Florence Oregon News

Back to school

Siuslaw Elementary Principal Mike Harklerode says he expects about the same number of students this year as there were last year in grades K through five. Mike Harklerode – “Based on last year’s number we should be right around the 600 mark.  We’ve had more students so far.   A good […]

Get ready for back to school…

A good night’s sleep and a backpack that’s not too heavy are two of the most important health-related things that parents can make sure of for their students as they get ready for another school year.  For most families, fall means an earlier bedtime for kids.  Denise Johnson with CareOregon […]

Oregon News from the AP

AP-OR–1st NewsMinute,344 Here is the latest Oregon news from The Associated Press MADRAS, Ore. (AP) – Firefighters have contained a 1,000-acre wildfire that had threatened more than 20 homes in central Oregon. No homes were lost and no one was injured in the Elk Fire although one outbuilding was reported […]