An Oregon State Police trooper received an anonymous tip that one of two suspects involved in a September 19, 2014, robbery of an AM/PM Mini-Mart in Eagle Point was in the Florence area. Earlier this week the trooper was able to determine the name and location of one of the suspects
FLORENCE, Ore. – Residents can learn more about the remodel plan in place for the Siuslaw Bridge. Members of the team working on the project to protect, restore and improve the safety of the historic Florence bridge will explain the details of their project. It is set to begin in 2015 and expected to last … Continue reading »
Florence OR – Oregon State Police (OSP) is seeking additional witnesses following the arrest of an 81-year old man who fired a shotgun at the men’s boat in the 6000 block of Highway 126 east of Florence along the Siuslaw River. On September 8, 2014 at approximately 1:32 p.m., two OSP troopers, a Lane County Sheriff’s Office deputy, and an officer from Confederate Tribes of Coos Lower Umpqua Siuslaw Indians Police Department responded to a reported menacing at 67500 Highway 126 near milepost 3. Initial investigation indicated that two menRead More
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August 26 - Booking and Mugshots. All those arrested/booked are presumed to be innocent until proven guilty.
MAPLETON, Ore. — A Florence man was killed in a crash east of Mapleton early Saturday morning. Oregon State Police say an SUV was westbound on Highway 126 near milepost 22 when it traveled across the eastbound lane and into a tree. It happened just after 3 a.m. The driver, 68-year-old Raymond Mosley, was pronounced … Continue reading »
LANE COUNTY, Ore. — Lane County Sheriff Tom Turner did not get the Florence Police Chief job. Sheriff Turner says he doesn’t know whether a candidate has been selected or who is still in the running for the job. Sheriff Turner says he will also not seek reelection. He was appointed in January 2011 and … Continue reading »
FLORENCE, Ore. — Oregon State Police is investigating the death of a 59-year-old Eugene man who was crushed by a log Sunday. Troopers say around 6 p.m., on the beach near the Driftwood Shores Resort, the man was standing on a log when the tide came in. The tide rolled the log causing him to … Continue reading »
Florence and I have a friendship that goes back many years. When I worked at KEZI we did many “Our Town” Specials from the Oregon Coast City and people there have always treated me as a local.
FLORENCE, Ore. — Siuslaw Elementary School was back to normal after being placed on lockdown Tuesday morning. Florence Police say an officer attempted to pull over a female driver, and her male passenger, near the school for driving while suspended. That’s when the passenger bolted. As precaution, the elementary school was placed on lockdown for … Continue reading »
Tim Chuey: Snow with a chance of freezing rain or light sleet today and evening, chains required on I-5, Holder rules on NW crime spree, 21inches at Bachelor with more on the way, Florence update, Ducks Hockey beat UCLA, Ducks Baseball lose to Mustangs, Duck softball win