Florence Oregon News

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 […]

Siuslaw High School registration set

Incoming students at Siuslaw High School are being asked to register next week.  Returning seniors can get locker assignments and pay fees on Tuesday, August 23rd between nine and 11:45.  Juniors are asked to come in that afternoon between one and 3:45.  Wednesday morning is set aside for sophomores and […]

Community Chorus of Florence

Laura Merz is excited.  Merz was recently named the new Director for the Community Chorus of Florence and calls it a – quote – “wonderful privilege”.  The group presents an annual Christmas Concert, this year’s is set for December 11th and rehearsals will begin tomorrow night.  Merz says she’s already […]

World War II impact on Oregon

The tragic tale of the only mainland U.S. casualties in World War II due to enemy attack will be told this Saturday in Florence.  May 5th, 1945 a church group on a picnic in rural Klamath County encountered a balloon bomb launched by a Japanese submarine off the Oregon Coast. […]

Relay for Life nearing goal

The 12th Florence Relay for Life is in the books, but those books are still open.  As of yesterday, according to chairman John Bartlett, the 24-hour American Cancer Society event had raised $78-thousand for cancer research and support, that’s just two-thousand shy of their goal.  They’re still collecting pledges and […]