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Florence COVID-19 Numbers Hamper In-Class Instruction; Winners Give Thanks; New COVID-19 Numbers; Special Council Meeting

Florence COVID-19 Numbers Hamper In-Class Instruction The sporadic climb in COVID-19 cases in Florence over recent weeks is one reason that the governor’s recent change in how the metrics are looked at will likely not help Siuslaw and Mapleton Schools return to in-class instruction any time soon.  At 34 cases […]

Election Coverage

Former Siuslaw Schools Administrator teacher and local businessman Boomer Wright will represent the 9th district in the Oregon House of Representatives.  He defeated Cal Mukumoto with over 54% of the vote.  Wright says he looks forward to getting to work in Salem. “It all comes down to people working together […]

Rare Light Day of COVID-19 Cases; Hannigan Urges Restraint Over Halloween; DeFazio Says District Members at Risk With Potential ACA Reversal;

Rare Light Day of COVID-19 Cases It was a lighter day of COVID-19 cases yesterday in Lane County.  Lane County Public Health only reported 13 new cases for a total of 2,467.   There was also a drop in persons considered infectious.  That number dropped by 21 to 148.  There were […]