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Monthly Archives: October, 2018

Digging up the past: Heinous 1984 Lincoln City crimes shock the nation

Thirty-four years ago this month -- with Halloween looming -- local mortician Dale Patrick Omsberg became the subject of the most expansive criminal investigation in Lincoln County history.

Gerber Tire owner awakens to truck fire at Nelscott home

Gerber Tire Owner Perry Gerber awoke around 4 a.m. Wednesday to see his company's truck ablaze outside of his Nelscott home probably due to an electrical short.

Studded tire season in Oregon begins Nov. 1

The studded tire season in Oregon begins Thursday, Nov. 1, 2018 and runs through March 31, 2019.

Taft boys fall at Riverside in first round of State soccer playoffs

Coach Ryan Ulicni's squad had greater obstacles to overcome in facing the defending State champions Tuesday.

New rules by the Oregon DEQ regarding asbestos abatement

All loads of remodel, demolition or RV materials hauled to Lincoln County transfer stations will now require asbestos paperwork before any material will be accepted if built prior to Jan. 1, 2004.

Jaussens ‘celebrate’ first year in Lincoln City with hole in house

Becky and Steve Jaussen never expected to be calling 9-1-1 so soon after celebrating their one-year anniversary in their dream house in Lincoln City early Sunday morning.

DUII suspect arrested after crashing into occupied Lincoln City house

A Vancouver, Wash., man was taken into custody early Sunday on suspicion of driving under the influence of intoxicants (DUII) and reckless driving after crashing into a house at 1420 NW 21st Street in Lincoln City.

David Dahle for mayor – Jamie Leigh Gerl

We are fortunate to have three quality candidates running for Mayor of Lincoln City. After carefully weighing the information, I have decided to vote for David Dahle.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Oct. 19-25

The Lincoln City Police Dispatch Daily Desk 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.

Two Lincoln City stores burglarized in Friday morning break-in

Beach Baby Resale, and Beach Babes Women's Resale, were allegedly burglarized early Friday morning with the suspect stealing lingerie, jewelry and cash.

2017-18 Oregon Report Cards issued for Lincoln County schools

Oregon School and District Report Cards for the last school year (2017-18) were released to the public this week.

UPDATED: Depoe Bay resident found dead in Lincoln County Jail cell

Lincoln County Jail deputies discovered an inmate's deceased body Thursday night during a routine inmate welfare check just 50 minutes after completing a previous inspection. 

Rare longtime Lincoln County burn ban to be lifted Friday

A rare total burn ban for all of August and September and most of October will be lifted Friday for Lincoln County.

Sprout into expert horticulturist through Master Gardeners program

A shade under 3,000 Oregonians join the two women who went through the intensive two- to three-month course that covers everything from soils to disease diagnosis.

Future, current pro stars could transform fortunes of NFL doormats

There’s no question the Giants need a quarterback. Eli Manning has been on his last leg for a few years now, and this year seems to be his worst.

Health policy board adopts recommendations that shape OHP’s future

On October 15 the Oregon Health Policy Board (OHPB) voted to approve a comprehensive set of policies that will improve the health of Oregon Health Plan

Lincoln City Mayor Williams endorses Dahle for mayor

If that experience was positive and transparent, I would agree; however, having worked alongside both Dick Anderson and Susan Wahlke for a number of years I can say without reservation that I endorse David Dahle for mayor.
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Oregon joins fight against fraudulent practices, charity scams

Awareness about charity scams helps ensure that donors’ hard-earned money goes to the worthy causes they seek to support.

LCSD Superintendent Gray wins Oregon School Counselors Association Award

Dr. Karen Gray has been instrumental in growing school counselors in Lincoln County.

Sudden reversal allows for private, public emergency warming shelter use

The homeless could soon find themselves lounging in the living rooms of willing private homeowners’ houses or in one of many public facilities under consideration as temporary emergency warming shelters following an unusual reversal of fortunes.

Council turns down more lenient VRD signage amendment

Vacation rental dwelling (VRD) owners will still be required to post large exterior signs and place illuminated house address numbers on their properties following a deadlocked vote Monday by the Lincoln City City Council on a proposed amendment to a municipal ordinance.

‘Scouting for Food’ drive benefits local ‘Backpack Buddies’ program

BSA Troop 47 from Lincoln City is hosting the “Scouting for Food” food drive to benefit the local “Backpack Buddies” program for local schools.

Pretrial Justice Program to serve defendants, ease overcrowding

Operating on the presumption that all individuals are innocent until proven guilty, the “Lincoln County Pretrial Justice Program” has been established to assist defendants and manage the inmate population prior to trial.

Local candidates campaign for votes at Chinook Winds political forum

Several candidates seeking support for the offices of Lincoln County mayor, commissioner and treasurer drew a large turnout Sunday for a public political forum at Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

Sheriff’s Office seeks public’s help on vehicle fire in Waldport

The Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is seeking the public's assistance regarding an intentional unoccupied vehicle fire in Waldport.

Lincoln City News – Glass Taco, VRD’s, teen drivers and design standards

Tonight's show features missing 13-year-old Jayme Closs, proposed vacation rental dwelling ordinance change, Lincoln City design standards poll, teen drivers, new Newport police non-emergency number, La Roca's Glass Taco and more.

City Council to weigh easing of VRD signage requirements

With the threat of burglary in mind, vacation rental dwellings (VRDs) may no longer be required to post large signs and illuminated house numbers after an amended ordinance is heard Monday at the regular meeting of the Lincoln City City Council.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Oct. 12-18

Recovered Stolen Vehicle - 8:06 a.m. - The News Guard, 1818 NE 21st ST.