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Monthly Archives: May, 2019

Former Newport Police officer pleads guilty to sex abuse charges

Former Newport Police Department Sgt. Bradley David Purdom will serve three years' supervised probation and has surrendered his law enforcement license after pleading guilty to two counts of misdemeanor sexual abuse.

Skateboarding ‘drops in’ Lincoln City for Rip Ride Rally

Lincoln City Skatepark is celebrating 20 years and treating some of the biggest names in skateboarding to an event named "Rip Ride Rally" this weekend, replete with live music, memorials for the fallen and some serious shredding.

Taft Elementary students learn art, writing with publication of storybook

Taft Elementary sixth-grade art and journalism classes worked collaboratively this year to create a visual and poetic story about a search for Sasquatch with Looking For Squatch.

Sheriff’s Tip of the Week: Natural gas safety

Natural gas powers a wide array of home and industrial appliances. In urban areas, natural gas is piped directly into your home in much the same way water and electricity are. As with any plumbing system, leaks can sometimes happen.

On the prowl: Cougar sighted, shot at Monday in Cutler City

A cougar was sighted near Cutler City Wetland Trailhead Monday, May 27 and signs have been posted warning residents and detailing what to do in the event of an encounter.

State fire marshal calls on Bigfoot to promote wildfire prevention

A Pacific Northwest legend is joining fire prevention activities statewide, particularly in the wildland urban interface and communities at greatest risk of wildfires and property loss.

OCCC chorus class to stage final concert June 11

Oregon Coast Community College's chorus class will present its final concert of the Spring term at 12:10 p.m. Tuesday, June 11, at the Central...

Ian crowned ‘King’ of the Cage at Chinook Winds Casino Resort

Mixed martial arts competitors shook Chinook Winds Casino Resort on Saturday with a fight card billed "King of the Cage: Resurgence."

Traffic moving along Highway 101 in Lincoln City

Traffic is moving briskly on Highway 101 in Lincoln City Sunday afternoon with no major incidents to report.

Eagles’ late-inning outburst ousts Tigers from State baseball playoffs

Santiam Christian broke open a 4-4 tie late in the game Friday to defeat Taft High 12-6 in the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.

Cascade Christian puts end to Taft High’s softball title hopes

Cascade Christian dashed Taft High's hopes of making a deeper run in the Class 3A OSAA State Softball Championships than a season ago, advancing...

Lincoln City Police Crime Log May 10-23

Burglary - 6:45 p.m. - 3645 SW Coast Ave. - Victim reported that people who rented the house found two people inside when they arrived.

Oregon anglers, hunters warned of phony license online scam

For Oregon consumers looking to hunt and/or fish this season, be careful when purchasing licenses as Better Business Bureau Northwest and Pacific has learned of an ongoing online scam publishing phony licenses.

Health advisory for water contact at D River Beach lifted

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today lifted a public health advisory for contact with marine water at D River Beach, located in Lincoln City.

Driftwood Public Library offers two new free satellite libraries

Lincoln City's Driftwood Public Library has established two new free satellite libraries south of Lincoln City at Chester's Thriftway in Lincoln Beach and Nava's Market...

Taft High 7-12’s Ceder named principal at Toledo Jr./Sr. High

Taft High 7-12 Assistant Principal Richard Ceder has been named to replace longtime Toledo Jr./Sr. High School Principal Clint Raever, who has accepted the same...

Samaritan Health Services report shows $161 million in local health investment

In 2018, Samaritan Health Services invested nearly $161 million in community health to help address activities that promote healthy families and better access to health care.

Dog licenses provide security for you and your pet

Buying a license for your dog isn’t just about the law -- it can save your pet’s life. Anyone who has experienced the panic and...

Team effort rallies Taft into State baseball tournament quarterfinals

Junior starter Eli DeMello collected four hits in four trips and visiting Taft used a five-run fifth inning and shutout relief from senior Bleiz Kimbrough to hold off favored Irrigon 5-3 Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Baseball Championships.

Tigers advance to State softball quarterfinals with 11-1 rout of Vale

Saying, "it's easier to pitch with all those runs," Taft High ace Emma Coulter relied on a prodigious offense and her own robust right arm Wednesday to propel the Tigers into the quarterfinals of the Class 3A OSAA State Softball Championships.

NLFR takes hands-on approach to learning fire control

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue crews conducted live fire training behind the Otis Fire Station last weekend. The training building was constructed in 1982 by...

OSP officer receives nation’s highest honor for public safety valor

Oregon State Police Trooper Nicholas Cederberg received the highest award for bravery a public safety officer can receive Wednesday when he was honored...

Health advisory issued for fecal bacteria in water at D River Beach

UPDATE: Advisory lifted 5/23 The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has issued a public health advisory for high levels of bacteria in ocean waters at D...

High school students offered free transportation throughout Lincoln County

Students without a reliable source of transportation will enjoy greater mobility and security to attend after-school functions, travel to work and shop and explore...

Taft hopes deep playoff run is in the cards as State tourney opens

The Taft High baseball and softball teams will open the OSAA's 16-team State tournament Wednesday afternoon in quest of being crowned Oregon Class 3A champions.

Incumbents retain seats on NLFR Board of Directors

All three incumbents for North Lincoln Fire & Rescue's Board of Directors were headed toward reelection Tuesday night in Lincoln County's May 2019 Special Election.

Building a digital defense against vacation rental scams

The kids are almost out of school, and the weather is warming up == definitely a good time to start planning your next escape...

Oregon State Parks offers s’more tips for campfire safety

Memorial Day is nearly here and for many Oregonians the holiday weekend is the start of their camping season in Oregon’s natural places.

Taft music program to take final bow of school year in May 30 concert

The music that filled concert halls at the OSAA State championships will be presented in a more intimate setting Thursday, May 30, in the...

Local law enforcement personnel honored for commitment to community

The 23rd annual Lincoln County Law Enforcement Recognition Banquet was held on Friday, May 17, at the Salishan Resort to honor local law enforcement for...