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Wobbe ends era of Thanksgiving food drive

Modified: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
After 14 years and more than 80,000 pounds of food donated to Florence Food Share, the pounding food drive project, created by Cindy Wobbe, has ended.
"It is time for me to enter into a new arena and for someone else to respond in another creative way," Wobbe said. "I'll continue to support Florence Food Share, but I think sometimes
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Lincoln County rescue services search for missing man

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
Family and Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies are searching for a man who disappeared around 5 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 16.
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Deadlines advance for holidays

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014

The Siuslaw News office will close Christmas Eve, Dec. 24, at noon and on New Year's Eve, Dec. 31, at 3 p.m. The offices will also be closed Christmas Day, Dec. 25, and New Year's Day, Jan. 1.
Deadlines for the Dec. 24 and Dec. 31 issues do not change.
Deadlines for the Saturday, Dec. 27, and Saturday,
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Watch for flooding from heavy rains this weekend

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
With heavy rain in the forecast this weekend, Lane County Emergency Management is asking residents to take safety precautions to help prevent localized flooding, which can create hazardous conditions that are often preventable.
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Dunes City Council rejects new county license fee request

Posted: Friday, Dec 19th, 2014
DUNES CITY -- "No" was the unanimous response to a request from Lane County officials to receive a letter of endorsement from Dunes City to place a countywide vehicle registration fee on the May 2015 ballot. Each council member voiced reasons for which they were opposed to not only the idea of an endorsement letter, but also the fee itself.
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Starlit memories

Modified: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
Peace Harbor Hospice hosted its annual Light Up a Life celebration Saturday, Dec. 13, at the Florence Events Center. A number of hospice staff and volunteers spoke to the crowd who assembled to honor families and friends who have passed. The room was illuminated by a traditional Christmas tree decorated with stars bearing the names of the deceased and the
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City Lights hosts grand opening

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
City Lights Cinemas, the newly opened movie theater in Florence, will celebrate its official grand opening weekend, running Thursday through Sunday, Dec. 18 through 21, and offering a variety of special screenings, receptions and other events.
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FPD expands patrols over holidays

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
Law enforcement agencies throughout Oregon and the United States are participating in a nationwide effort to get impaired drivers off the street over the Christmas and New Year's holiday period, which runs through Jan. 5.
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Realtors pledge 25K for emergency room expansion

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
The brokers at Coldwell Banker Coast Real Estate recently announced their pledge of $25,000 to the PeaceHealth Foundation for the emergency room expansion fund.
PeaceHealth recently celebrated its 25th anniversary in its present location with a fundraising campaign to expand and enhance its emergency care department for decades to come.
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Rotary expands annual tradition

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 16th, 2014
What began more than 50 years ago on the back of a flatbed truck parked on Highway 101 has definitely hit the big time.
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All is calm

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
Predicted storms seemed to avoid Florence last week, after a daylong stream of warnings from the National Weather Service. The town saw a share of wind and rain: Winds up to 89 mph were measured up at Sea Lion Caves and a few around 40 in town, along with a couple of good deluges. A few trees and a lot
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District approves full-day kindergarten building

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
Full-day kindergarten may be coming to Florence next year. During its regularly scheduled Dec. 10 meeting, the Siuslaw School Board voted 5-to-1 to spend up to $550,000 for a new, modular five-room early childhood center to be erected at the north end of the existing elementary school building.
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Expect traffic delays near Siuslaw bridge next week

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
A bridge maintenance project starts next week, on Monday, Dec. 15, and continues through Thursday, Dec. 18. Work will cause some daytime lane restrictions on Highway 101 near the Siuslaw River Bridge in Florence.
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Farewell Dr. Hodulik

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
Florence lost a thespian, a choir member, a humanitarian, a mentor and a popular doctor, when Dr. Mike Hodulik boarded a train for Wis-consin earlier this week. Hodulik is returning to the land of his youth to take a position with Bellin Health Care System in Green Bay after 23 years with PeaceHealth Peace Harbor Medical Center.
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Newport Coast Guard Station will remain open for another year

Posted: Friday, Dec 12th, 2014
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Following their repeated calls to ensure the safety of residents in coastal areas, Oregon Sen. Ron Wyden and Jeff Merkley and Rep. Peter DeFazio, Kurt Schrader, Earl Blumenauer and Suzanne Bonamici announced Wednesday, Dec. 10, the Congress has passed legislation that will keep the U.S. Coast Guard's air facility at Newport open through the coming year.
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Three offices destroyed in Pine Street fire

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 9th, 2014
Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue responded to an emergency call Sunday morning, Dec. 7, at 1932 Pine St. The call, which came in about 6:23 a.m., reported a fire in a commercial building about one block off Highway 101.
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River Cities Taxi ends one chapter, begins another

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 9th, 2014
In 1986, when Clara and Max Kuhn decided to purchase the local taxi cab company, Josh Haring was just 5 years old. Now Haring and his wife Michele have been asked by the Kuhns to take over the growing River Cities Taxi business, the only such service in Florence.
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Oregon Pacific Bank founder A.J. Brauer retires

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 9th, 2014
After 35 years of service and commitment to Oregon Pacific Bank, A.J. Brauer, M.D., has announced his retirement from the bank's board of directors. His last day will be Wednesday, Dec. 31.
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SHS grad Pearson completes NASA internship

Posted: Tuesday, Dec 9th, 2014
Blair Pearson recently completed a summer internship at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center in Greenbelt, Md.
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