Thursday, September 24, 2020
A Depoe Bay woman recently organized delivery of gift bags to an embattled Portland Police Bureau, who have been the target of attacks by rioters in the City of Roses.

Multi-agency Resource Center opening at Lincoln City Outlets

Lincoln County community services and FEMA are hosting a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) that will be available for those whose homes and businesses were affected by the Echo Mountain Complex Fire and accompanying wind event.

Lincoln City man shoots self in groin at checkout

Lincoln City Police responded to McKay's Market Sunday for a reported gunshot wound, discovering a man had accidentally shot himself in the groin.

Echo Mountain Complex: 293 homes destroyed, Zero fatalities

Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area and 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total loss.

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Echo Mountain Wildfire: As it happened

The following footage, filmed as the Echo Mountain Complex Wildfire was just getting started, shows Otis, Oregon residents displaced from their homes and culminates in the evacuation of NE East Devils Lake Road.

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Special Lincoln City Council meeting unavailable online

Monday's special 10 a.m. Lincoln City Council meeting was not accessible to the public on the City's website due to technical problems on the streaming provider's end.

Lincoln City approves scholarships for business workshops

With Lincoln County holding the ignominious title of “highest unemployment rate” in Oregon for much of the Pandemic, and with two of the hardest-hit business sectors – dining and lodging – being so prevalent in the Lincoln City economy, it is well past time for at least a glimmer of good news for Lincoln City businesses. 

Bridge work will close West Devils Lake Road

A section of NE West Devils Lake Road will be partially, then fully shutdown while Stayton-based contractor, HP Civil Inc., replaces a bridge, causing detours to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital.

Lincoln City taking comments for $87 million urban renewal plan

Lincoln City Councilors will hear from the public and consider adoption of an ordinance at 6 p.m. Monday, July 27, for an urban renewal tax increment financing plan aimed to improve Roads End and the Villages at Cascade Head.
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Depoe Bay resident boosts Portland Police morale with gift bags

A Depoe Bay woman recently organized delivery of gift bags to an embattled Portland Police Bureau, who have been the target of attacks by rioters in the City of Roses.

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Amy Ryan Courser blasts do-nothing politicians for wildfire negligence

Heads should roll on Nov. 3 for slipshod forest policies that changed Oregon into a tinderbox waiting for a spark, declared a contender for Congress who is turning the U.S. 5th District into a hot seat. 

Jim White: Black leaders matter

When all Hell broke loose and county commissioners Jacobson, Hunt and Hall needed a leader of color to help navigate volatile racial politics, the phone was silent at the White house in a pleasant Depoe Bay suburb.

The best job they ever had

A mysterious office to most voters, county commissioners rarely claim headlines as they render humdrum decisions that mainly affect rural residents but also span the divide between countryside and urban jurisdictions, such as the jail, welfare and public health.

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Lincoln County/A Galaxy of Stars

Behold the sinister orange glow that highlights the struggling red sun's attempt to melt the dense smoke.

An 87 million dollar urban renewal

The City Council approved the project including Road Ends and the Village of the Cascades.  The City is now going to be both in land development and the real estate business.

Comments on the Ocasio-Cortez/Yoho incident

I was very much impressed with first-term New York Democratic House Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s emotionally stirring “straight from the heart” comments given on the House floor Thursday.

Jonathan Cable is capable and makes sense

I have had the pleasure of working with Jonathan both when we first started at the DA's office and when he was a defense attorney.

Statistics Don’t Lie, Judge Bachart is the Best Candidate

We are fortunate to live in a democracy where we can elect our officials. With this privilege, we also have the responsibility to inform ourselves before deciding on the best candidate.

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