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RAIN To Offer Entrepreneurs Help; Watershed Council to Hold Event; Siuslaw Pantry Needs Food; Gas Prices Hold Steady

RAIN To Offer Entrepreneurs Help Oregon RAIN, the Regional Accelerator and Innovation Network is beginning a 10 week training program in October and is looking for businesses and entrepreneurs to participate in the program.  Matthew Hollander with RAIN says that this is a good opportunity for businesses that have already […]

Letter Questions Candidate’s Credentials; Forest Service Hiring; Merkley Submits EV Tax Credit Bill; Fire and Ambulance Meeting Moved

Letter Questions Candidate’s Credentials A group calling themselves the “Concerned Citizens of Florence” drafted a letter claiming that candidate for city council, Maureen Miltenberger had misrepresented herself in her filing for the seat by stating that she was a retired social worker.  According to Oregon statutes the term Social Worker […]

Emergency Situation Sparks Code Changes; Arrest Made in Break-in Investigation; Razor Clamming Closed South of Umpqua River

Emergency Situation Sparks Code Changes This evening’s City Council Meeting will likely contain a motion to revamp the city’s code as it relates to illegal camping and emergency declaration.  According to the current city code there is very little to prohibit illegal camping.  This change, according to Mayor Joe Henry […]

Florence Oregon Sand

Open Fishing for Coho; Worker’s Compensation Dividend; Les Schwab’s 9th Annual Customer Appreciation; Transit Route Survey

Open Fishing for Coho The Oregon Department of Fish and Wildlife has announced that it is allowing another opening period for coho fishing for Friday and Saturday.  According to ODFW the first open period anglers averaged more than one fish for every 2 anglers for an estimated catch of 2700 […]

Florence Oregon Ocean Beach

Quick Action Saves Business; Gas Prices Flat in Florence; ODOT Reviewing Fund Requests; Last Chance For Clippings

Quick Action Saves Business SVFR Fire officials say that they were able to confine the Sand Dunes Frontier fire to one building in the early hours of Tuesday morning.  Four Engines, three water tenders, two command vehicles and Western Lane Ambulance Medic unit all responded.  21 fire personnel in all […]