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Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

Covid – Father’s Day and Juneteenth Festivities – 4th of July Preview

More than two years into the pandemic, amid summer travel and looser behavioral restrictions, COVID-19 continues to circulate in our communities, as well as a surprising summer surge in other viruses more commonly seen in fall and winter, including influenza and other respiratory viruses. Physicians are seeing an increase in […]

Chainsaw Championships in Reedsdport – SAT Address Housing – Summer School is Upcoming

The air in Old Town Reedsport will be buzzing this weekend as chainsaw sculpting artist converge on the Umpqua waterfront for the 2022 Oregon Divisional Chainsaw Carving Championships. 33 Carvers are participating this year according to Phyllis Devers for the Reedsport / Winchester Bay Chamber of commerce. “This year because […]

Chief Turner Honored – Covid Numbers Up – Candidates Announce for Council – Signs Recognize Seniors

A memorial service for Florence Police Chief and Former Lane County Sheriff, Tom Turner, will be this afternoon at First Baptist Church in Eugene at 1:00pm. Turner gave his communities over 40 years of service with the Eugene and Florence Police Departments, as well as the Lane County Sheriff’s Office. […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Covid 19 Numbers Low – 9th Street Project Hampered – Mapleton Schools Seek New Chief

Vaccination and Testing Clinic Wednesday Case numbers for COVID-19 have been relatively low along the coast for several weeks with one new case reported (1509) as part of Monday’s daily briefing, but the City of Florence in conjunction with Lane County Public Health continue to offer vaccination and COVID tested […]

Vikings Named Player of the Year – Ducks Fall Hard to Utes – Viks on Hardwood Tonight

Two Siuslaw Football Standouts have been named Player of the 2021 season Braydon Thornton was recognized as the Offensive Player of the year, while Camp Lacouture as selected as the defensive player of the year in the 2021 Oregon 3a Football All State Awards. Thornton was also named to the […]

Stabbing Suspect Charged – Suniga Returns to Florence – Hospice Invites You To Light Up A Life

Suspect Charged in Thanksgiving Stabbing Two Charges were leveled against 40 Robert Gavin Bowers in connection with the Thanksgiving Day stabbing of two people south of Florence. Lane County has initially charged Bowers with First degree felony assault and one charge of second degree felony assault. Based on a tip […]