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School District Employee Tests Positive for COVID; Florence Coronavirus Number reaches 200; Red Flag Warning; Vaccine Update; Gas Prices Steady

School District Employee Tests Positive for COVID The Siuslaw School District has reported that an employee of the high school has tested positive for COVID-19.  Families of students that were in contact with the staff member were called by the high school office.  According to the release school officials are […]

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Reverse Parade Planned by City; COVID-19 Numbers Flatten; Dry Windy Conditions; Johnson & Johnson Vaccines Halted

Reverse Parade Planned by City Despite the cancellation of the annual Rhododendron Festival the city of Florence has announced that it will be sponsoring the annual Rhododendron Grand Floral Parade.  However it will have a bit of a different twist.  Assistant City Manager Megan Messmer announced yesterday that the parade […]

WLFEA Adresses Privatization Query; New COVID-19 Surge; Breakthrough Cases; Increases For COVID-19; City to Release More PPE

WLFEA Adresses Privatization Query A call to privatization of the Western Lane Ambulance District was met with a response from the Western Lane Fire and EMS Authority.  In an Our Town interview on Coast Radio  Chief Michael Schick was asked if the pay for experienced EMT’s and those trained in […]