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Branch Closure Not COVID-19 Related; Pumpkin Giveaway; COVID-19 Latest Numbers; Gas Prices

Branch Closure Not COVID-19 Related The Mapleton location of Banner Bank recently closed, inviting speculation from social media as to the reason.  One of the questions asked was if it was related to COVID-19 and the limited availability to service customers in an indoor setting.  Kelly McPhee, vice-president of communications […]

College to Begin Training Camp This Friday the Oregon Ducks and the Oregon State Beavers begin training camp for the upcoming Pac-12 season.  The Ducks are feeling the pinch on defense with the absence of Troy Dye.  Filling that position in the middle of the defense will be Isaac Slade-Matautia.  […]

Boats on the Siuslaw

Meeting Ends with Contentious Exchange; COVID-19 Numbers; Halloween Ideas; Ballot Drop-off; Events Center Open For Rental; Fire Prevention Week

Meeting Ends with Contentious Exchange It was an evening of unanimous approval of items on the City Council’s agenda.  The city approved moving forward on the grant to provide a new AWOS system for the Florence Municipal Airport as well as a grant for an environmental services aide program in […]

Ducks and Beavers Schedules Post

The Oregon Ducks will start off their season against Stanford on November 7th.  The will play that game at Autzen Stadium.  The time has yet to be determined.  The Oregon State Beavers will also open the season on November 7th at home against the Washington State Cougars.  There will not […]

City Council Meeting; Pumpkin Giveaway To Adjust to Pandemic; Weekend Coronavirus Cases; Flags at Half Mast

City Council Meeting Florence City Council Meets this evening at 5:30 via virtual meeting software.  The city council will consider a new Ford Explorer Police Interceptor for the Florence Police Department.  The vehicle being proposed is a Hybrid model and comes at a cost of $63,220.00.  the Florence Police Department […]