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ID and cause of death determined

Authorities say there was no apparent foul play in the drowning death of a Pennsylvania man, who’s body was found floating in Woahink Lake south of Florence yesterday.  According to Sergeant Spence Slater with the Lane County Sheriff’s office, an autopsy revealed the cause of death for 60-year old Bruce […]

Delay in Dunes City Septic Ordinance

Dunes City Councilors will not be discussing either of the two ordinances that would alter or abolish regulations requiring regular inspection and monitoring of septic systems this evening.  Mayor Becky Ruede said the City Recorder and attorney discovered the original septic ordinance was actually a land-use regulation and thereby subject […]

Body found at Woahink Lake

Authorities are trying to confirm the identity of a body found drifting in Woahink Lake yesterday afternoon.  Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue responded shortly after one pm after a passerby spotted what appeared to be the body of a man floating near the first bridge on Canary Road, just off […]

Emeralds fall on the road

The Boise Hawks snapped a three-game losing streak and downed the Eugene Emeralds 4-2 last night.  Dustin Harrington was three-for-four at the plate for the Hawks with two RBI.  Jace Peterson and Travis Whitmore had two hits each for the Emeralds.  They’ll meet again tonight in Boise.

Late Senator had lasting impact

The news of the passing earlier this week of former Oregon Governor and U.S. Senator Mark Hatfield was met with sadness on the part of many who knew him.  One of those, Florence resident Wilbur Ternyik, developed a close friendship with Hatfield. Wilbur Ternyik:  “I got tremendous help from him.  […]