Archive for category: Gas Prices

Local News – Home Sales – Gas Prices – Summer Reading – Dunes City
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Local News – Home Sales – Gas Prices – Summer Reading – Dunes City

January 9, 2013 11:45 pm Gas Prices, News

9 January 2013 Home Sales Market Showing Encouraging Signs Home sales in Florence showed a measure of improvement in 2012 and that should translate into a gradual strengthening of property values.  But how long that takes is still anyone’s guess.  Tawfik Ahdab is a certified residential real estate appraiser.  His company, Pacific Valuation Group, has […]

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Local News – New City Council – Tsunami Debris – Gas Prices Down
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Local News – New City Council – Tsunami Debris – Gas Prices Down

December 26, 2012 9:30 pm Gas Prices, News

Ordinarily the Florence city council meets on the first and third Mondays of the month, meaning the incoming Mayor and Council members would expect to be sworn in this year on Monday, January 7th. But not this year says Florence City Manager Jacque Betz. 200 — “It’s different this time. We’re going to have it […]

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Local News – Siuslaw Interpretive Center; Fire Destroys Storage Building; Gas $3.91; Domestic Violence
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Local News – Siuslaw Interpretive Center; Fire Destroys Storage Building; Gas $3.91; Domestic Violence

October 24, 2012 10:36 pm Gas Prices, News

October 24, 2012 Bridge Interpretive Site Closing In on Breaking Ground Planning for the Siuslaw River Interpretive Project goes back more than a decade, but it appears that by next spring the quarter-acre site overlooking the Siuslaw River and the Highway 101 Bridge will become a reality says Florence City Manager Jacque Betz. Jacque Betz […]

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Local News – Shake out; Gas prices; Project Grad; State furlough day
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Local News – Shake out; Gas prices; Project Grad; State furlough day

October 17, 2012 10:20 pm Gas Prices, News

October 17, 2012 Great Oregon Shakeout… Oregonians are being asked to participate in an earthquake preparedness exercise tomorrow morning… it’s 10/18 on the calendar… and at 10:18 in the morning is when the Great Oregon Shakeout is set to take place.  Students and staff at the Florence campus of Lane Community College will be participating […]

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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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