Friday April 23, 2021

Rick Beasley

Rick Beasley is simple writer who collects sniper rifles for a hobby. He has worked for numerous newspapers throughout his many years in the news business, including his own, the Depoe Bay Beacon.
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Sheriff seeks security video in shocking Waldport murder

The Lincoln Co. Sheriff’s Office is requesting that Waldport residents or businesses with security video systems such as the doorstep “Ring” or other recording devices contact law enforcement immediately to help solve the shocking murder early Sunday morning of businessman Mark Campbell.

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.

Exploding sewer main just tip of the iceberg

DEPOE BAY — Long-running disputes over a sprawling sewer system that serves 10,000 residents in central Lincoln County are coming to a head.

Biplane soars through space and time

In the skies over Depoe Bay and Lincoln City, a modern-day barnstormer in an open-cockpit biplane is giving passengers a journey through space and time seldom found at the soulless tarmacs of modern airports.

Cats!

It turns out the plan to cure Covid-19 in Lincoln County is to herd cats.

Mayor, council seat contested in Depoe Bay

Voters yearning for a lively fall election won’t be disappointed as two city council veterans with contrasting views square-off for mayor while a conservative charter-boat captain challenges a prominent environmentalist for a key seat.

Committee to probe Depoe Bay finances

The city council voted unanimously this week to create a new committee to study Depoe Bay’s troubled finances, battered by the Covid-19 crisis, inadequate business software and mismanagement by a former top official.

Courser blasts Schrader’s ethical lapses

When America was just beginning to hear about Covid-19, members of Congress who had been secretly briefed on the real peril went on a selling spree to dump stocks most likely to be affected by the virus.