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Sailor’s defense smothers Alsea

Jan. 22, 2022 -- MHS girls use aggressive defense in league win

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COVID-19 puts hamper on youth sports

Jan. 20, 2022 — Mapleton, Siuslaw and Boys & Girls Club basketball all shutdown until at least next week

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POW! Pro Wrestling is ‘Back from Beyond’

Jan. 19, 2022 -- Florence resident hosts pro wrestling show Saturday at historic McArthur Court

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Vikings lead at Lutz

Jan. 18, 2022 — SHS wrestlers sweep boys and girls titles at home meet

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Sailor boys win second straight, Viking girls shut down for week

Jan. 18, 2022 — Wrap-up of local roundball action

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Viking grapplers grab opportunity

Jan. 14, 2022 — SHS to host 20 team tournament Saturday

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Mapleton crushes Crow

Jan. 14, 2022 — Sailor boys get first hoops win

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League playing looming, Viks growing

Jan. 11, 2022 — SHS girls hoops hosts twelve team Crossover

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Viks look forward to league play, fresh start

Jan. 11, 2022 — SHS boys wrap up 6-6 preseason, tough Sky-Em next

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Trout time

Jan. 7, 2022 — ODFW begins stocking Oregon lakes next week

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Sailor girls move up Mountain West standings

Jan. 7, 2022 — MHS girls win 2 of 3, boys look for first win

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Boys & Girls Club delays start of kids hoops season

Jan. 6, 2022 — Omicron causes 2 week delay

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2021: Sports Year in Review

Jan. 4, 2022 — A look back at Mapleton and Siuslaw's biggest sports stories for 2021

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Perfect catch

Dec. 30, 2021 — Mapleton fishing tackle company Spin-X Design in the business of building community

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SHS wrestlers overcome early season adversity

Dec. 29, 2021 — Girls 4th, boys 10th at Grants Pass

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Billies edge Viks on last second lay-up

Dec. 23, 2021 — Vikings wins two, loses two over four game stretch

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Develop a strategy to catch winter steelhead

Dec. 23, 2021 — Successful steelhead fishing

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Sailors Mountain West Middle School Champs

Dec. 21, 2021 — MMS takes girls basketball title in Crow

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Viks complete Hack-a-thon threepeat

Dec. 17, 2021 — Siuslaw High School designers and coders excel in first competition of season

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Getting better every day

Dec. 17, 2021 — Viking girls basketball steadily improving

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Old rivalry, new friends

Dec. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw visits Mapleton for third annual middle school tilt

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Sailors solve Riddle, get first win of season

Dec. 15, 2021 — Mapleton finishes third at Cow Creek Classic

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Accolades continue to accumulate for SHS footballers

Dec. 13, 2021 — Local businesses celebrate team by ‘Ringing in the Season’

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Viking grapplers get season started

Dec. 10, 2021 — Siuslaw competes at Cascade

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Young Sailors steering the ship in right direction

Dec. 10, 2021 — Mapleton boys showing great improvement after three games

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Three Rivers opens Sportsbook

Three Rivers Casino and Resort has worked on this project for more than a year.

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Mapleton girls inches from victory on opening night

Dec. 7, 2021 — New basketball coach Vanessa Clemons has team headed in right direction

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So far, so good for Viking boys

Dec. 6, 2021 — SHS basketball players face quick turnaround after deep football playoff run

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Oregon’s commercial crab fishery opens Dec. 1

Nov. 30, 2021

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Viking football takes 3A state championship

Nov. 29, 2021 — Siuslaw team completes perfect season with 14-9 victory in state title game

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Playing football with family

Nov. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw team shares weekly meals and a bond of brotherhood

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Remembering Siuslaw vs. South Umpqua round one

Nov. 27, 2021 — Vikings faced Lancers for a state title in 1981

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week - Nov. 14 - Nov. 20 - Isaac Garza

Nov. 24, 2021

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Vikings snare Hawks

Siuslaw advances to 3A state title game with tight win over La Pine

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On the trail — Waxmyrtle Trial

Nov. 22, 2021 — A review of Waxmyrtle Trail

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week - Nov. 7 - Nov. 13 - Avery Hart

Nov. 16, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Camp Lacouture - SHS Senior

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Viks defeat Challengers

Nov. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw’s running game strong in victory; advance to state semifinals

