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Depoe Bay rescuers used a drone with thermal imaging early Tuesday morning to guide a fallen hiker to safety north of Devils Punchbowl State Park in Otter Rock.

Melissa Cribbins is champion of public education the Oregon Coast needs

Driving down the I-5 corridor, you'll pass some of the best high schools in Oregon. Driving down highway 101 is a different story. Being a local high school student, I've witnessed Oregon's textbook case of educational inequality firsthand.

Re-elect Claire Hall to the Lincoln County Commission

I have known Claire Hall for over thirty years. We met in the late 1980s while she was a broadcast journalist and I was a deputy district attorney for Lincoln County.

Amy Ryan Courser blasts do-nothing politicians for wildfire negligence

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Lincoln County/A Galaxy of Stars

Behold the sinister orange glow that highlights the struggling red sun's attempt to melt the dense smoke.

Depoe Bay resident boosts Portland Police morale with gift bags

A Depoe Bay woman recently organized delivery of gift bags to an embattled Portland Police Bureau, who have been the target of attacks by rioters in the City of Roses.

Multi-agency Resource Center opening at Lincoln City Outlets

Lincoln County community services and FEMA are hosting a Multi-Agency Resource Center (MARC) that will be available for those whose homes and businesses were affected by the Echo Mountain Complex Fire and accompanying wind event.

Lincoln City man shoots self in groin at checkout

Lincoln City Police responded to McKay's Market Sunday for a reported gunshot wound, discovering a man had accidentally shot himself in the groin.

Echo Mountain Complex: 293 homes destroyed, Zero fatalities

Officials with the Echo Mountain Complex have completed preliminary structural damage assessments in the fire area and 293 residential structures have been determined to be a total loss.

Echo Mountain Complex Fire 40 percent contained

A lack of expected rain hasn’t stopped firefighters from getting more control over the Echo Mountain Wildfire as 40 percent of the fire is contained and mopping up efforts are underway. 

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Evacuations in effect for Lincoln City

A level 3 evacuation is in effect for all of Lincoln City from 40th street north. Level 3 means go now.

Fire strikes historic Otis Cafe on Independence Day

North Lincoln Fire Rescue units swarmed the Otis Cafe shortly before 8 p.m. Thursday to combat a fully involved fire at the iconic restaurant.

Highway 101 hole prompts ODOT to call in geologists

Oregon Department of Transportation officials have called in geologists Thursday to take core samples of a hole on southbound Highway 101 in Otis.

Lincoln City wildfires update

Lincoln City government issued an update Thursday on wildfires north of the city, saying all evacuation orders are still in effect and residents are not allowed in the area.

An evacuated Lincoln City sits dark and intact

Lincoln City Police were active Wednesday night and were patrolling with spotlights in a town evacuated and once again without power.

Local men face drug, weapons charges following ATF search and arrest raid

Two Lincoln City men and a Cloverdale resident were charged Wednesday after Special Agents from the ATF Seattle Field Division executed multiple federal search and arrest warrants in Lincoln City.

NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-
COAST RANGE OF NORTHWEST OREGON-
CENTRAL COAST RANGE OF WESTERN OREGON-WILLAPA HILLS-
SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
325 AM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

THIS HAZARDOUS WEATHER OUTLOOK IS FOR PORTIONS OF NORTHWEST
OREGON…NORTHWEST OREGON AND SOUTHWEST WASHINGTON.

DAY ONE…TODAY AND TONIGHT

TRANQUIL WEATHER TODAY AND TONIGHT…WITH SOME MORNING AND LATE
NIGHT FOG.

.DAYS TWO THROUGH SEVEN…WEDNESDAY THROUGH MONDAY

A SERIES OF STRONG STORMS WILL PASS ACROSS THE REGION…STARTING
LATER WEDNESDAY NIGHT. RAIN MAY BE HEAVY AT TIMES ON THURSDAY AND
THURSDAY EVENING…ALONG WITH GUSTY SOUTH WINDS. AT THAT
TIME…SOUTH WINDS COULD GUST 45 TO 55 MPH…WITH STRONGEST WINDS
ON THE COASTAL HEADLANDS AND EXPOSED BEACHES.

