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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident
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Florence Resident Dies in Single Vehicle Accident

July 15, 2017 12:32 pm Uncategorized

The Oregon State Police reported that earlier today 61 year old Florence resident Dan Barnum was killed when his 2017 Harley Davidson went off the road and slid in gravel before he lost control of the vehicle.  The crash happened Friday morning on Highway 2o at milepost 163 about 30 miles from Burns, Oregon.  The […]

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Van Fans Event; Eels Cover Roadway; Monumental Threats
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Van Fans Event; Eels Cover Roadway; Monumental Threats

July 14, 2017 8:45 pm News

Fundraiser Celebrates 20 Years Van Fans of Florence is celebrating 20 years of Ice Cream Socials to raise money for the Friends of Florence which provides free rides to Eugene for cancer treatments.  P.T. Smith and Tom Grove began Friends of Florence after Smith noticed the struggles that some patients were having getting to and […]

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Emeralds Drop in the 9th
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Emeralds Drop in the 9th

July 14, 2017 8:39 pm Sports

Emeralds Defense Fails The Eugene Emeralds fought hard against the Hops last night as the two teams slugged it out.  Eugene went ahead early and had a 5-1 lead in the 5th inning when the Hops answered back in the bottom of the 5th and scored 4 to tie it up.  Both teams remained scoreless […]

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Ems Win
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Ems Win

July 13, 2017 11:45 pm Sports

Emeralds Put One in the Win Column Hillsboro came out strong against the Eugene Emeralds last night jumping to a 4 nothing lead after 2 innings, but the Ems managed to claw their way back.  Scoring 2 in the third and one in the fourth.  The hops added another run in the bottom of the […]

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Prison Bills Passed; Overtime for Country Fair; Being Fire Aware
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Prison Bills Passed; Overtime for Country Fair; Being Fire Aware

July 13, 2017 11:43 pm News, Uncategorized

Prison Bills Pass The Oregon Legislative session ended this week and according to advocates, prison sentencing reform was a big winner. House Bill 3078, known as the “Safety and Savings Act” and passed last week, would divert women convicted of certain property crimes – often driven by drug addiction – to intensive supervision programs and […]

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Volunteers Gather; New Event A Success; Gas Trends Upward
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Volunteers Gather; New Event A Success; Gas Trends Upward

July 12, 2017 7:36 pm News

Power Of Florence This Saturday is Power of Florence.  The brain child of Kaylee Graham.  She envisioned the all kid volunteer day 7 years ago when she was eleven and it has grown into a city wide all inclusive event.  With a lot of work to do “In total we have 41 projects and 10 […]

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Ems Head To Hillsboro
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Ems Head To Hillsboro

July 12, 2017 7:33 pm Sports

Night Off for Ems The Emeralds along with minor league baseball took off last night for the Major League Baseball All Star game.  Tonight the Em’s are in Hillsboro for the first of three games against the Hops.

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Florence Coast Guard City; City Hall to Expand; Elipse Info
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Florence Coast Guard City; City Hall to Expand; Elipse Info

July 11, 2017 10:43 pm News

City to receive Coast Guard Honor The United States Coast Guard is designating Florence as a Coast Guard City.  The Official word has not yet been announced, but Florence Mayor, Joe Henry, did say that they have received “a verbal commitment from the Admiral of the District.”  Mayor Henry says the honor comes after a […]

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Emeralds Stall
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Emeralds Stall

July 11, 2017 10:41 pm Sports

Ems Drop Out Of First It was all over in the first inning for the Emeralds last night at PK Park.  A 4 run inning by the Tri-City Dust Devils took the wind out of the Ems sails and they managed to scatter only 5 hits through 9 innings.  Javier Assad loaded the bases in […]

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Perlow Praises Cooperative Effort; SVFR Testing Hydrants; Accident Claims Coos Bay Resident; USCG Rescues 2
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Perlow Praises Cooperative Effort; SVFR Testing Hydrants; Accident Claims Coos Bay Resident; USCG Rescues 2

July 10, 2017 11:21 pm News

D.A. Sings Interagency Praises Lane County’s District Attorney, Patty Perlow says that communication, training and interagency cooperation led to a successful operation in the June 24th Officer involved shooting. “We are just so grateful to the people from law enforcement from the Florence Police Department, the Lane County Sheriff’s office, the Douglas County Sheriff’s office […]

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