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Oregon Pacific Bank Release Information on COVID-19 Outbreak; Waldport Man Indicted in Murder of Mark Campbell; A New COVID-19 Case for Florence; Vaccination Goal Met; Pop-Up Blood Drive Announced

Oregon Pacific Bank Release Information on COVID-19 Outbreak Recent cases of the coronavirus in Florence can be linked back to a workplace outbreak at the Florence Branch of Oregon Pacific Bank.  In a release yesterday the bank confirmed that 4 employees have tested positive for COVID-19.  The branch closed for […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

5 New Florence Area Cases of COVID-19; “Mountain” Moved to Reopen 126; Power Still Out in Some Areas…Affecting School in Mapleton

5 New Florence Area Cases of COVID-19 Yesterday the Oregon Health Authority released the new numbers for the state and Lane County Public Health released their latest update.  The Florence area has seen another 5 cases bringing the coast’s total to 124 cases.  Lane County has exceeded the 8000 mark […]

Landslide Closes Highway 126 Between Mapleton and Veneta; Power Outages; OHA New Coronavirus Cases; Vaccination Delays Addressed; Watch For Road Hazards; WLCF Deadline Approaches; City Redirect

Landslide Closes Highway 126 Between Mapleton and Veneta Mapleton High School Basketball Coach Eric Wolgamatt and another bystander helped a woman down off an 8 foot high landslide last night after she came upon it suddenly on Highway 126 at milepost 25.  Crystal Buehl said that through the wind and […]

Council Becomes 5; Local Businessman Being Investigated Dies; Coastal Weather Warnings; No New Florence COVID-19 Cases; OCHS Provides Microchipping

Council Becomes 5 Last night’s special meeting of the Florence City Council was held to determine which of the potential candidates would take the vacant seat on the council.  6 interviews were conducted and after some deliberation this evening a vote was taken.  Three of the candidates that received votes […]

Flood Advisory/Watch; Three More Coronavirus Cases for Florence; Vaccination News; New Cases; Lane County Government Phone Lines Severed

Flood Advisory/Watch The Central Oregon Coast is under a flood Advisory for the next several days.  Rain, high waters and king tides contributed to flooding on Highway 126 near Cushman over the weekend and the National Weather Service is expecting more through Wednesday afternoon.  Beginning this evening the advisory becomes […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

COVID-19 Numbers Rise Statewide After 3 Weeks of Decline; Vaccine Implementation Improves Slightly; OSHA Investigates; Flu Numbers Still Microscopic; OPB Closes Branch For Deep Cleaning Day; Annexation Not To Affect Established Properties

COVID-19 Numbers Rise Statewide After 3 Weeks of Decline After 3 weeks of decreases across the state the Oregon Health Authority is reporting a 17% increase in coronavirus cases for the  week ending January 3rd.  Hospitalization numbers as well as the percentage of positive tests were on the rise.  54% […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

Two Week Soar in COVID-19 Cases for Florence; Schools Work on In-Class Instruction; First Responders – Respond to COVID Vaccine; OHA To Ramp Up Vaccines; New Cases

Two Week Soar in COVID-19 Cases for Florence Five more COVID-19 cases were added to the 97439 zip code yesterday with more to come according to health officials.  that makes 39 cases in just the last two weeks a third of the areas total.  Jason Davis with Lane County Public […]