Archive for category: Gas Prices

Local News – Real Estate Up – Gas Prices Up – Death Explained – COPD Screenings
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Local News – Real Estate Up – Gas Prices Up – Death Explained – COPD Screenings

October 10, 2012 10:48 pm Gas Prices, News

Real Estate Sales Looking Optimistic The good news… Realtors in Florence sold more homes in the first nine months of this year than they did in all of 2011.  The not so good news, the median price of those homes, at $153,500, is $100,000 less than it was seven years ago. Further confirming that the […]

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Local News – Few choices for local voters; DeFazio town halls; Fire danger up and so are gas prices
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Local News – Few choices for local voters; DeFazio town halls; Fire danger up and so are gas prices

August 15, 2012 10:51 pm Gas Prices, News

Few choices for local voters… There will be at least two new faces on the Florence City Council in January, and it looks like one of those will be appointed.  The deadline for entering the council or Mayor’s race is five pm tomorrow.  But, the process for doing so can take a couple days so […]

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Local News – City Code Regulates Business Colors; Gas Prices Rise; Eco Trek; Prisoners Released
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Local News – City Code Regulates Business Colors; Gas Prices Rise; Eco Trek; Prisoners Released

July 25, 2012 10:54 pm Gas Prices, News

Bright colors bring code provision to light… Sometimes the old adage of “no good deed goes unpunished” rings true. Jose Garcia spent extra time and cash earlier this spring to make his restaurant, Los Compadres Tacqueria, look more presentable.  That included a coat or two of bright lime green and orange paint, a common sight […]

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Local News – City Cuts Turn Painful; Gas Spike; Election Day; Pampered Chef; Peace Officers Memorial Day
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Local News – City Cuts Turn Painful; Gas Spike; Election Day; Pampered Chef; Peace Officers Memorial Day

May 15, 2012 10:44 pm Gas Prices, News, Relay for Life

City cuts turn painful… Beginning July First the City of Florence will be using outside sources for all engineering services.  The move, ok’d last night by the Florence Budget Committee, will mean Florence will no longer have an ‘in-house’ engineer to review public works and construction projects.  It also means the man who’s held that […]

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Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices
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Local News: County Budget; ME’s Office; School Budget and Schedule; Gas Prices

April 25, 2012 10:46 pm Gas Prices, News

Many cuts… few surprises in County Budget… Lane County will have roughly $100-million less to work with in the coming year and about 200 fewer employees doing that work.  The 2012-13 budget was released late yesterday and here’s the cut list:  49 Public Works positions; 47 jobs in corrections; 29 patrol deputies; 13 slots in […]

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Local News: School Budget Brighter; Water and Sewer Rates Going Up; Gas remains high; Town Hall to focus on underage drinking
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Local News: School Budget Brighter; Water and Sewer Rates Going Up; Gas remains high; Town Hall to focus on underage drinking

April 11, 2012 10:38 pm Gas Prices, News

School Budget Paints a slightly brighter picture The Siuslaw School District Budget Committee will still have plenty of challenges this year, but for the first time in several years they won’t be facing doom and gloom in the annual budget message.  When they meet for the first time this year they’ll hear from superintendent Jeff […]

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Local News – Suspicous Device Draws Bomb Squad; Dialysis Clinic Delayed; Local Gas Breaks $4; Our Town Talks Clear Cutting
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Local News – Suspicous Device Draws Bomb Squad; Dialysis Clinic Delayed; Local Gas Breaks $4; Our Town Talks Clear Cutting

April 4, 2012 10:29 pm Gas Prices, News

Suspected Pipe Bomb Closes Highway… turns out to be non-explosive Initially described as being a pipe bomb, a suspicious object kept Highway 126 just east of Florence closed for more than three hours last night.  Police and transportation officials closed the highway around eight pm after finding a – quote – “suspicious object” on the […]

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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded
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Local News: Planning Commission Hears About Roundabouts; Gas up; Ocean Debris Forum; Transfer Site Hours Expanded

March 28, 2012 10:54 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Planning Commission Hears Roundabout Explanation Florence’s Transportation Systems Plan update has identified two intersections that will require extensive changes over the next few years.  Chris Tiesler, a senior engineer with transportation consultant Kittleson and Associates, told Planning Commissioners last night that it would be premature to focus right now on the exact improvements required at […]

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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball
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Local News – More snow! Meetings cancelled; Oregon Average Gas Price breaks $4; Siuslaw Estuary Partnership; Viking Baseball and Softball

March 21, 2012 11:24 pm Gas Prices, News, Sports

Snow disrupts schedules once again… A heavy snowfall in the Southern Willamette Valley and through the Coast Range disrupted a number of activities this morning.  Several inches accumulation caused cancellation of classes at several schools, including in the Mapleton School District and Lane Community College in Eugene. Travel advisories were posted for 126 this morning, […]

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Local News- Election Season Underway; Beware Possible Scam; Gas Prices; Traffic Delays on 101 Bridge; Our Town; and Pac-12 Basketball
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Local News- Election Season Underway; Beware Possible Scam; Gas Prices; Traffic Delays on 101 Bridge; Our Town; and Pac-12 Basketball

March 8, 2012 12:33 am Gas Prices, News, Sports

Oregon Election Season Officially Under Way… It was timely. The Oregon Legislature wrapped up work in their annual session Monday night, and yesterday was the filing deadline for candidates seeking their party’s nomination for various state races in the May 15th primary.  On the Central Coast, North Bend Oral Surgeon Scott Roberts will square off […]

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