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UPDATE: Bomb scare over at Justice Center

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
Police in Florence have reopened the streets and entrances around the Justice Center at Greenwood and Ninth streets after investigating a potential bomb scare at police headquarters.
Details are forthcoming from Florence police and Siuslaw Valley Fire and Rescue.

Bomb scare at Florence Justice Center

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 17th, 2014
Florence police and Siuslaw Fire and Rescue have closed off much of the area around the Justice Center at Ninth and Greenwood street. Fire Chief Jim Langborg is asking the public to avoid the area while the scene is being investigated.
Langborg that a possibly explosive device, which looks like a pipe bomb, was found in front of the building,

Injury accident on Highway 12; road is blocked --- corrected

Modified: Friday, Sep 12th, 2014
Just after 4 p.m., Friday, Sept. 12, Oregon State Police reported a one-vehicle crash on Highway 126W west of Walton, about MP 26. Lifeflight is enroute, and the highway at this time was partially blocked,
Traffic updates are available at TripCheck.com.

Slide repair projects will restrict lanes 101 north of Florence in Lane County

Modified: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
A project to repair landslide damage, slope failures and a retaining wall on Highway 101, north of Florence, is underway this week with the replacement of a culvert north of Heceta Head (MP 177), creating daytime lane restrictions.
Highway 101 Bray's Point to Sutton Lake Road project will address geotechnical issues at three locations:

Erosion and

Beware of Craigslist scam

Posted: Wednesday, Sep 10th, 2014
The Lane County Sheriff's Office recently received a report of a scammer operating through Craigslist using an ad for a housekeeper. When a young girl with special needs answered the ad, the scammers sent her a check for $2,450, stating they were paying her up front, and asked her to meet them at an apartment.
The girl's parents contacted

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