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Gas Prices Decline; Distracted Driving Law;  Car Seat Clinic; Music Added to Wine and Chowder
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Gas Prices Decline; Distracted Driving Law; Car Seat Clinic; Music Added to Wine and Chowder

September 20, 2017 8:17 pm News

Gas Prices Slowly Deflate Experts say that the summer driving season has been one of the largest in years and the consumption of gas has increased over 8.5 million barrels in the last month.  Part of that draw down is the result of hurricane evacuees fleeing the impact of Irma.  But it was significant enough […]

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Revision Florence On Schedule; Rain Welcomed By Firefighters; Port Adds Cameras
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Revision Florence On Schedule; Rain Welcomed By Firefighters; Port Adds Cameras

September 19, 2017 9:08 pm News

Revision Florence On Schedule The design phase for the Revision Florence project is in the 90% completion phase.  City Manager Erin Reynolds says that completion of the final 10 percent will come in December.  Currently there is some preliminary work being done: “The City and Urban Renewal and ODOT are currently in negotiations with property […]

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Credit Hack Dangers; Florence Woman Jailed in Bend; Man Held for Murder at Lakeside; Mental Health Issue; Rain assists in Fire Control
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Credit Hack Dangers; Florence Woman Jailed in Bend; Man Held for Murder at Lakeside; Mental Health Issue; Rain assists in Fire Control

September 18, 2017 9:47 pm News

Watch Your Credit The state of your credit rating is at risk after Equifax announced its breach that affected about 143 million people.  The numbers are not conclusive nor are they broken down to particular areas, alphabetic groups, or economic ranges.  Ellen Huntingdon with Oregon Pacific Bank told Coast Radio News that the everyone should […]

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Housing Dilemma; Coast Guard Honored; Movie Premiere; Healthy Eating Fair
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Housing Dilemma; Coast Guard Honored; Movie Premiere; Healthy Eating Fair

September 15, 2017 10:15 pm News

City Faces Housing Issues The housing problems in Florence continue to plague the city as well as the real estate community.  At yesterday’s Noon Chamber Lunch, Wendy Farley Campbell and Steve Earnshaw spoke to the group about the current status of available homes versus viable income.  Saying the need for more affordable housing is an […]

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First Responders Week;  The Beat Goes On; No Pot Sales For Dune City; Air Quality Improves
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First Responders Week; The Beat Goes On; No Pot Sales For Dune City; Air Quality Improves

September 14, 2017 9:56 pm News

Governor Proclaims First Responders Week With the many fires burning within the state and resources stressed to the max, Governor Kate Brown has issued a proclamation naming the week of the 24th of September as First Responders Appreciation Week.  The proclamation is in gratitude of all of the state’s first responders.  Brown recognizes the vital […]

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Siuslaw Watershed Council Fundraiser; Rip City Rips Through Town; Boys and Girls Club Teaches Money Skills; Gas Prices Still Up
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Siuslaw Watershed Council Fundraiser; Rip City Rips Through Town; Boys and Girls Club Teaches Money Skills; Gas Prices Still Up

September 13, 2017 8:50 pm News

Watershed Council Raising Money for Operating Costs The Siuslaw Watershed Council is having a fundraiser to raise money for operating expenses.  The watershed Council is currently operating it’s projects through grant money that it receives from approximately 30 grants, but Dan Carpenter with the Siuslaw Watershed council says that money is not slated for operating […]

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School Board Assesses Building Options; Fire In Deadwood; Peace Health Town Hall; Rip City Hits Town
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School Board Assesses Building Options; Fire In Deadwood; Peace Health Town Hall; Rip City Hits Town

September 12, 2017 11:26 pm News

School Weighs Construction Options The Siuslaw School Board will hold their monthly meeting tomorrow at 6:30 at the offices on Oak Street.  This month there will be an update on the options for creating new school spaces, whether it be upgrading current classrooms, adding on to current structures or building a new school.  Superintendent Andy […]

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Trial May Affect November Measure; Quake Hits Off Yachats Coast; Wellness Fair Friday
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Trial May Affect November Measure; Quake Hits Off Yachats Coast; Wellness Fair Friday

September 11, 2017 11:10 pm News

River Rights On Trial Does a river have a right to defend itself in court?  That is what a judge will decide today in Lincoln County.  A ballot measure banning the spray of aerial pesticides is the central focus of this case.  Lincoln county residents approved the measure last May.  And now several farms say […]

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September 8, 2017 10:07 pm News

Vehicle Crashes Into Clinic It is the third such accident in just under a month.  A Chevrolet Mini-van crashed through the front entrance of Peace Harbor’s Oregon Cardiology Coastal Clinic.  the hospital’s security team swiftly reacted and safely evacuated the building’s occupants.   And there were no injuries.  That according to Hospital Spokesperson Sarah Allen.  The […]

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September 7, 2017 10:56 pm News

Red Flag and Air Quality Warning A red flag warning has been issued for the central coast region and will be in effect until 11 pm this evening.  This comes from the national weather service as the chance for “abundant lightning” is forecast for the area.  Officials say conditions are ripe for the potential of […]

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