Tuesday April 13, 2021

News Release

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Immunizations required for all school children by Feb. 20

Children will not be able to attend school or child care starting Feb. 20 if their medical records indicate missing immunizations, Oregon Immunization Program officials said.

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Surftides Hotel

Lincoln County Public Health and Surftides Hotel in Lincoln City announced today an outbreak among staff at the resort where five out of 64 staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

Deceased body identified as 63-year-old Lincoln City woman

Oregon State Police have identified a deceased woman recovered Sunday from the ocean just north of Roads End as Satin Fever Star (aka Kahrin Jean McDonald), 63, of Lincoln City.

Echo Mountain Complex: 293 homes destroyed, Zero fatalities

Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area and 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total loss.

Sixty-one new confirmed cases of COVID-19 in Lincoln County

Lincoln County Public Health announced 61 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the current count to 94 cases.

Forestry Department: ‘At least 100 structures damaged or destroyed’

This complex of fires, which comprises two fires, is estimated at 2,435 acres and is zero percent contained. Fire resources across the region are spread thin as fire conditions have reached extreme.

Lincoln City Police shooting: ‘Use of Deadly Force’ video and media release

The following video and media release concerning the shooting by Lincoln City Police officers of David A. Xanatos, of Idaho, was released by the Lincoln County District Attorney's Office Friday.

First confirmed COVID-19 case reported for Lincoln County

The Oregon Health Authority today announced Lincoln County’s first presumptive positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Oregon’s total to 209 cases.

Lincoln City resident dies in head-on collision near Seal Rock

Judith Larrett, 81, of Lincoln City, was pronounced dead at the scene Thursday morning following a head-on traffic collision near Seal Rock.

Lincoln County announces 14 new COVID-19 cases

Lincoln County Public Health announced 14 new cases of COVID-19 today. This brings the current count to 184 confirmed positive cases.