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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 […]

WLFEA Adresses Privatization Query; New COVID-19 Surge; Breakthrough Cases; Increases For COVID-19; City to Release More PPE

WLFEA Adresses Privatization Query A call to privatization of the Western Lane Ambulance District was met with a response from the Western Lane Fire and EMS Authority.  In an Our Town interview on Coast Radio  Chief Michael Schick was asked if the pay for experienced EMT’s and those trained in […]

New COVID-19 Cases; Low Flu Numbers Continue; City Council to Consider Approving Annexation; Extension of Emergency Declaration Considered

New COVID-19 Cases Despite many individuals receiving the COVID-19 vaccine the coronavirus is letting us know that it is still around.  Over the weekend the Florence Area continued to show more instances of the virus with 4 more residents testing positive for it.  The case count in Florence is now […]