Florence Oregon News

Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

Mask Mandate Rescinded; Bomb Threat Update; OPRD Free Day; No Relief From Gas Prices; COVID-19 Cases

Mask Mandate Rescinded The State of Oregon has lifted its mandatory outdoor mask mandate.  The discontinuing of masking will apply to large gatherings including sporting events like the OSAA State Championships this Saturday.  Oregon recently reached the 70% for vaccinations and governor Brown had said that would be the indicator […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

City Seeks to Fill Vacancies; Oregon Ranks High for Slow Spread of COVID; Holiday Travel; OSP Fatal Crash Report; Car Closes SOS Building; Middle School Threat

City Seeks to Fill Vacancies The City of Florence is still recruiting for two available seats.  The city’s planning commission is made up of seven member, five of which need to reside within the city limits.  The current open position is for one of those seats.  The commission reviews and […]

Florence Bi Plane

Chamber Hosts Business After Hours; Pediatric Vaccination Clinic (update); Florence Seeing Rise in Cases; OHA COVID Numbers; Chamber Prepares for Holiday Season

Chamber Hosts Business After Hours Last night it was business as usual as the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce hosted its first Business After Hours in 21 months.  At one point there was a crowd of about 65 people in large meeting space across from the auditorium at the Florence […]

Gazebo on the Siuslaw River

COVID-19 Cases Reduce; Boil Water Notice; Florence COVID Cases Continue; Pediatric Vaccination Clinic; City Schedule

COVID-19 Cases Reduce Lane County Public Health continues to report reductions in cases of COVID-19.  Yesterday’s report included 56 new cases.  The Oregon Health Authority reported 996 new cases.  Overall the numbers reflect a 12% reduction in cases from the previous week as the OHA reports that the state has […]

Mapleton School Closed Due to Water Shortage; Declining COVID Numbers; Business After Hours; Accident Holds Up 126 Traffic

Mapleton School Closed Due to Water Shortage The water woes plaguing Mapleton have flooded over to the school system in Mapleton.  Mapleton schools announced last night that they would have to cancel schools today including all classes, activities and sporting practices due to a water shortage.  The Mapleton water district […]