Archive for category: Gas Prices

Red Flag warnings along the coast; Vet rehab facility proposed for forest work camp; “Smoking box” linked to arson fire; Fuel prices expected to remain low remainder of summer; Road work on Rhody; Scammers working Louisiana Relief
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Red Flag warnings along the coast; Vet rehab facility proposed for forest work camp; “Smoking box” linked to arson fire; Fuel prices expected to remain low remainder of summer; Road work on Rhody; Scammers working Louisiana Relief

August 25, 2016 10:44 pm Gas Prices, News

Red Flag Warnings and Heat Advisories It’s going to be another red flag day for the Central and Northern Oregon Coast… and the Coast Range. Weather forecasters are saying conditions are ripe today and this evening for – quote – “significantly unstable conditions” that could lead to extremely high fire danger. Fire starts in forested […]

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Florence Events Center begins 20th celebration
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Florence Events Center begins 20th celebration

April 6, 2016 10:01 pm Gas Prices, News

Sea Lions Gathering for “splash off”. Over the past several weeks 20 different artists have been creating artwork on 20 different seven foot long fiberglass sea lions… This weekend they’ll be presented to the public says Jennifer Connor with the Florence Events Center. Jennifer Connor – “It’s our splash off.  The FEC is celebrating our […]

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Adaptive Salmon
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Adaptive Salmon

March 30, 2016 9:25 pm Gas Prices, News

Noted biologist to speak this evening There has been a lot of talk in recent years about the impacts of habitat loss and environmental change on native salmon.  While the major changes have threatened the very existence of wild Coho and other salmonids, the fish themselves are pretty adaptive. Rebecca Flitcroft – “You know our […]

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Lighted boat parade expected to begin annual tradition
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Lighted boat parade expected to begin annual tradition

December 11, 2015 12:55 am Gas Prices, News

Organizers say they won’t mind the rain The first ever holiday lighted boat parade on Siltcoos Lake is set for this Saturday evening. Lori Olson with Darling’s Resort and Marina says they’re ready for anything. Lori Olson – “Because it’s the first year we don’t really have any expectations. We’re just going to see how […]

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Repairing the damage done…
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Repairing the damage done…

July 23, 2015 11:45 pm Gas Prices, News

23 July 2015 Fire Chief gets back to work Jim Langborg was glad to be back on the job as Chief of Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue yesterday. But he acknowledged he has a big job ahead of him. The Chief had been told last week he would be fired because some on the district’s […]

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Turner excited about prospects of taking over Florence PD
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Turner excited about prospects of taking over Florence PD

March 19, 2015 10:54 pm Gas Prices, News

19 March 2015 Long search for new police chief nearing end After being passed over for the job last spring, Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner says he’s ready to take over as Florence’s Police Chief. Turner was offered the top cop job in Florence this week after a second search was mounted to fill the […]

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High winds and heavy rain
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High winds and heavy rain

February 10, 2015 11:51 pm Gas Prices, News

Tuesday, February 10, 2015 Some damage, but area escapes relatively unscathed The final storm in a five day series came down hard on the Florence area yesterday. Wind gusts in excess of 60 miles an hour were recorded in town and nearly two inches of rain fell. Damage in some specific locations was severe, but […]

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Grand Jury rules December 23rd shooting as justified
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Grand Jury rules December 23rd shooting as justified

January 13, 2015 11:46 pm Gas Prices, News

13 January 2015 December 23rd shooting justified says grand jury A Douglas County grand jury has found a Reedsport Police officer was justified in shooting a Roseburg man December 23rd. 55-year old Robert J. Jenkins of Roseburg suffered from schizophrenia and had stopped taking his medication according to authorities. He was the driver of a […]

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Heceta Head Slide to Disrupt Travel For Weeks
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Heceta Head Slide to Disrupt Travel For Weeks

December 23, 2014 11:48 pm Gas Prices, News

23 December 2014 Heceta Slide To Restrict Travel Travelers headed north from Florence on Highway 101 will be facing delays of up to 20-minutes just north of Heceta Head due to damage caused by heavy rains over last weekend. Rick Little – “It’s probably going to be one lane of flagged travel for a month […]

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Search for possible jumper fail to find anything
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Search for possible jumper fail to find anything

November 12, 2014 11:53 pm Gas Prices, News

12 November 2014 Tuesday night search yields no results The report of a man jumping from the Highway 101 bridge into the Siuslaw River last night just after six pm prompted a full response from local emergency agencies. A 9-1-1 call was received at 6:15 from a Bay Street restaurant advising of a suicidal subject. […]

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