Florence Oregon News

Beach walk and cleanup to coincide

The annual Beach Walk for Habitat for Humanity is set for tomorrow morning. Kate Redwine — “It’s our biggest, our biggest annual fund raiser.”(click here to listen to quote) Habitat Director Kate Redwine says they rely on the event to help them provide housing for hard working, but low income […]

Lane County facing steeper cuts

Lane County Commissioners are still trying to deal with balancing the current year’s budget… something they usually have taken care of by June of each year.  But a series of events came together to disrupt the process this year, creating a very difficult situation. Commissioners and administration are working together […]

3rd Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,256 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Marion County prosecutors say a woman has been banned from owning animals for five years after pleading no contest in an animal neglect case. Authorities say Mikerra Lane neglected three horses and 14 llamas. […]

Long Time Elected Official Changing Priorities

After a public career that covered much of three decades Jean Cowan has decided there are more important things than elected office. Jean Cowan– “I weighed the comparisons between politics and my grandchildren, and my grandchildren won.”(click here to listen) The Newport Democrat, currently serving as the Oregon House District […]