Tiny Town Travels Visits Florence!

This fun and informative interview will wet your whistle and get you even more excited about hitting the road to Florence! You can see the link and listen to the interview HERE. Here’s what Tiny Town Travels say about their purpose.   Tiny in size, big in character. Tiny towns bring a unique flavor to a world that can often feel like it’s being manufactured in a warehouse and differentiated only by the welcome sign as you arrive. Our scope is simple. Bringing together local voices and fun facts, we hope to inspire you to burst out of the every day bubble and explore the wondrous offerings of tiny towns near and far. Toe-curling historical legends, stunning vistas, delectable seasonal produce, and colorful locals with arms wide open awaits. Join us as we visit destinations with a population of 10,000 people or less, Listen, enjoy, and share the tales of Tiny […]

Florence City Council; Elliott State Forest; Archie Knowles Campground; WindFest; and Newport Police look for a dog

Construction projects to be topics of conversation for City Council Capital projects will be a key component Monday evening for the Florence City Council.  Elected officials will hear a report on the costs involved in seeking LEED certification for the new Public Works headquarters that will begin construction later this year.  In a report to […]

Emeralds fall at home

Volcanoes claim rubber match Jesus Castillo gave up six hits, including a two-run homerun in the third inning and the Eugene Emeralds fell to the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes 5-4 last night.  The loss gave the three game series to the Vols… only the second series loss of the season for the Ems. Eugene is on the […]

Aging water system poses challenges; Dune Fest 2016; The fight for food safety; Elliott State Forest pricetag; Archie reservations; Oregon Coast Aquarium for the birds

Dunes City looks to aid water district residents About 60 residents in the South Coast Water District near Hilltop Way in Dunes City were without water over the weekend.  An underground leak in the privately owned utility was finally located Wednesday.  Service was restored by last night. Dunes City doesn’t have any direct jurisdiction over […]