Florence Oregon News

New Food Share Director Settles In; Bond Advisory Committee Continues Community Education; Air Academy Takes Second Flight; Gas Holds Steady

New Food Share Director Settles In Florence Food Share welcomed their new Executive Director at the beginning of the month.  David Montes has been living in Florence with his family for about a year when he said he saw a Facebook post announcing the need for community leadership .  Montes, […]

Florence Oregon Ocean Beach

Siuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles; Chip Seal Continues; Rotary Golf to Help ‘End Polio Now’ CampaignSiuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles

Siuslaw ‘Twilight’ Program Struggles It is a program that parents, teachers and students have depended on for a decade and now with the Twilight Program at Siuslaw schools in jeopardy Program Director Lisa Utz is scrambling to make sure that the students that have taken advantage of the afterschool benefit […]

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High Fire Danger in Western Lane County; EMAC to Consider Plastic Bag Regulation; PAC Looks at Benefit of Public Art Trail Inclusion; Oregon Saves Anniversary

High Fire Danger in Western Lane County The Oregon Department of Forestry on Friday increased the public fire danger in Western Lane County to High.  Public restrictions already included a ban on debris burning and in addition ODF does not allow mowing of dry cured grass between the hours of […]

Chip Seal Roadwork Scheduled for Monday; City Council to Review Comprehensive Plans; Twilight Program in Trouble; Bond Advisory Committee to Update Council

Chip Seal Roadwork Scheduled for Monday The city of Florence will begin chip sealing on Monday at Rhododendron drive from Lighthouse way to Fawn View Lane.  The process will continue as long as the weather does not cause delays until Wednesday the 18th.  The practice of chip sealing helps extend […]

OPB Signs Eugene Lease; Group Fights Reintroduction of Previously Banned Chemical; FRAA Holds Literary Salon; Port to Review Erosion; Ups and Downs of Fuel

OPB Signs Eugene Lease Oregon Pacific bank has announced that it has signed a lease for a new branch in Eugene.  The new offices will need a remodel and that according to OPB’s press release is in the planning stages.  The bank has signed Rowell Brokaw Architects to redesign the […]

Coast Radio Daily News

Recycling Confusion at Transfer Station; R.A.I.N. Brings Entrepreneurs Together; School Bond Education Available

Recycling Confusion at Transfer Station Some confusion has arisen regarding recycling products in Florence.  A recent city mandate to the two refuse companies that provide service to Florence residents says that the companies must now collect plastic beverage containers including translucent milk jugs.  This, however, does not include the Lane […]