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Monthly Archives: April, 2019

Lincoln City Police Crime Log April 19-25

Caller reports a guest registered to Kenneth Brissette is refusing to leave and barricaded in room. Benjamin Gomez (11/15/74) taken into custody for trespassing and transported to Lincoln County Jail. 

First-place Warrenton extends league lead over Taft with 4-2 home win

First-place Warrenton jumped on top early against second-place Taft and overcame a team-leading two hits and an RBI each from the Fisher cousins to...

Tigers apply the heat in tight race for postseason softball berth

Taft High used a 4-for-4 plate performance and eight strikeouts Tuesday in a complete-game road outing by junior starter Emma Coulter to remain in...

Kay, Dodson honored as North Area Educators of the Year

Angie Kay and Patty Dodson have been honored as Lincoln County School District North Area Educators of the Year for 2018-19.

LCSD supports school funding cause, opposes employee walkout

EDITOR'S NOTE: Lincoln County School District Superintendent Dr. Karen Gray addresses the community in the following public submission:Dear Lincoln County School District Community:As many of you...

Taft boy golfers wind down regular season with third-place finish

The Taft High boys golf team spent a weekend on the links and touring Central Oregon in preparation for next week's Class 3A/2A/1A Special...

Taft girls tune up game for upcoming District golf championships

The Taft High girls golf team tuned up Monday for next week's Class 3A/2A/1A Special District 2 Championships by touring Santiam Golf Club in...

D River among Oregon beaches considered for water health monitoring

D River State Park in Lincoln City is among five beaches in Lincoln County and 18 statewide under consideration for monitoring for pollution and water quality as part of the Oregon Health Authority's Beach Monitoring Program (OBMP).

UPDATED: NLFR fire truck billows smoke through downtown Lincoln City

A North Lincoln Fire & Rescue ladder truck returned to the station Monday night billowing white smoke that clouded downtown traffic near the Dorchester House before allegedly catching fire at the Inn at Spanish Head.

Whale of a tale? Tail of a whale? Beached object stokes resident’s curiousity

A local resident stumbled across what she believes to be part of a dead beached whale Monday evening while catching a glimpse of an "amazing" sunset.

Lincoln City Pacific Power employees terminated over alleged financial improprieties

As many as five Lincoln City Pacific Power employees have been dismissed from their duties over alleged improprieties designed for financial benefit, sources said.

Pixiefest moved to Taft High, other major changes announced

An athletic field at Taft High 7-12 will be the site for the annual Pixiefest festival in late June as part of several major changes announced Monday by the Kiwanis Club of Lincoln City.

Five local swimmers win races; LCSC challenges for team titles in April Invite

Five Lincoln City Swim Club members won races to lead the girls to second place and the boys to third this weekend in the...

Taft High Culinary Program cooks up a winner at Walt Disney World Resort

The Taft High Culinary Program took home first place this weekend in the dessert category at the Cook Around the World competition at Walt...

Nominations sought for workplace recognition of LCSD employees

Nominees are being sought to recognize Lincoln County School District employees who have demonstrated a high level of commitment, effectiveness and efficiency in the...

Grant allows 66 county students to enjoy adaptive swimming lessons

Sixty-six local students with moderate to severe disabilities were able to participate in adapted swim lessons thanks to a Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution award of nearly $4,000 to the Lincoln County School District Spring Adaptive Physical Education Swimming program.

Black Squid Beerhouse named Chamber’s Business of the Year

Black Squid Beerhouse was the recipient Saturday night of the 2018 Community Days' Business of the Year Award at a banquet at Chinook Winds Casino Resort.

Taft’s Wright leads boys, Russo girls in Meet of Champions

Junior Kaden Wright placed third in the 100- and 200-meter dashes to pace Taft High Saturday in the Meet of Champions track and field...

Lincoln City accepting nonprofit grant requests

The City of Lincoln City is accepting applications from local nonprofit agencies. When preparing the City budget each year, the City considers the financial needs of nonprofit organizations that foster community wellness.

UPDATED: Taft High’s French shoots for the stars at Stayton Twilight

Taft High's JJ French bettered his week-old personal-best leap of 12 feet by a whopping six inches Friday night for a sophomore record in the pole vault at the 25-team Stayton Twilight track and field meet.

Tigers take opener, drop second game for league softball split

Taft High got a team-high five hits over two games from sophomore Kayla Lininger and an opening-game shutout from junior starting pitcher Emma Coulter to split a league softball doubleheader Friday at Rainier.

Big seventh inning rewards Taft with league baseball split at Rainier

Taft High scored six runs in the top of the seventh inning of the second game and held off a four-run rally in the bottom of the frame Friday to split a league doubleheader at Rainier.

ODFW stocks Regatta Park kids area with rainbow trout

The Rainbow Trout were flying from the pump Friday at Regatta Park's dock on Devils Lake as 2300 fish were pumped from a truck into a netted-off area for kids to use in a free fishing event 9 a.m. - 2 p.m. Saturday.

State to honor fallen law enforcement heroes

The State of Oregon will honor and remember 187 fallen law enforcement officers and the families they left behind during an hour-long memorial ceremony...

Food drive feeds Food Pantry for festive Lincoln City Community Days

Tilly Miller with the Lincoln City Food Pantry accepted numerous donations from the public and local businesses Thurday as part of a Lincoln City Community Days food drive to raise money and food for families in need.

Taft senior sports star Fisher stands tall on field, in life

It didn’t take the first-inning grand slam that launched his team to a 17-0 victory over Clatskanie on Tuesday to garner attention for Taft High center fielder Tyee Fisher. At 6-feet, 5 inches, he’s always stood head and shoulders above his class.

Depoe Bay tourism featured in Los Angeles Times travel piece

Depoe Bay is the subject of an expansive feature article in today’s Los Angeles Times.

Local entrepreneurs to benefit from upcoming small business session

Running a small business is no small feat. That's why the U.S. Small Business Administration Portland District is inviting local businesses to its partner showcase with Oregon Coast Community College's Small Business Development Center.

Foulweather String Band ‘cloggs’ its way to Lincoln City library

Driftwood Public Library and Driftwood Library Foundation celebrated Community Days with a performance by the Foulweather String Band  before a packed house Wednesday night.

Taft ace Coulter conquers wind, Blanchet Catholic for 2-1 softball win

Taft High ace Emma Coulter overcame whipping winds Wednesday to prevail in a pitching duel with Blanchet Catholic for a 2-1 nonleague home softball victory.