County Point-in-Time Count to be held Jan. 30

This year’s count will be held on Jan. 30 and will survey the sleeping location of unhoused individuals on Jan. 29

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Siuslaw schools discuss summer food, texting students, new intercom system

Siuslaw schools discuss summer food, texting students, new intercom system

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Weekend unites civil rights movement

Two events highlight social justice concerns

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Women on the rise

Community turns out for fourth Florence Women’s March

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Peace Harbor welcomes two new providers

Erik Cooper and Donald Stoddard join staff

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Mapleton works on goal of increased community involvement

School board invites public input, buy-in

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52 years later, pursuit of King's 'Dream' continues

"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that"

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Introducing the 2020 Rhody Court

Student participants prepare for the next five months of speaking in public, interacting with the community and representing Florence

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Court decision allows homeless to sleep in public spaces

The decision not to hear the appeal filed by the Boise case impacts not only locations under 9th Circuit Jurisdiction but could have a significant impact nationally

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Florence now home to hostel experience

The Florence 101 Hostel takes its cue from a popular European style of lodging

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Changing of the watch

Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River held its Auxiliary Change of Watch on Saturday

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Rotary prepares for March ‘madness’

Jan. 8, 2020 — ‘Mad Hatter’s Tea Party’ 2020 auction theme announced

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OCHS executive director abruptly resigns

Jan. 8, 2020 — Mark Curran leaves position Jan. 1

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Couple demands apology at council meeting

Jan. 8, 2020 — First Florence City Council meeting of 2020 brings up old debate, new agenda

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All business license renewals due Jan. 1 in Florence

“No person shall maintain, operate, engage in, conduct or carry on any business within the city without first having obtained a license"

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Winter Whale Watch Week continues

See up to 30 grey whales per hour at vantage points along the coast

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Dunes City Council meets in December

Council hears about Scout projects, water testing

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Decades of December

Dec. 24, 2019 — Relive Siuslaw’s holiday history from the past 50 years

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2019 Soroptimist Community Christmas Baskets and toy giveaway set for Dec. 14

Dec. 2, 2019 — Families can get toys, holiday food baskets

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Siuslaw News to host free press release-writing workshop Oct. 9

Oct. 2, 2019 — Join Editor Ned Hickson and learn how to get your event, group or meeting in the newspaper

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Soroptimists prepare Harvest for Education Oct. 19

Sept. 28, 2019 — Fundraiser raises money for scholarships and club programs

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Hello From Heaven — Psychic Medium Daniel Monroe

Sept. 1, 2019 — Spark your connection to your gifts and spirit

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Strategic Fundraising in Rural Communities Workshop

Sept. 7, 2019 — Workshop possible with support from The Ford Family Foundation

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2019 Siuslaw Alumni All-School Reunion and Scholarship Banquet

Sept. 11, 2019 — Banquet takes place at the Florence Events Center Sept. 21

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Facilities Advisory Committee presents new plan for high school bond

Aug. 17, 2019 — Siuslaw School Board dismisses complaints after holding executive sessions

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Students aid with Lane Blood Works blood drive

Aug. 17, 2019 — Siuslaw HOSA works with Lane Blood Works

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The point of acupuncture

Aug. 17, 2019 — Wellspring Clinic continues to offer alternative pain management options

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Air Academy celebrates flight

Aug. 17, 2019 — Third annual Florence program promotes science, careers & fun

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Nova Health clinic to offer urgent care in Florence starting Aug. 16

Aug. 14, 2019 — Comprehensive provider of quality urgent care, primary care, physical therapy and musculoskeletal services comes to Florence

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Broncos rumble through

Aug. 14, 2019 — 2019 Northwest Bronco Roundup starts Aug. 14

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Women in business

Aug. 14, 2019 — Two long-time, local restaurant owners discuss the rewards, challenges of being women in business in Florence

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Reedsport community celebrates Centennial

Aug. 14, 2019 — 100th anniversary of City of Reedsport highlights resilience, recent growth

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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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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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Heyday at the farm

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

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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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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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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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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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