Florence Oregon News

Spring Sports? Maybe!

The lack of surety surrounding the rest of the school year, will likely mean that spring sports will at the very least have a shortened season. OSAA announced that it will move back the suspension of meets in alignment with the governor’s executive order and plans to continue with the […]

Casino Shutters Doors; New Number: 75; Executive Order Details School Responsibility; PeaceHealth: No Visitation; Permits on Hold

Casino Shutters Doors The Confederated Tribes of the Coos, Lower Umpqua, and Siuslaw Indians announced yesterday that it would temporarily cease operations at Three Rivers Casino Resort, virtually shutting down the hotel, gaming and food service.  At around 4 pm yesterday there were about a dozen cars in the parking […]

Businesses React to COVID-19; Cyclist Killed at Intersection; Update Coronavirus Numbers; Free Internet; Gas Prices Steady Despite Record Lows; List Updated

Businesses React to COVID-19 Businesses all around Florence are gearing up to protect their workers and their clientele as concerns about the spread of COVID-19 ramps up across the state.  Oregon Pacific Bank is the first of the banks in Florence to close its lobby doors and is servicing their […]

Restaurants to Close or Only Allow Take-out or Delivery; Cinemas to Temporarily Close; City News; OHA New Coronavirus Numbers; Reedsport Police Breakup Fight Ring

Restaurants to Close or Only Allow Take-out or Delivery It will be a St. Patrick’s Day to remember for years to come.  With yesterday’s announcement from Governor Kate Brown that she will sign an executive order today to limit gatherings and ban restaurants and bars from operating under normal circumstances, […]


The National Football League announced Monday that the 2020 draft will proceed as scheduled April 23rd  through the 25th and will be televised, but the annual selection process will no longer include public events in Las Vegas due to the COVID-19 pandemic.   The NFL announced last week that teams were prohibited […]