Author: George Henry

Rhododendron Flower

Governor Wants to Include Sole Proprietors in Tax Break; Scholarship Awards This Evening; Isthmus Slough Bridge to Close; City Offices Close For Memorial Day; La Bula Building Still Undetermined

Governor Wants to Include Sole Proprietors in Tax Break A special legislative session called by Governor Kate Brown on Monday gathered lawmakers in an effort to extend a tax break for so-called “pass-through businesses,” or those in which profits go to the owner, who then pays taxes on their income […]

Delays Expected During Sidewalk Construction; Mother Indicted in Infant Drowning; New Dental Clinic Planned; Serviceman Honored; Gas Prices Continue Upward

Delays Expected During Sidewalk Construction Construction of three new crosswalks has begun.  The Oregon department of transportation has begun excavation of two intersections along highway 101 across from the new Goodwill store at 12th street and between 15th and 16th street and one on highway 126 at redwood.  Travelers should […]

Boats on the Port of Siuslaw

This Weekend’s Sports

The final regular Pac Twelve Baseball series play out this weekend.  Oregon will be at home hosting the Arizona Wild Cats., the series and the regular season schedule wraps up Saturday in Eugene.   Oregon State will be at home for their final series hosting UCLA’s Bruins.  Tomorrow afternoon’s game […]

Strawberry Hill - Florence Oregon

City Approves ADU’s; Oregon Rescinds Rules on Inspections; North Bend Principal Resigns; System Charges to be Reduced; Volunteer Honored as Hero

City Approves ADU’s It was a full docket for the Florence City Council last night.  In what was described by members of the council as a record meeting length coming in at just over three hours the council systematically went through its agenda.  One of the most pressing issues was […]

Duck Women Host Super Regionals; Lady Beavers Miss Playoffs; Heimlich Named PAC 12 Pitcher; Spencer Takes 4th Place in State Championships

Duck Women Host Super Regionals The Oregon Women will be playing 16 seeded Kentucky beginning Thursday in NCAA Women’s Softball Super Regionals.  Thursday’s game in Eugene is the first of three against UK. Lady Beavers Miss Playoffs The Oregon State women fell out of the post season in regional play […]

Gazebo on the Siuslaw River

FURA Purchases Old Middle School Site; City Council Meeting To Finalize ADU Allowances; Operation Emerald Shield; Rhododendron Festival Concludes

FURA Purchases Old Middle School Site The vacant lot on quince street across from the Florence Event Center has been purchased by the Florence Urban Renewal Agency.  FURA based its decision on the purchase on the criteria that it would be a strategic location for development with a proximity to […]