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Lincoln County Sheriff: COVID-19 contact tracing scam alert

You might have heard a little about contact tracing -- the process of identifying people who have come into contact with someone who has tested positive for COVID-19, instructing them to quarantine and monitor their symptoms daily. 

Lincoln City to hold public hearing on state revenue sharing

A public hearing will be held 6 p.m. Monday, June 8 at City Hall on the use of state revenue sharing for fiscal year 2020-2021 as provided in ORS 221.770. 

Tenth Lincoln County COVID-19 case is presumptive

Lincoln County Public Health announced today a presumptive COVID-19 case. This resident is symptomatic, has had contact with a confirmed case, and is waiting for test results.

Ninth Lincoln County resident tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln County Public Health announced another positive case of COVID-19 Sunday. The new case brings Lincoln County’s total to nine confirmed cases.

Hall, Danforth, and Bachart lead in initial election results

With 90 percent of the votes counted so far, below are the initial Lincoln County election results from County Clerk Dana Jenkins’ office as...

Temporary emergency access to relocate at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital

As the final phase of construction wraps up at Samaritan North Lincoln Hospital, the temporary driveway to the hospital’s Emergency Department will be relocated.

Why Should You See a Financial Advisor?

The social distancing and stay-at-home orders necessitated by the coronavirus have led many of us to feel isolated.

OHA to distribute remdesivir to hospitals statewide

Oregon has received its first shipments of remdesivir, an experimental drug that has been used to treat patients hospitalized with severe COVID-19. 

Eighth Lincoln County resident tests positive for COVID-19

Lincoln County Public Health announced today another positive case of COVID-19. The new case brings Lincoln County’s total to eight confirmed cases with five recovered.

Jonathan Cable is capable and makes sense

I have had the pleasure of working with Jonathan both when we first started at the DA's office and when he was a defense attorney.

i choose builders…and let me tell you why. Builders are hands-on visionaries. They create a vision in their mind, in three dimension, design inner and outer spaces, and meld the pieces together to create a functional building. They meet deadlines and budgets, manage money, juggle subcontractors, coordinate all governmental regulations, risk their financial security, and they must finish on time and on budget to avoid interest penalties or financial loss. Builders work rain or shine; they do physical labor, and know what it takes to make things really work. Builders labor as many hours as it takes to get the job done. Builders are some of the most independent, talented, creative, and intelligent people on our planet.

Government employees work eight hour shifts within very strict limitations, rules, and protocol. They are masters at manipulating words, rules, policies, and regulations. Many live in cubicles for most of their working lives. Government employees are not risk takers and rarely risk their own money. They are guided by routine and rule-making. They think about restrictions and are great at constructing laws and policies with little understanding of the effect of those rules on the real world.

We need builders on our city council. They bring hands-on experience to the job. They understand the stressors of independent business. They know how to build affordable housing and they know what government needs to do to help.

I vote for Doug Wheldon, Jim Davis, and James Scrutton. They will get the real job done.

Avette L. Gaiser

Lincoln City

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