Florence Oregon News

Highway 101 Section to Close; 3 COVID-19 Cases For Florence as Numbers Decline Countywide; Port Meeting Cancelled; Radio Bingo Game Saturday

Highway 101 Section to Close The section of Highway 101 that collapsed and caused the wreck of a drill rig and injured one will now be closed.  The Oregon Department of Transportation has announced that beginning Wednesday morning highway 101 from Sea Lion Caves to Cook’s chasm will be closed […]

School Considers Extended Year; FRAA Receives Grant; Latest Coronavirus Numbers; Vaccination Update; Revision Florence

School Considers Extended Year It was reported yesterday that the Siuslaw School District has recently received an additional 3.5 million dollars in school funding.  One of the possible plans for some of that money could be used to offer an extended school year.  Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak says administrators are working […]

State Clears Way for Full Contact Football; SOS Funds Available; ODOT Work on 101; Case Load Slows; Vaccine Availability; Schools Benefit from Federal Funds

State Clears Way for Full Contact Football While the path to see students return to full time in class instruction has not yet been cleared another battle for the students may be coming to a close.  The fight to play full contact sports.  The Oregon Health Authority cleared the way […]

Rhododendron Festival Suspended; COVID-19 Cases Easing; Vaccine Distribution; School Board Meeting; Feds Uphold State’s Findings

Rhododendron Festival Suspended The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce has decided that the 114th Rhododendron Festival should be suspended.  Just two weeks after it announced that the annual Rhody Court would not happen the board has made the decision that there are too many variables with the current state of […]

Florence Oregon Covid-19 News

Vaccine Registration Available for Lane County; Florence Numbers for COVID-19 Rise; DEVNW Moving Ahead; Environmental Services Aide Scholarship

Vaccine Registration Available for Lane County Lane County Public Health has opened an online link for individuals to get registered for the coronavirus vaccine.  In less than 24 hours over 10,000 Lane County residents have already filled out the form.  The address for the form is long and Coast Radio […]