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News for Friday, 7/28/31 – Siuslaw working on building transitional program for developmentally disabled. An air quality alert is in effect until Tuesday. Update on fires around the state.

97J working on transitional program for developmentally disabled students School board members heard from Mary Jo Vollmer during the public comments section at the beginning of Wednesday’s board meeting.  She wanted to “re-open” a complaint she had filed earlier this year related to her son Luke.  Vollmer’s son is only […]

News for Thursday, July 27th, 2023: Dunes City Council responding to calls to disincorporate. Siuslaw School Board selecte leadership for coming year. Human remains found near Yachats. Florence “Night Out”

The Future of Dunes City pondered… The Dunes City Council is going to hold a special session in two weeks to talk about whether or not to ask voters about possible disincorporation.  If they take that step, it could wind up on a ballot in the near future says City […]

News for Wednesday, July 26th, 2023 – Crisis response volunteers sought; Former dairy farm going “back to nature”; Sr and activity center asking for assistance

Crisis Response Team seeking volunteers A 24-hour, 7-day-a-week crisis response team has been working in our community for nearly five years.  The Western Lane Crisis Response Team will respond any time, any day, when called, to help individuals dealing with suicidal thoughts, depression, homelessness, and even to deal with grief.  […]

Wednesday emergency drill-Florence City Council talks camping-Paid Leave Oregon ready to pay-Siuslaw School Board to swear in two new directors

Coordinated Emergency Response Training will be all wet A casual observer of the Siuslaw River tomorrow morning might be alarmed to see a flurry of activity on the water.  Not to worry, says Assistant Florence City Manager Megan Messmer.  This is just a drill.  (messmer-1) “This training was initiated by […]