Archive for category: Gas Prices

Drug testing to begin; Cost of driving goes down; Going green
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Drug testing to begin; Cost of driving goes down; Going green

November 13, 2013 11:41 pm Gas Prices, News

13 November 2013 Raising the Drug Awareness Bar Drug testing of Siuslaw High School students involved in extra-curricular activities could begin as early as next week. The Siuslaw School Board approved a policy earlier this fall requiring baseline testing, and random screening of students involved in inter-scholastic activities such as athletics, music and speech. Since […]

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New Fire Chief; Gas Prices Tumble; Hospice and End of Life Decisions
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New Fire Chief; Gas Prices Tumble; Hospice and End of Life Decisions

November 6, 2013 11:46 pm Gas Prices, News

6 November 2013 New Fire Boss Set to Start Later This Month The new fire chief at Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue will officially start on the job November 18th.  Jim Langborg was in town this week scoping out housing… and getting a feel for the community… as well as the agency itself. Jim Langborg […]

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Cover Oregon woes could mean delay; Gas prices down; Studded tires and Halloween hazards
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Cover Oregon woes could mean delay; Gas prices down; Studded tires and Halloween hazards

October 30, 2013 10:43 pm Gas Prices, News

30 October 2013 Cover Oregon woes could mean delays for Oregonians Problems plaguing Oregon’s new health insurance exchange are leading to concerns that some of the most vulnerable Oregonians may face a break in coverage if they don’t enroll by a December 15 deadline. A month in, the state has received just 4,260 paper applications […]

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Betz to Lead Statewide Organization; Gas Prices Way Below 2012; Great Pumpkin Giveaway… the Original.
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Betz to Lead Statewide Organization; Gas Prices Way Below 2012; Great Pumpkin Giveaway… the Original.

October 23, 2013 10:55 pm Gas Prices, News

23 October 2013 Betz to lead statewide group Florence’s City Manager will expand her responsibilities over the next two years to include leading a statewide organization.  Jacque Betz was recently named the President-Elect of the Oregon City-County Management Association.  Her term begins in January 2015 and Mayor Nola Xavier says it’s not only an honor […]

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Sign and Banner Explosion; Gas Prices Drop with a Wrinkle; Sex Offender-Parole Violator Apprehended; American Bridge Closing
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Sign and Banner Explosion; Gas Prices Drop with a Wrinkle; Sex Offender-Parole Violator Apprehended; American Bridge Closing

October 16, 2013 10:27 pm Gas Prices, News

16 October 2013 Signs and Banners in the City A recent explosion in the number of temporary signs and banners at businesses in Florence has prompted officials to begin a discussion on just what is and what is not legal. City Manager Jacque Betz said “polite” enforcement efforts have met with resistance. Jacque Betz – […]

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Domestic Violence Awareness; Bozievich Runs Again; Gas Prices Ease; Old Town Parking
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Domestic Violence Awareness; Bozievich Runs Again; Gas Prices Ease; Old Town Parking

September 25, 2013 10:33 pm Gas Prices, News

Local Group Puts Out a Call to Men A march in Old Town Florence Sunday afternoon is intended to shine a light in what more and more people are seeing as a very dark place in our society.  David Wiegan with Siuslaw Outreach Services says Domestic violence remains a very serious problem. David Wiegan – […]

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Port to Discuss Comm’l Fleet; 1 Holiday Highway Death; Gas Holds Steady; Wave Power Hits Snag
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Port to Discuss Comm’l Fleet; 1 Holiday Highway Death; Gas Holds Steady; Wave Power Hits Snag

September 4, 2013 10:19 pm Gas Prices, News

4 September 2013 Port Commission to Discuss Commercial Fleet Port of Siuslaw Commissioners will hold a special work session tomorrow evening to discuss plans to revitalize the local commercial fishing fleet.  Newly elected commissioner Jay Cable introduced an action plan to rebuild the fleet in July.  Discussion was tabled at the time, but it came […]

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Two Decades of Discovery; Fire Weather Turning Hotter; Gas Prices Turn Down and Lane County Sheriff Reaches Out
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Two Decades of Discovery; Fire Weather Turning Hotter; Gas Prices Turn Down and Lane County Sheriff Reaches Out

August 14, 2013 10:43 pm Gas Prices, News

14 August 2013 Two Decades of Discovery 20 years ago the City of Reedsport and a local non-profit group combined to open a center aimed at presenting the history of the area.  It was part of an effort to promote economic diversity in the area. The Umpqua Discovery Center has since grown to become a […]

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Police say car thefts and thefts from autos preventable.  Gas prices drop… match three year average.  Florence Adopt-a-Park.
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Police say car thefts and thefts from autos preventable. Gas prices drop… match three year average. Florence Adopt-a-Park.

June 26, 2013 11:40 pm Gas Prices, News

26 June 2013 Pendleton Man Arrested in Coos Bay after Florence Car Theft A 31-year old man with a last known address in Pendleton was arrested in Coos Bay Monday evening after the theft of an unlocked vehicle in Florence.  Gabriel Johnson was taken into custody by Oregon State Police troopers and will face several […]

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Memorial Day Observances; School Levy Won’t Solve All; Gas Prices
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Memorial Day Observances; School Levy Won’t Solve All; Gas Prices

May 23, 2013 10:33 pm Gas Prices, News

23 May 2013 Memorial Day Options… There will be two opportunities in Florence this weekend to honor and remember those who have fallen in service to our country. Monday is Memorial Day.  The American Legion has organized their 67th annual observance of that occasion in Florence.  It begins at 11 AM at Veteran’s Memorial Park […]

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