Florence Oregon News

Businesses Give Staff a Break; Florence COVID-19 Numbers; School Board Resignation; COVID-19 Cases Show Slight Decline

Businesses Give Staff a Break What it comes down to is a shortage of people that are available to work.  Staffing issues, overtime and overworking available staff are some of the reasons that your favorite restaurant may be closed.  That and COVID-19 positive test results.  Restaurants like the Beachcomber, Ixtapa, […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Elementary School Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis; Walkout Threat; COVID-19 Update; State COVID Cases

Elementary School Reveals COVID-19 Diagnosis Just two days into the new school year the Siuslaw School District is reporting that a person in Siuslaw Elementary School has been diagnosed with COVID-19.  Superintendent Andy Grzeskowiak sent out a letter to staff and families last night giving what details were available.  The […]

Positive Feedback From School Board Meeting; COVID-19 Still Prevalent; Air Quality Advisory; PeaceHealth Recognized; Antibody Therapy Available Locally

Positive Feedback From School Board Meeting The overall consensus from the community and members of the Siuslaw School board was that the meeting last night at Hans Peterson Field was productive and positive.  About 50 community members showed up representing several issues.  There was support for the mask wearing mandate […]

Sports Schedules; Ems Stay Close

Sports Schedules (update) JV and Varsity Volleyball travels to Pleasant Hill this evening for matches against the Hill Billies. Cross Country will be back on schedule this weekend for the Ash Creek Invitational at Western Oregon University. Mapleton Volleyball’s game against Alsea last night was cancelled.  The Varsity Squad will […]