Florence Oregon News

Pritchard Garners Point Guard Award

Pritchard Garners Point Guard Award Senior Point Guard for the Oregon Ducks, Payton Pritchard was awarded the 2020 Bob Cousy Point Guard of the Year award by the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame.  Pritchard is the first Duck to win the award and only the second PAC-12 player in […]

Peace Harbor Fairing Well Amid Pandemic; Governor Extends Dine-in Ban; Tele-Town Hall with Congressman DeFazio; New Coronavirus Cases; ODEM Releases Inventory Numbers; Striping Begins

Peace Harbor Fairing Well Amid Pandemic Community Hospitals across the nation are facing uncertainty and some are even shutting their doors amid the COVID-19 crisis as the ability to provide services such as elective surgeries dwindles.  Locally Peace Harbor hospital has converted its surgical department in order to provide beds […]

Siuslaw River Boardwalk

City Wheels Keep Turning; Commissioner Claims Policy Is Public Health Creation; New Totals, New Deaths; Backflow Testing; LRAPA Calls for Burn Ban Due to COVID-19

City Wheels Keep Turning The City of Florence plans to move forward with construction projects that have been in the works for some time.  Two projects will be going out to bid according to Public Works Director Mike Miller. “One is a short little sewer project out on Rhododendron Drive […]

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 […]