Pilot Identified in Florence Plane Crash

UPDATE (2:30 p.m., June 16): Lane County Sheriff’s Office identified the pilot as 69-year-old Richard Munger of Florence. His grandson, 15-year-old Benjamin Dressler from Washington, is still missing. FLORENCE, Ore. — One person is dead and another still missing after a plane crashed off the coast near Florence Sunday morning. Search efforts for that second person still … Continue reading »

Tsunami Dock Now A Part of State History

FLORENCE, Ore. — The Japanese dock which washed ashore on Agate Beach is now officially part of Oregon’s history. Two pieces of the massive 201-ton dock arrived at the Oregon Historical Society. The dock is one of only five pieces of confirmed tsunami debris to hit the coast of Oregon, Washinton and Alaska, but the … Continue reading »