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Siuslaw athletes accumulate All-League awards

Nov. 12, 2021 — Sky-Em All-League teams are announced for soccer, cross country and volleyball

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Johnson moves up the all-time top 10

Nov. 12, 2021 — SHS cross country, track coach moves up all-time state championship list

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Viks cruise past Cavs as they advance to quarterfinals

Nov. 9, 2021 — Brotherhood and defense keys for Siuslaw

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Both Siuslaw teams win Oregon 4A Cross Country Championship

Nov. 9, 2021 — Viks win both boys and girls titles for second time in school history

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First king tides of season this weekend

Nov. 5, 2021 —

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Outlaws oust Viks

Nov. 5, 2021 — Sisters ends Siuslaw volleyball season in quarterfinals

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Upriver ultimate

Nov. 5, 2021 — Mapleton students learn new skills and have fun with elective class

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week - Oct. 24 - Oct. 30 - Rylee Colton - SHS Senior

Nov. 2, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Desi Tupua - SHS Junior

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Viks sweep Huskies

Nov. 2, 2021 — Siuslaw volleyball team beats North Marion, advances to second round of state tournament

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Viks XC shows skies the limit at Sky-Em

Nov. 2, 2021 —Siuslaw girls and boys teams advance to state

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The miracle in Junction City

Nov. 1, 2021 — Siuslaw comes back from 26 down to win division title and finish regular season undefeated

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Local woman runs Boston Marathon

Oct. 29, 2021 — Perletti uses platform to help reduce child abuse

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Coach Clemons excited to get to work

Oct. 29, 2021 — Mapleton welcomes new girls basketball coach

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Siuslaw bumps Banks

Oct. 29, 2021 — Viking volleyball advances to state playoffs with play-in win

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Viks XC claims all the brownie points

Oct. 27, 2021 — Siuslaw dominates home meet

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Cheerleaders’ competition season gets going

Oct. 26, 2021 — Siuslaw takes 3rd in Sherwood

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Viks swat Eagles

Oct. 26, 2021 — Siuslaw football remains undefeated after beating Santiam Christian for the first time

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 17 - Oct. 23 - Mylee Blake - SHS Freshman

Oct. 26, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Camp Lacouture - SHS Senior

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 10 - Oct. 16 - Chad Hughes - SHS Senior

Oct. 25, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Hayden Muller - SHS Volleyball Senior

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Viking volleyball look towards postseason

Oct. 21, 2021 - SHS finishes near top of Marshfield Tournament, drops close one to JC

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Siuslaw says ‘sayonara’ to soccer season

Oct. 21, 2021 - Viking Senior Night concludes year of improvement

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Remembering one of Mapleton’s best football seasons

Oct. 21, 2021 - 1964 Sailors took down the Vikings twice in one year

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Sailor volleyball says ‘so long’ to seniors

Oct. 19, 2021 - Friends and family celebrate Blake, Burruss, Flansberg and Shird

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Viks XC takes team titles at Tillamook

Oct. 18, 2021 - Colton and Hughes finish at top of WCC

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Viks beat Billies as pursuit of perfection continues

Oct. 18, 2021 - Numerous state and team records broken

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Registration open for SMS wrestling, girls basketball

Oct. 15, 2021 - Practice for Wrestling and Girls Basketball at Siuslaw Middle School starts Oct. 25

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Viks volleyball victorious in very tight Sky-Em

Oct. 15, 2021 - Siuslaw dominates Marist at home, beats Marshfield on the road then returns home to take care of Elmira on Senior Night

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Sailors sweep Siletz Valley

Oct. 15, 2021 - MHS volleyball picks up two big wins in one night

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Sailors get on the gridiron

Oct.14, 2021 — Mapleton’s flag football team gets on the field

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Oct. 3 - Oct. 9 - Henry Rankin - SHS Senior

Oct. 12, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Zoe Alberty - SHS Senior

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Viks faster than field in Philomath

Oct. 12, 2021 — Siuslaw continues stellar XC season; boys first, girls second

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Viks ground Hawks, continue to win in dramatic fashion

Oct. 11, 2021 — Siuslaw moves to top of OSAA rankings with tight win over La Pine

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Viking soccer doesn’t back down

