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Citizens concerned over biosolid applications near the Siletz River

At this weeks county commission meeting, the commissioners heard from a group concerned about biosolids that are being applied within 50-feet of the Siletz River. This is the treated sludge that comes from the city's waste treatment plants.
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Deputy administers Narcan and saves overdosed passenger’s life

On May 17, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Deputy Shawn Carter stopped a vehicle for a minor traffic violation near SE East Devils Lake Rd and SE Oar Street in Lincoln City. During the traffic stop Deputy Carter recognized the rear passenger in the vehicle was exhibiting signs of a drug overdose.
Lincoln County May 2018 Primary Election

Lincoln County May 2018 Primary Election results

With 99% of the votes in (15,386) and a 45.29% turnout, the Lincoln County May 2018 Primary Election has some clear winners.
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Siletz Bay Music Festival celebrates its 8th season

Summer 2018, will mark the eighth season of the Siletz Bay Music Festival (SBMF). Founded as a one-week program with 400 patrons, it gradually expanded to two weeks with attendance growth of over 2,500 last season. 
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Oregon’s Low Unemployment Rate Continues in April

Oregon’s unemployment rate was 4.1 percent in March and April. For 16 consecutive months, the rate has been close to 4.1 percent, its lowest level since comparable records began in 1976.
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Schooner Creek Covered Bridge, Taft (Lincoln City) – ca. 1930

The Schooner Creek Covered Bridge was located at the south end of Lincoln City, spanning Schooner Creek between the communities of Taft and Cutler City.
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Employees honored for longtime service at Samaritan Hospital

Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital staff took a mid-afternoon break on Tuesday, May 8, to recognize four dozen co-workers who reached employment milestones.
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Taft’s Tanksley hits winning note on musical stage and athletic field

Meet longtime Lincoln City resident Alyssa Tanksley – honored musician, star softball player, exceptional person -- depending on who you ask.
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Top-ranked Taft captures West Valley League baseball crown

No. 1-ranked Taft High turned yet another page toward the conclusion of a storybook season Friday by winning a league baseball championship for the first time in 34 years.
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David Broderick – Newly promoted Sergeant is on the case

Lincoln City Police Department would like to congratulate our newly promoted Sergeant David Broderick, who was sworn in on May 3rd in the Lincoln City Council Chambers.
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Now showing: A “jewel” of Lincoln City’s past

The Lakeside Theater opened on June 3, 1937 (despite the photo saying "early '30's") with "Personal Property" on the marquee. The theater had 270 seats and movies were 35 cents for adults and 10 cents for kids.
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Van Hess retires after 42-year nursing career at SNLH

Forty-two years later, Kathy Van Hess, RN, is ready to leave her life’s work to focus on family, her large circle of friends and herself.
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It's Wednesday once again and that means a brand new edition of the Lincoln City Homepage-Mini is circulating throughout the community.
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Elite Taft student-athletes trade Tiger stripes to form Wolf Pack

Naomi Rini, Maya Hatton and Gabe Arce-Torres signed letters of intent Wednesday in the Taft High 7-12 Commons to compete in college athletics.
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Samaritan Hospice hosts quarterly video class on end-of-life care

Caring for someone who is nearing the end of life is not the same as caring for someone who will get better. To help clinical staff, family caregivers and others to understand the process, Samaritan Hospice Services is hosting an informative session quarterly this year.
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Taft track and field star Knott flashes shiny silver bling at State

Taft High sophomore Ella Knott won the silver medal in the javelin Thursday in the Class 3A OSAA Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
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Taft’s 16-game win streak snapped in league playoff loss

No. 1-ranked Taft High, playing night after night with a target on its back, got struck in the bull’s eye Thursday in squandering an eight-run, seventh-inning lead to fall 9-8 to Santiam Christian in a league home playoff loss that broke the Tigers’ 16-game winning streak.

