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Monthly Archives: February, 2019

Treat your taste buds during Macaroni & Seas Week

Eight Lincoln City restaurants invite you to try their interpretations of the classic dish macaroni & cheese when Explore Lincoln City presents Macaroni & Seas Week March 16-23.

Local media celebrities to serve up grub for Family Promise

It’s print media vs. radio waves as Family Promise of Lincoln County announces its next Celebrity Server event featuring Roger Robertson of KBCH-AM (1400) and Patrick Alexander of Oregon Coast Today.

Consumer protection, security focus of dedicated week

Annual National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW), designed to encourage individuals and businesses to learn about their consumer rights and how to keep themselves secure, is set March 3–9.

Former Lincoln County inmate rewarded for cooking, sewing skills

After paying his debt to society, former Lincoln County Jail inmate Pedro Romero-Galicia has mended his life and been rewarded for his domestic skills with a certificate of appreciation from Sheriff Curtis Landers.

Lincoln County Sheriff: ‘Heads up, phones Down.’

The problem of distracted walking is a relatively new one. Each year, more and more people are injured as a result of texting, talking or listening to music while on their cell phones.

Warming Shelter opens doors due to frigid temperatures

The Lincoln City Emergency Warming Shelter is open tonight through Monday and possibly beyond due to a cold snap that has hit the Central Oregon Coast.

Oregon Senate confirms Strode as new real estate commissioner

The Oregon Senate has confirmed Gov. Kate Brown’s appointment of Steve Strode as Real Estate Commissioner. Strode officially started his duties Feb. 25.

Underpayment interest relief available to some Oregon taxpayers

The Oregon Department of Revenue is providing relief for some taxpayers by waiving underpayment interest for taxpayers whose 2018 Oregon withholding and estimated tax payments were impacted by the federal Tax Cuts and Jobs Act.

‘¡Corre! ¡Corre! A Race Against Time,’ coming to Cultural Center

The community is invited to enjoy a free performance of Teatro Milagro's "¡Corre! ¡Corre! A Race Against Time," at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 12, at the Lincoln City Cultural Center.

Force will be with you at ‘Story Time at the Museum’

Kids of all ages are invited to "Story Time at the Museum" with storyteller Doug Force from 2-3 p.m. Saturday, March 16, at the North Lincoln County Historical Museum.

Annual Lincoln City Half-Marathon & 10K set Sunday at Taft High

The Lincoln City Parks & Recreation Department's 11th annual Half-Marathon & 10K is scheduled to start at 9 a.m. Sunday, March 3, at Taft High 7-12.

NFL hopefuls take center stage for final talent show

The NFL Scouting Combine is here, and more than 300 pro hopefuls will gather this weekend in Indianapolis in anticipation of the April 25 draft. Here is a list of the top 10 prospects with the best chance for NFL success.

Driving Lincoln City: In the snow

This hood-mounted video of the drive north on Highway 101 through Lincoln City was taken at 7:30 a.m. this morning.

Secretary of State Richardson dies from cancer

On Tuesday, February 26, at approximately 9 p.m., Oregon Secretary of State Dennis Richardson's courageous battle with cancer came to a close. Dennis passed away at his home surrounded by family and friends.

Mayor Anderson: State of Lincoln City Address

Lincoln City Mayor Dick Anderson spoke before a crowd of local business owners, managers and city officials for his State of the City address at the Lincoln City Cultural Center sponsored by the Lincoln City Chamber of Commerce.

Sheriff’s Office warns public about bogus phone call

We've heard from multiple citizens who have received phone calls or voicemail messages from someone claiming to be Deputy/Sergeant/Lieutenant "Todd Hughes" with the Lincoln County Sheriff's Office.

Public Health department seeks input for health improvement plan

Lincoln County Public Health will be holding public listening sessions in early 2019. During these sessions, Health Department staff will discuss the current state of health in Lincoln County.

SNLH clinical staff visit Siletz Head Start

A surgery manager, an infection preventionist and a nurse educator were special guests at Siletz Head Start in Lincoln City on Feb. 19.

Taft wrestlers end improbable season with hands raised, heads held high

The most successful season in school history aside, Taft High wrestling coach Robb Ellis took away much more Saturday from the thrill of watching his kids battle for glitzy medals and glowing accolades.

NWS: Winter Weather Advisory

National Weather Service Portland (NWS) has issued a Winter Weather Advisory for the Central Oregon Coast for possible snow accumulation up to two inches overnight.

Problem solved: Lincoln City Rubik’s Cube Club dominates competition

Eight members of the Lincoln City Rubik’s Cube Club solved 25 puzzles in three minutes flat, while Taft middle school students took the top three places in Division 2 Saturday at the Oregon Regional Rubik’s Cube Challenge in Eugene.

MAN OF MANY HATS: New coordinator brings fresh look to Parks & Rec

“Raleigh brings a wealth of experience working with youth and adults, both in recreation and school settings,” Lincoln City Parks & Recreation Director Jeanne Sprague said. “With his fantastic energy, he’s jumped right into his new job duties.”

Calderon, Knott power Taft to all-time best State wrestling performance

The 138-pound sophomore joined senior Cody Knott by placing at least sixth in a three-overtime thriller to mark the first time in school history that more than one Tiger will take the podium at the OSAA State Wrestling Championships.

Longtime Safeway employee puts 90th birthday in the bag

Popular local resident John Dennis celebrated his 90th birthday today at the Lincoln City Safeway surrounded by friends, family, banners, balloons and chocolate cake.

Knott leads five Taft wrestlers into second day of State meet

Third-seeded Taft High senior Cody Knott advanced with a bye, then defeated Burns junior William Johnson 15-1 Friday at the Class 3A OSAA State Wrestling Championships in Portland.

Coast Guard seeks information regarding capsized boat

The U.S. Coast Guard continues the investigation of the fishing vessel Mary B II, which capsized off Newport Jan. 9 and resulted in the loss of the vessel and its three crew members.

Driftwood Library reveals new book for Lincoln City Reads program

Driftwood Public Library has selected Snow Falling on Cedars as its selection for the third year of its Lincoln City Reads program.

Gomberg: Big issues on the move

Several big issues are beginning to move, and move quickly in Salem. We need to be looking at how these proposed policies affect the future of Oregon and the problems those bills are designed to address. But we also need to balance those concerns with the consequences that may impact every day ordinary people and their day-to-day lives.

DAISY Awards to honor extraordinary nurses at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital

Patients at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital often send cards and gifts in appreciation of care received. Now, there is an official way to honor exceptional nurses, through the international DAISY recognition program.

Magnitude 3.0 earthquake 2 1/2 miles SE of Rose Lodge

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) reported a magnitude 3.0 earthquake 2 1/2 miles southeast of Rose Lodge at 11:04 a.m. this morning.