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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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Christmas 2016
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Christmas 2016

November 25, 2016 1:00 am Uncategorized

Community Events       22nd December – It’s A Wonder Life City Lights Cinema 12:30pm & 6:30pm Florence Kiwanis and City Lights Cinemas want to help you get into the Christmas Spirit with two showings of the Frank Capra classic It’s a Wonderful Life starring Jimmy Steward and Donna Reed.   The classic holiday story […]

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Flood and wind warnings; Dungeness delays; Community Thanksgiving; Eco Development; Reedsport Moonlight Madness
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Flood and wind warnings; Dungeness delays; Community Thanksgiving; Eco Development; Reedsport Moonlight Madness

November 24, 2016 9:56 pm News, Uncategorized

Heavy rains prompt concerns of flooding and landslide A flood watch for much of Northwest Oregon and Southwest Washington has been issued by the National Weather Service.  That watch means there is a potential for flooding in low lying areas along the central and north coast, as well as in the Coast Range. An accumulation […]

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Veteran’s Day

November 10, 2016 3:00 am Promotions, Uncategorized

Join 106.9 KCST on Veteran’s Day, November 11th for patriotic selections Florence Community Observances 11am Florence Elks Lodge Memorial 1pm Florence Veteran’s Day Parade this year’s theme “Saluting The United State Coast Guard“ (Staging begins at Noon south of the Florence Events Center.  Applications can be downloaded from OCMHM website.  All entries must have a veteran’s theme […]

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