever in Ontario, Oregon Community Foundation’s Community 101 youth philanthropy program is here for high school students, and Four Rivers Community School has a class dedicated to it.
Taming a wild horse - America News
Taming a wild horse 4 hours ago
ONTARIO — Despite the chilly weather on Wednesday, a little more than 100 inmates at Snake River Correctional Institution headed out to one of the prison yards to watch a wild horse breaking demonstration interwoven with a message of hope.
Cooperative offers express recycling option - America News
Cooperative offers express recycling option 4 hours ago
ONTARIO — Those who are signed up with a BottleDrop green bag account with Oregon Beverage Recycling Cooperative will now have a new place to drop off their bag of recycled bottles and cans to redeem cash.
ICE, arrestee request help from cops - America News
ICE, arrestee request help from cops 4 hours ago
ONTARIO — After an alleged altercation occurred between Immigration and Customs Enforcement officers and an Ontario woman, police officers were called to the scene.
Principals are cleared to skip board meetings - America News
Principals are cleared to skip board meetings 4 hours ago
PAYETTE — Principals in the Payette School District are now being spared the longstanding expectation that they will attend the monthly meetings of the district’s board of trustees.
Group limits parking, OKs manager raise - America News
Group limits parking, OKs manager raise 4 hours ago
NYSSA — During a special meeting held Tuesday evening the Nyssa City Council approved a revised resolution that designates restricting where trucks can park along Idaho Street.
Rabbit Hole explores making it through a tragedy - America News
Rabbit Hole explores making it through a tragedy 4 hours ago
Shauna Kiefiuk knows it’s harder to draw audiences to local theater with more serious fare, and “Rabbit Hole” fits that description: The play captures a family going through a tragedy and drifting apart.
WHAT'S UP? - America News
WHAT'S UP? 6 hours ago
THURSDAY, SEPT. 21
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 - America News
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 6 hours ago
Forecasters expect mostly cloudy skies, with a chance of rain, throughout the mid-valley on Thursday. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s. Lows Thursday night will be around 45, with areas of fog after midnight and early Friday.
Heftier fines, stricter laws coming for cellphone-using drivers - America News
Heftier fines, stricter laws coming for cellphone-using drivers 7 hours ago
NORTH BEND — Drivers in Oregon can no longer scroll through Facebook, search for music or check emails while behind the wheel under a distracted driving law that takes effect next month.
Lumber industry returns to work after fire closures - America News
Lumber industry returns to work after fire closures 7 hours ago
COOS BAY — After recent rains, many lumber workers have been able to return to work this week as fire levels in many areas are back down to a level safe for industrial work.
Police dogs and handlers gather for training seminar in Coos Bay - America News
Police dogs and handlers gather for training seminar in Coos Bay 7 hours ago
COOS BAY — Police K-9 teams from all over the state came to Coos Bay this week to run training exercises with the Oregon Police Canine Association for their fall seminar.
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 - America News
Thursday weather: Mostly cloudy, with highs around 63 7 hours ago
Forecasters expect mostly cloudy skies, with a chance of rain, throughout the mid-valley on Thursday. Temperatures will be in the lower 60s. Lows Thursday night will be around 45, with areas of fog after midnight and early Friday.
Council again turns down recreational marijuana sales - America News
Council again turns down recreational marijuana sales 7 hours ago
BROWNSVILLE — The often rancorous battle over recreational marijuana sales in Brownsville will continue, at least for a while.
Pop-up networking at Business Extravaganza - America News
Pop-up networking at Business Extravaganza 7 hours ago
More than 120 Albany merchants filled the Linn County Fair & Expo Center on Thursday for the 23rd annual Business Extravaganza, drawing about 1,500 visitors, according to Janet Steele, Albany Chamber of Commerce president.
Educare-Africa donates to Cameroon schools - America News
Educare-Africa donates to Cameroon schools 7 hours ago
Pavla Zakova-Laney of Albany took her 18th trip to Cameroon in May and June to support schools in the country through her Albany-based nonprofit group, Educare-Africa.
Bracelet finally home - America News
Bracelet finally home 7 hours ago
Wartime gift returned to original owner after more than 70 years
Pop-up networking at Business Extravaganza - America News
Pop-up networking at Business Extravaganza 8 hours ago
More than 120 Albany merchants filled the Linn County Fair & Expo Center on Thursday for the 23rd annual Business Extravaganza, drawing about 1,500 visitors, according to Janet Steele, Albany Chamber of Commerce president.