Florence Oregon News

3rd Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–3rd NewsMinute,276 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press SALEM, Ore. (AP) – Nearly 21,000 students in Oregon public schools lived in homeless situations at some point during the last school year. That’s 1,500 more than the previous year. Figures released today show that the Beaverton School […]

1st Oregon News Minute

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,328 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – A federal judge has sentenced a Warm Springs gang member to more than 15 years in prison for attempting to kill a U.S. Marshal. Aldo Inez Antunez is already serving a 15-year sentence in […]

Council says no to new fees

Florence City Councilors will hear details next month on changes to a long-range financial plan.  A consultant had worked with city staff over the past few months to identify ways to ensure Florence could provide a consistent level of service. The existing rate schedule for water and waste water appears […]

1st Oregon News Minute from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,313 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – Portland police say a 72-year-old man is in custody after robbing a Portland McDonald’s with a knife. Police say David Roisland entered the McDonald’s through an unlocked door while the cleaning crew worked. Roisland […]

A different kind of wave power

There are several efforts ongoing along the Oregon Coast to generate electricity using the power of the waves.  All of them, except one, use vertical buoys containing individual generators that utilize the bobbing motion to drive a piston up and down.  There is one that is different.  It’s called the […]