Florence Oregon News

Crab season 2nd highest dollar value

For the fifth year in the last decade Oregon’s Dungeness Crab harvest exceeded 20-million pounds.  In all, says Nick Furman with the Oregon Dungeness Crab Commission, 21.2-million pounds valued at around $49-million dollars was hauled in by the 325 boats that ply coastal waters.  That makes the season, which ended […]

EV to get local charge

More options are on the road for electric vehicles.  The Oregon Department of Transportation announce a series of 22 ‘fast-charging’ stations will be built in the next year.  They’ll stretch from Florence to Astoria on the coast, and from Hood River to Sisters inland.  Each station will be able to […]

Free smiles

A local dentist will be offering a day of free smiles later this week.  Dr. Charles Korando will be hosting his second annual “Dentistry From the Heart” Thursday.  The entire day will be spent cleaning, filling and extracting as needed… all for free.   It’s open to anyone who needs dental […]