Taking ownership of Singing Pines Dog Park

July 13, 2019 — Bark in the Park Fundraiser seeks to rehabilitate Florence's dog park

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Celebrating Camp Cleawox

July 13, 2019 — Girl Scouts of Oregon and Southwest Washington gather to celebrate 90 years 90 years of Camp Cleawox’s history

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Crafting beer culture

July 13, 2019 — Local brewpub still in the future for Florence

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New technology means better tool for women’s health

July 13, 2019 — Peace Harbor second hospital on the West Coast to offer Siemens 3D mammography machine

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Building Peace Harbor

PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center celebrates 30 years

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New concession stand on tap for Miller Park

Park upgrades begin this summer

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Multiple fires reported on Monday in region

No injuries reported at Greentrees, Booth Island and Taylor Road fires

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Wings & Wheels takes off

10th annual event honors longtime volunteer Mike Groshong

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Siltcoos sparklers

Dunes City celebrates Independence Day

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Rockets’ red glare

Fireworks end full day of fun, food, friends in Florence

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Mapleton fireworks returns after a two-year hiatus

Mapleton fireworks returns after a two-year hiatus

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Local loggers’ voices heard on House Bill 2020

R&R King Logging, Foglio Trucking participate in Timber United rally in Salem

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Behavioral health services coming to local school districts this fall

PeaceHealth awarded a $350,000 grant to Western Lane Behavioral Health Network (WLBHN) to provide behavioral health counseling to students in the Siuslaw and Mapleton school districts

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USCG Auxiliary acts as force multipliers

Local volunteers donate resources, time to keep area waters safe

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Crafting for a Cause

The Mustard Seed opens its doors in Florence

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Free breakfast, lunch available to children 18 and younger

2019 — Kids can get at least one free meal weekdays in Florence and Mapleton

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Florence’s fireworks return on Thursday

The community of Mapleton is also hosting July 4 fireworks

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Councilor conflict dominates discussion

FURA meeting filled with controversy on budget, public art

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‘A match made in the makerspace’

RAIN connects resources to residents’ ideas

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SVFR & WLAD increase revenue, welcome recruits in June

Retiring board members were also honored

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SOS provides students with valuable life lessons

June 26, 2019 — Siuslaw Outreach Services Executive Director Bob Teter teaches youth about important rules for growing up

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Field Exercise provides training for emergencies

June 26, 2019 — Local ham radio operators practice for 24 hours straight

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‘The best use for North Jetty Park’

June 26, 2019 — Lane County discusses future of North Jetty at public meeting

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School district terminates shop teacher

Clint Tatum was hired by the district to work in the Career Technical Education program

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Learning about life untethered from electronics

Watershed Exploration Camp offers a view of nature through hands-on experience.

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Port now ready for fireworks

Completion of major upgrades for camp sites are on the fast track

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New initiative will fill the gap between police, emergency response and hospital

A new mental health initiative for the area could be funded by Oregon Health Authority (OHA)

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Chamber’s ‘Year of Thriving’ takes on ‘Momentum’

Florence Area Chamber of Commerce annual meeting welcomes new board, president

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Third annual Jeep Junction

Jeep appeal spans generations

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Retiring Old Glory

American Legion Post #59 held a flag retirement ceremony across from the Veteran’s Memorial Park on Bay Street

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Dunes City prepares for natural disasters

A risk assessment of natural disasters that could befall the city was introduced

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Local veterans celebrate Oregon’s 1st Women Vets Day

Kate Brown proclaimed an observance of the first Oregon Women’s Veteran’s Day on June 12

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Creating a ‘SAFE’ community

Organizers put together event to promote public safety, awareness

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Happy Father's Day

Letters from the Boys and Girls Club kids

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Heyday at the farm

Elliott’s Hilltop Acres Farm concludes school visits after 55 years

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‘To further their dreams and education’

Siuslaw Scholarship Night honors graduating seniors with $244,950 in community scholarships

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Updated: Siuslaw Elementary School reports Monday morning fire

May 20, 2019 — Fire contained as investigation continues

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Mayor, councilors agree to disagree on FURA appointment process

March 30, 2019 — Ordinance adopted March 18 states that the mayor approves all appointments to city committees

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Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial replica arrives Tuesday

March 30, 2019 — “Wall the Heals” still seeking volunteers

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Showing love for the Siuslaw Public Library

March 30, 2019 — Community rallies around library with art after vandalism incident

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Florence Home & Garden Show plans for spring

March 1, 2019 — 2019 Home & Garden Show opens at 2 p.m. Friday

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Oregon’s Civil War connections

Feb. 27, 2019 — Military Heritage Day highlights local links to U.S. history

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Dogs have their day

Feb. 27, 2019 — Local dogs Reno and Phoenix shine on biggest stage

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New Recycle Guide available from Lane County

Feb. 27, 2019 — Changing international rules prompt creation of guide

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County declares weather emergency

Feb. 27, 2019 — Officials urge people to be prepared, check on neighbors

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Introducing the 2019 Rhododendron Court

Jan. 16, 2019 — The Rhododendron Senior Court met for the first time last week

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How to support Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River

Jan. 14, 2019 — Community discounts, fund come together for area Coasties

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Florence Area Chamber of Commerce announces nominees for 2018 Siuslaw Awards

Jan. 9, 2018 — Tickets on sale for the 11th annual Siuslaw Awards banquet

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Oregon law aims to end pay discrimination

Jan. 2, 2019 — Final component of 2017 Oregon Equal Pay Act goes into effect

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Myeena Loop residence lost to fire Sunday

Jan. 2, 2019 — One resident was displaced after a mid-morning fire on Dec. 30.

