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More Tests Made Available; Fire Marshall Allows Self-service Fuel; Money For Businesses to Keep Employees; Port to Consider State of Emergency Declaration; WLEOG Thankful for Support

More Tests Made Available As the death toll from the Coronavirus climbs to 13 in Oregon, the amount of tests being made available is climbing too.  As of yesterday 11,426 tests have been administered across the state and there are 548 new cases reported by the Oregon Health Authority.  There […]

Boats on the Port of Siuslaw

School Keeping Students Engaged; COVID-19 Numbers from OHA; Pump Still High in Oregon; Library Online

School Keeping Students Engaged They are calling it supplemental education.  That’s what the lessons going home to the hundreds of students in the Siuslaw school district are receiving during the break from classes due to COVID-19.  According to the Siuslaw school superintendent, Andy Grzeskowiak the lessons are intended to keep […]

OHA COVID-19 Numbers; Need For Blood; White House Receives Letter From Oregon Delegation; PeaceHealth Offers Phone Visits; State Extends Filing Deadline; Rest Areas to Remain Open

OHA COVID-19 Numbers The latest numbers from the Oregon Health Authority have confirmed that there are 266 (268) cases of the coronavirus in the state of Oregon.  To date there have been 5,742 tests administered and 5,476 negative test results.  The total number of known cases in Lane County has […]

Port of Siuslaw

Ignoring Order Comes with Penalty; Temperature Screening For Medical Staff; Studded Tire Reprive; WLCF Awards Grants; Gas Prices Not Following Crude Prices; Latest COVID-19 Numbers

Ignoring Order Comes with Penalty Governor Brown’s executive order yesterday now makes it a class C misdemeanor to not follow the directives laid down.  The latest order lays out the foundation of what the state has been doing since first reacting to the pandemic on February 28th.  The new order […]

Florence Oregon Coast

Visitors Urged To Stay Home; Oregon Records 4th Death; Respirator Masks Recovered; Money Safe in the Bank; Driftwood Shores Closes Temporarily; WLEOG Sets Up Command Center; Lane County Wants Unified Message From Governor Brown

Visitors Urged To Stay Home Over the weekend there was still a steady flow of visitors to the coast.  Vehicles with trailers loaded with off road equipment made their way to Florence and people trying to get away from the city took the opportunity to come to Florence.  A decision […]

Hospital Sets Up Triage; Mayor Urges Calm and Compassion; OHA Numbers; Governor Shuts Down Elective Surgeries; Banner Bank Limits Lobby Access; Keep Up With Updates

Hospital Sets Up Triage In preparation for what some health officials say could be an upcoming onslaught of COVID-19 cases in Lane County and specifically Florence, Peace Harbor hospital has moved in a special Triage Trailer that has taken up an area just outside of the hospital’s emergency room.  Chief […]