Florence Oregon News

Crosswalk enforcement effort planned

Florence police will be conducting three crosswalk enforcement operations over the coming weeks.  The first is scheduled to happen Wednesday between nine AM and noon on Highway 101 at 17th street.  Sergeant Harry Johnson says video surveillance will be set up at the crosswalk while an officer in plain clothes […]

Ems deplete bullpen in loss

The Emeralds bullpen was so depleted they had to use their starting first-baseman, Zach Kometani, to throw in the eighth inning yesterday afternoon in an 8-2 loss to the Aqua Sox in Everett.  Eugene used five pitchers in the loss, on top of the six pitchers they used at home […]

Running back bolts…

Running Back Lache Seastrunk has been granted an unconditional release to transfer from the University of Oregon.  Head Coach Chip Kelly confirmed the move Saturday afternoon.  The Temple, Texas native and highly decorated prep standout, redshirted as a true freshman last season and was battling for a reserve role in […]

Ems come from behind

An eighth inning RBI single off the bat of Justin Miller lifted the Eugene Emeralds to a 5-4 win over the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes last night.  The Ems trailed going into the seventh and tied it up when Kyle Gaedele scored on a wild pitch.  The two teams meet tonight and […]

Regulated Use Closure

Tighter fire restrictions will take effect beginning tomorrow in many areas of western Oregon and the Coast Range.  Stringent measures, called a “regulated use closure” are already in effect in portions of southern and southwestern Oregon.  Smoking is prohibited while traveling, except inside vehicles on improved roads.  Open fires are […]

Planners considering veterinary clinic

The Florence Planning Commission will review the design of a proposed veterinary clinic next week.  Dr. John Bachmann is requesting a conditional use permit and design review for the clinic to be located in an existing building at 3120 Highway 101.  The building between Thornton’s Café and the State Department […]