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Monthly Archives: May, 2020

Depoe Bay’s Pogo Robison passes

A larger-than-life figure in “The World’s Smallest Harbor” passed away Saturday, May 30, after battling recent health problems.

Lincoln City lodging reopening criteria

As Lincoln County's lodging gets ready to reopen Monday, June 1, a framework plan created by Lincoln County and its cities will need to be implemented.

U.S. Coast Guard: The Creed

Surfman mentors consistently preach patience, determination, and humility, because earning the surfman qualification isn't an easy or quick process.

Samaritan revises visitor restrictions for all facilities

Samaritan Health Services has modified the temporary visitor restrictions in place due to coronavirus for all hospitals and facilities.

Lincoln County does not meet Phase 2 reopening criteria

Governor Kate Brown released the Phase 2 reopening application process Thursday night and today the Oregon Health Authority determined Lincoln County does not meet the criteria to apply due to high community spread.

Tenth confirmed Lincoln County COVID-19 case

Yesterday’s presumptive positive case had a negative test result so will be removed from the total. The current totals for Lincoln County are: 10 confirmed positive, 1403 negative tests, 8 recovered, and 1 was hospitalized during illness.

The last mayor of Depoe Bay

It would be difficult to name a more Utopian spot on the Oregon coast than Depoe Bay, a picturesque seafaring town with 1,600 largely blissful residents who are about to be flattened by a financial meteorite.

Lincoln County Sheriff: COVID-19 contact tracing scam alert

You might have heard a little about contact tracing -- the process of identifying people who have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, instructing them to quarantine and monitor their symptoms daily.

Lincoln City to hold public hearing on state revenue sharing

A public hearing will be held 6 p.m. Monday, June 8 at City Hall on the use of state revenue sharing for fiscal year 2020-2021 as provided in ORS 221.770.

Tenth Lincoln County COVID-19 case is presumptive

Lincoln County Public Health announced today a presumptive COVID-19 case. This resident is symptomatic, has had contact with a confirmed case, and is waiting for test results.

Ninth Lincoln County resident tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln County Public Health announced another positive case of COVID-19 Sunday. The new case brings Lincoln County’s total to nine confirmed cases.

Hall, Danforth, and Bachart lead in initial election results

With 90 percent of the votes counted so far, below are the initial Lincoln County election results from County Clerk Dana Jenkins’ office as...

Temporary emergency access to relocate at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital

As the final phase of construction wraps up at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, the temporary driveway to the hospital’s Emergency Department will be relocated.

OHA to distribute remdesivir to hospitals statewide

Oregon has received its first shipments of remdesivir, an experimental drug that has been used to treat patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19.

Eighth Lincoln County resident tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln County Public Health announced today another positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Lincoln County’s total to eight confirmed cases with five recovered.

Jonathan Cable is capable and makes sense

I have had the pleasure of working with Jonathan both when we first started at the DA's office and when he was a defense attorney.

Gomberg: Getting Our District Back to Work

If I have learned anything in my time in the Legislature, it is that good people don't always agree. The Coast is known for our hospitality. We need to remember to show that hospitality to each other.

Superheroes wear masks

You've probably seen photos of hospital healthcare workers with bruises on their faces from hours of wearing a facemask while working with COVID-19 patients -- they truly are superheroes and angels of mercy.

Statistics Don’t Lie, Judge Bachart is the Best Candidate

We are fortunate to live in a democracy where we can elect our officials. With this privilege, we also have the responsibility to inform ourselves before deciding on the best candidate.

Re-Elect Judge Bachart!

It has been an incredible honor to know Judge Bachart on a professional level for many years.

Lincoln County to reopen under ‘Phase 1’ Friday

Governor Kate Brown announced Thursday Lincoln County is approved to enter Phase 1 Friday and businesses can open under a set of guidelines for restaurants, bars, and personal care services, such as salons.

Seventh Lincoln County resident tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln County Public Health announced today another positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Lincoln County’s total to 7 confirmed cases with 5 recovered.

Why Lanee Danforth is best for DA

We know that Lanee Danforth, our neighbor and candidate for Lincoln County District Attorney, is whip smart, energetic and passionate about justice and the law.

Lanee is a true leader

I am currently a detective and have worked in law enforcement in Lincoln County for 22 years. I deeply care about the people who live here and have always strived to do the right thing for our community.

I’m voting for Cable, and here’s why

As an 80 year old woman, I've experienced a lot in my life. Plenty of failures followed by my share of successes.

Drive-through COVID-19 testing Open in Depoe Bay, Waldport

Feeling feverish? Are you coughing? You say you suddenly can’t smell or taste that great home cooking?

Man gets poaching ticket in jail

NEWPORT — State Fish and Game Trooper Andrew Butler didn’t have to run down the suspect in a case of alleged poaching on the Siletz River — instead, he found Mosher A. Hall, 37, of Siletz, at the county jail.

Bottles spill in crash

WALDPORT — State Trooper Zach Taylor was sent to an accident scene 15 miles east of here May 8 at 7:53 a.m., where he found a vehicle on its side in the westbound lane and “multiple alcohol containers” spilled across Highway 34.

Barber bucks Covid lockdown

Add to the pantheon of great American dissidents a working mother of five from Toledo, Ore., who reopened her hair salon against pandemic lockdown orders with a defiant question for Governor Kate Brown.

Reopen Lincoln County application sent to Governor

Lincoln County Commissioners voted 2-1 Monday to approve submitting an application for Phase One reopening to Gov. Kate Brown and Tuesday it was finalized and sent.