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(Friday – October 15) Bi-Mart Case Reinstated; COVID-19 Numbers (From 10-14); Gas Prices; Iabechello Celebration

Bi-Mart Case Reinstated An Oregon appeals judge reinstated a discrimination case against Bi-Mart after it determined a Lane County Circuit court judge dismissed the case brought on by Brandy Dalbeck.  Dalbeck in her suit claimed that she was discriminated against because of her age when she tried to by a […]

Flu Cases Start Low; COVID-19 Reports; Author to Discuss Oregon’s Civil War Connection; ODOT Bridge Work; ODOT Sidewalk Work

Flu Cases Start Low Oregon Flu Cases start off flat according to the latest numbers from the Oregon Health Authority.  Compared to last year’s early numbers positive cases are down .7.  during the month of October last year there were 2% of all emergency department cases that were flu related.  […]

Siuslaw Bridge and Sealion

Old Town Break-in; Community Celebration of Service; New 97439 Cases; Cases Lower, Deaths Higher; Chamber Recognition; Kennel Cough Prevalent

Old Town Break-in Shelly Medeiros owner of Artefacts in old town says the man who broke in to her store Tuesday morning at 3:30 broke glass cabinets and stole articles of jewelry from out of the store.  Medeiros says she was notified by Florence Police who were on the scene.  […]

City Council Meets; Siuslaw River Bridge Work; Frost Advisory; Burn Ban Still in Place For Backyard Burning; COVID-19 Numbers

City Council Meets Prior to the Florence city council meeting this evening the  council will meet in executive session to discuss real property transactions with the city attorney  that meeting will take place at 4pm.  At 5:30 the city council will convene and will have a public hearing on an […]

Siuslaw Bridge and Sealion

OR 58 Accident Claims Life of Florence Resident; No COVID-19 Cases Tuesday; Flu Season Coming; Preparing for Winter Storms; Florence Inspired Dune Movie

OR 58 Accident Claims Life of Florence Resident A multi-vehicle crash early this morning on Oregon Highway 58 claimed the life of a Florence woman.  Ellen Fiske, 52 of Florence suffered fatal injuries when she crossed over the center line and struck a Peterbilt commercial vehicle operated by Travis Murphy […]