Florence Oregon News

Governor Explains Mask Order; Gas Prices Hold Steady in Oregon; Accident Closes 101; Florence Man Sentenced to Life; State Sees Largest Spike Yet

Governor Explains Mask Order 11 am yesterday morning Governor Kate Brown outlined the new face mask requirements for the entire state of Oregon.  Brown said that the Oregon Health Authority and OSHA are working on specific guidelines that will be shared with the public upon completion.  The Governor also asked […]

Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

Free COVID-19 Testing; New Cases-New Reporting Procedures; Governor Press Conference on COVID-19; Increased Enforcement Weekend; Food Share Receives Grant

Free COVID-19 Testing From 10 am through 1 am today Lane County Public Health will be conducting free COVID-19 testing in Florence.  The event will be held at the Florence Food Share at 2190 Spruce Street.  The testing is open and available to all of the public, but priority will […]

Boating Rescue This morning around 3:15 the U.S. Coast Guard, Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue and Western Lane Ambulance were called to the South Jetty after reports of a capsized boat came in.  Upon arrival the scene was cluttered with debris and two people were recovered with assistance of the […]