Rain dampens Rhody weekend rowdiness

Emergency response agencies report little trouble

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Florence Police caution businesses, citizens of counterfeit money

The bills in question appear to be identical and likely from the same source, which remains under investigation.

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Updated: Siuslaw Elementary School reports Monday morning fire

May 20, 2019 — Fire contained as investigation continues

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Election results available starting at 8 p.m. on Election Day

Voting totals will be updated throughout the evening until all ballots are processed.

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Rhody Rulers

112th Rhododendron Festival names Queen Rhododendra Madison Reynolds & King of the Coast Patrick Rowley

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Mural starts to take shape

Artists begin mural installation this week

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‘Helping people on their worst day’

New Chief Director Michael Schick talks Siuslaw Valley, Western Lane and his path to Oregon

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Port proclaims Safe Boating Week, selects hauler, approves major dock upgrade

The evening began with the financial report presented by Port Administrative Assistant Kelly Stewart

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Elks donate STEM supplies to SMS

The Florence Elks Lodge #1858 recently presented Siuslaw Middle School with STEM school supplies as part of its 2018-19 Promise Grant.

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Spring outdoor burning season to re-open May 16

Although burn season will reopen, residents must check the rules and the daily advisory before burning.

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Dunes City finds possible solution

City still faces upcoming legal issues, financial troubles

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Special Election ballots due

Completed ballots for the May 21 Special Election should be mailed to the county as soon as possible

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Coronation to ‘paint the town’

Festival begins with Rhody Court Coronation tonight

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Hug-a-Tree and Survive

Nationwide safety program, inspired by local mom, to be presented at Siuslaw Elementary

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Blooming Rhododendron History — and me

Things were presented differently in older times

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Local Coast Guard, good Samaritan rescue 3 aboard sinking vessel

A 47-foot Motor Life Boat crew from Coast Guard Station Siuslaw River brought the pleasure boat safely back to Florence.

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To ‘stand with students’

Siuslaw focuses on education with Red for Ed, PTA Teacher Appreciation Week & school board meeting

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SVFR, budget committee discuss need for tax increase

District faces shortages in reserve funds for aging equipment

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Florence works toward approving requested $58.4 million budget

The Florence City Council will hold a public hearing on the approved budget on Monday, June 3

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UPDATED: Spring heat results in busy day for local first responders

A wildfire, house fire and car arson fire cap off a day of high heat and multiple emergencies for first responders.

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Continuing Education Scholarship being offered by Delta Gamma

Anyone who has completed at least one year of college, and/or is interested in attending college or a professional program, is encouraged to apply.

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Local Coast Guard, City team up for ‘Safe Boating Week’

At the May 6 Florence City Council meeting, Mayor Joe Henry presented a National Safe Boating Week (May 11-18) proclamation to Team Coast Guard members from Station Siuslaw River.

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Apply now for seat on Community Coalition Board

Elections for the 2019-20 board will be held at the coalition’s annual meeting on Wednesday, June 5.

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Florence Habitat ReStore raffling backyard playhouse

The grand prize is the playhouse, all ready for the backyard. The second prize is a Victorian dollhouse and the third prize is Scentsy Warmer.

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Ballots should have arrived for May 21 election

Voters who do not receive a ballot for the May 21 Special Election by today can check on the status of their registration and ballot at www.oregonvotes.gov.

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Spring outdoor burning season delayed due to fire danger

The season could open back up on Thursday May 16, if the area receives more rain.

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Community invited to opening of new park on Tuesday

City Council approves waste removal rate hike, declares Safe Boating Week May 18 to 24

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Watershed receives funding for new projects

Funds go toward restoration of local creeks, creation of project map

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Diploma diplomacy

Siuslaw students petition for teachers to bestow diplomas at graduation

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‘We need to be aware’

90by30 reflects on past and future programs to support area youth

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Kyle Building rehabilitation awarded Oregon Main Street Grant

The rehabilitation project is expected to begin in August

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Residents asked to weigh in on Siuslaw school facilities, academics

Survey still open for community responses

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Housing Code Sub-Committee meets

Review, update of codes begins

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Florence City Club presents education candidate forum

The forum gave candidates the opportunity to introduce themselves to those in attendance and to the larger community before the May 21 Special Election

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Port saves 4th of July Fireworks

Camping spots to be used to stage display

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Female Petty Officer Becomes the Coast Guard's Newest Surfman

U.S. Coast Guard Petty Officer 2nd Class Sierra Schlager, from Station Siuslaw River in Florence, obtained the highest qualification a Coxswain can achieve in the Coast Guard

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Ballots mailed today for special election

Voters who do not receive a ballot by May 8 for the May 21 Special Election can check on the status of their registration and ballot atwww.oregonvotes.gov.

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Tiny 'tiny homes'

3rd-grade students learn ins and outs of the housing industry

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4th of July fireworks in doubt

Chamber, port look at feasibility of temporary barge to launch this year’s show in Florence

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OWEB awards half-million dollars for Siuslaw Watershed conservation

The Oregon Watershed Enhancement Board approved $556,628 for the Siuslaw Watershed Council to conduct three projects.

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FACC to host panel on housing challenges, solutions Wednesday

The discussion will include First Step’s transitional housing project and Heart of the Coast Housing Alliance's vision ADU’s (Accessary Dwelling Units).

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Spring Education Celebration, Carnival May 4 at SMS

Celebrate learning by enjoying student demonstrations of robots, Battle of the Books, Knowledge Bowl, Health Occupations, computer projects and more.

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School Facilities Advisory Committee to meet Tuesday

These meetings are designed to foster community discussion and input on issues regarding our local schools...

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‘Core’ of Discovery

Fourth-Grade Class uses Common Core Standards to learn about Lewis & Clark

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City Lights and the power of independent theaters

How local cinemas create empathy and understanding in small communities

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SVFR, WLAD ready for new chief

Interim Chief Steve Abel prepares to hand the reigns to Michael Schick

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Public Art Committee moves past mural controversy

Community involvement sought for ‘Public Paint’ Day planned for Rhody Days

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Florence recognizes Arbor Day

City Council approves “Rhody Days” closure of Maple Street

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Basket brigade

Hundreds of area kids flocked to the fields of Miller Park on Saturday

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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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FACC hears about Florence Farmer’s Market April 3

Market will return for its second season in May

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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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