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Monthly Archives: November, 2018

Taft girls win, boys fall in season-opening basketball play

The Taft High basketball teams split their season-opening games on the first night of the Westside Christian Tournament in Tigard on Friday night, with the girls defeating the Eagles 38-19 and the boys falling, 48-46.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Nov. 23-29

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.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log Nov. 16-22

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.

Officer Burke promoted to Lincoln City Police detective

Detective James Burke has been promoted to Lincoln City Police Department detective.

Like homeless, pets need protection, comfort from cold

Winter is a time we should pay close attention to the safety of our pets. Here are some safety tips to follow.

Holiday tips for festive shoppers and sales personnel

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office offers the following shopping safety tips as the holiday season is fast approaching.

Santa asks stocking-stuffers to participate in food and toy drive

Applications for the North Lincoln Fire & Rescue and Eagles Food and Toy Drive are available at the two local fire stations and the Eagles Lodge.

New-look Tigers tip off season Friday at Westside Christian

Vowing that “basketball will matter at Taft.” new boys coach Andy Morgan hopes to revamp a program that has rarely experienced winning when it counts.

Lincoln County Veterans Services Office updates hours

The Lincoln County Veteran Services Office has updated its hours of operation in both Newport and Lincoln City.

Scout Troop 47 Christmas tree fundraiser

Boy Scout Troop 47 is having a Christmas tree fundraiser at the Lincoln City Cultural Center to pay for the Scout's summer camp.

Lincoln City Fire Chief Kerr to retire Feb. 28

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue Fire Chief Doug Kerr will be retiring Feb. 29 after giving 90-day notice to the North Lincoln Fire & Rescue Board of Directors in November.

Lincoln City to expand youth cheerleading program for 2019-20 season

Seventh and eighth graders will join third through sixth graders in competition for the 2019-20 season in the Lincoln City Youth Cheerleading's Recreation Division competition throughout Oregon.

Samaritan Health Services named a champion of Mental Health First Aid

Samaritan Health Services, providing care to residents of Benton, Lincoln and Linn counties, has been named a champion of Mental Health First Aid by the National Council for Behavioral Health.

Taft 7-12 app brings school to mobile devices

Not staying up to date on your student's activities is a thing of the past with the Taft 7-12 app available now on Apple's App Store and Google Play.

Taft High’s French, Smith honored by local Rotary Club

Taft High 7-12 sophomore JJ French and senior Maleah Smith were honored Wednesday by the Lincoln City Rotary Club as Students of the Month at the Salishan Spa & Golf Resort.

Meet-and-greet scheduled tonight for planning department finalists

The City of Lincoln City invites the public to a meet and greet with the finalists for the Planning and Community Development Director position tonight at 6-8 p.m. at City Hall in the council chambers.

High winds blow tree, power lines onto house in Lincoln City

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue and Pacific Power responded at approximately 12:45 a.m Tuesday to news that high winds had blown a tree down onto the roof of a home at 2095 NE Tide Ave. in Lincoln City.

‘Gift of Preparedness’ – By Jim Kusz

I’m suggesting giving the “Gift of Preparedness” to shed some light on  how your family, and our community can better prepare for calamities that may occur, with a gift, the Severe Event Training (SET) book.

Storm brings down tree on NE 22nd Street

Wind gusts brought a small tree down across NE 22nd Street causing emergency crews to cordon off the area from Oceanlake Elementary to NE West Devil Lake Road around 2 a.m. Tuesday.

Taft Hall approved as Lincoln City warming shelter site through March

Taft Hall will serve as an overnight warming shelter through the end of March after the City was empowered with emergency declaration approval, granting the owners' request at Monday’s regular session of the Lincoln City City Council.

Ex-Lincoln City councilor, teacher, sex offender dies behind bars at age 66

David Lon Humphrey, a former Lincoln City City Council member and longtime Lincoln County School District teacher, died on Thanksgiving Day at the Eastern Oregon Correctional Institution in Pendleton. He was 66.

Homepage offers title sponsorship, donates proceeds to Taft athletics

Lincoln City Homepage is proud to announce that bidding is open on the sale of title sponsorship of advertising space for publication of the Taft High 7-12 winter sports schedule, with all proceeds benefiting the Taft Booster Club.

Subway window rocked by stone-throwing vandal

The south Subway restaurant at 247 SW Highway 101 was vandalized early this morning when someone threw a rock and broke one of the highway-facing windows.

City Council tables talk for community vision plan, sign ordinance

Eighteen months of diligence involving a massive volume of input gathered through numerous events, meetings, surveys and social media could reshape the future on the Central Oregon Coast when the “Imagine Lincoln City Community Vision” plan is reviewed Monday by the Lincoln City City Council.

City to request ability to retain Taft Hall as homeless shelter

Taft Hall is likely to resume its role as a warming shelter in severe-weather situations at the request of its owners if a recommendation to enable the City to move forward with an emergency declaration is granted at Monday’s regular session of the Lincoln City City Council.

Steere’d Right, Steere’d Wrong: Homepage’s prophet confesses his sins

As a longtime fan of sports media, it’s always nice when its members humble themselves and admit when they are wrong when they boast about when they are right. To stray from being a hypocrite, here are some of the times I’ve been wrong -- and right . . .

Police arrest man on 27 counts of telephonic harassment

Blake Lee Blakely was arrested Saturday by Lincoln City Police on 27 counts of telephonic harassment.

Newport man goes on fire-setting spree following Facebook post

David James Caskey set multiple "low-risk" fires in Newport Friday according to charges filed by the Newport Police Department.

Toledo police traffic stop leads to identity theft bust

A couple was arrested on multiple identity theft related charges after a traffic stop initiated by Toledo Police Officer Michael Henderson Saturday.

Schulte letter blasts Lincoln City government over surfing permits

Never has any permitting authority ever issued two permits for the same venue in the same season to different organizations.