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Rhody Weekend; Low Call Volume; Florence Woman Dies in Single Vehicle Accident; Lane County Seeks Fugitive

Rhody Weekend It was a weekend full of hundreds of motorcycles, classic cars, and thousands of visitors to Florence.  Old Town was filled from end to end for the 116th annual Rhododendron Festival that culminated in the Grand Floral Parade on Sunday.  The procession lasted just over 2 hours with […]

News 5/18/2023 Rhododendron Festival; Truck Blocks 126; Gas Prices; Time Capsule

Rhododendron Festival Today is the start to the Rhododendron Festival in Florence.  Davis Shows Northwest will be opening this afternoon and festivities will continue to open tomorrow.  This evening the Pioneer Museum will hold its business afterhours with the Florence Area Chamber of Commerce and introduce the Queen Rhododendra Gillian […]

Election Results; Oregon Dunes Ready for Heavy Traffic; Grants to Assist Transportation; Future First Citizen

Election Results Brian Lacouture and Diana Pimlott will retain their seats on the Siuslaw School Board and Tamara Cole and Josh Haberly will be the newcomers.  Election results are calculated, and Cole will replace Bob Sneddon with 52.4% of the vote.  Haberly will replace Frank Armendariz with 61% of the […]

Future First Citizen – Ian Sissel

Future First Citizen Announced The organizers of the Marteen Wick Future First Citizen scholarship have made the announcement on their decision for this year’s Future First Citizen.  The recipient of the $2,500.00 scholarship will be Siuslaw Viking senior Ian Sissel.  Sissel holds a 4.0 GPA at Siuslaw High School and […]