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Body recovered from Mercer Lake

Jan. 2, 2019 — Officials confirm body recovered from lake was Florence man Pat Stapp

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To bond or not to bond?

Oct. 30, 2018 — A conversation with Siuslaw students & staff

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Pros and cons of Measure 106

Oct. 31, 2018 — Measure 106 prohibits spending public funds for abortion

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In their own words: Candidates for Congress, governor

Oct. 31, 2018 — Oregon candidates for Congress, governor weigh in on issues

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Florence updates code to ‘Beat the Wave’

Oct. 31, 2018 — City amends tsunami & earthquake code

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2018 State of the Coast

Oct. 31, 2018 — Coastal conference focuses on programs designed to support, enhance coastal life

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2018 Halloween Events in the Florence Area

A Gathering of 2018 Seasonal Events

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Living in the screen age

Sept. 29, 2018 — On “Screenagers,” teens and trends of addiction

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Sign, sign, everywhere a sign

Sept. 29, 2018 — ODOT issues reminder on rules for outdoor advertising

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SVFR/WLAD approve candidate for interim chief director

Sept. 29, 2018 — Boards move forward on chief, financial front

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OCHS members meet new leadership

Sept. 29, 2018 — First member meeting with new board

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NEDCO, Florence get grant to fund affordable housing

Sept. 26, 2018 — Oregon LIFT Grant will help create Florence’s first community land trust

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One for the books

Sept. 26, 2018 — Florence Festival of Books brings dozens of authors, printed books to Florence Events Center

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Local plastic drop-off extended through Saturday afternoon

Sept. 26, 2018 — Lane County Recycle Roundup on Sept. 30

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Port considers commercial vessel designations

Sept. 22, 2018 — Commissioners voted unanimously to accept staff recommendations to change the definition of a “commercial vessel”

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FEMA holds Coastal Floodplain Map update forum in Florence

Sept. 22, 2018 — Federal agency works with Florence, Lane County & Oregon to mitigate hazards

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Middle school, City Lights team up to encourage ‘Screenager’ conversation

Sept. 22, 2018 — A week-long showing of the award-winning documentary aims to spark dialogue about growing up in age of smartphones and social media

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Solemn remembrance

Sept. 22, 2018 — Ceremonies honor POW/MIA National Recognition Day

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Keeping the doors to academics open

Sept. 12, 2018 — Siuslaw schools initiate AVID program in light of challenges of learning in new era

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Rods ’n Rhodies ‘shapes up’ for fun with new & classic features

Sept. 12, 2018 — Rods ’n Rhodies and Community-wide Garage Sale weekend included a flash mob set to “You’re the One that I Want”

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Woven together

Sept. 12, 2018 — Boardwalk Market brings African basket seller to the Pacific Northwest

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Fire consumes building at Sand Dunes Frontier

Sept. 12, 2018 — Sand Dunes Frontier’s early morning fire still under investigation

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Florence project could address part of area’s housing needs

June 23, 2018 — New multi-use Cannery Station could bring progress, concerns

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OCHS holds annual member meeting

June 23, 2018 — First public meeting under new leadership shows positive interactions with members

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Port of Siuslaw chooses two new commissioners

June 23, 2018 — 5-member commission now complete as Craig Brandt, Craig Zolezzi join port

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Local police, sheriffs serve warrants and arrest 6 Friday

June 23, 2018 — Police request county Special Response Team for June 22 incident

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Hundreds of new adventures await

June 9, 2018 — Library endowment fund provides 600 new books

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Florence, NEDCO continue to seek affordable housing funding

June 9, 2018 — Proposed site could create 12 ‘cottage cluster’ homes

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Code Enforcement delivers Old Town parking reminders

June 9, 2018 — Parking restrictions in Old Town enforced all year, especially for RVs

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A public work

June 9, 2018 — New Public Works Facility ‘A long time in the making’

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Reigning Royalty

May 19, 2018 — 2018 Queen Rhododendra Lainey Goss and King of the Coast Trent Reavis step into history

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Eugene, Cascades & Coast celebrates visitor industry organizations

May 4, 2018 — Travel Lane County highlights Bartlett, Sand Dunes Frontier for years of service

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Florence goes ape for CROW's 'Tarzan'

A review of CROW's production of Disney's 'Tarzan'

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Port discusses Business Oregon IGA, public input

Feb. 24, 2017 - Meetings feature comments on erosion repair project, public perception and ATVs

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OCHS, ODJ agree on new board voting process

Feb. 24, 2017 — New procedures will allow members to directly vote for nonprofit's leaders

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Boys & Girls Club replaces executive director

Feb. 24, 2017 — Chuck Trent takes over from Jack Davis, who was terminated "without cause" Feb. 16

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Boys & Girls Club contemplates financials

Feb. 14, 2018 — While not in crisis, Boys & Girls Club sees possible funding shortfalls in the near future

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Temperature drop prompts shelter opening

Feb. 14, 2018 — More than a dozen people show up for shelter and a warm meal Monday night

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Florence plans to start its own 'revolution'

Feb. 14, 2018 — After failing to make Small Business Revolution's top 5 towns, #MyFlorence prepares to carry on momentum

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