Governor Brown has issued a new executive order today directing everyone in Oregon to stay at home to the maximum extent possible and adding to the list of businesses that will be temporarily closed to stem the spread of COVID-19 in Oregon. Brown says this comes on the heels of […]
A 70 year old woman becomes the 4th confirmed case of COVID-19 in Lane County. The woman was admitted to PeaceHealth Sacred Heart Medical Center Riverbend on the 19th with symptoms of the virus and was immediately tested. Results came back positive yesterday afternoon. Lane County public health is reporting […]
The Oregon Health Authority is updating the daily numbers of cases of the coronavirus. The latest count was issued at noon today and includes 114 confirmed cases in Oregon with 2003 negative results which means the gap is widening to an almost one in 20 ratio of those infected to […]
FLORENCE – On 03/17/2020 at 3:27 pm Florence Police received several 911 calls reporting a vehicle vs pedestrian accident at the intersection of Hwy 101 and Hwy 126. Upon arrival it was determined the pedestrian bike rider was deceased due to injuries from the accident. Initial investigation revealed that the […]
Restaurant Alliance Formed This morning a group of 25 local Restaurateurs gathered on Bay street in a show of solidarity. The newly formed Florence Restaurant Alliance is standing together to reassure the public that they continue to be completely dedicated to the health and safety of their guests. Elaine McMillan […]
Just announced, Siuslaw Athletic events have been cancelled until April 10th. This includes all track and field events, softball and baseball. Practices will still continue through this period though and updates will come through state health authorities and the OSAA.