Florence Oregon News

Governor Explains Mask Order; Gas Prices Hold Steady in Oregon; Accident Closes 101; Florence Man Sentenced to Life; State Sees Largest Spike Yet

Governor Explains Mask Order 11 am yesterday morning Governor Kate Brown outlined the new face mask requirements for the entire state of Oregon.  Brown said that the Oregon Health Authority and OSHA are working on specific guidelines that will be shared with the public upon completion.  The Governor also asked […]

Rannow Signed to OSU

There is not a lot to report in the sports world.  The extension of the state of emergency for Oregon and the increased numbers of coronavirus cases in the state are concerning athletic departments across the state that are hopeful that a fall football season can move forward.   In […]

Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

Free COVID-19 Testing; New Cases-New Reporting Procedures; Governor Press Conference on COVID-19; Increased Enforcement Weekend; Food Share Receives Grant

Free COVID-19 Testing From 10 am through 1 am today Lane County Public Health will be conducting free COVID-19 testing in Florence.  The event will be held at the Florence Food Share at 2190 Spruce Street.  The testing is open and available to all of the public, but priority will […]

Milb Cancels Season; Duck Guard Retires

Milb Cancels Season The Eugene Emeralds officially announced yesterday that the 2020 Milb season has been cancelled.  President of the Northwest League, North Johnson says they are hopeful that baseball will return, but for reasons of safety of both players and fans  the league thought it best to not move […]

Siuslaw River Boardwalk

Practice Delayed

Tomorrow was to be the first day of practice for some of the Siuslaw Vikings football squad, but new regulations handed down by state and county health officials will delay that.  The new date for getting started will be July 6th.  New COVID-19 protocols, according to the Official-Siuslaw Vikings Football […]

No More Reference to Civil War

The term Civil War will no longer be associated with the battles between the Oregon State Beavers and the University of Oregon Ducks.  According to a release by Oregon Athletic Communications, both institutions agreed to making the change effective immediately.  Both sides sited the sensitivity with the term in light […]