Florence Oregon News

Siuslaw Bridge and Sealion

Power Issue Causes Casino Closure;County Confirms Case Origins; Numbers on the Rise; Governor Pushes For Broadband Access

Power Issue Causes Casino Closure Three Rivers Casino had to close its doors to gaming and dining yesterday after overnight maintenance on some electrical systems failed to come back on line.  Cars were turned away at the entrances during the day.  TRC’s Rich Colton said they expected to be back […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

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 […]

Boats on the Siuslaw

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 […]