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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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“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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