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Jail audit affirms; Local resident narrowly misses London attack; Rotary sets another record; School board races shaping up; PeaceHealth Palliative Care; Douglas County libraries to close

March 24, 2017 3:24 am News, Uncategorized

Audit shows Sheriff is keeping a promise to voters For the third straight year, an independent audit of a special operating tax levy to fund jail operations has shown Lane County is using the money as it was promised… to restore local beds in the jail and critical youth treatment facilities.  Sheriff Byron Trapp said […]

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Goodwill getting a new home; Localized flooding; Stiles steps down from LCC Board; Set your clock ahead – check your smoke detector, your tires and your shoes; Lawmakers eye your interest deduction
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Goodwill getting a new home; Localized flooding; Stiles steps down from LCC Board; Set your clock ahead – check your smoke detector, your tires and your shoes; Lawmakers eye your interest deduction

March 11, 2017 12:58 am News, Uncategorized

Goodwill considering new location A Highway 101 commercial building, vacant for nearly a decade, is headed for new life as the home of Goodwill Industries in Florence.  The non-profit agency wants to move from their current location to the former Rite-Aid building at 12th Street and Highway 101.  In processing that request, the City of […]

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Huff wins 113 pound title; Vikings bounced from playoffs; Oregon State women claim third Pac-12 title; and more!
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Huff wins 113 pound title; Vikings bounced from playoffs; Oregon State women claim third Pac-12 title; and more!

February 27, 2017 11:01 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

OSAA Wrestling Finals – Two Vikings bring home hardware Siuslaw’s Richard Huff capped a phenomenal season by claiming the OSAA 4A state championship at 113 pounds over the weekend at the State Wrestling Finals.  Huff ended the tournament with a one-minute-42-second pin over number three seed Maximus Tate of Molalla.  The number one seed in […]

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Port manager evaluation concerns; Tiny homes and tiny gardens; free dental care; Lane County considering smoking age change; difficult rescue.
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Port manager evaluation concerns; Tiny homes and tiny gardens; free dental care; Lane County considering smoking age change; difficult rescue.

February 17, 2017 1:37 am News, Uncategorized

Port Commissioner expresses concern over evaluation Port of Siuslaw Commissioners gave Port Manager Steven Leskin an overall “meets expectations” in 12 categories of his annual evaluation last month.  But one of the commissioners say her colleagues “did not do the right thing” when it came to helping Leskin be more productive. Nancy Rickard read a […]

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Ham Radio class in Florence; Car jumps curb, woman injured; Lane gets new president; School board races; Three Rivers Foundation grants
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Ham Radio class in Florence; Car jumps curb, woman injured; Lane gets new president; School board races; Three Rivers Foundation grants

February 10, 2017 11:48 pm Uncategorized

When everything else fails, there’s always a Ham When disaster strikes anywhere in the world, you’ll usually find a core group of volunteers hard at work behind the scenes keeping the lines of communication open. Those volunteers are Ham, or Amateur, Radio Operators. In some parts of the world their numbers are dropping, while the […]

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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election
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Florence Police follow state laws on immigration enforcement; Slide briefly traps woman and child; Heavy rains cause high water; Police release ID of man killed on Highway 126; Florence man seriously injured east of Reedsport; Filing period opens for May 16th election

February 6, 2017 11:59 pm News, Uncategorized

Florence to follow state law when it comes to immigration Florence police officers have not and will not enforce federal immigration laws; and the agency does not participate in routine immigration investigation and enforcement activities. That’s the Florence Police Department’s official policy.  A city spokeperson issued a statement reiterating that policy over the weekend following […]

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Coast Radio News – Despite the Sun, Yesterday’s Snow
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Coast Radio News – Despite the Sun, Yesterday’s Snow

January 5, 2017 10:30 pm News, Uncategorized

The snow has cleared but roads remain slick An early 2017 storm dumped snow on the western half of the state Wednesday, and more is expected… for Southern and Central Oregon, but here on the Coast we are looking at sunshine today. Despite the sun, icy roads remain in shaded areas causing two hour delays […]

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Coast Radio News – Snow Closes Schools and Offices
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Coast Radio News – Snow Closes Schools and Offices

January 4, 2017 11:25 pm Uncategorized

Snow closes classes while coating the coast                                White blankets much of the central Oregon Coast as the National Weather Service post a winter weather advisory through noon. Up to an inch snow, promoting closures include the Siuslaw, Mapleton and Coquille School Districts.  Mapleton schools have canceled all evening activities.  Also closed today are ABC Preschool […]

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Team health care; Smash and grab at cinemas; Dungeness; Annexation request; Council work session; Less is Best when it comes to wrapping gifts
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Team health care; Smash and grab at cinemas; Dungeness; Annexation request; Council work session; Less is Best when it comes to wrapping gifts

December 14, 2016 12:42 am News, Uncategorized

Team Concept of Health Care The main purpose of last week’s PeaceHealth Medical Town Hall was to give the community an update on the status of recruiting and hiring more primary care physicians.   But, officials also took the opportunity to talk about the “team concept” of providing health care.  It’s similar to what many might […]

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Pearl Harbor 75 years later; Steelhead time; Siuslaw Awards; Food for golf; Victorian Christmas; Local gas prices average lower than national
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Pearl Harbor 75 years later; Steelhead time; Siuslaw Awards; Food for golf; Victorian Christmas; Local gas prices average lower than national

December 7, 2016 11:02 pm News, Uncategorized

Pearl Harbor and Our Town 75 years ago today, the Japanese Navy attacked Pearl Harbor, plunging the United States into World War II.  The impacts of that continue to reverberate today in the world. That’s according to author and historian Craig Nelson who recently released his latest book… Pearl Harbor: from Infamy to Greatness. Nelson […]

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