Author: George Henry

Sage-Grouse in Danger; Lane County Burn Ban Not Coastal; City Council Meeting; Jellyfish Invasion

Sage-Grouse in Danger The Trump administration wants to ease protections on sage-grouse habitat across the West, opening up millions of acres to drilling, mining and other resource extraction. The Interior Department has released proposals in seven of the 11 states, including Oregon, where the 2015 Sage-Grouse Conservation Plan is currently […]

Tournament Basketball; On The Mat

Tournament Basketball Last night was the beginning of the Les Schwab Eagle Booster Classic.  The Siuslaw Vikings were on the hardwood against Pleasant Hill.  The Billies outscored the Vikings 77-39. The lady Vikings managed to hold tough against the Billies of Pleasant hill, but when the buzzer sounded they came […]

Our Town: December 2018

Rules of the Road: Chief Tom Turner Protecting Your Credit: Kim Erickson, OPB Protecting Your ‘Land Use’: Kay King Clarifying the Recycling Mess: Kelly Bell Siuslaw Vision: Meg Spencer, Russ Pierson Soroptomist Christmas Baskets: Carol Bennett and Shasta McMullen

Bridge Speed Zone Announced; Public Arts Committee Seeking Public Comment; Ocean Quakes Continue; Traveling Memorial Wall in Florence This Weekend; Lighthouse Open House

Bridge Speed Zone Announced The construction on the Siuslaw River bridge is expected to be completed in the first quarter of 2019, but that will not be the end of work on the bridge.  The Oregon Department of Transportation is scheduled to replace the deck of the bridge in 2021.  […]

Siuslaw Bridge and Sealion

Lane County Sheriff’s Seek Local Missing Man; Cold Weather Shelter Open; Gas Prices Continue Downward Slide; Day of Mourning; School Pantry Needs

Lane County Sheriff’s Seek Local Missing Man A rollover accident on Friday evening is now a search for a missing person.  The crash happened on Sutton Lake road and involved a single vehicle a 1991 Toyota Camry.  The vehicle is believed to have been occupied by Patrick Stapp of Florence […]