Athlete of the Week

Local News – Schools Lock Down; Lane County Commission meets twice in Florence; Quality Child Care; Hazardous Materials; Athlete of the Week

Schools went into lockdown as a result of last Friday’s weapon incident Shortly after 11 o’clock Friday morning staff members at Siuslaw Middle School looked across Oak Street and saw a young man brandishing what appeared to be a rifle.  Special Programs Director Ethel Angal (angle) said staff knew what […]

Local News – Disaster Declaration Pending; David Tai Fund; Siuslaw Awards; Athlete of the Week

Seeking a Federal Disaster Declaration… Lane County officials have a Friday deadline to submit damage estimates from last week’s storm and subsequent flooding.  Their objective:  showing the Governor’s office that there has been enough to justify requesting a federal disaster declaration.  County Emergency Manager Linda Cook says public or private, […]

Local News – Vermont Health Care Speaker; Limiting Holiday Temptation; Fire District Sign in Violation of Code; Athlete of the Week

“How Vermont Won Health Care for All” speaking tour stopping in Florence Organizers of a landmark state law in Vermont that will alter the way that state’s residents pay for health care say medicine is a basic human right and is on a par with other ‘public good’ services such […]

Local News – Fire intentional; Coos County woman seeking Oregon House; Real or Artificial?; and Holiday deaths down

Firefighters say structure fire intentionally set Fire investigators say the early morning blaze that destroyed a Florence home and threatened two others yesterday was intentionally set.  Neighbors called 911 just before five AM when the flames burst from a double-wide manufactured home at 1739 North Siano Loop. Nobody was living […]

Local News – Willoughby makes it final; Stormy Weather; Rail vandals; Thanks for safety; Flo-Tones and Athlete of the Week

Looks like Stormy Weather… A gust of wind reached 97 miles an hour early this morning at a recording station on Mount Hebo in Tillamook County.  That was just one example of the strong winds that began pounding the Oregon Coast last night and are expected to continue until tomorrow.  […]

Local News Digest: Peer Court; School Board; Pounding and Christmas Trees

Community Discussion on Florence Peer Court It’s been around for many years, but many people in the community aren’t aware of Peer Court.  For the past several years it’s been held in conjunction with the Boys and Girls Club and Mo Young with the Lane County Prevention Program says it […]