Florence Oregon News

Ionescu Sweeps

Ionescu Sweeps Sabrina Ionescu made a clean sweep yesterday of the Player of the year awards making her the undisputed top college women’s basketball player in the nation.  She was awarded the Wooden Award yesterday for the second straight year.  Early yesterday Ionescu also was awarded her third straight Nancy […]

Boats on the Siuslaw

Sides Line Up On Coronavirus Reporting; Oregon Tops 1,000 for COVID-19 Cases; LCC Online; Gas Prices Take a Dip; Regulations Eased

Sides Line Up On Coronavirus Reporting It began as a plea for Lane County to broaden the regulations for reporting COVID-19 cases in rural Lane County that sparked a debate between public health and personal privacy.  Late Friday afternoon the Siuslaw news posted an article on social media about the […]

Ionescu Honors Abound

Ionescu Honors Abound Sabrina Ionescu says that it is the combination of her coaches and teammates that have made her successful during her career at UofO.  Ionescu was honored again on Friday with the Naismith Award becoming the 5th National player of the year recipient from the different media and […]

Our Town April 2020

Our Town April 2020

              Mayor Joe Henry and City Manager Erin Reynolds Ron Green, President and CEO with Oregon Pacific Bank: Cares Act Siuslaw School Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak WLEOG Incident Commanders: WLFEA Chief Michael Schick, Florence Police Chief Tom Turner, City Manager Erin Reynolds Florence Area Chamber […]

Our Town April 2020

Our Town – April 2020

Mayor Joe Henry and City Manager Erin Reynolds Ron Green, President and CEO with Oregon Pacific Bank: Cares Act Siuslaw School Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak WLEOG Incident Commanders: WLFEA Chief Michael Schick, Florence Police Chief Tom Turner, City Manager Erin Reynolds Florence Area Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Bettina Hannigan: Rhododendron […]

Ionescu: Wade Trophy Recipient

Ionescu: Wade Trophy Recipient Yesterday Oregon Duck senior basketball star Sabrina Ionescu received the 2020 Wade Trophy for the second consecutive year.  The award is given by the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association to the top Division I national player of the year. Ionescu also earned her spot in the 10 […]

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Central Lincoln PUD Offers Assistance; No Evictions Says Governor Brown; PPE Levels Good in Florence; Loan Applications Become Available

Central Lincoln PUD Offers Assistance As COVID-19 continues to shut down businesses and forces employees to the unemployment line, essential services continue to support residents that have found themselves without an income.  The latest is Central Lincoln PUD.  The power utility has implemented a Job Loss Assistance Program for residential […]