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County Jail Levy Audit; Heart Health Author Speaks Today; BPA Honored; City Hall Opens; Measles Outbreak Concerns Florence Doctors

County Jail Levy Audit The County received another clean bill of financial accountability as it pertains to the renewed jail levy.  The annual audit performed by Moss Adams LLP returned showing that all funds from the levy have been used appropriately.  Lane County Sheriff Byron Trapp says due diligence has […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Road Warnings From Lane County; 126 Construction Delays; Swisshome Man Charged With Assault; Bond Advisory Committee Meeting

Road Warnings From Lane County Lane County issued a release for weather conditions for today as temperatures were expected to drop into the upper 20’s.  the release warned of black ice and treacherous conditions on county roads.  Temperatures in the Walton area dropped to 27 degrees last night, but here […]

Winter Weather Another Day; Weather a Likely Factor in Accident Death; Bridge Work Almost Complete; Burlesque Coming to FEC

Winter Weather Another Day Siuslaw School district along with Mapleton School District and Reedsport will all begin classes after a two hour delay this morning due to the possibility of icy roads.  Cold weather and icy conditions continue to plague the Florence area.  Overnight an icy mix dropped in the […]

Winter Weather Passes Through Florence; South Jetty Road Closed at MP 4.5; Burn Awareness Week; Heart Healthy Talk Scheduled

Winter Weather Passes Through Florence Winter has officially made its presence known in Florence.  Overnight the area saw a mix of snow and sleet and rain with no major accumulation.  Roads were slick in some areas for early morning drivers.  The snow is expected to continue through the morning hours […]

State of the City Address; Accident Blocks 101; Three Rivers Casino to Host Workshop; City Hall Ready for Move In

State of the City Address Last night at the Florence Event Center Mayor Joe Henry outlined the state of the city.  Henry addressed a crowd of several hundred people as he shared the city’s accomplishments over the last year, highlighting progress in economic development and housing as well as infrastructure.  […]