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Monthly Archives: June, 2018

Pixiefest rekindles memories of children’s wonderland

The second annual Pixiefest is in full swing at Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

Grant to enhance pain management website

Communication efforts surrounding opioid use and pain management have received a boost, with a $5,000 grant from Regence BlueCross BlueShield of Oregon.

Hospital parking, main entrance to change during construction of new facility

During construction of the replacement Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, wayfinding signs will be placed prominently to help direct patients and visitors to their destination.

New state payroll tax will fund transportation improvements in Oregon

Oregon employees will see a new one-tenth of one percent withholding tax on their pay stubs beginning July 1.

Beavers baseball team turns Corvallis into ‘Title Town’

Oregon State’s third College World Series championship won Thursday over Arkansas was the school’s third NCAA title in any sport. Here are some other things...

Former Newport Police sergeant arrested on charges of sex abuse

Oregon State Police detectives arrested former Newport Police Department Sergeant Brad Purdom on charges involving sexual abuse of a minor in Lincoln County.

Lincoln County 4-H archery youth competing at national championships

Twelve youth from Oregon are in Nebraska representing Archery, Shotgun, Smallbore Rifle, Hunting Skills and Wildlife Management.

Free OSU Invention Camp coming to Lincoln City

A free two-day invention will be held in Lincoln City at Oregon Coast Community College July 30 and 31 for students entering 6, 7 or 8th grade.

Lincoln City Citizens Police Academy accepting applications

The Lincoln City Police Department is now taking applications for our 2018 Citizens Police Academy.

New law to squash dog poop; restrooms get Martha Stewart makeovers

Lincoln City, OR - A concerned citizen suggested lowering the speed limit downtown. Boone Marker delivered a presentation of Lincoln City at The Rose Festival.

Contractors Board alerts public to summer paving scams

The Oregon Construction Contractors Board (CCB) is investigating the season’s first reports of paving scams across the state.

DHS announces delay in meal benefit program

In an email received by the school district on June 20, 2018, the Department of Human Services reported that benefits are late due to a budget processing delay out of Washington, DC.

Boys’ no-hitter lifts Dungies to 7-1 start to Legion season

Clark Boys threw a no-hitter, and outfielder Joe Hixenbaugh and second baseman Cole Strober drove in two runs each Friday to lead the Mid-Coast Dungies to a 10-0 American Legion baseball victory over North Marion (Aurora) at Frank Wade Field in Newport.

New Facebook group Lincoln City Community Discussion goes viral

A new Facebook group centered around community discussion is taking the coastal town of Lincoln City by storm. Lincoln City Community Discussion started yesterday and now has close to 900 members.

Fire Marshal says ‘Keep it safe, keep it legal’ with fireworks

“Keep it Legal and Keep it Safe” when using fireworks.

UPDATED: LCSD order denies Homepage access

Lincoln City Homepage’s coverage of Taft High 7-12 has been silenced by a gag order imposed by the Lincoln County School District on its employees, preventing them from communicating with the news site and blocking access to all sources and contacts at all North County schools.

Neskowin Valley School receives grant funding from three local organizations

Neskowin Valley School is celebrating their 45th year anniversary of educating students on the Oregon Coast.

Registration open for Police Department’s ‘Fun Summer Games’

The Lincoln City Police Department will sponsor the “Fun Summer Games” program for kindergarteners to eighth-graders Aug. 27-30 at Oceanlake Elementary School.

Taft to host 7-on-7 football competition; co-ed softball meeting set

Taft High football already has competed in one 7-on-7 competition, going 4-0 at Jefferson High earlier this month.

Hospital CEO pledges $125,000 gift for new hospitals

Lincoln City - The campaigns supporting the new Samaritan hospitals being built in Lincoln County have received a tremendous boost with the announcement of...

Dungies open Legion baseball season with 5-0 start, tourney win

Josh Salsbery drove in three runs with two hits and Tyee Fisher and Mitchell Richwine also had two hits Wednesday as the Mid-Coast Dungies opened the 2018 American Legion baseball season

German Shepherd Bonni won’t let go at Touch-A-Truck

Every year at the Lincoln City Community Center vehicles are available for kids of all ages to explore during the Touch-A-Truck event.

Hope and help in Taft

Since relocating to Taft Hall at the start of last winter, the Lincoln City Warming Shelter has embarked on a program expansion aimed at better serving our most needy residents and helping homeless people start to turn their lives around.

Taft Athletic Director Rothenberger to transfer to Toledo High

Taft High Athletic Director and boys basketball coach Bart Rothenberger has announced he will be joining Principal Majalise Tolan in new positions within the Lincoln County School District.

Distracted Driving: Putting your phone away is vital to safety

Beginning July 1, distracted driving penalties in Oregon will start adding up.

Beach safety tips from the Lincoln County Sheriff

When visiting the scenic Oregon coast and participating in recreational activities, beach safety should be a prime concern.

Council Highlights: Poopypants the Octopus descends on Lincoln City

The buzz around town is the new city logo is being referred to as “Poopypants the Octopus.”

New Lincoln City social network rolls out

Lincoln City Homepage would like to welcome you to Lincoln City's brand new social network, lchomepage.com.

Summer baseball, football preparations open in earnest in Lincoln County

The end of school marks the return of the boys of summer in the form of the American Legion’s Mid-Coast Dungies

Taft High ushers out Class of 2018

A sea of nearly 100 students draped in black caps and gowns and orange-and-white stoles representing the Taft High 7-12 Class of 2018 marched triumphantly onward into their new lives Saturday at commencement ceremonies in a crowded gymnasium.