Florence Oregon News

Port meeting midday again

The Port of Siuslaw Commission has been doing an increasing amount of business in special midday meetings recently.  They have another one today at noon in which they’ll hear an update from commissioner Joshua Greene on the status of the Ice Machine.  The commercial ice-maker was completed following a seven-year […]

Outside factors influence Oregon tax revenue

Oregon’s tax collections will be down by about $200-million from projections for the two-year state budget cycle that began last month.  It’s unlikely that any immediate cuts in government spending will be required because of the down-turn. First of all, it’s still early in the cycle and second, because lawmakers […]

More Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–2nd NewsMinute,271 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press CLARNO, Ore. (AP) – Weather conditions have improved for firefighters battling a 45,000-acre grass fire in central Oregon, after red flag warnings expired. Fire officials in Prineville said this morning that there were no flare-ups or problems overnight. […]

Emeralds back on top

The Eugene Emeralds re-took the lead in the West Division of the Northwest League with three straight wins… 1-nothing, 5-1, and 1-nothing… over the Spokane Indians over the weekend.  The Ems capitalized on a four game Everett Aqua-Sox losing streak to retake the advantage as they enter the final five […]