Thursday, October 29, 2020

Monthly Archives: September, 2019

Nightingale’s three goals propel Taft girls to league soccer win

Junior Avery Nightingale scored her first three goals of the season Monday to lead the Taft High girls soccer team to a 5-1 victory...

Coast Guard calls off search for sailing vessel Kiwanda Captain

Coast Guard officials are calling off the search for a man aboard the overdue sailing vessel Kiwanda, after finding floating debris Sunday near Whale Cove near Depoe Bay.

Finland’s Vesma places fourth for Tigers in Toledo XC Challenge

Finnish foreign exchange student Matias Vesma led the Taft High varsity boys with a fourth-place finish in 17:29, and Zander Hryczyk, Eli Jones, Angelo Cruz Garcia, Cooper Fitch and Brayan Mateo posted personal-best times Saturday in the Toledo XC Challenge.

A Lincoln City ‘Tour’ full of dead people with very lively stories

Friday, Sept. 27 was opening day for the fourth year of A Tour To Die For, an interactive Lincoln City history experience with live actors portraying cemetery residents who tell their stories from the beyond.

Crippled Taft steamrolled in 37-6 league road loss to Yamhill-Carlton

Playing without injured two-way starter JJ French, the Taft High football team couldn't get much going on either side of the ball Friday night in a 37-6 league loss at undefeated Yamhill-Carlton.

Taft boys soccer team resumes winning ways with 5-1 league victory

The ninth-ranked Taft High boys soccer team rebounded from its first loss of the season Wednesday by scoring five unanswered goals in the first half Friday for a 5-1 league home victory over Western Christian/Perrydale.

LCPD arrests juvenile for threatening social media posts

Lincoln City Police detectives arrested a juvenile Friday over social media posts concerning a threat to Taft High 7-12 after the school reported the posts to law enforcement.

Oregon Health Authority issues warning over second vaping death

The Oregon Health Authority is issuing a public health warning urging people to immediately stop using all vaping products. Today, the agency confirmed a second vaping-related death in the state.

Host Tigers roll to second straight league volleyball victory

The Taft High volleyball team won its second straight match and moved into second place in the Coastal Range League Thursday with a 3-0 home victory over Clatskanie.

Cat’s out of bag in Tiger-Tiger showdown at Yamhill-Carlton

The Taft High football team, fresh off its second home victory of the season, will get its final tune-up for league play Friday when...

Dayton hands Taft boys soccer team first loss despite standout defense

Dayton High broke open a scoreless game with two second-half goals Wednesday to hand the Taft boys soccer team its first defeat of the...

UPDATE: Coldest temperatures of the season possible Sunday, Monday

National Weather Service Portland has changed their forecast for possible frost this weekend to Sunday and Monday and advise plant owners these still will be the coldest temperatures of the season, but clouds and moisture will keep the coast mild.

New Taft JV girls soccer team wins first game in program’s history

Taft High, behind team captains Kadence James and Claira Tolan, won the first junior varsity girls soccer game played in school history Wednesday, defeating...

Local youth cheer program grows in numbers, community support

Lincoln City Youth Sideline Competition Cheerleaders will represent the Taft 7-12 middle-school football team at 4 p.m. Wednesday against Willamina at Voris Field.Eleven participants...

Taft cheer team to host mini-camp for spirited youngsters

Boys and girls kindergarten through sixth grade interested in rooting on the Taft High football team at its Oct. 11 game against Clatskanie can...

Advisories lifted for Hubbard Creek, Nye and D River beaches

The Oregon Health Authority (OHA) today lifted public health advisories for contact with marine water at Mill Beach located in Curry County, Hubbard Creek Beach located in Curry County, Nye Beach located in Lincoln County, and D River Beach located in Lincoln County.

OCCC fall term starts; announces numerous improvements

A new academic year is beginning at Oregon Coast Community College, and it promises to be an eventful one with fresh pizza, a new newspaper and "growing its own" teachers.  

Hindman, Lundstedt, Ellis pace Taft at prestigious Prefontaine

Lucas Hindman placed 28th and Hunter Lundstedt 34th Saturday to lead the Taft High boys, while fellow senior Autumn Ellis finished 25th to pace...

Helping kids a few days at a time: Respite care

Respite care is a service that gives families a short-term break. During respite care, host families take in kids, providing fun and recreational activities.

Tigers cut Loggers down to size with 24-6 home football win

Junior running back JJ French rushed for over 100 yards and two touchdowns, and senior wide receiver Jordan Hall added another Friday to lead Taft High to a 24-6 nonconference football victory over visiting Knappa.

Deceased body has gunshot wound; weapon, bullet casing located nearby

The deceased body believed to be that of missing person Cameron Shelden has a .45-caliber bullet wound, and a matching-caliber semi-automatic handgun and shell casing were located where the body was found.

Goalie’s sudden injury leaves Taft shorthanded in girls soccer defeat

You know you’re in trouble when you lose your starting goalkeeper to an injury just prior to a key league home match, but during...

Tigers get downright defensive in back-to-back boys soccer shutouts

The first-place Taft High boys soccer team improved to 4-0 with back-to-back 4-0 league victories over Blanchet Catholic and Yamhill-Carlton this week.

Spirited Tigers seek to turn tide in return home against Loggers

Shake out the pom poms, strike up the band. The Taft Tigers return home Friday night with hopes of revisiting the winning feeling of a big victory to open the season following a difficult road loss last week.

Body of missing railroad engineer found in Rose Lodge

The body of Seattle-area railroad engineer Cameron Shelden, missing from Rose Lodge for over two weeks, was found Tuesday by the property owner on her property.

Yard debris burning allowed starting Sept. 19 for Lincoln County

The Lincoln County Fire Defense Board and nine fire protection agencies are opening burn season Thursday, September 19 due to recent rain and precipitation in the forecast.

LCSD, OCCC boards gather for joint work session

The public is invited to attend Oregon Coast Community College Board of Education and Lincoln County School District’s Board of Directors joint work session Tuesday, Sept. 24, at the Teaching and Learning Center in Newport.

Thank you Lincoln City Snap Fitness

The Lincoln City Community Center recently closed down for two weeks to make general repairs, leaving us members without a place to exercise. 

Jin scores first goal but visiting Tigers fall to Blanchet Catholic

Taft's junior midfielder Veronica Jin scored her first high school goal Monday off a pass from Senior Autumn Ellis in a 1-4 league loss at 16th ranked Blanchet Catholic.

Confession: Gleneden Beach Christian Church set on fire

Investigators have determined Gleneden Beach Christian Church was deliberately set on fire Sunday, Sept. 15 as the alleged arsonist turned himself in to authorities.