A MUCH STRONGER STORM WILL PASS THE REGION LATER SATURDAY…WITH A
STRONG COLD FRONT MOVING ONSHORE SATURDAY EVENING. ANOTHER VERY
ROUND OF HEAVY RAIN IS EXPECTED…RESULTING IN LOCALIZED FLOODING
DUE TO PONDING OF WATER IN LOW LYING AREAS. BUT MAIN STORY WILL
BE THE GUSTY SOUTH WINDS. THESE WINDS MAY GUST 65 TO 80 MPH…WITH
THE STRONGEST WINDS ON THE HEADLANDS AND OPEN BEACHES. STILL SOME
UNCERTAINTY WITH THESE WIND SPEEDS…AS COULD BE SOMEWHAT LOWER OR
HIGHER DEPENDING ON THE STORM TRACK. NONETHELESS…COASTAL
RESIDENTS SHOULD BE PREPARED FOR VERY STRONG WINDS LATER SATURDAY.
IN ADDITION…STRONG WINDS AND HIGH SEAS WILL CREATE DEADLY SURF
CONDITIONS. THIS WILL NOT BE A TIME TO BE NEAR THE WATERS EDGE.

.SPOTTER INFORMATION STATEMENT…

SPOTTER REPORTS OF STRONG WINDS AND DAMAGE MAY BE NEEDED LATER IN
THE WEEK.

High Wind Watch

URGENT – WEATHER MESSAGE…CORRECTED
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE PORTLAND OR
306 PM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

ORZ001-002-WAZ021-121015-
/O.COR.KPQR.HW.A.0007.161013T2100Z-161014T2000Z/
NORTH OREGON COAST-CENTRAL OREGON COAST-SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST-
INCLUDING THE CITIES OF…ASTORIA…TILLAMOOK…LINCOLN CITY…
NEWPORT…FLORENCE…RAYMOND…LONG BEACH…OCEAN PARK
306 PM PDT TUE OCT 11 2016

…HIGH WIND WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH
EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON FOR THE NORTH AND CENTRAL OREGON COAST AND
THE SOUTH WASHINGTON COAST…

THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN PORTLAND HAS ISSUED A HIGH WIND
WATCH…WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH FRIDAY
AFTERNOON.

* WINDS: 25 TO 35 MPH WITH PEAK GUSTS AT BEACHES AND HEADLANDS 65
TO 75 MPH.

* TIMING: LATE THURSDAY AFTERNOON THROUGH EARLY FRIDAY AFTERNOON.
HIGHEST WINDS EXPECTED LATE THURSDAY INTO THURSDAY EVENING.

* LOCATIONS INCLUDE: ASTORIA…TILLAMOOK…LINCOLN CITY…
NEWPORT…FLORENCE…RAYMOND…LONG BEACH…OCEAN PARK

* IMPACTS: LOCALIZED POWER OUTAGES AND TREES DOWN. DEBRIS ON ROADS
MAY HINDER TRAVEL.

* OUTLOOK FOR SATURDAY: ANOTHER STORM WITH STRONGER, POTENTIALLY
DAMAGING WINDS IS LIKELY TO IMPACT THE REGION SATURDAY.

PRECAUTIONARY/PREPAREDNESS ACTIONS…

A HIGH WIND WATCH MEANS THERE IS THE POTENTIAL FOR A HAZARDOUS
HIGH WIND EVENT. SUSTAINED WINDS OF AT LEAST 40 MPH…OR GUSTS OF
58 MPH OR STRONGER MAY OCCUR. CONTINUE TO MONITOR THE LATEST
FORECASTS.

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Justin Werner
Justin Wernerhttps://wernerhost.com/
Justin Werner is founder and publisher of Lincoln City Homepage and a journalist reporting news for the fine citizens of Lincoln City, Oregon and beyond. 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. When he's not wearing his reporter hat, you can find him enjoying the Oregon Coast with his wife and three children.

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Evacuations in effect for Lincoln City

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