Florence Oregon News

Two Arrested After Search Warrant; Council Moves Deliberations to November; Park Closes For Bear Issue; OHA Issues New Rules on Masks; COVID-19 Numbers; No Threat From Earthquake; Port Host Needed

Two Arrested After Search Warrant On Friday the Florence Police Department assisted by the Reedsport Police K-9 unit served a search warrant at 1640 21st, in Florence.  Florence Police commander, John Pitcher in a press release stated that there was probable cause that the residence was a location where controlled […]

OSAA: Play Close to Home

OSAA: Play Close to Home While high school football schedules have been released a recent letter from the director of the Oregon School Activities Association Peter Weber recommends that schools try to stay close to home when considering league play.  Weber says that some leagues have schools crossing four or […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

Lane County Added To Watch List; City Council To Hear Appeal to Planning Commission Ruling; Accident Stifles 101 Traffic; Flu’s Mild Start

Lane County Added To Watch List On Friday the office of the Governor along with Oregon Health Authority placed Lane County on their COVID-19 watch list due to the high number cases in Lane County.  Included in this weekend’s total were two more cases in the Florence area.  The total […]

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OSU Mourns Ingram’s Passing

OSU Mourns Ingram The Oregon State Beavers Athletic Department is mourning the passing of the former OSU Women’s intercollegiate athletic department, Pat Ingram.  She was 90 years old.  OSU Vice President and Director of Athletics, Scott Barnes said Pat was a true pioneer and an incredible advocate for women’s athletics […]