Archive for category: Gas Prices

Local News: Marine Reserves; Gas Prices Skyrocket; Old Town Plaza

February 22, 2012 11:51 pm Gas Prices, News

Oregon Legislature Approves Expansion of Marine Reserves Network The final bill establishing three additional marine reserves off the Oregon Coast will now go to the Governor for his signature.  On a 57-2 vote yesterday, the Oregon House approved SB1510 which expands the list of two existing marine reserves to a network of five, along with […]

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Local News: Former DA says prison idea a bad one; Gas prices surge; Ocean floor shakes; Benefit to help two

February 16, 2012 12:34 am Gas Prices, News

Prison Closure Plan a bad one says former DA The Joint Ways and Means Committee of the Oregon Legislature is taking some ill-advised steps according to former Lane County District Attorney Doug Harcleroad. Doug Harcleroad – “That’s a powerful committee and those people have a lot of influence, but it hasn’t happened yet.  I’d like […]

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Local News: Four Day Weeks; Marine Reserves; Gas Prices; Wet Proposals; Trading Viking Blue for Raider Red

February 8, 2012 11:44 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

School Board to decide whether or not to pursue more information on four day weeks The decision will be ultimately be made by the Siuslaw School Board, but Superintendent Jeff Davis feels a four-day school week is an idea that is not ready to be fulfilled. Jeff Davis – “We’ve still got more work to […]

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Local News: Trans Plan; Our Town; Gas Prices; Confluence; Prep Scores

February 2, 2012 12:37 am Gas Prices, Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Public Feedback Sought on Transportation Plan City officials will unveil the first draft of updates to Florence’s Transportation System Plan later this afternoon.  City Manager Jacque Betz says work on the plan has been underway for several months. Jacque Betz – “We are having an open house at the Florence Events Center from four to […]

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Local News – Oregon Counties in Jeopardy; Walter-Sedlacek First Citizen; Gas steady; Be Prepared

January 26, 2012 12:26 am Gas Prices, Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Some Oregon counties could become insolvent… Governor John Kitzhhaber says some local government work could be regionalized to help rural counties struggling with the expiration of federal timber payments.  He and legislative leaders spoke to Oregon newspaper editors yesterday in Salem.  Kitzhaber says some counties in southern Oregon might be able to save money by […]

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Local News – Folk Festival; Gas Prices; State of the County; Our Town; and prep scores

January 12, 2012 12:23 am Gas Prices, Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Two legendary groups to headline 2012 Folk Festival Before flower-power, the Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane the “San Francisco Sound” meant harmonic vocals, a blending of acoustic and electric guitars and rock music with a bit of jazz and a lot of folk.  The vocal group that originated that sound… We Five… will be the […]

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Local News – Out Going Chief Honored – Now The Hiring Process Begins – Gas Prices are on the Rise – QCCF Plans A Soft Opening

January 5, 2012 12:36 am Gas Prices, News

  Standing room only has the community and City Council honor out going Florence Police Chief Sanders was honored at Tuesday night’s Florence City Council meeting for his service to the community and law enforcement.  Before a crowded house Sanders was notably speechless, but in a recent interview with Coast Radio News Director Bob Sneddon, […]

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Local News – Stormy weather; New Laws; Gas Prices

December 29, 2011 1:13 am Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports, University of Oregon Sports

Plenty more rain… About an inch-and-a-half of rain fell in the Florence area over the past 24-hours and weather forecasters say there’s more on the way.  A series of storms moving in rapid succession will continue to sweep in from the south west between now and late tomorrow night bringing breezy conditions and heavy rains. […]

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Local News – Remembering Pearl Harbor – Gas prices plummet – Oregon Prescription Plan – Council pursing CM contract
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Local News – Remembering Pearl Harbor – Gas prices plummet – Oregon Prescription Plan – Council pursing CM contract

December 7, 2011 5:31 pm Gas Prices, Mapleton Sailor Sports, News, Sports

Pearl Harbor… 70 years ago today Margaret Thorngate remembers watching a car full of old men in a parade in her home town of Carpinteria, California when she was 8-years old.  That was in 1931.  Her mother told her the men were veterans of the Civil War… 70 years earlier.  She remembers thinking at the […]

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Local News Digest – Siuslaw PRIDE; Coos Rail; Crab Bounty; Gas Prices; EAS Test; and Siuslaw Cross Country

November 9, 2011 4:59 pm Gas Prices, News, Siuslaw Vikings Sports, Sports

Siuslaw Pride hopes to draw school and community closer Participation, Respect, Inspiration, Dedication and Excellence… the acronym spells out PRIDE and that’s what students at Siuslaw High School are encouraged to exhibit in the classroom.  But it doesn’t stop there.  The goal of teachers and staff members at the high school is to convince students […]

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