Sunday March 7, 2021

Justin Werner

Justin is publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and an investigative journalist who finds facts. He's on a mission to seek out truth and isn't afraid to be the tip of the spear for freedom of the press.


Lincoln City resident dies from apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound

A Lincoln City resident died from an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound tonight at an apartment complex adjacent to Bi-Mart at 1220 SE Oar Ave. Lincoln...

St. Johns smushes Lincoln City for mushball beach title

St Johns rallied from the losers' bracket Sunday to defeat a team of longtime former Lincoln City-area baseball and softball stars and win the 2018 Beach Mushball Tournament title at Kirtsis Park.

Pacific Seafood employee hospitalized with COVID-19 in Lincoln City

According to medical sources, a Pacific Seafood employee was taken to Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital Sunday afternoon and placed on intensive care after testing positive for COVID-19.

Insurance companies determine cause of July 4 Otis Cafe fire

Two insurance companies have determined that a grill ignited a roll of paper towels and started the Fourth of July fire that gutted the Otis Cafe, sources said Wednesday.

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.

Distressed surfer declared dead after incident at Devils Punchbowl

A young adult surfer was declared deceased at a Newport hospital Saturday after a U.S. Coast Guard helicopter responded to reports of an unconscious man in the water at Devil's Punchbowl.

‘Weedman’ Biggar arrested on stalking charge

Lincoln City Police arrested well-known cannabis advocate Eddie 'Weedman' Biggar around noon today in the Nelscott Strip for violating a restraining order.

Burglary suspect gets more than he bargained for at Grocery Outlet

A man who allegedly broke into Grocery Outlet is in jail after a standoff with Lincoln City Police and Lincoln County Sheriff's deputies late Thursday night.

Former Newport Police sergeant arrested on charges of sex abuse

Oregon State Police detectives arrested former Newport Police Department Sergeant Brad Purdom on charges involving sexual abuse of a minor in Lincoln County.

Pacific Ocean shows why it’s ‘King’

The Pacific Ocean snuck its way from Nelscott Beach onto SW 35th Street Saturday, as a crowd of storm watchers witnessed concrete benches and logs displaced by the raw fury of the sea during King Tide.