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Sheriff’s deputy rescues kitten in traffic

A kitten was in good hands Tuesday afternoon as an alert driver and sheriff's deputy preserved one of the cat's nine lives.

Police use grant funds for pedestrian safety

Lincoln City Police will conduct a pedestrian safety operation between NE 10th and 15th streets from 10 a.m. -1 p.m. Aug. 16.

Heritage Tree: Nuu-k’wii’daa’naa~-ye’ Sitka spruce dedication

Lincoln City Parks and Rec. and Oregon's Heritage Tree Program will host a dedication to induct Nuu-k'wii'daa'naa~-ye', a Sitka spruce, as the 79th Oregon Heritage Tree.

$30 million secured for 107 unit affordable housing project

A $30 million development of 107 apartments slated for low-income households gets a green light in Lincoln City, having made it through legislative channels by securing lottery backed funds and tax credits.

Next on the Legislative Agenda: Redistricting

We presently have four districts in the Oregon House that stretch primarily along our coast. But imagine for a moment if Florence were paired with Eugene, Newport and Toledo with Corvallis, Lincoln City with Salem and Tillamook with McMinnville. We'd essentially have more Valley dominated districts and coastal voices would be diminished.

Teen rescued by jet ski at Roads End

A mother is hugging her daughter close tonight after a happy ending to a water rescue at Roads End State Park.

Ex-Depoe Bay mayor, 92, buried to military honors

DEPOE BAY — Former mayor, Don Wisniewski, who passed away in Salem, Ore. on July 18, 2021 was buried Thursday, Aug. 5, with military honors befitting a hero at Willamette National Cemetery in Portland.

Lincoln County burn ban

A Lincoln County burn ban will take effect 8 a.m. Friday, Aug. 13, due to extreme fire danger fire officials say.

Pursuit from Toledo ends in Siletz River

A chase originating at Toledo's Dairy Queen ended with the suspect vehicle over the side of Highway 229 and into the Siletz River Wednesday, sending the driver to the hospital.

Lincoln City Evacuation Plan open for public comment

A draft Lincoln City evacuation plan that looks at everything from space debris to tsunamis is now available for residents to comment and make recommendations on.

Actor David Knell shines at Bijou Theatre

Lake Oswego film and TV-actor David Knell will debut a new Oregon filmed Nicolas Cage movie at the historic Bijou Theater in Lincoln City, where the familiar character actor will introduce the film, ‘PIG,’ in person and talk afterwards with moviegoers about the screening.

Sheriff: Protect yourself from identity theft

Identity theft continues to be a growing problem costing us billions of dollars every year in personal losses, investigations, and increased financial institution fees.

It’s too darned hot!

This isn't my normal Monday newsletter, but after reviewing the weather forecast for the next few days I felt this information may be useful.

Lincoln City Police find fugitive with children’s help

A wanted fugitive from California is in custody after law enforcement acted on tips from children that the suspect was hiding in dense vegetation.

Newport police arrest ‘victim’ for false report of Starbucks robbery

Newport Police arrested a man who said he was robbed for making a false report due to new video evidence discrediting his story.

Memorial benches frozen

DEPOE BAY — The city council has turned away a grieving relative and declared the town’s memorial bench program “on hold” because of a global shortage of plastics to build the celebratory seats.

Semi-truck, minivan crash in Taft

A semi-trailer and minivan collided shortly after 5:30 p.m. Tuesday in Taft, sending one person to the hospital by ambulance and another via Life Flight.

Palma named County Assistant Emergency Manager

Lincoln County Health and Human Services and Lincoln County Sheriff’s Office have selected Jessica Palma as their new County Assistant Emergency Manager.

Warm days mean farmers markets and summer programs for kids

I wanted to take some time this week to celebrate our remarkable Farmers and Artisan Markets that grace nearly every community across the district.

Drive-on beach access closures draw support, criticism

The extended closure of two drive-on beach access points in Lincoln City has sparked a conversation among residents and tourists, some for and some against driving on the beach.

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