Author: George Henry

New Food Share Director Settles In; Bond Advisory Committee Continues Community Education; Air Academy Takes Second Flight; Gas Holds Steady

New Food Share Director Settles In Florence Food Share welcomed their new Executive Director at the beginning of the month.  David Montes has been living in Florence with his family for about a year when he said he saw a Facebook post announcing the need for community leadership .  Montes, […]

Florence Oregon News

It was a 2 -2 tie that went into extra innings last night when the Eugene Emeralds hosted the Salem-Kaiser Volcanoes when the Volcanoes pulled ahead in the 10th to take a 4 two lead.  The Ems tied it again in the bottom of the 10th on a Nelson Velazquez […]

Florence Oregon Ocean Beach

Siuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles; Chip Seal Continues; Rotary Golf to Help ‘End Polio Now’ CampaignSiuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles

Siuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles It is a program that parents, teachers and students have depended on for a decade and now with the Twilight Program at Siuslaw schools in jeopardy Program Director Lisa Utz is scrambling to make sure that the students that have taken advantage of the afterschool benefit […]

Siuslaw National Forest

High Fire Danger in Western Lane County; EMAC to Consider Plastic Bag Regulation; PAC Looks at Benefit of Public Art Trail Inclusion; Oregon Saves Anniversary

High Fire Danger in Western Lane County The Oregon Department of Forestry on Friday increased the public fire danger in Western Lane County to High.  Public restrictions already included a ban on debris burning and in addition ODF does not allow mowing of dry cured grass between the hours of […]

Ems Get Win in Extra Innings

Ems Get Win in Extra Innings It took extra innings last night at Avista Stadium in Spokane but a late rally in the 11th inning broke the 4-4 tie for the Eugene Emeralds as they locked in their 10th win of the season.  A bunt base hit by Fernando Kelli […]

Chip Seal Roadwork Scheduled for Monday; City Council to Review Comprehensive Plans; Twilight Program in Trouble; Bond Advisory Committee to Update Council

Chip Seal Roadwork Scheduled for Monday The city of Florence will begin chip sealing on Monday at Rhododendron drive from Lighthouse way to Fawn View Lane.  The process will continue as long as the weather does not cause delays until Wednesday the 18th.  The practice of chip sealing helps extend […]