Taft softball team opens quest for fairy tale finish

In keeping with tradition, it will take a tent or a hammock instead of a cape to cover all the contributing players on the Taft High softball team by the time the Tigers conclude play Friday in the West Valley League playoffs.
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Five Taft athletes put best foot forward at State track meet

Senior Preston Nightingale, sophomores Kaden Wright, Ella Knott and Autumn Ellis and freshman Jordyn Ramsey will open competition Thursday in the two-day Class 3A OSAA State Track and Field Championships in Eugene.
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Lofty stats certify Taft’s status as state’s best baseball team

The No.-1 ranked Taft High baseball team posted some gaudy numbers this season – the most important, of course, being 12-0, the team’s perfect record in winning the West Valley League regular-season championship.

Tigers drop softball finale, move on to league playoffs

Scio High assumed the state’s No. 1 ranking in the Class 3A softball ranks Tuesday after defeating playoff-bound Taft 14-4 to conclude the regular season.

Taft girls finish sixth, boys ninth at State golf championships

The Taft High girls golf team made the biggest march up the leaderboard Tuesday to finish sixth behind champion St. Mary’s in the OSAA Class 4A/3A/2A/1A State Girls Golf Championships in Banks.
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No. 1 Tigers close out regular season with 16th straight win

Three Taft High pitchers split time on the hill, and senior centerfielder Caleb King dove home two runs with three hits Tuesday to lead the Tigers to a 6-1 victory over Salem Academy that closed out the regular season.
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Taft seniors bow out in style with 4-3 softball victory

Four senior Taft High softball players bid farewell to the home crowd Monday in their final regular-season game, going out the way they hope to conclude their careers – with a dramatic comeback win.

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Dick Anderson running for Mayor of Lincoln City

Lincoln City Councilor Dick Anderson announced today that he will seek the position of Lincoln City Mayor on the November ballot. He has decided to announce his candidacy at this time so others have time to decide and file for his City Council seat.
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Lofty stats certify Taft’s status as state’s best baseball team

The No.-1 ranked Taft High baseball team posted some gaudy numbers this season – the most important, of course, being 12-0, the team’s perfect record in winning the West Valley League regular-season championship.
Caleb King Pitch

Taft’s 16-game win streak snapped in league playoff loss

No. 1-ranked Taft High, playing night after night with a target on its back, got struck in the bull’s eye Thursday in squandering an eight-run, seventh-inning lead to fall 9-8 to Santiam Christian in a league home playoff loss that broke the Tigers’ 16-game winning streak.
Bleiz Kimbrough

Tigers inch closer to unbeaten league season with 9-0 road win

Conference champion Taft High used a 12-strikeout, two-hit shutout from junior left-hander Bleiz Kimbrough to move within a victory of completing a perfect West Valley League baseball season Tuesday by downing Willamina, 9-0.
Siletz Bay Music Festival

Siletz Bay Music Festival celebrates its 8th season

Summer 2018, will mark the eighth season of the Siletz Bay Music Festival (SBMF). Founded as a one-week program with 400 patrons, it gradually expanded to two weeks with attendance growth of over 2,500 last season. 

Finders Keepers 2018

GLASS FLOATS ON THE BEACH OCTOBER 14, 2017 – MAY 28, 2018 Let the hunt begin! Each year from mid-October to Memorial Day, discover glass treasures...
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Hunting For Glass Floats in Lincoln City

Who are the Float Fairies? Where do they live, work, and play? I'm not sure we'll ever know.
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Warriors tame Tigers to gain probable State softball home game

The Taft High softball team was likely relegated to at-large status and a road game in next week’s State tournament following an 8-0 West Valley League playoff loss Friday to Amity at Dayton High school.

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2018 Oregon Regional MATE ROV Competition in Lincoln City

Underwater robots were everywhere at the Lincoln City Community Center for the 2018 Oregon Regional MATE ROV competition. 

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Praise for Taft sports coverage – Richard King

What a great job you have done in covering Taft High sports. It is really nice looking forward to your articles right after it happens. The article on the Tigers baseball team was the best written I have ever read.

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Trip to the Store – By Cameron Werner

New for 2018 is a whole new section of the website dedicated to aspiring kid writers. If you have a child who can write, send us the story by email at [email protected]

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