Florence Oregon News

Games Postponed; Games Still Scheduled

Games Postponed The Oregon Ducks have postponed their next two games against Arizona State and Arizona due to the coronavirus.  Greg Walker that handles communications for the Ducks says they are working on rescheduling the games and an announcement will be made when they are finalized. Games Still Scheduled The […]

Landslide Closes Highway 126 Between Mapleton and Veneta; Power Outages; OHA New Coronavirus Cases; Vaccination Delays Addressed; Watch For Road Hazards; WLCF Deadline Approaches; City Redirect

Landslide Closes Highway 126 Between Mapleton and Veneta Mapleton High School Basketball Coach Eric Wolgamatt and another bystander helped a woman down off an 8 foot high landslide last night after she came upon it suddenly on Highway 126 at milepost 25.  Crystal Buehl said that through the wind and […]

Council Becomes 5; Local Businessman Being Investigated Dies; Coastal Weather Warnings; No New Florence COVID-19 Cases; OCHS Provides Microchipping

Council Becomes 5 Last night’s special meeting of the Florence City Council was held to determine which of the potential candidates would take the vacant seat on the council.  6 interviews were conducted and after some deliberation this evening a vote was taken.  Three of the candidates that received votes […]

Hoops Scheduled

All Oregon college basketball teams are taking a couple of days off with play to resume for three of the teams on Thursday.  The Oregon Ducks men’s team will take on Arizona State on Thursday and the Oregon State Beavers will host the Arizona Wildcats.  The women’s teams have split […]

Flood Advisory/Watch; Three More Coronavirus Cases for Florence; Vaccination News; New Cases; Lane County Government Phone Lines Severed

Flood Advisory/Watch The Central Oregon Coast is under a flood Advisory for the next several days.  Rain, high waters and king tides contributed to flooding on Highway 126 near Cushman over the weekend and the National Weather Service is expecting more through Wednesday afternoon.  Beginning this evening the advisory becomes […]