Florence Oregon News

Siuslaw Bridge and Sealion

Rig Too Fast for Conditions; Property Sale; Logger Recognized; Busy Weekend Ahead for FEC

Rig Too Fast for Conditions The Tractor trailer rig that shut down traffic on Highway 101 yesterday morning was apparently going too fast for conditions according to Captain Kyle Kennedy with the Oregon State Police.  The empty chip truck driven by Andrew Jacob Vader was traveling southbound near milepost 197 […]

Nurse Burnout; Gas Prices Continue Downward Trend; Public Art; Holiday Festival

Nurse Burnout Oregon nurses are urging state lawmakers to make hospitals better and safer places to work. With the 2023 legislative session just around the corner, the Oregon Nurses Association is calling for changes that will ensure minimum staffing standards based on patient numbers and accountability for hospitals so that […]

Gazebo on the Siuslaw River

Standoff Ends Peaceably; Agressive Coyotes; LCSO Looking for Information on Abandoned Vehicle; Caregiver Month Recognized

Standoff Ends Peaceably A brief standoff with a possibly armed subject Wednesday at a Florence apartment complex disrupted things for a few hours.  Lane County Sheriff’s Deputies had information that a man wanted by the Oregon State Parole Board was at an apartment at the 43rd Street Apartments.  Deputies also […]