Florence Oregon News

Ice machine woes continue

Port of Siuslaw Commissioners heard an update yesterday on the status of the commercial ice machine.  After a seven year effort by community members to get it installed, it made and delivered two batches of ice before breaking down. Getting it repaired has been an arduous task with cost estimates […]

Irene helps local officials

Leaving more than 40 dead in her wake, as well as more than a billion dollars in damage across 11 states, Hurricane Irene could hardly be called a false alarm.  But, there are still those who were critical of preparedness efforts in areas where the storm’s damage was slight.  Those […]

Eugene Emeralds begin final regular season series

The Eugene Emeralds are back on top in the West Division of the Northwest League as they enter the final five game series of the regular season.  They’ve already clinched a spot in divisional playoffs that begin next week… that’s because they had the league’s best record at the midway […]