City Council opens door to ‘special-special’ homelessness work session

Housing the homeless became the rallying cry Monday night at the regular session of the Lincoln City Council.
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Warming Shelter opens arms to funding help following City Council reduction

With winter knocking on the door, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter faces a funding crunch and needs your support in order to continue its valuable work.
Schooner Creek sewage Spill

UPDATED: Schooner Creek sewage spill releases 2.1 million gallons

A broken 24-inch pipe was responsible for an estimated 2.1 million gallon sewage spill into Schooner Creek at river mile one.
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Mother Nature, Farmers Market produce prize crop of food, crafts

Hundreds of people gathered Sunday beneath sunny skies in the late morning and afternoon hours at the Lincoln City Cultural Center for the annual Farmers and Crafters Market.
CRIME LOG

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Sept. 14-20

The Lincoln City Police Dispatch Daily Desk Log is a public record of police calls. Homepage will run the log every Friday.
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Lincoln City mayor candidates to speak Tuesday at Eden Hall

A Lincoln City mayoral candidate lunch forum will take place Tuesday, Sept. 25, at Eden Hall, 6675 Gleneden Beach Loop in Gleneden Beach.
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Cascade Head trails plan meeting set Thursday, Sept. 27

An open house to discuss options for a sustainable trails plan for the Cascade Head Scenic Research Area (CHSRA) will be held Thursday, Sept. 27.
Jim Kusz

Virginia “Jenny” Demaris for County Commissioner, Position 1

As the November 6th election approaches I would like to reaffirm my commitment to serve as your next County Commissioner for Position 1.
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Mental health first aid class offered in Lincoln City

Samaritan Health Services invites community members to register for the upcoming Adult Focused Mental Health First Aid course.
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The ball is in Boone Marker’s court as new Recreation Supervisor

Things move fast in the circles the spirited character with the colorful name of Boone Marker travels.
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Committee sought to support transportation of elderly, disabled

Applications to fill vacancies on the Lincoln County Special Transportation Advisory Committee (STAC) are being sought through Oct. 5 by the Lincoln County Board of Commissioners.

Missing Abducted Child Located Safe near Newport

Sera Fina, 42, was taken into custody and lodged at the Lincoln County Jail on a child abduction warrant and fugitive complaint Tuesday after being found with her 11-year-old biological daughter near Beverly Beach State Park.
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Marker named Community Center recreation supervisor

Boone Marker's "enthusiasm, energy and passion" were rewarded Tuesday with his hiring as Lincoln City Parks and Recreation Department Recreation Supervisor.
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Thursday’s FEMA Emergency Alert test delayed by Hurricane Florence

The nationwide test of the Emergency Alert System (EAS) and Wireless Emergency Alerts (WEA) has been postponed until Oct. 3.
Warming Shelter

UPDATED: City Councilors leave Warming Shelter out in the cold

The Lincoln City Warming Shelter's funding for 2018 was reduced from $45,000 to $4,600, a 90 percent cut, following a vote Monday by the Lincoln City City Council. The Warming Shelter had requested $12,000 in outside agency funds, but was approved for 38 percent of that amount.
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Get Ready! Fair prepares public for emergency action

The Get Ready Lincoln County, Emergency Readiness Fair held at North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District, and put on by NW Natural, taught Lincoln City residents how to prepare for all kinds of disasters.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Sept. 7-13

The Lincoln City Police Daily Crime Log is a public record of police calls. Homepage will run the log every Friday. All suspects are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law.
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Recreational fire ban lifted throughout Lincoln County

While burning of yard debris remains prohibited throughout Lincoln County, small recreational fires no larger than 3 feet around within a designated fire pit or ring away from combustibles and structures will now be allowed.

Reyes’ early goal helps Taft to 1-1 girls soccer tie with Amity

Taft High freshman Nicole Reyes scored early on an assist from junior Sammy Halferty, and the Tigers overcame an early second-half goal Tuesday to earn a 1-1 home league tie with Amity in girls soccer action.
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League-leading Willamina takes down Tigers in straight sets

First-place Willamina stayed undefeated in league play and left host Taft High looking for its first victory of the season Tuesday.

FOOTBALL PHOTO GALLERY/Taft opens hectic home sports schedule

As if hosting the top-ranked Class 3A football team in the state on Friday isn’t enough, Taft High begins a busy slate of home sports competition Tuesday.

UPDATED: Yamhill-Carlton 28, Taft 25

Yamhill-Carlton won the battle of two teams that share the nickname Tigers

Tigers roll to 5-2 boys soccer league home win over Gervais

The Taft High boys soccer team overcame an aggressive attack by visiting Gervais on Friday for a 5-2 Class 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 home victory over Gervais.

Cat Fight: It’s Tigers vs. Tigers in Bengal brawl

Two teams with the same nickname and a chance to break even in preparation for the start of league season will square off at tonight..

Spirited Taft cheer team to join Tigers under lights on Voris Field gridiron

The Taft High football team won't be the only ones taking the field tonight when the Tigers are uncaged against Yamhill-Carlton at Voris Field.

Nestucca prevails in four sets over Taft volleyballers

The Taft High girls volleyball team is still searching for its first win following a...

McLeish, Ellis post top-three finishes for Taft cross country team

Taft High senior Micah McLeish finished second for the boys and junior Autumn Ellis third for the girls Thursday in the Cape Kiwanda Invitational cross country meet in Pacific City.

Penalty kick proves Taft’s undoing in 1-0 girls soccer road loss

A handball violation in the box that resulted in a penalty kick led to the game’s only goal Thursday in a 1-0 girls soccer league home victory by Gervais over Taft.

Taft falls to Western Christian on road in league boys soccer match

Western Christian/Perrydale scored twice early and responded to a Taft High charge Wednesday for a 4-2 Special District 2 boys soccer victory.
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The ball is in Boone Marker’s court as new Recreation Supervisor

Things move fast in the circles the spirited character with the colorful name of Boone Marker travels.

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Schooner Creek sewage Spill

UPDATED: Schooner Creek sewage spill releases 2.1 million gallons

A broken 24-inch pipe was responsible for an estimated 2.1 million gallon sewage spill into Schooner Creek at river mile one.
Guest Editorial

Warming Shelter opens arms to funding help following City Council reduction

With winter knocking on the door, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter faces a funding crunch and needs your support in order to continue its valuable work.
CRIME LOG

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Sept. 14-20

The Lincoln City Police Dispatch Daily Desk Log is a public record of police calls. Homepage will run the log every Friday.

FOOTBALL PHOTO GALLERY/Taft opens hectic home sports schedule

As if hosting the top-ranked Class 3A football team in the state on Friday isn’t enough, Taft High begins a busy slate of home sports competition Tuesday.
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Fire Prevention Week seeks to douse chances of fire danger

This year's Fire Prevention Week campaign – “Look. Listen. Learn. Be aware. Fire can happen anywhere” –will launch Oct. 7 to Oct. 13.
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Bench-clearing altercation forces forfeiture of Dungies game

A bench-clearing physical altercation that erupted following a play at the plate Sunday forced the forfeiture of the championship game by the 503 Baseball Club to the tournament host Mid-Coast Dungies in Newport.
Jim Kusz

Virginia “Jenny” Demaris for County Commissioner, Position 1

As the November 6th election approaches I would like to reaffirm my commitment to serve as your next County Commissioner for Position 1.

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As the November 6th election approaches I would like to reaffirm my commitment to serve as your next County Commissioner for Position 1.
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