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Council Approves Childcare Grant; Other Council News; COVID-19 Cases; Chip Seal Project to Begin

Council Approves Childcare Grant The loosening of COVID-19 requirements mean more children will be allowed into childcare facilities, benefiting working parents, but increasing pressure on local childcare businesses.  The City of Florence was awarded a $10,000 grant from Cascades West Economic Development District (CWEDD) to support childcare providers under its […]

Delta Variant Taking Hold; Gas Prices Continue Upward Trend; Ice Cream Social Saturday; Scam Warning

Delta Variant Taking Hold Oregon Residents continue to receive vaccinations according to the Oregon Health Authority, but rates have diminished significantly in the last month with average daily rates dipping below 5,000.  This comes on the announcement that the Delta Variant across the U.S. is taking hold and increasing in […]

Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

Latest COVID-19 Numbers; City Council Returns to In-Person Meetings; Siuslaw Award Nominees; Cover Deadline; Hot Dry Weather

Latest COVID-19 Numbers The Oregon Health Authority is reporting 506 new cases of COVID-19 for the state over the past 3 days.  Yesterday’s report was a culmination of numbers accumulated from Friday through Sunday evening.  Cases continue to appear across the state and the county, but the number is dramatically […]