Oct. 8, 2021 — SHS drops two, improvement continues

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Florence women fight back

Oct. 8, 2021 — Women’s self-defense class offered locally

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Siuslaw announces new girls basketball coach

Oct. 7, 2021 —Last coach to lead Viks to postseason returns to team

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Viks close but can’t tame Lions

Oct. 7, 2021 — Siuslaw drops close match between top two teams in Sky-Em

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Siuslaw News/KCST Athlete of the Week Sept. 26 - Oct. 2 - Ian Sissel - SHS Junior

Oct. 5, 2021 — Honorable Mention - Chad Hughes - SHS Senior

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Vikings take off on home trails

Oct. 4, 2021 — Boys place first at Woahink, girls third

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Viks volleyball on a roll

Oct. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw gets first home win, takes gold in JC

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Vikings overcome Challengers

Oct. 4, 2021 — Camp Lacouture scores 3 TDs, 3 different ways vs. Cascade Christian

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Viking volleyball downs Falcons

Oct.1, 2021 — After slow start, Siuslaw takes care of Sky-Em foe

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Siuslaw soccer works on closing the gap

Oct. 1, 2021 — Tigers and Falcons barely beat Viks on road

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Viks volleyball drops heartbreaker to Pirates

Sept. 28, 2021 — crowd watches intense five-set match

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Viking boys take Nike team title in PDX

Sept. 28, 2021 — Ulrich wins in photo finish, Rylee Colton third for girls

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SHS gridders get big win in PDX

Sept. 27, 2021 – Viks grind out victory over 4A foe

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Northwest Classic – Eugene – Sept. 18 - Results

Sept. 24, 2021 – Vikings take both girls and boys titles

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Vikings drop two to open Sky-Em

Sept. 23, 2021 – JV Picks up 7-5 win versus Marshfield

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Mountain West and Sky-Em Volleyball in full swing

Sept. 23, 2021 – Mapleton loses two; Siuslaw opens with league win at Marist

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Viks battle Billies

Sept. 20, 2021 – Siuslaw first team to score on Pleasant Hill this season

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Vikings win Silver bracket at Sisters Tournament

Sept. 21, 2021 – Completes ‘quest’ after barely missing chance at Gold

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Viking defense cuffs Outlaws

Sept. 20, 2021 — Siuslaw ‘brings the smoke’ after both teams forced to flee it

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Vikings fall twice on road

Siuslaw loses pair of non-league matches on the road, Mapleton Swept at Riddle

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Mapleton football program to take hiatus from tackle football

Sept. 16, 2021 — With no seniors on squad, hopes remain high for 2022

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Viks are off to the races

Sept. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw opens cross country season against Oregon’s top teams at Monmouth

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Viking opener is Knights’ nightmare

Sept. 15, 2021 — Siuslaw football victorious in first game of season

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Klampe clamps down, wins 2 tournaments in one weekend

Sept. 11, 2021 — Local golfer brings back excitement for youth golf in Florence

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‘We want to take advantage of every little thing we can in a football game’

Sept. 11, 2021 — Siuslaw football team plans to do things different than the rest

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Mapleton Volleyball loses league opener in tight back and forth battle

Sept. 8, 2021 — Team plans to ‘beat them at their place’ on Sept. 23

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Vikings baffle Bulldogs with 4-1 win

Sept. 8, 2021 — Freshman Ray Brito Xilot scores two goals in Viking win

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Golfer wins PNW Senior PGA Championship

Sept. 6, 2021 — Bob Rannow represented Ocean Dunes Golf Links at tournament

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Holiday Bowl closes doors

Sept. 6, 2021 — Bowling center owners hope to sell after over three decades in Florence

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Siuslaw volleyball opens with a jamboree and a doubleheader

Sept. 4, 2021 — Siuslaw d Phoenix: 25-18, 25-11, 25-16 Sutherlin d Siuslaw: 25-15, 25-14, 19-25, 11-25, 8-15

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Vikings secure first soccer win of the season

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Siuslaw soccer kicks off their season in Newport

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Mapleton volleyball plays season-opener games

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Mapleton football makes the move to six-man this season

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Sailing into a new school year with Mapleton sports

Aug. 25, 2021 — Athletic Director gives update on new hires for football

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Lady Sailors hit the volleyball courts this week

Aug. 25, 2021 — Mapleton High School's volleyball team prepares for season

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‘Mini’ golf — Florence Golf Links holds free two-week Junior Golf Camp

Aug. 25, 2021 — Florence Golf Links holds free two-week Junior Golf Camp

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Siuslaw football suspended as COVID-19 detected

Aug. 23, 2021 — UPDATE: Siuslaw Football team could receive partial program clearance for vaccinated athletes starting Aug. 26

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Getting back to football

Aug. 21, 2021 — Siuslaw High School’s football team is using its offseason to prepare for the first full season of the sport since 2019. Practices are going on now.

