Author: George Henry


Rivalry Game This evening is the much anticipated Rivalry game against the Oregon Duck and the Oregon State Beavers.  Tickets for the game have been at a high premium with some seats selling in excess of $2,000.  A quick view of available tickets on StubHub show only a few standing […]

Florence Champion Passes; Additional Emergency Heat Funding Available; Anderson to Host Town Hall

Florence Champion Passes The Florence community has learned of the passing of longtime resident and influencer Tom Grove.  Grove was instrumental in bringing to life many of the things taken for granted in Florence like the Florence Events Center and the current state of PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center as […]

Bears Beat Beavers; Final Rivalry Game

Bears Beat Beavers The Oregon State Beavers fall to 3-2 on the season after losing to the Baylor Bears last night in Brooklyn. Baylor controlled the ball at both ends of the court last night jumping out to an early lead and never gave the Beavers a chance to tie […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

City Reports Telephone Issue; OCHS Christmas Store; Chanukah Celebration; Green Friday

City Reports Telephone Issue Telephone issues interrupted communications for the city of Florence briefly yesterday. For about an hour and a half Wednesday morning the city’s phone system went off line for undetermined reasons.  Asst city manager Megan Messmer relayed the information to the public via radio and the city’s […]

NIT Season Tip-Off; College Basketball

NIT Season Tip-Off The Oregon State Beavers have an early tip off today for the NIT Season Tip-Off tournament.  The Beavers will face Baylor as the teams travel to New York to compete.  The Beavers will then face either Pitt or Florida on Friday with a game time to be […]

Oregon Defeats FAMU

Oregon Defeats FAMU The Oregon Ducks Basketball team was in Tallahassee, Florida last night to take on Florida A&M.  The Ducks swapped the lead with the cobras 9 times in the first half taking a one point lead into the locker room.  The Ducks never trailed in the second half […]