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Monthly Archives: October, 2019

Vesma, Hindman lead Taft boys cross country team to State; Ellis paces girls

Seniors Matias Vesma and Lucas Hindman placed fifth and sixth, respectively, Thursday at Cheadle Lake Park in Lebanon to lead the Taft High boys...

Sheriff’s tip: Understanding and preventing cyberbullying

Bullies are nothing new, but internet accessibility has given rise to another type of bully. The Cyberbully.

Lincoln City Police streamline hours for certain services

Lincoln City Police will be changing hours of operation for certain services starting Nov. 1 in an effort to streamline records and administration ahead of moving into the new police building currently under construction.

Taft cross country team primed for league championships

Fresh off a tune-up run in the Taft Two-Mile Trial, the Tigers' cross country team will compete Thursday in the 3A/2A/1A Special District 2...

Taft grad Adams reaches the fences with Tampa Bay Rays

As the World Series winds down in Houston, Taylor Adams stands in the on-deck circle a thousand miles away on Florida’s Gulf Coast.

Taft girls cool down Salem Academy for league soccer playoff win

The visiting Taft High girls soccer team braved frigid conditions that dipped into the 30s to score once in each half Tuesday and secure...

Local firefighters sent to battle California’s Kincade Fire

North Lincoln Fire & Rescue sent a Type 6 engine as part of a Lincoln County strike team to aid in combating the Kincade Fire in Sonoma, Calif. 

Taft wins first match, falls to host Willamina in elimination game

The Taft High volleyball team saw its season come to an end Saturday in a three-set loss to host Willamina in the Coastal Range...

Forfeiture gives victorious Taft boys soccer team perfect regular season

An OSAA ruling turning the team's only defeat of the season into a victory by forfeit gave the Taft High boys soccer team two...

Tigers close out girls soccer regular season with home win, eye playoffs

The Taft High girls soccer team bid farewell to a host of senior players by sending them off with a 5-0 league victory over...

Upstart Taft volleyball team serves up rare playoff appearance

Don’t look now, but that will be the Taft High volleyball team that will take the court Saturday afternoon in Willamina with eyes on...

Local businesses matching donations for new police K9

Two local businesses have joined forces to help achieve a fundraising goal of $75,000 for the Lincoln City Police Department's startup K9 program. 

Public Utility Commission approves natural gas rate increases

The Oregon Public Utility Commission (PUC) approved a rate increase for natural gas customers of three regulated utilities including NW Natural, which will go into effect Nov. 1.

Sheriff: Staying safe on Halloween

Many people view Halloween as a time for fun and treats. However, in the United States, roughly two times as many children aged 5-14 are killed while walking on Halloween evening compared with other evenings of the year.

Poised for playoffs, Taft boys soccer team rolls to eighth straight win

Senior Edson Fuentes and junior William Calderon scored a goal apiece Wednesday to lead the Taft High boys soccer team to its eighth straight...

Taft High 7-12 reacts to ninth-grader’s death

Saying a memorial for students and staff to pay tribute to freshman Bear Reyes is being planned for next week, Taft High 7-12 reacted Wednesday to Tuesday's death of the student-athlete.

Photos: Good weather brings multitudes to Lincoln City’s Siletz Bay

With sunny skies and temperatures hovering in the high 50s Wednesday, Siletz Bay in Taft had an unusually large number of late-October beachgoers. 

Lincoln City Police to ‘take back’ prescription drugs

Lincoln City Police will set up a collection box at the Lincoln City Community Center 10 a.m. -2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 26, as part of the Drug Enforcement Agency's National Prescription Drug Take Back Day.

Taft sophomore aims for title of Miss Teen Oregon

Sixteen-year-old Athena Bosman, a Taft 7-12 sophomore, was recently named Miss Lincoln City Teen USA and is headed to Mt. Hood Community College in January to compete in the Miss Oregon Teen USA pageant.

Taft boys avenge only soccer defeat, girls fall to Dayton

The Taft High boys soccer team avenged its only loss of the season Friday by defeating visiting Dayton 7-4 in a Class 3A Special...

National Move Over Day campaign set for Saturday

To raise awareness about the Move Over law - which protects first responders and travelers - we're highlighting "National Move Over Day," Saturday, Oct. 19.

Pacific Ocean storm waves off Lincoln City’s Nelscott Beach

This video was filmed 1 p.m. Thursday at Nelscott Beach and shows the beginning of storm waves predicted by the National Weather Service.

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard allows legal wagering on pro sports

Oregon Lottery Scoreboard, the state’s first and only, legal online sportsbook has launched – offering players myriad opportunities to wager on their favorite professional...

Local recreation supervisor Marker honored by state organization

Thanking "all who work diligently to make sure our programs, buildings and parks are ready for use," Lincoln City Parks and Recreation Department Recreation...

Taft volleyball team secures .500 season league record, eyes playoffs

Unaccustomed to winning, the playoff-bound Taft High volleyball team can secure a winning record in the 2019 Coastal Range League standings by winning their...

UPDATED: NWS high surf advisory for Oregon Coast extended

National Weather Service Portland extended a high surf advisory along the coast for Thursday and Friday calling for waves up to 25 feet.

School bus company rolls out pilot program for tracking app

Recently contracted bus company First Student is starting a pilot program in Toledo for its tracking app for Lincoln County School District students with plans to implement to all schools in coming weeks.

Taft boys soccer wins, girls fall by identical scores to Yamhill-Carlton

Edson Fuentes and William Calderon scored two goals each in support of  another shutout from sophomore goalie Sam Cortes on Monday to lift the Taft High boys soccer team to a 4-0 road league victory over Yamhill-Carlton, while the girls team fell, 4-0.

Video depicts eagle attempting to abduct duck on Devils Lake

Blue Herons, a Bald Eagle, Great Egret and ducks can all be seen in a rare wildlife display on Devils lake. 

Coho completes multi-million dollar renovation

Lincoln City's Coho Oceanfront Lodge has completed a multi-million dollar renovation, upgrading the 40-year-old family-owned hotel with numerous improvements.