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Training to field calls

Aug. 18, 2021 — Siuslaw Youth Soccer trains referees to call games

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Siuslaw’s volleyball team gets a new head coach

Aug. 18, 2021 — Blake has the benefit of having worked with the current team since they first began playing together years ago in club

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‘Big shoes to fill’

Aug. 14, 2021 — Siuslaw’s cross country team works to return to state this season

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Crabbing with Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife

Aug. 11, 2021 — The beginning of crabbing season approaches

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Miller Park opens new concession stand

Aug. 11, 2021 — City of Florence officials, including Florence Mayor Joe Henry (center, with scissors), the Florence City Council, Public Works employees and city department heads, along with Florence Area Chamber of Commerce Ambassadors, held a ribbon cutting ceremony for Miller Park’s new concession building.

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Local runners compete in Cascade Lakes Relay

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Paddling down the Siltcoos River Canoe Trail

Aug. 7, 2021 — Kayaks offer tranquil exploration of river as it connects to the ocean

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On the Trail — A Review of Hobbit Trail and China Creek Loop

Aug. 4, 2021 — A review

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Siuslaw soccer in full swing for summer

July 31, 2021 — Team gears up for 2021-22 season

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C&M provides a stable business

July 28, 2021 — Trail and beach rides connect visitors to horses, nature

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Campfire and other restrictions now in effect in Siuslaw National Forest

July 24, 2021 — Fire danger increases in summer 2021

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Turn of the tide

July 24, 2021 — Cape Perpetua Marine Reserve Collaborative offers summer programs to explore tidepool, learn wildlife

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Sandland Adventures is ‘dune’ it right

July 21, 2021 — Seeing the Oregon Dunes National Recreation Area from sandrail gives recreationists a view of the dunes and the Pacific Ocean south of Florence.

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On the Trail — A Review of Taylor Dunes Trail

July 17, 2021 — A review

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2021-22 Squad goals

July 17, 2021 — Siuslaw’s Cheer squad plans fundraisers

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A whole new meaning for ‘tee’ time

July 14, 2021 — Women’s Golf League plays at Ocean Dunes Golf Links

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Charity ride down West Coast hits Florence on Thursday

July 14, 2021 — The Fuller Center Bicycle Adventure West Coast Team started their 1,640-mile journey in Washington on July 9 and will bike into Florence on July 15.

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It takes a village to raise a Sailor

July 10, 2021 — Mapleton graduate JJ Neece prepares for collegiate competition

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FloPiBa presents Florence with a real pickle(ball)

July 7, 2021 — Florence’s Pickleball group, FloPiBa, meets three mornings a week at Rolling Dunes Park to play

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On the Trail — Heceta Head Lighthouse Trail

July 3, 2021 — A review

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Harvesting clams

July 3, 2021 — Licenses are required for clammers older than 12

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Hayden Muller places fourth in state

June 30, 2021 — Siuslaw sends one to Oregon Wrestling Association State Championship

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A stately showing for Vikings’ boys wrestling team

June 30, 2021 — Vikings place sixth at state, bring home the medals

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Siuslaw sports – A year in review

June 26, 2021 — Siuslaw athletes got the chance to practice, compete and excel in a number of sports despite the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Viks finish basketball season with mixed results

June 23, 2021 — "Within our team, we know that we can play with anyone, and that the only team that can beat us is ourselves"

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Siuslaw wrestles up several regional titles, prepares for state

June 23, 2021 — Viking athletes take to the mat

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Bailey Overton named First Team All-State

June 23, 2021 — Siuslaw High School Junior honored for softball

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Sailors on winning streak

June 19, 2021 — Mapleton confidently heads into final game of season

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Lady Sailors play final games of the season

