Saturday Sep 13
Local TV Station KTVZ
Bend man's pickup crashes on Hwy. 126W; mother killed
A 65-year-old Bend man crashed his pickup into a tree along Hwy. 126W in Lane County Friday afternoon, and his 87-year-old mother died after being taken to a Springfield hospital, Oregon State Police reported.
Thu Sep 11, 2014
Odd Oregon Weather: High East Winds for Portland, Coast Range, Gorge
Normally occurring in winter and fall, Oregon's office of the National Weather Service issued a special weather statement about some pretty heavy winds hitting Oregon, east Portland and the Oregon coast range. The NWS is calling it an "unusually strong and widespread east wind event, " expected to hit southwest Washington and northwest Oregon Thursday and Friday.
Wed Sep 10, 2014
Conference Looks at 'State of the Oregon Coast'
The State of the Coast conference is happening October 25 in Florence a gathering where everyone from scientists, students and industry officials to citizens can learn, network, and engage in the current and future state of Oregon's marine environment. It's a mixed bag of presentations on subjects relevant to various disciplines and vocations on the Oregon coast, digging more deeply into everything from seafood, hazards to science research and more.
Tue Sep 09, 2014
Lane County man, 81, arrested after allegedly shooting at boat at Siuslaw River dock
An 81-year-old Lane County man was arrested Monday after police said he fired a shotgun at a disabled boat that was being towed from a dock on the suspect's property. According to a news release, officers from the Oregon State Police, Lane County Sheriff's Office and Confederate Tribes of Coos Lower Umpqua Siuslaw Indians Police department responded to a report of menacing around 1:32 p.m. Monday to the dock in the 67500 block of Oregon 126 east of Florence near milepost 3. Two men told officers that they had boat trouble as they were in the Siuslaw River and rowed to a dock where they secured the aluminum drift boat.
Mon Sep 01, 2014
Pedestrian hit, killed along Highway 101 north of Florence
A pedestrian was hit and killed by a passing car on Highway 101 Monday about two miles north of Florence, Oregon State Police said.
Mon Aug 25, 2014
Florence, Oregon: A charming coastal find
Take a stroll by the Florence marina, where you can buy fresh seafood and watch the boats come and go.
Sat Aug 23, 2014
4 Lessons About Entrepreneurs, From the Seat of a Bicycle
Michael Glauser, executive director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University and co-founder of the training company My New Enterprise , accompanied by colleagues, students and a film crew, departed Florence, Ore., on a 4,000-mile cycling journey this summer.
Mon Aug 18, 2014
Path plan would remove rhododendrons in Florence
Florence is known for its rhododendrons, but a proposed pathway may mean some of the plants need to go.