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Christmas 2016
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Christmas 2016

November 25, 2016 1:00 am Uncategorized

Community Events Now thru 14th December – 16th annual Siuslaw Glass & Mirror’s Tree of Giving! Siuslaw Glass & Mirror in Florence Business Park on Kingwood St. Each ornament on the tree represents specific needs of teens in the Florence area… many of those requests are for basic necessities.  Stop by Siuslaw Glass & Mirror […]

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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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“uptick” in flu diagnoses at Siuslaw schools; preventing tax foreclosures; check out all the races on the ballot; honoring military families; Robocalls; election website
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“uptick” in flu diagnoses at Siuslaw schools; preventing tax foreclosures; check out all the races on the ballot; honoring military families; Robocalls; election website

November 7, 2016 11:47 pm News, Uncategorized

Help stop the spread of flu… Public health authorities are saying there has been a – quote – “sharp uptick” in the diagnoses of influenza in school aged children in Florence.  Cindy Morgan, the Communicable Disease Supervisor for Lane County, called the increase “especially troubling” and called for everyone to do their part when it […]

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Learn to suture; DST ends; Drop your ballot, don’t mail it; Health insurance costs and availability; Soil and Water Conservation Directors; Military Family Appreciation
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Learn to suture; DST ends; Drop your ballot, don’t mail it; Health insurance costs and availability; Soil and Water Conservation Directors; Military Family Appreciation

November 4, 2016 10:26 pm News, Uncategorized

Disaster Expo to offer unique experience Saturday’s Disaster Preparedness Expo at the Florence Events Center will offer much of the familiar information we’ve come to expect:  How to prepare a disaster kit at home; ensuring a good water supply; as well as basic health and sanitation guidelines.  This expo goes a bit further, starting with […]

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HIV in Florence; Food backpacks for kids; Parks smoking ban denied; Mail your ballot; Rhody logo selected; Higher costs and fewer selections for indivudual health coverage in ’17
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HIV in Florence; Food backpacks for kids; Parks smoking ban denied; Mail your ballot; Rhody logo selected; Higher costs and fewer selections for indivudual health coverage in ’17

November 3, 2016 11:24 pm News, Uncategorized

Cluster of HIV cases in Florence causing concern Recent news that five cases of HIV/AIDS have been diagnosed in the Florence area in the past few weeks has public health officials concerned.  Jason Davis is with the Lane County Public Health Department.  He says the five cases are “clustered” together in a group of people […]

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Coast Guard rescues two boaters; Syphilis on the rise; Prevent and prepare for falls; Chad and Jeremy wrapping up US Tours after more than 50 years; BallotTrax and Halloween hazards
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Coast Guard rescues two boaters; Syphilis on the rise; Prevent and prepare for falls; Chad and Jeremy wrapping up US Tours after more than 50 years; BallotTrax and Halloween hazards

October 28, 2016 10:48 pm News, Uncategorized

Boaters advised to be prepared A Nevada man and woman avoided possible serious trouble when their boat lost power and began to drift near the mouth of the Siuslaw River during a series of heavy rainstorms earlier this week. Deb Cordone (kor-DOE-nay) with the Coast Guard Auxiliary said the couple was crabbing in the river […]

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Wet and windy in the forecast; Eco Dev update coming; Remains categorized; SOS gets funding for children’s services; and Ambulance-Fire agreement moves to action stage
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Wet and windy in the forecast; Eco Dev update coming; Remains categorized; SOS gets funding for children’s services; and Ambulance-Fire agreement moves to action stage

October 13, 2016 10:49 pm Uncategorized

Storm prep takes center stage Florence public works crews have been hard at work preparing for the first and potentially largest series of storms of the season this week. Workers have been busy cleaning out catch basins and curb inlets to ensure the stormwater system has the capacity to handle the severe weather expected to […]

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Sheriff’s office reports phone scam; FEC burns mortgage; Injured fisherman rescued by Coast Guard; Always ready toRhody; Storm Prep; Pile burning
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Sheriff’s office reports phone scam; FEC burns mortgage; Injured fisherman rescued by Coast Guard; Always ready toRhody; Storm Prep; Pile burning

October 10, 2016 11:34 pm News, Uncategorized

Phone scam reported Several Lane County residents have reported receiving what sound like computer generated phone calls stating they were going to be taken – quote – “under custody by local cops because of four serious allegations”.  The residents were then directed to call a number for more information. That number, says Lane County Sheriff’s […]

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SOS to host open house; dispute leads to stabbing and arrest; FEC to expand parking; Business Park sale to benefit Eco Development; Whale researchers “scoop poop; and Backyard burn ban continues
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SOS to host open house; dispute leads to stabbing and arrest; FEC to expand parking; Business Park sale to benefit Eco Development; Whale researchers “scoop poop; and Backyard burn ban continues

October 6, 2016 10:34 pm News, Uncategorized

Awareness of Domestic Violence promoted Well over a hundred marchers were on hand in Old Town Florence this past Sunday for the annual walk to promote awareness of Domestic Violence.  Siuslaw Outreach Services Executive Director David Wiegan said he was pleased with the “mix” of people participating. David Wiegan – “We had a really good […]

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