Tuesday, April 13, 2021

Yearly Archives: 2019

NWS issues high surf advisory, sneaker waves still possible

National Weather Service Portland has issued a high surf advisory through Wednesday evening for north and central Oregon coasts in addition to an enhanced sneaker wave advisory expiring Tuesday night.

Goodbye 2019: A special thank you to Homepage readers

2019 was a great year for news in Lincoln City, even as long-established newspapers shutter their doors or scramble to increase their internet presence across the country.

NWS: Sneaker waves could start off the week

National Weather Service Portland issued a beach hazards statement for north and central Oregon coasts calling for possible sneaker waves from Monday morning through Tuesday afternoon.

Tiger boys wrestling takes tourney title

Tiger boys wrestling placed first out of 17 teams at the Class 3A Bill Hagerty Invitational tournament Dec. 21 in Nestucca while the Tiger girls showed teeth at their tournament in Hillsboro.

Video: Energetic Pacific hits Lincoln City beaches

Big surf and waves running up the beach hit Lincoln City's Nelscott District Friday afternoon, as promised earlier by National Weather Service Portland (NWS) in a beach hazards statement issued Thursday.

Samaritan limits visitors to birth centers, pediatrics for flu season

To protect mothers, their newborns and pediatric patients from flu viruses circulating in our region, all Samaritan Health Services hospitals will limit visitors in birthing centers and pediatric units beginning Monday, Dec. 30.

Big surf and sneaker waves predicted for weekend

National Weather Service Portland (NWS) issued another beach hazards statement for north and central Oregon coasts, calling for an increased chance for sneaker waves starting tonight and lasting through Sunday.

National Weather Service: Christmas Day sneaker waves possible

National Weather Service Portland (NWS) has issued a warning for sneaker waves Christmas Day as a powerful westerly swell moves in on Oregon and Washington coasts.

A Lincoln City homeless Christmas miracle

Members of the Lincoln City church community and local government have come together to support a warming shelter at First Baptist Church just ahead of a week of predicted cold weather over the Christmas holiday.

NWS issues coastal flood advisory for Central Oregon Coast

National Weather Service Portland (NWS) has issued a coastal flood advisory for low lying areas of the Central Oregon Coast, in effect from 7 a.m. Friday to 10 a.m. Saturday.

Lincoln City Mayor Anderson to run for State Senate

Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson announced Thursday, Dec. 19 that he has filed for the State Senate, District #5 seat for the 2020 election.

UPDATED: NWS issues high wind watch, possible flooding

National Weather Service Portland has issued a high wind watch for the North and Central Oregon Coast from 4 p.m. Thursday to 4 p.m. Friday.

Oregon State Police seek public’s help in bear, elk killings

The Oregon State Police Fish and Wildlife Division is asking for the public's help locating the person or persons responsible for the unlawful killing and waste of a black bear and a cow elk in Lincoln County.

Gomberg: Healthcare, food, Real ID, forestry and economics

The state is enjoying one of the longest stretches of economic growth in its history – and Oregonians expect things will get even better before they eventually cool off.

OCCC student wins NASA grant to study micrometeorites

Haley Dean, a student at Oregon Coast Community College, recently received some very big, very small news.

Health Department alerts of possible norovirus outbreak in schools

Lincoln County Public Health issued a news release Friday concerning a possible norovirus outbreak in Lincoln County schools.

Video: High surf in Lincoln City at Nelscott Beach

Waves were big at Nelscott Beach Thursday, Dec. 12, in line with a National Weather Service advisory predicting dangerous surf conditions from 8 a.m.-6 p.m.

Last call: Lincoln City Police say ‘drive sober or get pulled over’

Lincoln City Police will be on the lookout for drivers impaired by alcohol or drugs Dec. 13-Jan. 2 using grant funds provided by Oregon Impact and Department of Transportation in an effort to protect the public.

National Weather Service issues high surf warning

National Weather Service Portland has issued a high surf advisory along the Oregon Coast for 8 a.m.-6p.m. Thursday.

We missed you whale you were gone

Gray whales are on the move south once again and Oregon Parks and Recreation is inviting everyone to Winter Whale Watch Week Dec. 27-31.

Nothing to see here: Planned slash fires announced

Lincoln County Emergency Management has issued a community notice on behalf of the Oregon Department of Forestry concerning a series of controlled slash burning operations taking place Wednesday, Dec. 11.

Oregon Cultural Trust

Do you value public radio, music, libraries, museums and monuments? If so, please take advantage of Oregon's most generous offer to support them.

Lincoln County Animal Shelter resumes operations

The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office Animal Shelter resumed operations in a new temporary facility at 510 NE Harney Street, Newport, Oregon.

Mescher to battle blight and preserve Lincoln City with Urban Renewal Agency

The newest addition to the City of Lincoln City is coming off a stint as a Peace Corps Rural Aquaculture Extension Agent in Zambia, and will now turn her attention to historic preservation and improving our economic development toolbox.

New welding program sparks donation

The need for more and varied career and technical education programs in Lincoln County has never been clearer than it is today.

City Council discusses transitional housing deal; storing vehicles on street

Monday's City Council meeting saw Lincoln City postponing a transitional housing deal, voting to vacate a portion of NW 44th Place for Chinook Winds' Sky Bridge and passing a resolution making it a Class C misdemeanor to store vehicles in the right of way for more than 24 hours.

Special Report: City of Lincoln City to close deal for transitional housing

The Lincoln City City Council has been working on a $750,000 deal with Helping Hands Re Entry for the last 10 months to bring transitional housing to Lincoln City.

Samaritan’s coastal hospice team achieves first step in Veterans’ partnership

Military veterans have unique physical, psychological, emotional and spiritual needs that can impact their end-of-life care.

Youth pastor Conte gets five-year prison sentence on sex charges

Lincoln City youth pastor Mitchell Conte pleaded guilty to six counts of sex-related charges Tuesday and received 60 months incarceration with no good time or alternative program eligibility.

Planning commission narrowly votes in favor of warming shelter permit

Planning commission officials voted 4-3 Tuesday to approve a conditional use permit to allow a Lincoln City warming shelter to operate for three months when temperatures drop to 40 degrees or winds exceed 50 mph.