Florence Oregon News

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 […]

Local group wins national honor…

Ten years of collaboration have paid off for a diverse group of timber companies, conservation groups and government agencies.  The Siuslaw Stewardship Group has focused on building a healthy forest in ways that benefit the overall community says Siuslaw Soil and Conservation District Chair Johnny Sundstrom. Johnny Sundstrom — “The […]

Two die in Coos County crash

Two North Bend teens are dead after a single vehicle crash on a beach access road in Coos County.  Police say 18-year old David Forbess and 16-year old Marissa Esch both died at the scene after the older Jeep Wagoneer driven by Forbes left the road and struck a log.  […]