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Monthly Archives: August, 2019

NLFR filling the boot for MDA on Highway 101

Motorists on Highway 101 in Lincoln City Saturday will notice men and women clad in firefighting gear holding boots and asking for money to combat muscle-debilitating diseases.

Strike-slip fault causes shallow 6.3 magnitude earthquake off coast

A shallow 6.3 earthquake was felt along the Oregon Coast at 8:07 a.m. Thursday but the United States Geological Survey (USGS) says not to worry due to the type of quake it was and where it happened.

Oregon: Choose wildlife over waste

I grew up visiting polluted Southern California beaches and can't remember a single day trip searching for shells in which we weren't able to find weathered remnants of foam cups.

NLFR rejects firefighter’s claims in $2 million sexual harassment lawsuit

Defendants in a $2 million discrimination lawsuit against North Lincoln Fire & Rescue District #1 maintain a former firefighter was not the intended victim of a sexually explicit prank and abandoned his job following an off-work injury and several medical and personal leaves.

Lincoln City WorkSource office to resume weekly veterans outreach services

The Lincoln County Veteran Service's Office will resume Lincoln City outreach days at the Lincoln City WorkSource office beginning Wednesday, Sept. 4 from 10 a.m.-3:30 p.m.

NLFR out to give muscular dystrophy the boot with fundraising campaign

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue is showing its continued support for the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) with the annual "Fill the Boot" fundraising campaign.

Security Summit warns of new IRS impersonation email scam

The Internal Revenue Service and its Security Summit partners today warned taxpayers and tax professionals about a new IRS impersonation scam campaign spreading nationally on email.

Lincoln County data security incident under investigation

An investigation has been launched into a data security incident affecting Lincoln County government after being alerted by their IT department.

Lincoln City prepares to Stuff-A-Bus for area students

Lincoln City Outlets is hosting the 21st Stuff-A-Bus event to support Lincoln City schools and students, 7 a.m.-7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 30.

Health advisory lifted for D River, Seal Rock State Park beach waters

The Oregon Health Authority today lifted a public health advisory for contact with marine water at D River Beach in Lincoln City and Seal Rock State Park Beach, in Lincoln County.

Harvest regulations call for release of various rockfish; halibut limit is two

Anglers must release copper, quillback and China rockfish when fishing from a boat, beginning today as the harvest guideline for these species has been met.

Lincoln County communities, organizations deemed tsunami ready

Several communities and organizations in Lincoln County recently received the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) TsunamiReady and StormReady recertification.

California woman arrested wearing shoes allegedly stolen from Lincoln City store

A California woman was arrested Tuesday afternoon wearing a pair of shoes she had allegedly stolen from a Lincoln City mall after assaulting a store employee.

Lincoln City Police to deploy drunk driving dragnet over Labor Day weekend

The Lincoln City Police Department will utilize grant funds to step up its enforcement efforts against drunk driving as part of a national crackdown over Labor Day weekend.

UPDATED: Health advisory lifted for waters at Lincoln City’s D River Beach

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) has issued a public health advisory for higher-than-normal levels of bacteria in ocean waters at D River Beach in Lincoln County.

Check in, then check out possible credit card scam on your room charge

Newport Police are warning visitors of a "hotel front desk scam" designed to charge your credit card a second time after checking into your room.

Lost cremation pendant found by Drift Creek Falls hiker

A woman is seeking to reunite a memorial pendant with its owner after finding it while hiking Drift Creek Falls in May.

Child pedestrian mildly injured in crash in Siletz

A young pedestrian suffered minor injuries at approximately noon Monday after being struck by a driver in Siletz.

Newport resident graduates from FEMA’s basic emergency management training

Newport resident Regina Martinez has graduated from FEMA’s National Emergency Management Basic Academy at the Emergency Management Institute in Emmitsburg, Md.

LCPD Officer Wehrley patrolling Lincoln City with honors

Lincoln City Police Officer Molly Wehrley was awarded the Lee M. Bown Award for academic achievement Aug. 9 by the Department of Safety Standards and Training (DPSST) upon graduating the academy at the top of her class.

Undefeated: Billy Webb’s Elks win first Lincoln City mushball title

The annual Lincoln City Invitational mushball tournament came to a close Sunday with Portland's Billy Webb's Elks defeating defending champions St. Johns for their first beach title, going undefeated in the process.

Lincoln City out to turn Portland team’s ‘grand slam’ bid to mush

Scores of mushball players and their fans descended upon Lincoln City Saturday for the annual two-day Lincoln City Invitational tournament at Kirtsis Park.

Devils Lake ‘pirates’ arrested for alleged theft of paddle boat

Two men were arrested by Lincoln City Police Friday evening for theft of a paddle boat from a Devils Lake resident that allegedly occurred sometime Thursday night.

Taft senior Sperry earns trip to London as All-American cheerleader

Inspired by new Taft High cheer coach Jazmyn Logan and nominated by her camp leader to try out, senior Nicole Sperry has become eligible to participate in London's New Year's Day Parade with fellow competitors who have achieved All-American status at a summer spirit camp.

Openings available for participation in 2019 Citizens Police Academy

Put a badge on your chest by registering to participate in Lincoln City Police Department's 2019 Citizens Police Academy.

Cigarette butt causes fire, evacuation at Lincoln Woods Apartments

A fire Thursday forced the evacuation of all residents of a building at Lincoln Woods Apartments on NW 34th Street with no injuries reported.

Stranded juvenile whale to be euthanized after washing ashore near Waldport

Time has run out on a 20-foot juvenile humpback whale stranded ashore on the beach near Waldport.

Report of murder, child hostage deemed hoax by Lincoln City police

Lincoln City Police are calling an incident involving dozens of armed law enforcement personnel in tactical gear and flak jackets a hoax after responding Wednesday night to a telephoned threat of a man claiming to be holding hostages after killing his wife.

$50,000 in checks given to local nonprofit agencies in Lincoln City

The City of Lincoln City gave $50,000 in checks to local nonprofit agencies Wednesday in a ceremony held in the Lincoln City Council Chambers.

Ashland woman found deceased in vehicle at Otter Rock

An elderly Ashland woman was found dead at approximately noon Wednesday in a Toyota Prius parked at Otter Rock.