Florence Oregon News

Not So Fast Says Oregon Supreme Court; Primary Day; Deferral Extended; Modified Campground Openings; New Coronavirus Cases

Not So Fast Says Oregon Supreme Court The Oregon Supreme Court late Monday halted a rural judge’s order earlier in the day that had tossed out statewide coronavirus restrictions imposed by Democratic Gov. Kate Brown. Baker County Circuit Judge Matthew Shirtcliff had ruled that Brown erred by not seeking the […]

Port of Siuslaw

Business and Virtual Rhody Parade; Fatal Reedsport Accident; Officer Hits Fleeing Vehicle Head-On; COVID-19 Numbers Oregon

Business and Virtual Rhody Parade Retail Businesses and Restaurants opened up over the weekend to greet guests and shoppers.  Motorcycles lined Bay street, but not to the capacity of a normal Rhody Weekend.  Outdoor seating was mixed as some of the restaurants decided to not yet allow it.  The Beachcomber […]

OSAA Still Mulling Over Schedules

OSAA Still Mulling Over Schedules Siuslaw Athletic Director Chris Johnson said that the Oregon School Activities Association is working on contingencies for fall sports.  Schools do not yet know whether or not they will be able to open for the fall, or what the fall schedule might look like if […]

Siuslaw River Bridge

Businesses Begin Reopening; Best Harbor Competition Returns; New COVID-19 Cases; Increased DUII Enforcement Planned

Businesses Begin Reopening It will not be business as usual as local establishments reopen their doors today.  The beginning of the Phase One plan of Governor Kate Brown still comes with heavy restrictions as places like restaurants deal with social distancing and a new way of doing business.  Yesterday on […]

2020 Sports Awards

The 2020 Oregon Sports Awards will kick off on Monday May 18.  The awards have been distributed over the past 69 years, but this year will be a little different.  The awards for spring prep sports and the award for outstanding professional athlete have been eliminated leaving 21 awards still […]