Florence Oregon News

Florence Oregon Area Covid-19 Updates

59th Florence Case of Coronavirus; Vaccine Delivery; Record Setting Day for Deaths; Police Arrest Suspects

59th Florence Case of Coronavirus Yet another COVID-19 cases for the Florence area.  Yesterday Lane County Public Health updated their numbers for the 97439 zip code adding the 59th case in the area since the pandemic began.  Currently Peace Harbor Hospital does not have any beds filled with coronavirus cases, […]

Hospital Shows Support for Soroptomist Event; COVID-19 Update; Council Meeting Monday

Hospital Shows Support for Soroptomist Event The Soroptomist International of Florence will have its distribution of food baskets for the Holiday on Saturday, December 19th.  Carol Bennett, project chair says the 2020 Community Christmas Basket Project received a large donation from PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center in the amount of […]

Limited In-Person Instruction Begins; Weekly COVID-19 Report Out; Yesterday’s Coronavirus Numbers; Three Rivers Casino Resort – New Year’s Notice

Limited In-Person Instruction Begins In the midst of rising coronavirus numbers across the county the Siuslaw School District has managed to begin some Limited In-person Instruction.  Last week Siuslaw elementary began with a small group of students for some supplemental instruction.  The LIPI is voluntary and group sizes have been […]

Events Center Director Announces Retirement; Florence COVID-19 Count Rises; No New Information on Waldport Homicide; Crabbing Opens December 16; Gas Prices

Events Center Director Announces Retirement The longtime director of the Florence Events Center has announced that he will be retiring at the end of this month.  Kevin Rhodes who has been the director since 2002 said he was planning on making the move around the time of his 25th anniversary […]

Waldport Businessman Dies in Robbery Altercation; Record Numbers of COVID-19 Cases; Grants Available; Brown Doesn’t want to Shut Down

Waldport Businessman Dies in Robbery Altercation The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department is reporting that a prominent Waldport businessman died yesterday from injuries he apparently received from an intruder.  Mark Campbell, co-owner of the Crestview Golf Course in Waldport discovered an intruder in an empty apartment adjacent to his home on […]