Wednesday, October 28, 2020




Enough with the COVID doom and gloom

I just this minute have had enough of the doom and gloom COVID narrative.

COVID, Climate and 2020

2020 has been a strange year, globally, nationally and personally -- and it isn’t over yet.

Lincoln County Commissioners vote to stay in Phase 1

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.

Lincoln County Public Health COVID-19 update

Lincoln County Public Health's Susan Trachsel gives an update on COVID-19, covering a 24-hour room hold rule for unincorporated Lincoln County lodging and the possibility of moving to Phase 2.

Lincoln City approves scholarships for business workshops

With Lincoln County holding the ignominious title of “highest unemployment rate” in Oregon for much of the Pandemic, and with two of the hardest-hit business sectors – dining and lodging – being so prevalent in the Lincoln City economy, it is well past time for at least a glimmer of good news for Lincoln City businesses. 

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Inn at Spanish Head Resort Hotel

Lincoln County Public Health and Inn at Spanish Head in Lincoln City announced today an outbreak among staff at the resort where five out of 97 staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

Lincoln County private detective reveals his story of COVID-19

Sixty-six-year-old Lincoln County Private Investigator Jacob Accurso took to YouTube to tell his story about testing positive for COVID-19 and walks the viewer through the process and his experience.

Governor says Lincoln County Phase 2 possible for September

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. 

COVID-19 outbreak declared at Surftides Hotel

Lincoln County Public Health and Surftides Hotel in Lincoln City announced today an outbreak among staff at the resort where five out of 64 staff have tested positive for COVID-19.

Four pass away at Hillside Place senior community

Four residents of Hillside Place in Lincoln City passed away over the weekend. Two tested positive for COVID-19 and two are pending test results.

Latest news

Courser claims ag abandoned by Schrader

The suddenly-tight race in the fertile U.S. 5th District could hinge on Oregon family farms and rural communities slammed by pandemic and wildfire, claimed the challenger to a six-term incumbent who has severed his official ties to agriculture.

Courser braces Schrader over law and order stand

Mounting the biggest challenge ever to an entrenched incumbent, Congressional candidate Amy Ryan Courser this week drew a stark battle line between her and six-term representative Kurt Schrader over law enforcement in the U.S. Fifth District.

Lincoln County discusses waiver of fees retroactively for wildfire victims

Lincoln County government met Monday to discuss possibly waiving construction fees for victims of the Echo Mountain Complex Wildfire and may do so retroactively to Sept. 8. 

Newport K9 team discovers commercial quantity of meth

Newport Police Officer Hayden Randall and his partner, K9 Nero, were responsible for discovering a commercial quantity of methamphetamine during a routine traffic violation...

NWS issues freeze warning for North, Central Oregon Coast

National Weather Service Portland issued a freeze warning Sunday night for the North and Central Oregon Coasts for 1-10 a.m. Monday.
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