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Florence Wine & Chowder Trail & Great Glass Float Giveaway

For the third time, Novelli’s Crab and Seafood placed first with its crab chowder

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Protected cobra lily thrives at Wayside

Garden Club discusses area’s rare carnivorous plant

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Oh, deer!

Dunes City considers working with ODFW to cull deer population

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Vision looks at impact of education in the Siuslaw region

2019 qualitative report looks at lifelong learning opportunities, challenges

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Siuslaw School Board updates policies, hears about programs

Technology, School Resource Officer, Florence Community PTA and homeless students all on agenda

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Florence Public Works holds open house

Part of the day’s emphasis was to show the important work done by the 20 full-time employees that make up the team that keeps the city operationally sound

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Increasing youth employment in Florence

Career training tops agenda at Community Coalition

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American Legion changes requirements

Qualifying service dates expand

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Camp Florence youth learns animal care through internship

Daniel hopes to become a certified veterinary technician — and a clinic in Florence gave him invaluable first-hand experience

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Developing a taste for business in Florence

How entrepreneur Marianne Brisbane changed the flavors of Bay Street

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A Special Publication In Honor of All Veterans - 2019

Oct. 2, 2019 — Veteran's Section to be printed Nov. 9 before Veterans Day

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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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SVFR, WLAD finalize adoption of WLFEA

The Western Lane Fire and EMS Authority (WLFEA) officially began on Friday

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PPC’s ‘Family Fun Day’ draws big turnout

The event, sponsored by the Pregnancy and Parenting Center of Florence (PPC), was free, with dozens of people of all ages enjoying an afternoon of bowling and eating pizza

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Central Lincoln will soon offer new energy program

Solar panels, like those recently installed on the Central Lincoln building, will be available for ‘purchase’

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Marching against domestic violence

Siuslaw Outreach Services (SOS) led a short, somber walk down Bay Street on Sunday, followed by a brief vigil on the Port of Siuslaw Boardwalk

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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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Raising kids in a digital world

Florence Community PTA hosts workshop on parenting with technology

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Charter/Spectrum bill causes confusion

Organizations respond to concerns with statement

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Red light, full stop

Florence Police Department, Siuslaw School District work together to decrease “red light runners”

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Planning Commission approves Florence Yamaha relocation request

First Step receives two-year conditional use permit

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Lane County votes to maintain Collard Lake Road

Asphalt and sink hole repair completed as it becomes County Road No. 2216

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‘Come brew with us’

Community support sought for ‘Homegrown’ brewing

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Shorewood Senior Blogging

Chef begins blog about cooking for seniors

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Initiatives ‘really happening’ this school year for Mapleton

Board hears updates on preschool, mental health, Career Technical Ed

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Port of Siuslaw continues seasonal upgrades

Pier improvements, long-awaited dredging to start soon

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Voters can register, confirm registration Tuesday

National Voter Registration Day event held at library on Sept. 24

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Lane Community College visits Florence Center

Negotiations now open for sale of Florence land parcel

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Paying respects

The number of Americans who remain missing from World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, the Cold War, the Gulf War and other conflicts is more than 80,000.

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Kyle Building rehabilitation work begins

Rehabilitation work has begun on the historic Kyle Building in Old Town Florence

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Florence re-ups with RAIN

Estuary Trail moves forward during busy council meeting

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Rejuvenating Rods ‘N’ Rhodies

Annual car show returns with new mission

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More than just a walk on the beach

Habitat for Humanity’s yearly Beachwalk took place under sunny skies Saturday

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Learning through play at Mapleton’s new preschool

District to begin preschool in October 2019

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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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ECO holds raffle to support local program

Aug. 19, 2019 — $1,000 Burley bike attachment kit top prize

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ODOT gives Lane County highway construction update

Aug. 19, 2019 — Construction Information for Aug. 19 to 26

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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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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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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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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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