June 19, 2021 — Some players suit up to play with boys

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Siuslaw ‘shoots’ and scores big in Clay Target League

June 19, 2021 — Local team holds first tournament

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Siuslaw girls play ‘high intensity’ games

June 16, 2021 — Lady Vikings fall to Pirates, defeat Falcons

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‘When a game plan plays out’

June 16, 2021 — Vikings rally from loss to Pirates by beating Falcons

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Viks clip Eagles on Senior Night

June 12, 2021 — Dual meets against Stayton and Marshfield yield one win, one loss

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More to cheer about for Siuslaw’s coach

June 12, 2021 — Coach Teri Straley earns OCCA Rookie Recognition Award

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Vikings take on Philomath, Elmira/Crow

June 5, 2021 — Dual meet yields one win, one loss

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Local racer ‘Gee’ Armstrong back kicks sand racing back in gear

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Siuslaw grapplers pin down several more dual meet wins

The Viks won three of four duals they competed in, defeating Toledo, Siletz Valley/Eddyville and Waldport, and falling only to Cascade by just one point.

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Sailors chart a course of back-to-back wins on hardwood

The Sailor boys defeated Triangle Lake and Mohawk last week, improving to 2-2 in league play.

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Viks swept by Spartans on the road

The Vikings' next game is this afternoon at Elmira, beginning with the boys game at 1:30 p.m., followed by the girls game at 3 p.m.

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Vik wrestlers shows strong in first meet, sweep Marshfield duals

Siuslaw’s wrestling team participated in its first two meets over the weekend.

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Viking track teams bring home state hardware

While the event itself was spectacular, the wins for the Vikings made it even more so.

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Sailors Nab 1A State Medals

“It was a good ending to the season! They did well and represented Mapleton well.” --- Athletic Director Carrie Dean

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Siuslaw wrestling team ready to pin return to state mats

Last year, Wartnik’s team was quite successful, with several athletes going to state on both the boys and girls squads.

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Mapleton Sailors chart challenging course for new season

In two weeks, Mapleton will have two additional players on the team. But for now, as Wolgamott explained, “We’ve just got to keep our head above water.”

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Lady Viks bitten by visiting Bulldogs

The Lady Viks’ next game, which will be their first official league game, is Tuesday (May 25) at Marist starting at 7:15 p.m.

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Viks on course for standout season

One thing the Vikings have going for them this year is size and depth.

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Mapleton teams ready to sail into basketball season

The Mapleton boys and girls teams will return to the court Thursday (May 20) Eddyville Charter. Boys play at 5:30 p.m., followed by the girls at 7 p.m.

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Viks play final doubleheaders of season

“There is no doubt, in a full-length season with the additional non-league games, Bailey would have broken the all-time season home run record for Siuslaw softball.” — Sean O'Mara, SHS softball coach

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Siuslaw boys track team takes Sky-Em crown

The Siuslaw boys team won the district title, with the girls finishing third overall. Both teams will send multiple athletes to state this weekend.

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Coach Greene says goodbye

Greene spoke to Mapleton students about hard working paying off for students like JJ Neece.

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Viks enter final week around diamonds

The first inning was the most difficult for Siuslaw, as they gave up 12 runs to put Marist comfortably ahead early on.

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Cheer team holds final competition — virtually

Making the move to compete as a non-building team this year also allowed the squad to compete on more even ground.

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Siuslaw swept by Pirates

The Viks will finish the season on the road this Saturday (May 15) at Junction City for a doubleheader beginning at 2 p.m.

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Lady Viks sunk by Pirates in doubleheader

The Lady Viks' final games for the season are this Saturday at Junction City in a doubleheader beginning at noon.

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Siuslaw on track to win district, state titles

This weekend, Siuslaw hosts the 4A district meet at home on Friday and Saturday (May 14-15). For the district meet, every team can enter three athletes per event, and one relay team.

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Lady Vikings leave Falcons' nest with loss

May 8, 2021 — Siuslaw plays Softball at Elmira

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Falcons fly away with wins over Vikings in two-game re-match

May 8, 2021 — Siuslaw Baseball plays Elmira

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Mapleton track posts PRs in runaway season

May 8, 2021 — Mapleton ends season with home track meet

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Lady Vikings catch Lions, nab first win

“The offense and defense was going to have to make some adjustments if they were to have an opportunity to score their first league win in the second game of the night.” — Siuslaw coach Sean O'Mara

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Siuslaw baseball swept by Lions

“We did a good job of limiting the number of errors in the game.” — Siuslaw coach Tom Shinn.

