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Monthly Archives: November, 2019

Newport murder suspect in custody

Newport Police responded Wednesday to reports of a male who had been shot at 811 SE 5th Street in Newport.

There’s much to be thankful for in House District 10

Last week saw a flurry of activity in the Capitol as we convened for November Legislative Days.

Happy Thanksgiving Lincoln City

As we give thanks this Thanksgiving, Homepage is thankful to the citizens of Lincoln City for providing us with news tips and making sure we have access to important information affecting you and your daily lives.

Christmas toy drive helps needy families

North Lincoln Fire Rescue and Eagles Lodge No. 2576 are partnering once again to bring Christmas to those in need with their Christmas Basket toy drive.

NWS warns of enhanced sneaker wave chance on coast

National Weather Service Portland has issued a warning for an enhanced chance of sneaker waves for the entire Oregon Coast due to an energetic swell today through Sunday.

Planning Commission to rule on warming shelter as conditional use

Lincoln City's Planning Commission heard from a capacity crowd at City Hall Tuesday night about the pros and cons of having a warming shelter operate for three months under a conditional use permit in north Lincoln City.

Coast Guard airlifts injured fisherman off Newport coast

A Coast Guard Dolphin helicopter responded to the fishing vessel Arctic Storm Tuesday morning, 10 miles southwest of Newport to airlift a 21-year-old fisherman who severely injured his hand on Monday.

Local church holds ‘End Gun Violence’ rally at D River State Park

A group of concerned citizens rallied at D River State Park Saturday morning to make the public aware of gun violence.

Sheriff Deputy Akin gives first aid to suicidal man at Yachats State Park

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office responded to a reported suicidal man at Yachats State Park Thursday morning and paramedic-trained Deputy Zach Akin provided life-saving first aid.

Homepage earns coveted NewsGuard stamp of approval for journalistic integrity

Lincoln City Homepage's efforts to be the most credible news source for the community and surrounding areas were rewarded Thursday, Nov. 14, when NewsGuard Technologies, "The Internet Trust Tool" had journalists analyze the website and assign it a Green-rating.

Siletz Tribe gives away over $500,000 to local organizations

The Siletz Tribal Charitable Contribution Fund distributed $519,035.70 to 38 organizations Wednesday, Nov. 13, as it continued its quarterly donations to nonprofit groups.

Tigers fall to defending champion Catlin Gabel in State soccer semifinal

Taft High was defeated Tuesday in Portland by top-seeded Catlin Gabel 6-0 in the Class 3A/2A/1A OSAA State Boys Soccer Championship semifinals.

New DMV fees take effect Jan. 1, 2020

New Oregon vehicle registration, title and trip permit fees will take effect Jan. 1, 2020, as part of "Keep Oregon Moving," the biggest transportation investment in state history.

Tigers worthy of ‘Big Four’ status among State’s Final Four representatives

With three unbeaten teams, a combined record of 65-2-1 and scoring margin of 426-31, there's little question the stage has been set with this year's four most worthy semifinalists.

Tigers advance to State boys soccer semis with 2-1 revenge win

District Player of the Year Edson Fuentes scored both goals Saturday to lead Taft High into the semifinals of the Class 3A/2A/1A OSAA State Boys Soccer Championships with a 2-1 home victory over Riverdale.

Vesma leads way with Taft’s top Finnish in State cross country championships

Senior Finnish exchange student Matias Vesma placed 18th in 17.19.9 Saturday to lead Taft High to eighth place in the Class 3A OSAA Boys...

Tigers face familiar foe for berth in State boys soccer semifinals

It's perfectly understandable in Oregon soccer circles to confuse perennial powers Riverdale and Riverside high schools.Similar in name, the two are commonly among the...

Siletz Tribe 42nd Restoration Pow-Wow at Chinook Winds

The public is invited to join the Confederated Tribes of Siletz Indians on Saturday, Nov. 16, as it holds its annual Restoration Pow-Wow at Chinook Winds Casino Resort in Lincoln City.

Sheriff seeks dog owner for bite victim’s peace of mind

Lincoln County Sheriff's Office is seeking the owner of a dog that accidentally bit a Lincoln City visitor Tuesday, Nov. 5 at 15th Street beach access in an effort to rule out if the victim is at risk for rabies.

Sheriff: How you can help if someone is being abused or neglected

Child abuse or neglect is when a parent or other caregiver does something that harms—or will likely harm—a child.

Taft boys soccer team reaches State quarterfinals with 11-0 home win

Unbeaten Taft High advanced Wednesday to the quarterfinals of the Class 3A/2A/1A OSAA State Boys Soccer Championships with an 11-0 first-round home victory over Central Linn at Voris Field.

UPDATED: Lincoln County libraries will stay ‘fee-free’

A Nov. 5 special election will decide if Lincoln County libraries will continue to provide fee-free services to unincorporated areas of Lincoln County.

National Weather Service issues dense fog advisory for Central Coast

National Weather Service Portland issued a dense fog advisory at 11:51 p.m. Monday night, lasting until 9 a.m. Tuesday morning.

Tigers welcome home support in State boys soccer opener

Hoping there's no place like home, the Taft High boys soccer team will make its sixth straight appearance in the 16-team OSAA State Boys Soccer Championships with hopes of advancing into the semifinals or beyond for the first time in recent memory.

How Veterans Day and “the draft” are related

World War I officially ended when the Treaty of Versailles was signed in France over a century ago on June 28, 1919. However, the fighting ended seven months earlier when a temporary cessation of hostilities, or armistice, between the Allied Nations and Germany went into effect on “the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month” of that year.

DEA issues warning over dangerous counterfeit Mexican cartel pills

The Drug Enforcement Administration is alerting the public of dangerous counterfeit pills manufactured by Mexican drug cartels that are killing Americans. 

Local youngsters put best foot forward in middle school state championships

Kris Cabal, Cameron Trowbridge, Bryce Storms and Ava Zalewski represented Taft High 7-12 Sunday in the 3,000-meter Super Champs category of the...

Taft girls fall short of State soccer playoffs; Halferty named Player of the Year

Taft High's quest for a spot in the Class 3A/2A/1A OSAA State Girls Soccer Championships fell just short Saturday in a 2-0 league playoff...

Tigers earn home game in boys State soccer playoffs; Fuentes Player of the Year

Coach of the Year Ryan Ulicni's undefeated Taft High boys soccer team secured a home game in next week's State playoffs by defeating Delphian...

St. Peter Lutheran Church Christmas Bazaar reaps what it sews

St. Peter The Fisherman Lutheran Church is hosting its yearly two-day Christmas Bazaar Friday, Nov. 1 and Saturday Nov. 2, featuring a dazzling display of quilts, aprons, reusable bags and other hand crafted items for sale to the public.