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DA says Clark County Seven did not commit bias crime

Seven Clark County men were recently arrested in Lincoln City for illegal fireworks, yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes to harass a black family on Independence Day, prompting the Lincoln County District Attorney to issue a statement about the incident.

Father and son dispute leads to attempted murder charges

Oregon State Police say a son used his truck as a weapon against his father after an altercation while driving on Independence Day, nine miles east of Waldport.

K9 Bonni captures hit and run suspect in Newport

Lincoln County Sheriff K9 Bonni and her handler, Deputy Zach Akin, located and apprehended a man alleged to be the perpetrator of a hit and run on Yaquina Bay Bridge Saturday, July 4.

‘Lil Wes’ is back in Lincoln City and has put cancer in remission

Wesley Allen Michael Culver said he went into shock when he got the news that he had cancer on December 12, 2019 at just 14-years-old.

Seven Clark County men arrested for harassment in Lincoln City

Seven Clark County, Wash. men were arrested on Independence Day by Lincoln City Police for harassing a black family, launching illegal fireworks and causing a disturbance on the beach in front of Inn at Spanish Head. 

Lincoln County reports fourth local COVID-19 death

A 96-year-old woman is Lincoln County’s fourth reported local COVID-19 related death. She died July 2 at her residence and had underlying medical conditions.

Twin moms deliver babies 23 hours apart

Twins often have a special connection that binds them closer than most siblings, and for twin sisters Tammy and Tracy King, this connection became even tighter when they had their babies within 23 hours of each other at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital’s Family Birthing Center.

Life In the Fast Lane

Local media has done a great job of covering COVID-19, so I’m not going to go over things in detail. I thought some people might be interested in hearing about what’s life like at the center of the storm.

The best job they ever had

A mysterious office to most voters, county commissioners rarely claim headlines as they render humdrum decisions that mainly affect rural residents but also span the divide between countryside and urban jurisdictions, such as the jail, welfare and public health.

Gomberg: Special Session Recap

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. 

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‘TV station’ format added to website’s delivery of the news 

While “float fairies” dot local beaches with colorful artistic creations of hidden glass treasures, Lincoln City Homepage continues to unveil innovative and enterprising work of its own with today’s introduction of a video “TV station” format to its presentation of the news.

Beginning with this posting, Homepage has invited itself into your living rooms and onto your phones by rolling out its first on-location and in-studio production of news, features and sports broadcasts that can be streamed to any device by anyone on the Internet.

The new professionally produced, high-definition video format will allow Homepage to provide local breaking news, live streams, sports updates, weather, special bulletins, studio phone calls and everything else you can get from major state and national media organizations in both live and studio platforms.

The following 30-second pilot prototype was tested before our Lincoln City Homepage Community Facebook page.

We have been working on a new video format to bring you the news. Looking for feedback on this 30 second pilot.

Posted by Lincoln City Homepage on Saturday, October 13, 2018

Utilizing a “green-screen,” Homepage now has the ability to interrupt your daily lives with instantaneous studio coverage and supplemental on-scene dissemination of the news that most affects you and your families. Lincoln County’s most widely accessed Internet site will also deliver regular recaps that chronicle the previous week’s news, while previewing upcoming content, activities and events.

In addition to Homepage publisher and studio host/roving reporter Justin Werner’s mass media design work, Executive Editor Jim Fossum will provide periodical live and recorded commentary to the broadcasts in his dual role of sports editor. A longtime national award-winning journalist, Fossum has documented Oregon news and sports full-time for both county newspapers (Newport News-Times and Lincoln City News Guard) and his own website (SportsLincolnCounty.com) for more than a decade.

Homepage thanks its readers — and viewers — for making our fledgling multimedia website Lincoln County’s unquestioned leader in professional and comprehensive delivery of news affecting you and your lives.

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Twin moms deliver babies 23 hours apart

Twins often have a special connection that binds them closer than most siblings, and for twin sisters Tammy and Tracy King, this connection became even tighter when they had their babies within 23 hours of each other at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital’s Family Birthing Center.

Seven Clark County men arrested for harassment in Lincoln City

Seven Clark County, Wash. men were arrested on Independence Day by Lincoln City Police for harassing a black family, launching illegal fireworks and causing a disturbance on the beach in front of Inn at Spanish Head. 

‘Lil Wes’ is back in Lincoln City and has put cancer in remission

Wesley Allen Michael Culver said he went into shock when he got the news that he had cancer on December 12, 2019 at just 14-years-old.

DA says Clark County Seven did not commit bias crime

Seven Clark County men were recently arrested in Lincoln City for illegal fireworks, yelling racial slurs and using Nazi salutes to harass a black family on Independence Day, prompting the Lincoln County District Attorney to issue a statement about the incident.

K9 Bonni captures hit and run suspect in Newport

Lincoln County Sheriff K9 Bonni and her handler, Deputy Zach Akin, located and apprehended a man alleged to be the perpetrator of a hit and run on Yaquina Bay Bridge Saturday, July 4.