Florence Oregon News

Fatal fire blamed on smoking

Thursday morning’s fatal fire was likely caused by an errant cigarette.  Siuslaw Valley Fire Marshall Sean Barrett said the blaze that claimed the life of 73-year old Cassandra Hinkle started on an outside deck where she was known to sit and smoke.  In fact, Hinkle’s caregiver said the last time […]

New Zoning proposed for Coast Village

                      A public hearing this evening before the Florence Planning Commission will give residents the first real chance to comment on a proposal that will create a new zoning district specifically for Coast Village.  Community Development Director Sandra Belson said […]

NW Sports from the AP

AP-NW–1st SportsMinute,333 Here is the latest Washington, Oregon and Alaska sports news from The Associated Press SEATTLE (AP) – Robinson Cano hit a three-run double, Mark Teixeira (teh-SHEHR’-uh) and Chris Dickerson homered and the New York Yankees rolled past Felix Hernandez and the Seattle Mariners 9-3 last night. New York […]