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Oregon Coast Humane Society Meeting Tense; Military Museum Readies For Christmas
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Oregon Coast Humane Society Meeting Tense; Military Museum Readies For Christmas

October 20, 2017 10:00 pm News, Uncategorized

Tensions High At Humane Society Meeting The regular monthly meeting of the Oregon Coast Humane Society was filled with questions from the audience ranging from concerns at the thrift shop and conditions at the shelter, to the demeanor of the board of directors.  At times the Board was informative and genuine, but after some questions […]

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Tall Ships Not Profitable; School Board Meeting; Watershed Council Special Presentation
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Tall Ships Not Profitable; School Board Meeting; Watershed Council Special Presentation

July 21, 2017 10:04 pm News, Uncategorized

Tall Ships Fall Short The Festival of Sail’s visit to Coos County was not a financial windfall.  A summary report released by the Coos Bay Boat Building Center shows last month’s event resulted in a net loss of more than $80,000. The World newspaper reports that attendance numbers fell short of projections. Prospective sponsors were told that the four-day event […]

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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident
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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

July 15, 2017 12:32 pm Uncategorized

The Oregon State Police reported that earlier today 61 year old Florence resident Dan Barnum was killed when his 2017 Harley Davidson went off the road and slid in gravel before he lost control of the vehicle.  The crash happened Friday morning on Highway 2o at milepost 163 about 30 miles from Burns, Oregon.  The […]

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Prison Bills Passed; Overtime for Country Fair; Being Fire Aware
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Prison Bills Passed; Overtime for Country Fair; Being Fire Aware

July 13, 2017 11:43 pm News, Uncategorized

Prison Bills Pass The Oregon Legislative session ended this week and according to advocates, prison sentencing reform was a big winner. House Bill 3078, known as the “Safety and Savings Act” and passed last week, would divert women convicted of certain property crimes – often driven by drug addiction – to intensive supervision programs and […]

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Memorial Day
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Memorial Day

May 25, 2017 12:48 am Uncategorized

Florence – American Legion Post 59 of Florence will host a public Memorial Day veterans’ remembrance ceremony to lay wreaths on the Siuslaw River, Monday, May 29, at Veterans’ Memorial Park. The park is next to The River House Inn, 1202 Bay St., where Kingwood St. intersects Bay St. in Old Town Florence. The ceremony […]

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Green Fair; Westlake Woman Sentenced; Rhody Days; Officers Honored
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Green Fair; Westlake Woman Sentenced; Rhody Days; Officers Honored

May 4, 2017 9:22 pm Uncategorized

Recycling Reminder This Saturday at the Florence Events center is the 8th annual Green Fair where visitors can learn about new technologies in green energy, producing your own food, recycling and more.  The event runs from 10 until 4 pm.  Dave Twombly with central coast disposal says that residential recycling has come a long way […]

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Siuslaw Baseball; Athlete Of The Week; Beavers and Ducks
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Siuslaw Baseball; Athlete Of The Week; Beavers and Ducks

May 2, 2017 7:53 pm Uncategorized

Viking Baseball The rain managed to hold off for most of the afternoon yesterday allowing the Vikings to take the field against South Umpqua at home.  The two teams managed to keep it close but South Umpqua managed to take the W 3-2. The Vikings face the Brookings Harbor Bruins this afternoon also at home.  […]

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Prep and college sports
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Prep and college sports

April 29, 2017 12:25 am Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

Prep baseball and softball After several starts and stops yesterday, the Viking baseball makeup against South Umpqua was postponed yesterday yet again… it’ll be made up in Florence at 5 pm.  Today the two teams will meet in Riddle for a double header… game one is at noon… the pregame show on KCST is at […]

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Rain cancels non-league Civil War; Too wet for Viking baseball.  Siuslaw softball loses to #3 team in the state and a trio of Siuslaw Freshmen swept a pair of races in Winston
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Rain cancels non-league Civil War; Too wet for Viking baseball. Siuslaw softball loses to #3 team in the state and a trio of Siuslaw Freshmen swept a pair of races in Winston

April 26, 2017 9:55 pm Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

Rain cancels Oregon-Oregon State baseball, delays Siuslaw and South Umpqua. A non-league civil war baseball game scheduled for last night between Oregon and Oregon State in Corvallis was rained out… it’s not clear when or if it may be rescheduled. Prep baseball between South Umpqua and Siuslaw was also rained out yesterday.  It’s likely to […]

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Prep track and field, baseball, and softball.  Pac 12 baseball
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Prep track and field, baseball, and softball. Pac 12 baseball

April 22, 2017 12:24 am Mapleton Sailor Sports, Oregon State Sports, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, Uncategorized, University of Oregon Sports

Mapleton 300 track and field The Mapleton Sailors won both the boys and girls team competitions at yesterday’s Mapleton 300 meet.  The Sailors scored 50 points for each gender… Alsea was second for the boys with 37 points; also second for the girls with 42 points.  No sprints or middle distance races were run because […]

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