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SIUSLAW NEWS ❚ WEDNESDAY, MAY 6, 2015
Chief Turner swears in Eugene man arrested for church burglary
Florence police arrested a
suspect at the scene of a church
burglary early Sunday morn-
ing, May 3.
At approximately 4:30 a.m.,
the Florence 911 Center was
advised of an intrusion/burglar
alarm at New Life Lutheran
PHOTO BY CHANTELLE MEYER/SIUSLAW NEWS
City recorder Kelli Weese swears in Florence Police Chief
Tom Turner during the city council meeting on May 4.
Turner officially began as chief of police on May 1.
Yard Debris Disposal
Next Date is May 9th
9am to 2pm
at the Kingwood entrance to the airport,
located at Kingwood & 27th St.
Small Utility Trailer
Large Utility Trailer
20 cubic yards
$20 +$5/yard over
Even students who are newer
to the area, like Princess Alizé
Giselle Castellanos, Siuslaw
fourth grader, know the impor-
tance of tradition.
“I want to be someone that
inspires kids to be the best they
can be. … I want to president of
the United States, and I need to
start making my impression on
people,” she said.
The princes and princesses in
the Senior Court have other rea-
sons to be part of the showcase.
Princes Keoni Castro, Trey
Cornish, Joseph Dotson and
Jonathan Griffes are only the sec-
ond set of male students compet-
ing for the title of King of the
Senior Court princesses
Courtney King, Trista Lane,
Natalie Madden, Kennedy
Roylance and Bailey Wells join a
Junior Court princesses Elizabeth Perez, fifth grade;
Olivia Moore, first grade; Adelaide Ficcadenti, second
grade; Ariana Galvan Mendez, third grade; and Alize
Giselle Castellanos, fourth grade
line of princesses competing for
Queen Rhododendra since the
Rhododendron Festival began in
Through a speech platform,
volunteering, visiting clubs like
Rotary, Kiwanis, the Elks and
Soroptomists and appearing at
Monday’s Florence City Council
Hair Cuts $15.00 Manicures $15.00
Brow Wax $5.00
Lip Wax $5.00
Full Set Acrylics $35.00
Colors $10.00 Off
Weaves $15.00 Off
For questions, please contact the
City of Florence Public Works Department at 541-997-4106
now to insu
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“Always be Safe to Ensure an Active
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Join us as we host a lecture series to increase safety awareness on fall prevention, common home
injuries and provide solutions to keep you and your loved one safe. Classes are FREE to the public.
Surviving the Heat
THURSDAY, MAY 21, 2015, 2:00 PM
We will discuss the importance of adequate hydration and
nutrition to safely navigate the hot summer months.
Falls Are Preventable
THURSDAY, JUNE 25, 2015, 2:00 PM
The opportunity to help reduce falls among older adults has
never been better. Fall prevention programs can reduce falls and
help older adults live better, longer lives.
All Participants will be entered into a raffle for a $25 Gift Card. To RSVP and to
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Meeting, these senior students at
Siuslaw High School are demon-
strating that the youth of today
still have something to offer.
These nine seniors have
impressive scholastic, civic, ath-
They volunteer with area
youth and at Florence Area
Humane Society and are mem-
bers of CROW, National Honor
Society, Key Club, Interact Club,
sports teams and dance compa-
“I am striving to leave behind
a legacy of faith, dedication and
Green said that the expand-
ed hours at the main branch
will require additional staffing
and that many of the staff from
the Safeway branch should be
hired at the main branch.
“Right now we have a num-
ber of on-call positions at
Safeway that are not full-time
employees,” he explained.
“Those positions will likely be
eliminated, but the four full-
time positions will be trans-
ferred over to the main
Green added that this
employment estimate was not
yet finalized and was based on
a preliminary staffing model.
Mother’s Day Specials
Gail Leslie, Au. D.
scene, saw a subject inside the
church. The suspect exited the
church carrying property he
had taken from within the
church and was arrested by the
Jason Eugene Sherman, 42,
from Eugene, was identified as
• Tree Clippings
• Grass Clippings
• Food &
• Animal Waste
• Hazardous Waste
He went on to say, “Medical
marijuana facilities in a regulat-
ed and secure area actually
reduce the acquisition of the
product to minors if they seek
to acquire it illegally, if at all.”
Buds4U determines minors
to be persons under the age of
21. If a doctor prescribes med-
ical marijuana to minors, only
the patient’s legal guardian can
enter Buds4U to acquire the
Foskett said, “It is in our full
intention to be neighborly and
to do things in a way that works
for the benefit of all businesses
in the area.”
As the commissioners pre-
Sherman was taken to the
Florence City Jail on burglary,
criminal trespass and theft
charges. The case has been sub-
mitted to the Lane County
District Attorney’s office for
service,” said Prince Jonathan
Griffes, who achieved the rank of
Eagle Scout this year.
They plan to go into fields in
medicine, psychology, business
Princess Trista Lane said, “I
am most satisfied when teaching.
… I can’t think of a better way to
help my community than shaping
children into kind, compassion-
ate and eager-to-learn individu-
The students will compete for
scholarships and the titles of
Queen Rhododendra and King of
the Coast. Court members will be
judged individually on participa-
tion, mentorship, public speaking
and platform presentation,
pin sales and talent.
Queen Rhododendra and King
of the Coast will be crowned at
the end of the showcase, and both
courts will make appearances in
the Kids Parade and Grand Floral
Parade during the 108th
Rhododendron Festival, Friday,
May 15, through Sunday, May
Tickets for the Showcase are
$13 and are available through the
Florence Events Center box
office, 715 Quince St.
“I just want to emphasize
that OPB is a bank that is
headquartered here,” he said.
“We recently celebrated 35
years in business in this com-
munity and we are very com-
mitted to servicing our clients
and the entire community.
“As much as we are trying
to grow as an enterprise and be
more successful financially,
we are committed to Florence
and we are going to do every-
thing we can for Florence,” he
OPB is headquartered in
Florence and has two branches
outside of Florence, in Coos
Bay and Roseburg. The com-
pany also has trust and wealth
management offices in Eugene
pared to vote, Vice Chairman
John Murphey defined the
action they were about to take.
“The planning commission
can only make our decision by
ORS statute, on the city code,
and the comprehensive 2020
plan,” he said. “At times we can
make decisions based on our
feelings and are able to talk
with people about issues. Those
are called legislative issues. ...
All issues that have been before
us tonight were quasi-judicial.
We can only make our decision
based on the code and the plan.
… It’s based on purely facts
With city codes and state reg-
ulations in mind, the Planning
Commission approved the con-
ditional use license to Buds4U.
THE FACES OF
What you should know 40 years later
MAY 9, 2015- 1:00 PM - Florence Elks Lodge
1. Outreach to All affected Veterans and Their Families
2. Outreach to Health Practicitioners & Disability-Related Service
3. Medical Care for Affected Children and Grandchildren
4. A Fresh Approach to Research
5. Direct Service to Veterans and Their Families, In Their
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