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Vikings raise bar at Sky-Em Showcase

The Siuslaw boys finished in first place overall; the Lady Viks finished fourth.

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Vikings Field PRs, School Records At CG Track Meet

On Monday, Johnson spoke with the boys team about how it has a chance to be competitive enough to win the district championship.

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Mapleton Sails With High Marks at P. Hill

Although the Sailors have one of the smaller teams competing this season, they are making their presence known.

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Siuslaw ball clubs scratched by Tigers

While the Lady Viks had a narrow 1-run loss to Junction City, the Siuslaw boys were 10-run Ruled in the sixth inning.

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Vikings land plenty of PRs at home meet

April 28, 2021 — Central Coast Invitational at Siuslaw

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Siuslaw Baseball and Softball swept by Marist in doubleheaders

April 28, 2021 — Games played April 23 at Marist

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Viks Swing Into The Night Against Elmira

“We reduced the number of strikeouts in this game [and] we ran the bases aggressively, which I like to see.” — Siuslaw coach Tom Shinn.

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Siuslaw Bats Well In Second Game

Moving forward, according to coach Sean O’Mara, “Now it’s a measure of how well we can do against this team when we play them again.”

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Viking Baseball Comes Out Swinging

“We've struggled, but we're trying to rebuild some things,” said Siuslaw baseball coach Tom Shinn.

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Siuslaw's influential trio

"Siuslaw football means more than most things in life because it’s a family — it’s a brotherhood — and it gave me a sense of purpose.” — Siuslaw senior defensive lineman Christian Newlan

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Clay Target League teaches safety, respect

April 17, 2021 — Siuslaw shooting team begins season with training

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Sailors top Mountaineers in farewell game

Friday’s win marked a winning record of 4-2 overall, and second place in the 1A Special District 1 North League.

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Viks serve cold bowl of redemption to Bulldogs

Siuslaw’s defense kept the Bulldogs on a short leash, allowing them only a few sniffs of the end zone but never across it.

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Siuslaw completes sweep at state

According to coach Chris Johnson, it took the cooperation of many to make the event work, with coaches and individuals from several schools putting their heads together.

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Lady Sailors celebrate season of growth

Despite the challenges, Mapleton’s volleyball team has shown great heart and spirit throughout the shortened season.

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Diamonds in the rough

With just one week of practices before competitions start, there is a lot to work on before the first game day.

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Siuslaw's inaugural varsity soccer season nets high marks

The Vikings remained tied with the Falcons for a good portion of the second half. But towards the end, Elmira got a bit of a breakaway and scored with less than 10 minutes in the match.

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Vikings bitten by Tigers, 34-48

Siuslaw came out strong in the opening series, with Elijah Blankenship scoring a touchdown off of a five-yard run less than a minute and a half into the first quarter.

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Sailors sink Pirates, head into final game

The Sailors’ final game of the season, which is also Senior Night, is at home this Friday starting at 7 p.m.

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Viks run away with Sky-Em titles

The girls finished with a combined score of 19 points, defeating second-place Marist with 36 points. In the boys race, the Viks finished with a near-perfect score of 16 points.

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Lady Sailors head into final week

“I think we were thrown a lot of adversity today,” said coach Molly Dooley. “And I think that the girls played through it as best they could.” — Mapleton coach Molly Dooley

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Lady Viks sink Pirates, cage Lions to end season

This week, Siuslaw’s volleyball team faced an unusual three-game week for its final competitions of the season.

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Lady Sailors meet rough waters at Alsea

In addition to their relentless attitude, Dooley was pleased that her younger players are getting more experience and taking more chances on both offense and defense.

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Vikings outpace Outlaws, 36-19

Though the Outlaws were first to score, on a field goal, it was the only time they held the lead.

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Vik soccer fields final home game

After having a game of growth against the Pirates, the victory against the Tigers was especially satisfying for the Vikings.

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Viks volley, break 'Pirates curse'

The Lady Vikings were able to battle back for a 5-game victory over Marshfield for the first time in more than four years.

