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Oregon Coast Fun in the Chill: Florence's Winter Music Fest Gets Early Ticket Start

(Florence, Oregon) – Sure, it's a long ways off now, and we certainly only very recently squeezed out of a late winter's chill. Even so, Florence's 2023 Winter Music Festival has just announced its lineup and is offering early bird tickets now through July 14. The large-scale Oregon coast favorite will be packed to the gills with bluegrass, heartwarming new and traditional folk, and foot-stompin’ Americana on January 27 to 29. (Above: courtesy Florence Visitors Center)
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Many escape heat on Florence coast; businesses get much needed boost

FLORENCE, Ore-- Temperatures are nearing triple digits this weekend, and hundreds decided to flock to the coast to escape the heat and enjoy the sun by the water. Bill Reagan has been fishing off the Florence coast for 20 years and said he's been eagerly waiting to get back out on the water for this summer season.
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Curtis Salgado, Blues Artist Who Inspired Belushi, Returns to Central Oregon Coast

(Florence, Oregon) – One of the Pacific Northwest's more powerful musical treasures – and legacies – is coming to the central Oregon coast town of Florence on July 15. Look for Eugene's most famous son, blues legend Curtis Salgado and his full band returning to town at the Main Stage at the Florence Events Center (FEC), jumpin’ and jivin’ again. (Above courtesy photo: Salgado, Belushi and DK Stewart in Eugene in 1978)

Developers of proposed motel say they will re-think plans after Yachats commission unanimously rejects conditional use permit

YACHATS – In the end, there were too many unresolved issues. Some 11 months after an original application and eight months after a previously scheduled hearing, the Yachats Planning Commission voted unanimously Tuesday evening to turn down a conditional use permit to allow a hotly debated motel project along Yachats Ocean Road.

Eyesore Removed From Port Mooring; First Citizen Nominations; Protect Your Pets on 4th Celebrations; County Makes New Cabins Available; New COVID-19 Cases

The Creola has been a fixture on the Port of Siuslaw Docks for as long as Administrative Assistant, Kelly Stewart can remember. And, depending upon one’s perspective, it’s been an eyesore OR, generally said with more excitement, “the ghost ship”. Yesterday, the dilapidated 55 foot Chris-Craft yacht was dismantled and removed. Stewart says determining when a boat has been abandoned and when it needs to be removed is decided by Port of Siuslaw Commissioners.
Thesiuslaw News

Get cozy in new cabins on the coast

June 24, 2022 — Lane County Parks is excited to announce the completion of three new cabins at Harbor Vista Campground in Florence. “Places to camp are in high demand on the coast,” said Lane County Parks Manager Brett Henry. “Harbor Vista is really a jewel of a campground, and these cabins provide more options for people who want to enjoy the beauty of the coast but don’t prefer or have the equipment to go tent or RV camping. They are an especially wonderful option for families and pet owners.”

Cool Coves on Oregon Coast at Brookings, Seaside, Yachats, Coos Bay

(Oregon Coast) – Where the crescent formation meets the water's edge, and frothy waves soak the sands of some unique indentation along the shore; where surprises are crammed into cozy places. Cool and funky coves dot Oregon's ocean contours in various ways, creating new places to explore and adventures in scientific curiosity. Frequently, there's something different here, but you need to look a little closer. It's not just that these famous and not-so-famous spots can give you ultimate protection from these unruly coastal winds. (Photo of Lone Ranch Beach courtesy Manuela Durson - see Manuela Durson Fine Arts for more.)

Giant Beach Bubble Creature

Occurred on June 2020 / Yachats, Oregon, USA Info from Licensor: Bubbles are a passion of mine. I have been making giant bubbles since the late 90s. It wasn’t until 2020 when I was forced to stay at home I focused on making bubbles bigger than the current Guinness World Record. I was already making pretty big bubbles I wanted to find a way to make them even bigger! The bubble was blown in late June 2020 in the early morning around 8:00 am. The temperature was 50F and the humidity was 99% the wind was 2 mph. These are the perfect atmospheric conditions to create giant bubbles.
Daily Utahan

Siuslaw News | Post #59 Three Rivers Sandblasters baseball is back

June 23, 2022 — For baseball fans in Florence whose appetite for quality baseball was not appeased by the spring high school season, there’s good news: the American Legion Post #59 Three Rivers Sandblasters are back. After an eight-year absence from the local baseball scene, the American Legion...