Thursday, July 9, 2020

Rick Beasley

Rick Beasley
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Rick Beasley is a simple writer who collects sniper rifles for a hobby.

Seafood plant calling shots in Covid outbreak

NEWPORT — A Lincoln County pandemic task force has been idled by a lack of information about the Covid-19 surge at a Pacific Seafood processing plant, where 124 confirmed cases of the disease on June 7 accounted for Oregon’s largest single-day outbreak to date.

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.

Fawn seized, euthanized

TOLEDO — Game wardens on June 8 seized a healthy deer fawn they claim was being illegally turned into a household pet.

Depoe Bay rejects 24-hour rule as motels return to business as usual

Motels and vacation rentals here are once again open to tourists and operating at a relative gallop after city officials rejected a 24-hour turnaround policy recommended by county officials.

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.

Chinese face masks arrive just in time for new rules

Protective face masks are being distributed in the nick of time to ordinary citizens of Lincoln County after state officials recently agreed to increase the supply.

Hall wags finger but mangles the message

Lincoln Co. Commissioner Claire Hall continues her Quixotic quest to channel the late Republican governor Tom McCall in a cynical warning to second-home owners in “Scram!” 

OSP retrieves human-like bone

YACHATS — Beachcombers who reported a “possible human bone” at 4:30 p.m. Thursday, June 11, were soon met at the scene by Oregon State Trooper Scott Severson.

I am essential

I’m not afraid of Lincoln Co. Sheriff Curtis Landers, who warned this week that his deputies are on the prowl for “groups” of people flouting Governor Kate Brown’s lockdown order.

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.