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Sailors have little luck against Irish in home opener

Mapleton was on fire, but their tenacity was met by Waldport as the Irish came back in the first half to tie things up at 20-20 to end the first quarter.

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Vikings hand Harrisburg loss in Eagles' nest, 58-12

“Defensively, our kids played with a sense of urgency and were willing to do their jobs and trust the other 10 guys on the field to do theirs.” — Coach Sam Johnson

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Siuslaw sweeps Sky-Em meet

in the Sky-Em League cross country preview meet, both Siuslaw men’s and women’s teams won their races by a landslide.

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Camping at Washburne State Park reopens April 5

March 20, 2021 — Popular campground reopens after full year closure

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Viks lose close one in Cottage Grove, Sweep Spartans

“This was definitely the best game we've played all season. It was really fun to watch the girls actually playing up to their full potential.” — Coach Ashlee Cole

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Siuslaw soccer powers on through first varsity season

“There are definitely things we can work on but, overall, I'm proud of our team for maintaining their effort and enthusiasm.” — Coach Londi Tomaro

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Sailors on course for growth

“I think we're getting there with some parts of it. I'm really proud of especially the digging up, because they will go full force to hit the wall. So that's been really exciting.” — Coach Molly Dooley

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Viks land short of Eagles

The Vikings started the first quarter with extreme tenacity fueled in part by Camp Lacouture, who stunned Santiam Christian with a 38-yard run.

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SHS cross country on course for runaway season

The men’s and women’s teams took wins at both meets, showcasing their athleticism by running two meets in three days.

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Vik soccer team kicks it up a notch for home win

Tomaro’s Vikings were able to step up their game even further, with Siuslaw pulling out the win and smashing Elmira 4-0.

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Lady Viks land Falcons for first win

After succumbing to Marist 3-1 last week, coach Ashlee Cole spent the week focusing on several aspects of the game with her squad.

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Sailors leave Panthers feeling 'Salty'

At halftime, Mapleton led 44-8, prompting the “mercy rule” running clock for the remainder of the game due to the Sailors’ more than 35-point lead.

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Viks show well in varsity soccer debut

On the whole, Tomaro said she was pleased with her squad’s tenacity in its first match at the varsity level.

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Hawks claw way to narrow win over Viks

With five minutes left in the game and in a third-and-20 situation, Siuslaw earned a first down, then scored on the next play to go ahead by four points.

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Lady Viks fall to Spartans in season opener

The Lady Viks will host Elmira this Tuesday (March 9).

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Siuslaw XC sweeps Warriors, Mooks at home tri-meet

The Vikings beat teams from Philomath and Tillamook Thursday at Florence Golf Links.

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Now Serving

Siuslaw and Mapleton volleyball teams ready to serve up new season.

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OSAA takes next step toward fall sports approval

Feb. 10, 2021 — Lane County’s continued ‘extreme risk’ designation still leaves volleyball, football in question

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Hail or high water

Jan. 27, 2021 — Cold Weather in Florence

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A king among tides

Jan. 16, 2021 — Last round of king tides for 2020-21

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Women's March makes a statement

Oct. 21, 2020 — Remembering the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

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Sprucing up the dunes

Oct. 7, 2020 — Community pitches in for beach clean-up

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Need for seeds

Oct. 3, 2020 — Watershed council seeks native plant seeds

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Food on the go

Sept. 26, 2020 — Local church part of national effort to help hungry

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Mile of smiles

Sept. 23, 2020 — Walking for a good cause

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Local collections benefit students, first responders

Sept. 16, 2020 — Area residents pay it forward

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Just add sand

Sept. 5, 2020 — Sand Master Park receives ‘Best of Best’ distinction

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A Journey Across America

Aug. 29, 2020— Segway-Ninebot celebrates completion of the first-ever TransAmerica Electric Scooter Ride

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U.S. Rep. DeFazio visits Oregon coast

Aug. 22, 2020 — Visiting the state’s small and emerging ports

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Game On!

July 8, 2020 — DunesDay Gaming reopens with fun and safety protocols

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Watershed seeks new director

March 20, 2020 — “I had the privilege to lead an amazing team of folks who work tirelessly to restore our river...” — Eli Tome, SWC executive director

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A look back through the calendar as we revisit the top sports stories through highlights of 2017

A look back through the calendar as we revisit the top sports stories through highlights of 2017

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