Florence Oregon News

Cinemas Looks to Public for Help; Scholarships Offered by City; Council Position; Record Breaking COVID-19 Day for Oregon, Lane County

Cinemas Looks to Public for Help Many small businesses have been hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic but maybe none more than small theater operators across the nation.  That could not be more true in Florence where the City Lights Cinemas has been battling against 3 fronts in recent months.  […]

Celtics Choose Pritchard

Celtics Choose Pritchard Former Oregon Duck, Payton Pritchard will be able to continue to sport green.  Pritchard was selected in the first round of the NBA draft by the Boston Celtics.  Oregon becomes the only college in the nation to have first round picks in the NBA, the NFL and […]

Game Time Set

The time for the Oregon Ducks game against the UCLA Bruins has been officially set.  UofO’s Patrick Pierson said the delay was due to the switch in days.  Pierson said when the game was moved ESPN, who is scheduled to carry the game had all of its time slots filled.  […]

Our Town – November, 2020

Susan Walters, RN – Peace Harbor Light Up a Life Florence Police Chief Tom Turner and Lane County Sheriff Clifton Harrold Andy Grzeskowiak – School Metrics Dr. Scott Donaldson – Host of I’m Just Sayin’ Festival of Trees – Kurt Vander Bogart Siuslaw Athletic Director, Chris Johnson Siuslaw Public Library […]

Statewide Freeze; New COVID-19 Report; Gas Prices; Click It or Ticket; Committee Vacancies

Statewide Freeze The statewide COVID-19 freeze goes into effect today.  The two week moratorium on many activities including dine in restaurants, entertainment activities, gym and fitness centers and museums and zoos are all required to follow the executive order enacted last Friday by Governor Kate Brown.  Indoor and social gatherings […]

Sports On…For Now; Game Changes

Sports On…For Now The upcoming sports season is still planned to start despite the current restrictions in place.  Siuslaw Basketball for both the boys and girls has scheduled its first game for January 11th against Bandon.  Volleyball and soccer will have to wait until March.  Football will also have to […]

Council Approves Emergency Cold Weather Shelter; Two Week Freeze Begins Tomorrow; New COVID-19 Cases

Council Approves Emergency Cold Weather Shelter Last night the Florence City Council approved a temporary cold weather shelter for homeless individuals.  Members of the the Florence Temporary Emergency Cold Weather Shelter agency outlined their proposal for the council which would be located on the property at 5300 Highway 101.  Historically […]