Florence Oregon News

Breaking: Pac-12 Cancels Season

The Pac-12 conference has made it official.  The 2020 football season has been suspended.  During a news conference this afternoon conference officials said that they are leaving it open to perhaps play games in the spring depending on the COVID-19 pandemic.  The Pac-12 fell in line with the Big 10 […]

Student Athletes Want A Say

Student Athletes Want A Say Student Athletes are not ready to give up their season just yet.  There is a movement across the nation which includes Oregon athletes.  There are two student groups that have different agendas, but are united in purpose to keep the season alive.  Marked by the […]

Collegiate Action May Be Next To Fall

Collegiate Action May Be Next To Fall Word may come down by the end of the week that fall sports for colleges may be cancelled until 2021.  Currently competition is slated to begin on September 26 for football, soccer, volleyball and cross country.  Pac-12 Commissioner Larry Scott says there are […]

Port of Siuslaw

Latest COVID-19 Numbers; Aquarium to Reopen; Planning Commission to Review Kiosk/CarWash Design; Watch List Updated

Latest COVID-19 Numbers The Oregon Health Authority is reporting another 267 cases in the state.  Yesterday’s total takes Oregon over the 20,000 mark at 20,225.  There has also been one new death reported an 83 year old Umatilla County man who had underlying health conditions.  Lane County’s total now stands […]

Ulrich Sets Record

On Wednesday, Lindsey Ulrich of Florence completed an historical run along the Pacific Coast Trail covering the 452 mile trail in 9 days, 13 hours and 39 minutes.  Ulrich, a stroke survivor, beat the previous fastest time by one hour and 29 minutes.  Ulrich posted a photo in tears crossing […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Flu Potential ProblemFor Pandemic; Alternatives to Social Gatherings; Outbreaks Cause for Concern Around State; Candidate Filing Deadline

Flu Potential ProblemFor Pandemic As doctors and hospitals try to battle the coronavirus the trend on increasing numbers has some concerned that leading into the fall the onset of flu season can become an additional problem.  Dr. Bob Pelz, infectious disease specialist with PeaceHealth Oregon says the symptoms can be […]