Florence Oregon News

Rhododendron Flower

King and Queen Crowned; Port Seeks Two New Board Members; ODOT Crosswalk Preparations; 111th Rhododendron Parade; Military Museum Adds Wing Tanks

King and Queen Crowned The annual pagent for Queen Rhododendra and King of the coast was announced in grand fashion last night at the Florence Event Center.  The Crowd was excited when the announcements were made.  Ned Hickson from the Siuslaw News made the announcement.. “Ladies and Gentlemen, your 2018 […]

Strawberry Hill - Florence Oregon

30 and Counting for Coast Radio; Keeping Safe for Rhody Weekend; Business Boom Begins; Davis Shows 65th Appearance; Primary Results

30 and Counting for Coast Radio COAST RADIO celebrates its 30th year involved with the Rhododendron Festival and more than 2 decades of live coverage of the grand Floral Parade.  Coast Radio General Manager, Jon Thompson says the combination of KCST and KCFM are great companions for Florence residents and […]

Rhododendron Festival

2018 Rhododendron Festival Davis Shows Northwest Rhododendron Carnival Schedule & Bracelet Prices Daily at the Port Of Siuslaw parking lot Wednesday, May 16th –  4 to 11pm – $26 Thursday, May 17th – 3 to 11pm – $26 Friday, May 18th -Noon to 11pm – $27 Saturday, May 19th -11am – […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Enforcement to Beef Up For Rhody Days; Ballots Due Tomorrow; LCSO Seeking Public’s Help; Earthquake Shakes Fault Outside Crescent City

Enforcement to Beef Up For Rhody Days With Rhododendron festival beginning this weekend the Lane County Sheriff’s department announced that it will be conducting saturation patrols in the Florence area and on highway 126 this Friday, Saturday and Sunday.  Deputies will be focusing on speed limit enforcement, seat belt compliance, […]

ODOT Announces Highway 101 and 126 Paving; Grant Would Not Materialize until 2022; More Banner Carriers Needed; Celebrating Nurses and Awards; Up To Date Rhody Coverage

ODOT Announces Highway 101 and 126 Paving In anticipation of heavy traffic for Rhody days the Oregon Department of Transportation has announced that beginning Monday, May 14th they will begin resurfacing areas along highway 101 and highway 126.  The recent utility work in the area, replacing water lines has created […]