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Monthly Archives: March, 2019

Local safety, health agencies to conduct drill Monday morning at D River Wayside

Local fire, ambulance, hospital and Life Flight staff will be working in unison Monday morning at D River Wayside in a training exercise designed...

Tigers tumble in final game of Madras spring break tournament

Taft High erupted for four first-inning runs but couldn't hold off Class 4A Cascade despite six innings of work and three hits and two runs from junior starter Eli DeMello in a 7-5 defeat Saturday at the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Beloved local youth coach Summers dies from cancer at age 30

Lifelong Lincoln City resident Daniel Summers, a beloved and respected youth coach who many say loved all children as his own and united a community in a common cause, lost his battle with cancer Friday at age 30.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log March 22-28

Burglary - 7:22 a.m. - Subway, 247 SW Highway 101 - Break in at south Subway.

Tigers fall to Class 5A Crook County in spring break baseball tourney

Class 5A Crook County jumped to an early 8-0 lead and took advantage of errant pitching, fielding woes and stranded runners to defeat Taft...

Fridays for Future: Students warn against warming with climate change protest

Lincoln County School District students Hailey Feuling and Maia Stout are warning against warming and the effects of climate change with their participation in...

Oceanlake Elementary School parent pushes for LCSD policy reform

“I won’t stop until it does,” said Tiffany Hill, whose Oceanlake Elementary School kindergartener’s unsupervised bathroom trip has led to an Oregon Department of Education (ODE) investigation into an incident involving alleged sexual misconduct last spring.

Kimbrough pitches, DeMello hits Taft baseball team to 15-0 win

Senior starter Bleiz Kimbrough surrendered just two hits and struck out nine in going the five-inning distance Thursday, and junior catcher Eli DeMello went 3-for-3 with three RBIs to lead Taft High to a 15-0 victory over Elmira in the Madras Spring Break Baseball Tournament.

Why hasn’t Lincoln City banned single-use plastics?

Recently, at a Lincoln City Council meeting, Councilor Riley Hoagland tried repeatedly to impress upon our mayor the importance of passing a local ordinance restricting the use of disposable plastics.

Rural, critical-access hospitals drive innovation in healthcare

Urban health systems are often credited with driving health care innovation, but rural and critical-access hospitals -- such as Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital (SNLH) -- can also be fertile ground for new ideas.

Lifestyle program helps people be healthy by choice, not chance

Do you want to eat more and weigh less, drop your blood pressure and cholesterol, save your heart and save money on your food...

New Lincoln City Elks Lodge seeks members, schedules ceremony

Efforts continue in the movement to reopen a local Elks lodge following the closure of the Oceanlake Elks Lodge about five years ago.

Recognizing the importance of physicians in our community

As we prepare to celebrate Doctors’ Day on March 30, it is the perfect opportunity to thank and recognize our physicians for the important work they do each and every day to help us achieve our health care mission.

LCSD under investigation for handling of alleged sexual misconduct incident

The Oregon Department of Education is investigating the Lincoln County School District over the handling of an incident involving alleged sexual misconduct last year at Oceanlake Elementary School.

Taft baseball team falls to defending State champs in road play

La Pine High, which eliminated top-seeded Taft in the tournament semifinals en route to the Class 3A State baseball championship last season, downed the Tigers 5-2 Tuesday in a nonleague game in Prineville.

Taft softball earns doubleheader split, goes 3-1 in spring break tourney

A year ago, the Taft High softball team entered spring break tournament play highly ranked but hobbled home highly humbled.

Siletz area undergoes enhanced patrol for suspected drug, criminal activity

Prompted by citizen complaints over suspected drug and criminal activity, the Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office conducted a saturation patrol in the Siletz area of Lincoln County last Monday from approximately 1-4 p.m.

Taft softball team sweeps No. 1 Cascade Christian, Amity

The Taft High softball team rallied from an eight-run first-inning deficit to defeat No. 1-ranked Cascade Christian 12-11 Monday in the North Medford Spring...

Police show Girl Scouts how to ‘Be Prepared’ on safety issues

Sgt. Randy Weaver and Officer Summer Danneker of the Lincoln City Police Department tutor members of the Lincoln City Girl Scouts on police...

Subway burglary suspect caught on camera

Lincoln City's south Subway was broken into overnight and an image of the suspected burglar was captured by a security camera.

Taft grad Arce-Torres blazes to win in outdoor collegiate track debut

Considering he was among the state’s fastest high school sprinters, excuse Western Oregon University freshman Gabe Arce-Torres for winning the 400-meter dash Saturday in his first outdoor meet of the collegiate season.

Taft falls in showdown of state’s top-ranked baseball teams

No. 1-ranked Brookings-Harbor topped No. 2 Taft 11-4 Saturday in a battle of the state's top-rated Class 3A high school baseball teams at the Pit.

Newport pediatric dentist opens wide for area youth

Pediatric Dental Associates opened an office in Newport last November to fill a need for Lincoln County kids who require extensive or special dental work.

Health officials report flu outbreaks throughout Lincoln County

Lincoln County Health & Human Services has received reports of four flu outbreaks in the past three weeks.

NLFR responds to structure fire in Taft

North Lincoln Fire and Rescue responded at 6:32 p.m. Friday to a reported structure fire at 4305 SW Highway 101 in Taft.

Lincoln City Police Crime Log March 15-21

Extra Patrol Request - 11:10 p.m. - Villages at Cascade Head - Extra patrol for vehicles cutting cookies and driving recklessly at north end of cul-de-sac.

Two busted in alleged passing of counterfeit bills in Lincoln City

Lincoln City Police arrested two subjects Thursday for allegedly passing counterfeit currency.

Unattended burn pile leads to NLFR response on S. Drift Creek Road

A crew of nine North Lincoln Fire & Rescue firefighters arrived in two engines and two command units Thursday evening to combat a possible...

UPDATED: Suspects arrested after gunfire exchange in Cloverdale bank robbery

UPDATE: The male suspect has been identified as Matthew G. Buswell, age 36, from the Keizer/Salem area. Buswell was lodged at the Tillamook County Jail...

Five Tigers post runner-up finishes at Scio track and field meet

Taft High senior Mad Scott and sophomore JJ French posted runner-up finishes for the boys Thursday, while senior Savannah Russo and freshmen Aubrey Sciarrotta and Kadence James were second on the girls side in the Scio Icebreaker track and field meet.