Florence Oregon News

Council Approves Emergency Cold Weather Shelter; Two Week Freeze Begins Tomorrow; New COVID-19 Cases

Council Approves Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Last night the Florence City Council approved a temporary cold weather shelter for homeless individuals.  Members of the the Florence Temporary Emergency Cold Weather Shelter agency outlined their proposal for the council which would be located on the property at 5300 Highway 101.  Historically […]

State Covid 19 Freeze – Oregon and Lane County’s Latest Covid 19 Numbers – Toys for Tots Donations – Tax Day 2020

Oregon Gov. Kate Brown announced Friday a statewide two-week “freeze” that includes limiting restaurants and bars to takeout only and shuttering gyms, indoor and outdoor recreational facilities. The freeze, which will be in effect from November 18th through December 2nd, aims to limit group activities and reduce the spread of […]

Slash Burns Elicit 911 calls; Exploding Whale Anniversary; Exploding Whale Anniversary; One More Coronavirus Case For Florence

Slash Burns Elicit 911 calls With the recent fires around the state and including Mapleton, smoke and fire can quickly cause fear in residents, such has been the case recently as forest land owners begin the fall process of slash pile burning.  Chet Behling with the Oregon Department of Forestry’s […]