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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.
Lincoln County Commissioners voted Monday to keep Lincoln County in Phase 1 with a 3-0 vote, citing increased concerns over the Labor Day weekend, the convergence of the flu season and a desire to proceed cautiously.
Some people are calling for public parks to simply close. I'm encouraging the opposite – to open those few waysides still closed and relieve a bit of pressure. Closing parks or parking areas moves the problem from one area to another, and often drives traffic into residential neighborhoods.
Oregon Governor Kate Brown said Lincoln County's application to enter Phase 2 was received and a mutually agreed upon date of Sept. 8 could see Lincoln County loosening restrictions if conditions are met.
Lincoln City Councilor Diane Kusz resigned from her Ward 2 position to spend time with her husband Jim as they travel across the United States -- "as safe as they can" -- amid a pandemic.
Much has and will be written about this emergency session called by the Governor. Special sessions are infrequent and unusual in the first place. Usually they are called after broad agreement is reached on the issues to be considered.
We are fortunate to live in a special part of America that values racial, ethnic, religious, and cultural diversity. But anyone paying attention this week knows that problems persist. Systemic, institutional, and interpersonal racism remains in our country and in our state that must be addressed.
Three Lincoln City Councilors have terms expiring Dec. 31 and interested parties who wish to run for the positions can start today.
A Newport family whose miniature dog was lost after a vicious beach attack by another dog credits prayers and animal instincts for the miraculous recovery of their beloved ‘Gabe.’
A handful of surfing elite and some locals took to Lincoln City's ocean Thursday as the swell was right for big wave surfing at Nelscott Reef.
Oregon Health Authority officials increased Lincoln County's COVID-19 risk level Tuesday, moving it into the high-risk category and with it a new list of rules to follow.
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