Reedsport Pharmacy to Close; Kiwanis Movie: Elf; City Meeting Hiatus; WLFEA Respons to Multiple Incidents This Past Weekend

Reedsport Pharmacy to Close

Reedsport pharmacy is another casualty to befall local businesses.  They announced on Friday that they would be closing on December 29th.  they are not just closing the pharmacy, but the entire store.  They are letting customers know that if they do not transfer medications they will be automatically moved to Broadway Pharmacy which is located in North Bend.  There is a pharmacy at lower Umpqua hospital, but aside from that there are no other options for Reedsport residents.  They will continue to fill prescriptions with items off the shelf until the 29th, but will not be ordering new supplies.

Kiwanis Movie: Elf

The Florence Kiwanis club is having a special showing today of the movie Elf at City Lights Cinemas.  There have been added showings due to the response from the community.  Today at 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 the popular Christmas movie will be shown and the cost is only a dollar to attend.  There will be free cookies and City Lights Cinemas will be offering concession deals too.  You can purchase tickets for the event at

City Meeting Hiatus

Two meetings that were originally scheduled for the city of Florence have been cancelled for this week.  While the meetings were on the regular schedule they were subject to agenda items being available.  The Transportation Committee and the Florence Urban renewal agency will return in the month of January for regularly scheduled meetings.  The City has no other meeting planned for this week, nor for the week of Christmas. The next scheduled meeting is on January 9th for the Florence Planning Commission.

WLFEA Respons to Multiple Incidents This Past Weekend

Western Lane Fire and EMS Authority responded yesterday evening to a brush fire at the North Jetty parking area. 6 units were deployed to the area where a 100×100 foot fire in a grassy area was ablaze.  Crews had the fire under control within 30 minutes.  The fire is under investigation.